Bringing Bioinformatics to Biology Education: A Hands-on Workshop to Develop Labs for Introductory and Advanced Courses

Tentative Workshop Schedule

Saturday, March 3rd

9 - 9:30 Introductions and orientation to the workshop (Sam)

9:30 - 10:30 Studying Limb Dysplasia Using Bioinformatics: A Hands-on Introduction to the Biology WorkBench (Sandra)

10:30 - 11 Extensions of the Limb Dysplasia Tutorial

11 - 12 Evolution As a Basis for Bioinformatics Education (John)

12 - 1 Lunch

1 - 2 Discussion of the incorporation of bioinformatics into curriculum projects (all)

2 - 2:45 An Introduction to a Few Databases You May not Be Aware Of (Raquell)

2:45 - 3 Break

3 - 4:30 Project work - A chance to develop materials for use in your teaching and try out some other curricular materials

Sunday, March 4th

1 - 1:30 Practical considerations for teaching bioinformatics (John, Sandra and Sam)

1:30 - 3 Project work - A chance to develop materials for use in your teaching and try out some other curricular materials

3 - 3:30 Reporting out on projects

3:30 - 4 Additional bioinformatics education resources (Sam, John and Sandra)