In this course, the student is introduced to the concepts of Bioinformatics. Hands-on sessions will familiarize students with the details and use of common tools and resources. The objective is to enhance the researchers’ capacity to conduct world class scientific research and boost their institution’s profile as a leading diagnostic and scientific centre.
“Don#146;st let lack of lab equipment delay your project. Come and do it in our lab and finish your project on time.”
“ Besides high-tech equipment, we will also provide you with technical expertise. If you need help in data analysis and report writing, we will also be there to assist. ”
“Ever wanted to learn how to perform tests such as PCR but couldn#146;st? Vumbua is the place that allows you to operate lab equipment and gain hands-on skills.”
Using the most powerful software, you will gain the latest skills in bioinformatics analysis.
NCBI Tools, ExPASY, RCSB PDB, CATH, SCOP, HapMap, PLINK, SKAT-O, Broad Institute Resource Bundle, ClinVar, METLIN, HMDB, Metabo Analyst, MGnify, GEO2R, ZINC, PubChem, ADME-Tox, ToxiPred.
Perl Distribution, SRA Toolkits, BBMAP, Fastqc, BWA, GATK, Sam Tools, Picard, IGV, MEGA X 10.1, Mr. Bayes, LAMP/WAMP, R, MEGAN, AutoDock Tools, Chimera, Marvin Sketch, Raccoon, PyRx, Ligand Scout.
This training is ideal for people in biological, agricultural, pharma, and biotechnology industries who wish to gain skills on how to discover, design, and optimize drugs using in silico methods.The fee is Kshs. 100,000/- (1,000 USD, Inclusive of VAT 16%) for East African residents. Non-East African students pay 25% more on all charges.Fees covers tuition, training material, certificate, drinks and meals only. Vumbua members enjoy a 10% discount. Fees are payable strictly in advance (at least 4 working days before the starting date. Groups with a minimum of 5 people will enjoy a 10% discount and early bird registration (at least 2 weeks before the start) will be offered a 5% discount There will be a 10% administrative charge for cancellations received in writing up to 20 working days before the start of the course. No refunds will be made for cancellations received within 20 working days of the course start date or for the inability to attend the course for whatever reasons. KIBs is not liable for non-attendance due to travel disruptions, health problems or any other reason that might lead to a delegate not being able to attend the course. Substitutions may, of course, be made at any time, providing you inform us in writing. Fee is payable by bankers cheque or MPESA to: Bioinformatics Institute of Kenya. A/C No. 0012342070001,Chase Bank, City Centre Branch, Nairobi, Kenya. The Paybill number for payments via Mpesa is 789190 and the account number is your name. Check the section below for online payments.
This is a 10-day intensive training program.