Basic Genomics and Bioinformatics November 2018, Port Harcourt

12/November/2018 09:00 AM to 16/November/2018 05:00 PM (Africa/Lagos)

Port-Harcourt, Nigeria


This workshop has been postponed due to on-going ASUU strike. A new date will be announced as soon as the strike is called off. 

Registration for the event will still be open

Basic Genomics and Bioinformatics

A Short Practical Course



African Biosciences Ltd presents a biosciences training workshop in basic genomics and basic bioinformatics from November 12 - 16, 2018. This workshop is designed to introduce concepts of genomics and bioinformatics. it also assumes that participants have little or no knowledge. The workshop consists of 2 modules, lasting 5 days from Monday to Friday. Participants are required to have and bring their own laptops with a minimum of 1 GB RAM. Free high speed 4G WiFi access will be provided at the workshop. 


This workshop is aimed at senior undergraduate and postgraduate students, lecturers and scientists in the medical and biological or life sciences. 


BASIC GENOMICS (12th – 14th  November 2018)

Theory and practice of modern genetics. Chromosomal theory of inheritance, structure, and organization of genetic materials in the cell, chromosome, gene, and alleles. Genome structure in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, gene expression, and regulation. Basics of recombinant DNA technology and application of molecular techniques. Lab exercises include nucleic acid extractions, PCR primer design, PCR amplification, PCR-RFLP and agarose gel electrophoresis.

BASIC BIOINFORMATICS (15th – 16th November 2018)

This course involves a guided tour of biological sequences databases for DNA, RNA and protein, and also an introduction to bioinformatics resources and methods for biologists. The Course covers accessing, searching, retrieving and analyzing molecular data. Participants will learn about public domain molecular data to design research project in animal and plant biology, microbiology and biomedical and health sciences. Lab exercises include an overview of NCBI resources, BLAST, and other search tools.


Basic Genomics - ₦40,000 

Basic Bioinformatics - ₦30,000

Basic Genomics and Basic Bioinformatics - ₦60,000 

Early Registration and payment get 10% discount

Date:    November 12th - 16th, 2018

Time:    8 AM – 6 PM Daily 


 Department of Microbiology   
University of Port Harcourt   


Otokunefor, Kome
Department of Microbiology
    University of Port Harcourt
    Port-Harcourt Ng523
07035727701 (Call)


From 12/November/2018 09:00 AM
To 16/November/2018 05:00 PM


African Biosciences Ltd
+234 (0) 22918716

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