Wellcome Connecting Science

Wellcome Connecting Science develops and delivers open postgraduates courses and conferences focused on biomedicine.

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Genomics for Educators (FutureLearn)

Learn strategies and techniques for teaching genomics in and outside of the classroom to create enriching learning opportunities. Discover the importance of incorporating genomics into your curriculum. This three-week course from Wellcome Connecting Science will help you understand the benefits of teaching genomics and gain confidence in genomics [...]

Making sense of genomic data: COVID-19 web-based bioinformatics (FutureLearn)

Explore the tools for web-based SARS-CoV-2 sequencing analyses and learn techniques to prepare data and share genomic outputs. Discover how to analyse SARS-CoV-2 sequences using web-based tools. Over the past decade, sequencing technologies have become more accessible and sequencing data has increased exponentially. However, bioinformatics capacity is still limited. [...]

The Power of Genomics to Understand the COVID-19 Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Gain insights into tracking, treating, preventing, and preparing for pandemics through genome sequencing and data sharing. See how viral genomics can improve the response to COVID-19 and future pandemics. Genomics is crucial in understanding and responding to pandemics, including COVID-19. On this three-week course, you’ll learn key concepts in [...]

From Swab to Server: Testing, Sequencing, and Sharing During a Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Discover the process of how swab samples become critical data that aid the knowledge and understanding of the spread of disease. Explore the journey from swabbing to processing data. Sampling and testing are key to understanding where a disease is spreading. In the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of samples [...]

Train the Trainer: Design Genomics and Bioinformatics Training (FutureLearn)

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Train the Trainer: Design Genomics and Bioinformatics Training (FutureLearn)
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Discover how to plan and design engaging learning for those wanting to generate and analyse genomic data. Explore techniques for genomics training. Genomics and bioinformatics is a growing area of research with important practical implications for sectors as diverse as healthcare, food production, and environmental research. On this course, [...]