[BioC] training in bioconductor, boston, 28-29 june (2d announcement)

Vincent Carey 525-2265 stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Tue May 11 18:51:36 CEST 2004

Bioconductor Training Course
Longwood Medical Area, Boston MA
June 28,29 2004

Instructor: VJ Carey, PhD, Bioconductor Core member


Day 1

Overview of R language and package system
Introduction to DNA microarray data structures and standards
Bioconductor import/export methods; MAGEML support
Preprocessing with cDNA and oligo arrays
Hands-on lab (with your own data if desired; contact instructor
    for details)

Day 2

Gene filtering and ranking; inference on differential expression
Annotation resources: reasoning about functions and pathways
Hands-on lab
Statistical learning methods: calibrating predictive inference
Network structures, algorithms and visualizations with Bioconductor


Course will be in lecture/lab format.  You must bring your
own computer (laptop); power strips and internet connections will
be provided but network connectivity is not required for the
course and is not guaranteed.  This will be an intensive course
running from 8AM to 5PM each day with short catered breaks
in morning and afternoon and one hour of lunch on your own.
Accommodations are on your own but a block of sleeping rooms with
reduced rates at Best Western Longwood will be provided if there
is demand.

Attendees will receive CDs with all required software to ensure
that all participants have compatible computing environments.
Full software specifications will be documented on a web page
prior to the course; we will be using R 1.9 and the release 1.4
image of Bioconductor.  Hardcopy materials will be minimal:
outlines and lab exercises will be provided in hardcopy, but
course slides will be provided only electronically.

For this course there will be an upper limit of 30 spaces.

Fee: $500 academic, $1000 commercial.  A discount of 10%
will be provided for paid registrations received before May 15 2004.

Course web site/registration form:

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