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 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 here.
    Please also take note of the H3ABioNet training event policy available here.

    Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2022

    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  |  05 July 2022 - 13 October 2022

    H3ABioNet Research Data Management (RDM) Short Course 2022

    he Research Data Management (RDM) short course introduces the principles and practices of RDM and practical advice for implementing these practices in African research context. Topics covered include ...

     |   Workshop  |  27 June 2022 - 30 June 2022

    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
    • 2022
      • Introduction to Bioinformatics Training 2022

        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...

      • UCT CBIO Software Carpentry Workshop March 2022

        Course Overview/description: 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 an introduction to The Shell, Python and R. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their...

    • 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.

      • 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
      • Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics Course 2021

        Course Overview/description:  Next generation sequencing (NGS) has become an essential tool in genetic and genomic analysis. It is increasingly important for experimental scientists to gain the bioinformatics skills required to analyse the large volumes of data produced by next generation sequencers. This course will equip participants with the...

      • 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...

      • Introductory Python based Software Carpentry_2018

          Course Overview Participation: The workshop is open to anybody who is interested in learning the Introduction to Python programming using theprinciples of Software Carpentry. Intended Audience: Students and Staff who would like to learn more about the basics of Python programming. Keywords: Python, programming, GIT, Software Carpentry Language:...

      • 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...

      • Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop, April 2021, 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
      • 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
    • 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...

    Bioinformatics Intermediary
    Bioinformatics Advanced
    Data Management
    Education
    Genomic Medicine
    GWAS
    NGS
    Research Skills
    SysAdmin and Technical
    Scientific Communication
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