Glasgow Bioinformatics Summer School 2024

opportunities May 10, 2024, 9:48 pm


Week 1 (Linux, R, Mapping, SNP's, RNA-Seq, single-cell)

Monday 19/08/2024 - Friday 23/08/2024.

Week 2 (bioinformatics of advanced single-cell transcriptomic)

Monday 26/08/2024 - Friday 30/08/2024

Applications are now open!

Application Deadline: 01/07/2024


First week (Bioinformatics of next generation sequencing):

  •      Basics of Linux
  •      Introduction to R
  •      Introduction to next-generation sequencing
  •      Data visualization
  •      SNP analysis
  •      Transcriptomics: bulk RNA-Seq and single-cell RNA-Seq
  •      De novo assembly (alternative track to scRNA-Seq)
  •      Databases
  •      Data processing

Second week (advanced single cell)*

  •      Applied theory of scRNA-seq analysis methods
  •      Advanced R
  •      Integration of scRNA
  •      Pseudotime analysis
  •      Cell-cell communication
  •      Spatial transcriptomic
  •      TCR and BCR sequencing analysis
  •      Tips and tricks


Two weeks:  £1300 for academics / £2000 commercial **

One week: £750 for academics / £1200 commercial

How to apply: Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of the fee. Please contact for the booking.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than 30 days before the start date will incur a 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 30 days before the start date cannot be refunded.

Participants are encouraged to attend the full week, daily, core hours 9:00-18:00h. We have 1-2 evening events per week.


If you wish to attend just week 2 (advanced single-cell), we expect you to have a basic knowledge of R and Seurat analysis of scRNA-Seq data.