Date(s) - 19/12/2019 - 21/12/2019
All Day

Workshop “Computational Genetics, and Application in Variant Interpretation”

On behalf of the Cologne Center for Genomics (CCG) in the context of the West German Genome Center, the Lal Research Group is hosting a three-day coding workshop (December 19th-21st 2019) on “Computational Genetics, and Application in Variant Interpretation”.

Costs: Attendance to the workshop is free.

Venue: The workshop will take place at CMMC large seminar room.

Mentors: Computational biologists from: i) University of Cologne, Germany; ii) Cleveland Clinic/Case Western, USA; iii) Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA; iv) University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Target audience: Graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, clinical scientists, and principal investigators currently working with clinical genetic data, or about to embark on projects that require analysis of such data.

Prerequisites: All participants are expected to bring a laptop to the workshop (more details later) For Module 1 no prior programming experience is required. For Module 2 attendance at Module 1 or basic familiarity with R are required.

How to apply: Due to space constraints, we can only accept a limited number of participants. In previous years we were 200-300% overbooked. Please send a short (~quarter page) personal statement/essay about why you want to participate, which module(s) you want to join and to which degree you fulfill the workshop prerequisites to or

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