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Courses in Practical DNA Microarray Analysis 2006


  • Quality control
  • Data preprocessing and normalization
  • Identification of differentially expressed genes
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Classification and molecular diagnosis
  • Cellular pathways and networks
  • Hands-on experience in computer lab classes
PMA practical session

Locations and dates

Feb 27 - Mar 02 Berlin FULL! Details
May 08 - 11 Munich FULL! Details
Sep 25 - 28 Saarbrücken FULL! Details
Nov 27 - 30 Heidelberg FULL! Details


All courses in 2006 are now fully booked, please contact t.beissbarth@dkfz.de to be put on the waiting list. There will be more courses available in 2007 - the dates will be announced.

Free for NGFN members. Free for researchers from not-for-profit institutions if places are available.

Please send us a short note that explains your existing skills and experience with (a) microarrays, (b) statistics, and (c) computer programming and your motivation for taking this course.

You may use the Registration Form.



Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mansmann
Manuela Hummel
University of Munich, Medical school, IBE, Germany

Dr. Benedikt Brors
Dr. Tim Beißbarth
Dr. Marc Zapatka
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Markus Ruschhaupt
University of Munich, Medical school, IBE, Germany
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Dr. Jörg Rahnenführer
Adrian Alexa
Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany

Dr. Rainer Spang
Florian Markowetz
Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Wolfgang Huber
European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK

Dr. Anja von Heydebreck
MERCK KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Dr. Achim Tresch
University of Mainz, Germany


Tim Beißbarth
Phone: +49-6221-424709
Fax: +49-6221-423454
Email: t.beissbarth@dkfz.de

Course materials

Course materials of previous courses are online. Visit the pages for courses in 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 and click on "Details" to get all slides, exercises and tutorials.

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