ABE Ireland Lab 6 Introduction to genomics and bioinformatics
Location: Online (Zoom call)
Dates: Wednesday 18th November 2020 14:00 - 16:00
About this event: Bioinformatics is the use of computers, statistics and online software to analyse genetic information from different organisms. It is biological research done on computers instead of in a wet lab. ABE Ireland Lab 6 Introduction to Genomics and Bioinformatics will introduce this cutting edge area of research and describe some of its uses. The lab contains lots of hands-on activities including a food detective scenario which uses the online BLAST database to uncover how many different animals' DNA was in a supermarket sausage.
This workshop contains a peer learning element. On the advice of the teachers who helped design and pilot ABE Ireland Lab 6 we invite teachers to bring two or three students with them to the training workshop. These students can then help co-deliver Lab 6 in school by helping their peers navigate the websites and online databases used in bioinformatics activities.
This workshop is two hours long and will be carried out online on a Zoom call.
Registration for this workshop is now closed.
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