H3ABioNet delivers high quality training covering various aspects of bioinformatics

    Upcoming and Current Training

    H3ABioNet organises a variety of high-quality courses and training events covering various aspects of bioinformatics from general introductory topics to more specialised ones such as Next Generation Sequencing and Genome-Wide Association Studies analyses.
    Training proposals on different topics that are pertinent to human health, have synergies with the H3Africa projects and are also in line with H3ABioNet's vision of developing Bioinformatics capacity within Africa, may be submitted herePlease also take note of the H3ABioNet training event policy available here.

     

    Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2024

    The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practi...

     |   Course  |  16 April 2024 - 30 July 2024

    Past Courses and Training Events

    H3ABioNet has hosted and been involved in a number of training events and courses since it's conception in 2012.  For a list of past H3ABioNet courses and training events and to access the applicable training material, please browse through the training categories below:
    Bioinformatics Introduction
    • 2024
      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2024

        The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources.

    • 2023
    • 2022
    • 2021
      • Look Out for IBT 2021 Classroom Call

        H3ABioNet‘s IBT 2021 Classroom Call H3ABioNet‘s Introduction to Bioinformatics course (IBT) provides an introduction to the field of bioinformatics with a focus on important bioinformatics tools and resources. The 2021 iteration will be running soon. Kindly watch out for the call for classrooms by 26th April 2021.

      • Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop, April 2021, Cape Town, South Africa

        Course overview: The Ensembl project at www.ensembl.org provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of mainly vertebrate genome sequences. This 1-day workshop offers participants the possibility of gaining hands-on experience in the use of the Ensembl genome browser but also provides them with the necessary background...

      • Virtual Software Carpentry Workshop, NGS Academy 2021

      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2021

        Course Overview: The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources. Intended Audience: The...

    • 2020
      • Introduction to Git and Github 30 Nov 2020

        Course Overview/description: The use of repositories and version control tools such as GitHub and Git for hosting, pulling, installing and collaborative development of code and software in bioinformatics is now commonplace. The “Introduction to Git and Github” course will provide an overview of version control, creating a GitHub account and how...

      • Introduction to Nextflow Workshop 2020

        Course Overview/Description: The use of workflow technologies such as Nextflow is becoming increasingly pervasive in bioinformatics. Workflows automate the execution of various bioinformatics tools and pipelines and reduces the time one spends on running the different steps in a particular pipeline while testing various parameters as well as enabling...

      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2020

        Course Overview: The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources. Intended Audience: The...

    • 2019
      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2019

        Course Overview:The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources. Intended Audience: The...

      • Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop, 20 May 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

        The Ensembl project at www.ensembl.org provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of mainly vertebrate genome sequences. This 1-day workshop offers participants the possibility of gaining hands-on experience in the use of the Ensembl genome browser but also provides them with the necessary background information. Our sister...

    • 2018
      • Introductory Python based Software Carpentry_2018

        Course Overview: Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one...

      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2018

        Course Overview: The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources. Intended Audience: The...

    • 2017
      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2017

        Course Overview: The course aims to provide an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with a focus on important bioinformatics tools, and resources. The course aims to use a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain practical experience in using various tools and resources. Intended Audience: The...

    • 2016
      • Ensembl Browser Workshop- University of Cape Town, 6th June 2016

        Course Overview: The Ensembl project at www.ensembl.org provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of mainly vertebrate genome sequences. This 1-day workshop offers participants the possibility of gaining hands-on experience in the use of the Ensembl genome browser but also provides them with the necessary background...

      • H3ABioNet Introduction to Bioinformatics online course (IBT_2016)

         Course Overview: The IBT_2016 course is an introduction to the field of Bioinformatics, with a focus on important Bioinformatic tools, algorithms and resources. Over a period of 3 months of intensive biweekly contact sessions, the course combines theoretical and practical sessions to allow participants to gain practical experience in using various...

    • 2015
    • 2014
    • 2013
    Bioinformatics Intermediary
    Bioinformatics Advanced
    Data Management
    Education
    African Genomic Medicine Training Initiative (AGMT)
    GWAS
    NGS
    Research Skills
    SysAdmin and Technical
    Scientific Communication
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