When?Autumn 2019

Where? Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Hosts
RSBI (@RoBioinfo) and Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University

Aim

  • Familiarise the audience with common topics in Biology that can be approached and solved using Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Get hands-on experience with software packages that facilitate running Machine Learning algorithms.

Registration

Registration will open in May/June 2019. Registration fee is 50 Euro for students and 150 Euro for everyone else and covers meals, coffee breaks and festive dinner.

Target audience: BSc, MSc, Phd students and young researchers who are confortable with at least one programming language and are already familiar with common Machine Learning algorithms and methods.

Confirmed speakers and trainers

  • Nicole Wheeler (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK): Machine learning algorithms for identifying antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • Leo Parts (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)
  • Irina Armean (EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)
  • Claudiu Mihăilă (Connex.ai, London, UK)
  • Mihai Glonț (EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)

Organising committee

  • Iuliana Bocicor, Cluj-Napoca
  • Irina Armean, Cambridge
  • Monica Abrudan, Cambridge
  • Robi Tăcutu, Bucharest
  • Claudiu Mihăilă, London

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