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In accordance with the UK Government and University of Cambridge guidance regarding in-person gatherings, training events will not be hosted at our Training Facility on the Downing site. However, our team is still scheduling as many online courses as possible and continue to provide access to live, high quality training via alternative online delivery methods. If you are already booked onto a course we will be in contact soon with further details. If you are interested in booking training over this period, please book or register your interest to any of our upcoming courses.

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We offer a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate hands-on training courses focused on bioinformatics and computational biology. These training activities aim at enabling life scientists to effectively handle and interpret biological data.

Undergraduate Training

We contribute to a number of Natural Sciences Tripos subjects, providing introductory lectures and practicals in bioinformatics

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Postgraduate Training

We offer a portfolio of short, high quality practical courses in bioinformatics, ranging from basic skills to advanced data analysis.

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ELIXIR membership

We are an approved training resource of ELIXIR-UK, the UK Node of the ELIXIR infrastructure, and active contributors to the ELIXIR Training platform.

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Basic Skills and Programming

Courses providing an introduction to programming languages, statistics and best programming practices

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Databases and Services

Courses focusing on how to get the most out of publicly available biological data and resources

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Specialized Training

Courses covering analysis methodologies for a wide range of data types

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