10
June
Introduction to Precision Oncology
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Online

Cancer biology challenges (organs, tissues, cells) Molecular factors in tumor development, growth and metastasis  Clinical and Molecular Data (phenotype-genotype relationship)  Associated online course/resource: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK20362/

10
June
Bioinformatics for Precision Oncology
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Online

Precision medicine is changing the way we understand, diagnose and treat cancer. The transformation is driven by high-throughput molecular data from patients, animal models,...

20
June
Introduction to Big Data Bioinformatics
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Online

From Hypothesis Testing to Data Mining  Statistics and Algorithms  T-BioInfo Platform and relevant analysis methods  Associated online course/resource: Introduction to Bioinformatics 

01
July
Next Generation Sequencing – Genomics (DNA Variants and Mutations)
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Online

Processing (germline and somatic mutations)  Analysis (mapping, detecting variants)  Interpretation (significant and insignificant mutations, etc.) Associated online course/resource: Transcriptomics 1

17
July
LBRN Event: Introduction to Genomics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online only

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

22
July
Data sources for raw data and databases
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Online

NCBI (cell lines, animal models) TCGA (patient cohorts) NCI, COSMIC (databases of mutations and interactions

01
August
Project Design and proposal
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Online

Scientific Inquiry and Translational Value  Example 1: Breast Cancer – classification of subtypes (cell lines)  Example 2: Liver Cancer – risks and molecular factors...

16
May
Independent project work
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: Participants will be asked to work on the independent project which they can choose from the list of the projects or can work...

09
May
Interpretation
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Annotation using Gene Ontology 2. Human GAGE: Gene Set Enrichment Analysis 3. Statistical Significance and Reproducibility

02
May
Using Machine Learning for Expression Data
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Decision Trees, Discriminant Analysis and Support Vector Machines 2. Feature Selection and expanding the list of features 3. Data Visualization

25
April
Introduction to Data Mining
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. What is machine learning, categories of methods 2. Regression, factors and features – Factor Regression Analysis 3. Challenges associated with different kinds of machine...

23
April
Interpretation
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Annotation using Gene Ontology 2. Human GAGE: Gene Set Enrichment Analysis 3. Statistical Significance and Reproducibility

18
April
DNA Variation, Gene and Isoform expression, DNA Methylation and Histone Modification
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Detecting SNVs and measuring frequency of mutations (example - Ebola) 2. Somatic Mutations in Cancer 3. Epigenetic regulation in neurodegenerative diseases 4. Multi Omics integration...

16
April
Using Machine Learning for Expression Data
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Decision Trees, Discriminant Analysis and Support Vector Machines 2. Feature Selection and expanding the list of features 3. Data Visualization

11
April
Analysis of Gene Expression – hypothesis testing and biostatistics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Correlation – detecting correlation of features and factors 2. Clustering of samples using gene expression profiles 3. Clustering of genes by expression profiles across...

09
April
Introduction to Supervised Data Mining
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. What is machine learning, categories of methods 2. Regression, factors and features – Factor Regression Analysis 3. Challenges associated with different kinds...

06
April
Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN) Bioinformatics Training Program
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

04
April
Exploratory Data Analysis
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Filtering, removing noise and Normalization Techniques 2. Exploring multi-dimensional data using PCA visualization 3. Principal Components and variance – outliers, filtering, normalization

02
April
Analysis of Gene Expression
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Correlation – detecting correlation of features and factors 2. Clustering of samples using gene expression profiles 3. Clustering of genes by expression profiles...

29
March
28
March
Processing of NGS data
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: (Pre-processing, Alignment and Quantification - RNA-seq example) 1. Role of quality control and re-processing in standard RNA-seq pipelines (Trimmomatic/PCR-clean) 2. Mapping techniques: mapping on transcriptome,...

26
March
Exploratory Data Analysis
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Filtering, removing noise and Normalization Techniques 2. Exploring multi-dimensional data using PCA visualization 3. Principal Components and variance – outliers, filtering, normalization

22
March
LBRN Event: Machine Learning Workshop II

Machine Learning for Biomedical Data (LBRN) NOTE: This workshop is free for LBRN members, online access to non-LBRN members is available upon registration. This...

21
March
Introduction to Bioinformatics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Why big data in biology (“small data” vs “big data” - high throughput experiments) 2. Data driven vs. hypothesis driven (how can data...

19
March
Processing of NGS data
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Role of pre-processing in standard RNA-seq pipelines (Trimmomatic and PCR-clean) 2. Mapping techniques: mapping on transcriptome, mapping on genome and combined strategies...

14
March
Introductory meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details: 1. Goal of the program and introduction 2. Overview of the tools and resources for this program (edu.t-bio.info courses, projects and datasets and the...

12
March
Introduction to the program
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Session will cover: 1. Overview of the tools and resources for this program (edu.t-bio.info courses, projects and datasets and the T-BioInfo Analytics Platform) 2. Expectations and...

08
March
LBRN Event: Introduction to MetaGenomics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online only

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

25
February
LBRN Event: Machine Learning Workshop

Machine Learning has become an exciting approach to extract meaningful insights from big heterogenous datasets such as those that are commonplace in biomedical research....

04
February
Hands-on Biomedical Data Science Training Program
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Online

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

04
February
LBRN Event: Genomics Workshop

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

11
December
Hands-on Biomedical Data Science Training Program
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Online

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

10
December
LBRN Event: RNA Seq Workshop

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

03
December
LBRN Event: Introduction to Epigenetics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online only

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

09
November
LBRN Event: Introduction to RNA Seq

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

05
November
LBRN Event: Introduction to Bioinformatics

LBRN has partnered with Pine Biotech to offer an innovative curriculum that was designed to quickly introduce complex bioinformatics topics in a project-based approach.

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