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

Michaelmas Term 2022

Course Date(s) Venue & booking link
Analysis of single cell RNA-seq data 12, 20, 26 September Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building
Introduction to Python for biologists 12, 20 September Online live training
Introduction to R for biologists 13, 14 September Online live training
Introduction to R for biologists 14, 21 October Online live training
Experimental design 31 October Online live training
Managing your research data 7 November Online live training
Analysis of bulk RNA-seq data 18, 25 November, 2 December Online live training
Introduction to linear modelling with R 21 November Online live training
CRUK CI student training – basic R and drop-in session 24 November CRUK CI room 009/215 (CI students only)
Introduction to statistical analysis 29 November Online live training
Reproducible research with R 1 December Online live training and in person (Craik-Marshall)

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. If a course is already fully booked, it is possible to add yourself to a waiting list from the booking page.

Please contact Mark Fernandes 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