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Thursday, January 10 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
BERG - Share and Discuss: Integrating Free Online Genomics and Bioinformatics Short Courses into School Programmes (362)

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Learn more about our suite of free, online Genomics and Bioinformatics Courses developed, presented, and sponsored by Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses Scientific Conference in Partnership with FutureLearn - a world expert in online learning: typically 2 or 3 week, 3 to 5 hours a week short courses; open access, completed at the learner's own pace - during and after the live presentation by world experts, researchers, and clinicians; can be integrated into School/ Sixth Form College programmes; trialled by Sixth Formers - with positive feedback received; providing opportunities to learn about cutting edge research in genomics in the context of health and disease; with opportunities to explore ways that genomics is being used to improve our health; presented by world experts, researchers and clinicians; covering topics such as 'Antimicrobial Resistance' and 'How Genomics and Bioinformatics Can Be Used To Help To Prevent The Global Spread of Harmful Diseases'; learners from across the world learn together online, sharing their expertise and discuss their learning in the online 'Comments area', and share how they are/could use their learning in their own countries/ work places/ contexts; using online computational tools to probe publicly available genomic data; the course uses a mix of multimedia, with optional accredited assessment opportunities for learners; digital Certificate of Achievement awarded to those who satisfactorily complete the course and the assessment. We invite you to view our first two courses' descriptions and watch the trailers before the session:
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/introduction-to-bacterial-genomics
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/bacterial-genomes-bioinformatics

Speakers
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Dr Pamela Black

Wellcome Genome Campus


Thursday January 10, 2019 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Muirhead 109