Boost your Bioinformatics Backchat - ELIXIR ESFRI 5y Celebration week 17.12.2018

Boost your Bioinformatics Backchat

Facilitating communication between individuals from different academic backgrounds in the bioinformatics space

 

 

 

 

Date: 17 December 2018

Time: 9:30-14:45 

Venue: University of Tartu, Estonia (Ülikooli 17 115/116)

Trainer: Kim Gurwitz, University of Cambridge

ELIXIR ESFRI 5y Celebration Week

 

Audience: Biologists and Computer Scientists (and others) working in the field of Bioinformatics - maximum 14 participants. Registration is available here

 

This workshop aims to:

- enable workshop participants to develop an understanding of what the other bioinformatics subgroups actually do

- act as a springboard to improve communication between Bioinformatics subgroups (i.e. Biologists and Computer Scientists)

- facilitate the development of a culture of knowledge-sharing between Bioinformatics subgroups


 

Programme*



Time (EET)

Session

9:30 - 10:00

Welcome

10:00 – 10:10

Introduction

10:10 – 10:30

What do Biologists and Computer Scientists do?  No seriously, what do they really do?

10:30 – 10:45

How did you get into Bioinformatics, anyway?

10:45 – 11:15

tea/coffee break

11:15 – 11:45

What is a cluster? What is DNA?

11:45 – 12:00

Bioinformatics users vs. scientists vs. engineers

12:00 – 12:15

Opening up dialogue

12:15 – 13:15

Lunch

13:15 – 13:30

Continuing dialogue

13:30 – 14:00

Action plan write up and commitments

14:00 – 14:15

Action plan feedback

14:15 – 14:30

Workshop reflections

14:45

End

*subject to slight changes