The following training courses are being run or taught by members of the Bioinformatics Core.

Easter/Summer Term 2022

Course Date(s) Venue & booking link
Practical introduction to high-performance computing 25, 26 April Online live training
Analysis of bulk RNA-seq data 28 April, 5, 12 May Online live training
Introduction to R for biologists 4, 6 May Online live training
Introduction to Python for biologists 10, 11, 17, 18 May (half-days) Online live training
Introduction to R for biologists 15, 16, 22, 23 June (half-days) Online live training
Analysis of single cell RNA-seq data 17, 24 June, 1 July Online live training
Practical introduction to high-performance computing 13, 14 July Online live training

Clicking on the links will take you to a registration page. Courses without a booking link are not yet open for registration. These courses are generally popular so book up as early as possible.

Please contact Chandu Chilamakuri for more information on our training courses.


Bioinformatics Training Facility at the Department of Genetics

Many of our courses are part of the programme run by the University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training Facility located in the Craik-Marshall Building at the Department of Genetics.

A full listing of upcoming bioinformatics training courses available under this programme can be found using the following link.

Bioinformatics Training Facility Course Timetable

Registration Fees

  • Free for registered University of Cambridge students, but see non-attendance below
  • £50 per day for all University of Cambridge staff including postdocs; these charges are recovered at the departmental or institutional level
  • CRUK CI staff only: the institute currently covers the cost of registration fees, these are not cross-charged to your group budget
  • Please cancel your booking if you are unable to attend as this will free up a space for someone on the waiting list
  • There is a penalty fee of £50 per day for non-attendance that will be charged to your responsible department or you personally should the department refuse to pay, so please remember to cancel if you are unable to attend
  • Further details of the charging policy can be found here