Interested in joining our Bioinformatics Summer School 2019?


01 juillet 2019

05 juillet 2019

9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.


Louvain House


organized by Laurent Gatto, Jean-Baptiste Demoulin and Axelle Loriot


This international bioinformatics summer school will take place in Louvain-la-Neuve from the 1st to the 5th of July 2019. This one-week intensive summer school in bioinformatics will focus on data analysis and high throughput biology, with a special focus on R/Bioconductor and its application to a wide range of topics across bioinformatics and computational biology. Participants will benefit from the expertise of renowned experts in the field of omics data analysis.

The course is intended for researchers who are familiar with omics experimental technologies and their applications in biology, have had some exposure with R, and who want to learn or expand their bioinformatics skills. The material will cover underlying theory and practical hands-on exercises. At the end of the course, participants should be able to run analysis workflows on their own omics data, adapt and combine different tools and make informed choices about bioinformatics data analysis strategies.

The summer school will accept up to 50 participants and offers 20 scholarships to students and early career researchers. Registrants will be notified by the 1st of April 2019 whether they were selected. Further details, preliminary schedule and registration details are available on the summer school’s webpage at

In addition, we will organise a preparation workshop for the local participants, in order for them to maximise the benefits of the summer school. We anticipate this to be a 1 day event, possibly scheduled over two 1/2 days, around mid-June. 

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