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Immunological Bioinformatics - #27685

5 point course, 3-week course, June
Course Organizer:   Paolo Marcatili

For up-to-date information on the course program, please refer to this page.

DTU's Studies Handbook about #27685


General Program::
Introduction to bioinformatics and immunology, immunoinformatics, the immune system, cellular immunity, antibody mediated immunity, virus infection, vaccine design, modeling the immune system in the genome era, information theory of the immune system, databases and web resources in immunological bioinformatics, systems biology, experimental and theoretical description of peptide-MHC binding, prediction of T-cell epitopes using neural networks, selection of epitopes using bioinformatics, prediction of proteasome processing, and TAP binding, DNA vaccines and maturation of the immune response, discovery of disease related genes using analysis of DNA array data, modeling of structural epitopes, vaccination against allergy, practical exercises in alignment, database search and prediction.

Prerequisites:
All students from DTU and other universities are welcome. Prerequisites are DTU courses 27611 or 27321 or equivalents, i.e., basic knowledge of either immunology or bioinformatics. The course is a combination of lectures and exercises, and will be conducted in English.

Sign up:
Students enrolled at DTU should sign up through CampusNet.

If you are a student NOT enrolled at DTU, please sign up as a guest student

Non-students are also welcome and should sign up under Open University. For participants under Open University there is a tuition fee. There will be room for 40 participants in total.