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Short courses

Short courses

The Bioinformatics Team offers complementary educational short courses on a variety of bioinformatics topics. All participants meeting the stated requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion for courses attended that will count towards the CCTR Bioinformatics Certificate. For more information and a list of current offerings please visit the CCTR Bioinformatics RAMPage (

CCTR Bioinformatics Certificate

The short courses included in the Bioinformatics Certificate program are designed for scientists/clinical investigators who want to learn more about bioinformatics concepts and applications. Completing the requirements will show that a basic understanding of bioinformatics concepts and tools, and how they can be applied to biological and clinical research, has been gained. Each short course has its own requirements for completion as listed below:

  • Bioinformatics 101: Seminar Series
    • Must attend 6 out of the 8 sessions, get a passing mark on associated quizzes and participate in a post-course survey.
  • Bioinformatics 102: Bioinformatics Databases Workshop
    • Must attend 4 out of the 5 sessions, complete all hands-on exercises and participate in a post-course survey.