European Bioinformatics Institute
The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is part of EMBL, Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences. Based at Hinxton, the institute develops databases, tools and software that make it possible to align, verify and visualise the diverse data produced in publicly-funded research, and make that information freely available to all. The EMBL-EBI offers a range of workshops and events for professional and personal development.
Guy’s & St Thomas’ Cancer Genetics Course
The Guy’s & St Thomas’ Cancer Genetics Course will be held 3 – 6 June 2019 at St Guy’s Hospital London. Suitable for a range of health professionals working in cancer care, including nurses, medical staff, screening managers and radiographers, the course is taught by members of the cancer genetics team at Guy’s Hospital who are passionate about patient care.
University of Leicester
The University of Leicester offers a full-time MSc Bioinformatics and Molecular Genetics over one year. The Molecular Genetics phase of the course is based around a series of hands-on lab experiments and small group teaching sessions which will introduce you to a variety of modern molecular techniques and research strategies. The Bioinformatics phase is based around lectures and computational practicals covering different aspects from programming to data analysis.
Wellcome Genome Campus
The Wellcome Genome Campus is home to some of the world’s foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale, and imagination to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges. The campus is home to the world-famous Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute and is a regular host for genomic training, conferences and events.
The Babraham Institute
The Babraham Institute undertakes world-leading research into understanding the biology of how our bodies work, including what changes as we age and during disease. It hosts regular events, training, and workshops.
Cambridge Rare Disease Network
The Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN) is a charity building a regional community to address the unmet needs of those living with rare conditions, their families and the professionals who work with them. The CRDN delivers events and activities that stimulate interest and awareness to address unmet therapeutic needs, including RAREfest — a free two-day festival that raises awareness of rare conditions and brings together stakeholders in the rare disease community and general public from across Cambridgeshire and beyond, and RAREsummit – a multistakeholder conference centering on patient engagement in drug and technology development.
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