Course “Cancer bioinformatics: genomics and transcriptomics approach”

5-7 March, Ismailia, Egypt

Organiser: Hoda Yousry Abdallah Ibrahim (Center of Excellence for Molecular & Cellular Medicine – CEMCM, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt)

Request for information directly to: [email protected]

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 30 September 2018

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.
This course aims at enabling researchers in cancer field to explore and use computational tools required in their practice by making these tools understandable and accessible. Participant s will gain informatics skills and experience needed to analyze cancer-omics data from genomics and transcriptomic perspective.


Cancer databases navigation and working with its data sets, cancer-omics data analysis for gene expression, genome rearrangement, somatic mutations, and copy number variation, cancer pathway data analysismethods, clinical data and omics data integration, networks in systems biology analysis, introduction to drug design and discovery, best practices in cancer omics data and workflow management, machine Learning for cancer research, ethics of data usage and security.


This course is intended for clinical researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students working in the cancer research field. Admittance is limited to 40 participants. Interested participants must provide a proof of experience on basic bioinformatics knowledge (certificate). Registrations will be accepted on first-come, first-served basis and will only be considered complete upon receipt of the relevant payment.
The registration fee includes attendance, meals and local transportation
– Postgraduate Students: Euro 100
– Postdocs and Professors: Euro 200
Participants will need to bring their own laptops.


A limited number of grants will be available for nationals of ICGEB Member States to waive the registration fee and cover twin-share accommodation. Interested, eligible applicants must APPLY online at the course online announcement on the ICGEB website, and additionally upload a MOTIVATION STATEMENT.

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