The University of Milan is a public teaching and research university, which –with about 65.000 students, 2.400 professors, 135 degree courses, 20 PhD schools and 66 specialization schools– is distinguished by its wide variety of disciplinary fields.
It is the only Italian university of LERU, the League of European Research Universities, an association of 21 among the most prominent european research universities.
A leading institute in Italy and Europe for scientific productivity, the University of Milan is the largest university in the region and is also an essential resource for the socio-economic context of which it is part.
Milan, the capital of Lombardy, is one of the most dynamic and international regions in the European Union, leading the national economy and standing at the Italian forefront of research and development investments and commitment to technological innovation.
The Department of Biosciences and the Department of Computer Science have a long tradition in bioinformatics and drive the University’s efforts in this field.
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18/07/2017 - 20/07/2017 00:00 - 00:00
The course will provide a basic introduction to the analysis of RNA sequencing, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. A particular focus will be put on the identification of genes differentially expressed across different conditions. Attendees will learn the basic principles and become familiar with the most commonly used bioinformatics tools and pipelines for the analysis of RNA sequencing data. No strong background in bioinformatics is required.more >