CSA PAKISTAN

Two-Day Training on Databases and Data Mining in Bioinformatics

Date: 22-23 July 2023

Mode: Hybrid (Online + Physical)
Location: CSA Pakistan Head Office

307, B2, Phase 1, Johar town, Lahore

Overview: Join us for an intensive two-day training program on databases and data mining in the field of bioinformatics. This training aims to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively utilize prominent databases such as NCBI, EMBL, and PDB for biological data analysis and interpretation.

Agenda:

Day 1:

Session 1: Introduction to Bioinformatics and Databases

  • Overview of bioinformatics and its applications in life sciences
  • Introduction to prominent biological databases: NCBI, EMBL, and PDB
  • Understanding data formats and data retrieval techniques

Session 2: NCBI: Exploring Genetic Information

  • Navigating the NCBI database and its resources
  • Retrieving genetic sequences and annotations
  • Analyzing and visualizing genetic data using NCBI tools

Session 3: EMBL: Accessing European Bioinformatics Resources

  • Exploring EMBL resources and databases
  • Retrieving sequence data, protein information, and gene annotations
  • Leveraging EMBL tools for sequence alignment and analysis

Day 2:

Session 4: PDB: Structural Bioinformatics and Protein Data

  • Introduction to protein structure databases
  • Exploring the Protein Data Bank (PDB) and its contents
  • Analyzing protein structures and conducting structural bioinformatics studies

Session 5: Data Mining Techniques in Bioinformatics

  • Introduction to data mining and its applications in bioinformatics
  • Machine learning approaches for biological data analysis
  • Hands-on exercises on data mining using Python or R

Session 6: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Real-world case studies showcasing the use of databases and data mining in bioinformatics
  • Practical applications and challenges in the field
  • Q&A session and open discussion
 

Registration Procedure

To register for the internship program, please follow the steps below:

  1. Pay the registration fee of PKR 500 for students and PKR 700 for professionals through Easy paisa account no +923347186283 (M.Ehsan ul haq).
  2. Visit our website and fill out the REGISTRATION FORM and add the transaction ID and fee paid receipt in the registration form. Don’t forget to submit the form.
  3. Once we receive your registration and payment, we will send you a confirmation email with further instructions.

Note: The Training program will be conducted online via Zoom as well as physically at CSA PAKISTAN head office. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your research skills and boost your career prospects. Register today!