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Course: Bioinformatics for functional metagenomics

September 4 - September 8

Bioinformatics for functional metagenomics

NMBU, Ås

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Microbial communities are renowned for the influences they exert in nature as well as industrial applications. They encompass an extraordinary level of species complexity that is invaluable to the overall function of the community. However, our understanding is severely restricted due to the inherent species complexity and the fact that the majority of microbes that exist in nature cannot be cultivated.

This course will introduce, explore and assess the vast array of sequencing technology and bioinformatic methods that are available to address these core issues. The course will include an array of contrasting tools to decrypt microbial communities, including those that assess community structure (metagenomics, predictive genome-reconstruction) and function (metatranscriptomics, metaproteomics).

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Start:
September 4
End:
September 8
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Venue

NMBU
Ås, Norway

Organizer

NORBIS