• Bioinformatics for Biologists Course

    Latest course date: November 8th-10th, 2019

    3 days; 10,000 lines of code; Analyze biological information by yourself!

  • Cource Information

    Location: Biolake, 666 Gaoxin avenue, East Lake High-tech Development Zone ,Wuhan, China

    Language: English

    Price: ¥2500 (Yuan) (raw price ¥3,000)  

    Coordinator: Sam Komivi Dossa (Wechat: sonsam10, Tel:13020016225 )


    20+ hours on-site schedule

    1st day morning: Linux
    1st day afternoon: Python/R
    2nd day morning: basic DNAseq/RNAseq
    2nd day afternoon: various plotting in R and python part1
    3rd day morning: various plotting in R and python part2

    3rd day afternoon: discussion and solving participants' bioinformatics specific problems



    Places are limited to 20 participants and will be occupied by strict registration order.

    Participants who have completed the course will receive all course scripts and lecture notes.

    Course Objectives

    From this course, you will:

    1, Receive an introduction and historical perspective to the field of bioinformatics

    2, Learn the key methods and tools used in bioinformatics

    3, Be prepared to use bioinformatics in your own work


    Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes:

    1, DNA-seq data processing and analysis

    2, RNA-seq data processing and analysis

    3, PCA

    4, FastLMM - GWAS, manhattan plot

    5, heatmap

    6, cytoscape and network

    7, LD decay, vcftools

    8, bar plot, box plot, violin plot in R

    9, phylogenetic tree


    11, MA plot, volcano plot

    12, GO/KEGG enrichment and plotting

  • Instructors

    Liang Leng, PhD in Bioinformatics


    Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences

  • Publications

    Leng L & Zhang DX (2011). Measuring population differentiation using GST or D? A simulation study with microsatellite DNA markers under a finite island model and non-equilibrium conditions. Molecular Ecology, 20, 2494-2509.

    Leng L & Zhang DX (2013). Time matters: some interesting properties of GST and D overlooked in the equilibrium perspective. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 51, 44-60.

    Ji YJ, Leng L, Shi CM, Hua YP & Zhang DX (2008). Eight polymorphic microsatellite markers developed in the Chinese scorpion Mesobuthus martensii (Scorpiones:Buthidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 8, 1454-1456.

    Shi CM, Huang ZS, Wang L, He LJ, Hua YP, Leng L & Zhang DX (2007). Geographical distribution of two species of Mesobuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) in China: Insights from systematic field survey and predictive models. Journal of Arachnology, 35, 215-226.

    Tan SJ, Cardoso-Moreira M, Shi WW, Zhang D, Huang JW, Mao YN, Jia HX, Zhang YQ, Chen CY, Shao Y, Leng L, Liu ZH, Huang X, Long MY & Zhang YE (2016). LTR-mediated retroposition as a mechanism of RNA-based duplication in metazoans. Genome Research, 26, 1663-1675.

    Sun, W, Wang, B, Yang, J, Wang, WH, Liu, A, Leng, L, Xiang, L, Song, C & Chen SL (2017). Weighted gene co-expression network analysis of the dioscin rich medicinal plant Dioscorea nipponica. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, p.789.

    Sun W, Leng L, Yin Q, Xu M, Huang M, Xu Z, Zhang Y, Yao H, Wang C, Xiong C, Chen SL. The genome of the medicinal plant Andrographis paniculata provides insight into the biosynthesis of the bioactive diterpenoid neoandrographolide. The Plant Journal. 2019 Mar; 97(5):841-57.

    Gao H, Li F, Xu Z, Huang C, Xiong C, Jiang C, Xie N, Leng L, Zhang Y, Yousaf Z, Liu X, Sun W. Genome-wide analysis of methyl jasmonate-regulated isoform expression in the medicinal plant Andrographis paniculata. Industrial Crops and Products. 2019 Sep 1;135:39-48.

  • The registration process

    Coordinator: Komivi Dossa (wechat: sonsam10, tel: 13020016225)


    To sign up

    Register link: https://jinshuju.net/f/LYtf7f



    Coordinator will contact you


    Advance payment

    Payment of ¥2500 money by Alipay


    Course materials

    Send the course materials to you



    Please bring your laptop to the training

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