Advanced Neurogenomics

Scuola Normale Superiore
LEVEL
PhD
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
30
PERIOD
03/11/2021 to 04/03/2022

Course Description

– A primer on regulation of gene expression and statistical considerations – RNA-seq: how it works – Sequence quality control and mapping algorithms – Detection of differential gene expression – Clustering and other methods to reduce dimensionality – Gene

Subject area

Biology
Life sciences

Field area

Health

Educational-info

Competences

Aims of the course are: 1) to educate students in the critical reading of omics-based publication both for the experimental and data analysis parts 2) to illustrate how these technologies have provided novel insights into the functional organization of the nervous system and 3) to provide students with the knowledge necessary to design their own omics-based projects, perform initial data analysis and interact with bioinformaticians for more complex analysis

Prerequisites

at least a Bachelor

Duration

20h

Day of the weeks

Monday morning,Friday afternoon

ECTS

30

Validation mode

Oral Examination

Maximum number of students

20

Organizer

Partner

Scuola Normale Superiore

Faculty

Scuola Normale Superiore

Department

Classe di Scienze

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