Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 9 - 15 Sep 2017
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Programme

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Day 1 - Saturday 9 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
13.00-14.30

The course opening introduction

14.30-15.30

The role of miRNA in major depression
Pablo Lopez

15.30-16.30

Coffee Break

16.30-19.00 Practical session :
Familiarization with the laboratory, preparation of smallRNA-Seq libraries started

Iris Winkler, Pablo Lopez
19:00

Get together & dinner

Day 2 - Sunday 10 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.30 - 10.30

Protein-RNA interactions: from maps to function
Stepanka Vanacova

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30

Practical Session:
Preparation of smallRNA-Seq libraries continues

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 18.30

Practical Session:
Preparation of smallRNA-Seq libraries continues
(Coffee break in between)

18.30 - 19.30

The 1st batch of participants' presentations during incubation times and until dinner

19.30

Bus to hotel and dinner

 

Day 3 - Monday 11 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00- 10.00

microRNA: basic biological aspects, technical considerations and their potential relevance in liver diseases
Mirco Castoldi

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee break

10.30 - 12.30

Preparation of smallRNA-Seq libraries finishes

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.30

Computational Biology of circular RNAs  identification, quantification and function prediction
Christoph Dieterich

14.30 - 15.00 Coffee Break
15.00 - 16.00

Practical Session:
Preparation of sequencing runs

16.00 - 17.30

The 2nd batch of participants' presentations

18.00 Dinner
19.00

 Bus to hotel

Day 4 - Tuesday 12 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 10.00

Lecture:
Non-coding RNAs: new players in cell differentiation and development
Irene Bozzoni

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee break

10.30 - 12.30

Practical Session:
Introduction into bioinformatics (sequencing data: the good, the bad & the ugly)

Jack Monahan, Yuvia Perez Rico, Jan Provaznik

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 17.00

Practical session:
Bioinformatics session continues

17.00 - 18.00

Practical session:
Introduction into the miRNA and lncRNA in-situ hybridization exercise
Marie-Laure Baudet, Emerald Perlas, Fay Christodoulou, Alena
Shkumatava, Perrine Lavalou -

18.00 - 19.00

Lecture:
Roles of ncRNAs in brain wiring: from discovery to in vivo functions
Marie-Laure Baudet

19.30 Dinner
20.15

Bus to hotel

Day 5 - Wednesday 13 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 10.00

Lecture:
Interplay between lincRNAs and miRNAs in vertebrate development
Alena Shkumatava

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee Break

10.30 - 12.30

Practical session:
In-situ hybridization of miRNA and lncRNA
Marie-Laure Baudet, Emerald Perlas, Fay Christodoulou, AlenaShkumatava, Perrine Lavalou

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.30

Keynote Lecture
Ago proteins - jacks of all trade?
Gunter Meister

14.30 - 18.00

Practical session:
In-situ hybridization continues
(coffee break in between)

18.00

Free evening - bus to city centre

Day 6 - Thursday 14 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 10.00

Keynote Lecture:
My life with non-coding RNAs
Donal O'Carroll

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee Break

10.30 - 12.30

Practical session:
miQPCR: a universal qPCR method
Martha Palushinski, Mirco Castoldi

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 19.30

Practical Session: Bioninformatics

20.00

Farewell dinner downtown

Day 7 - Friday 15 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.30 - 10.30

Genome defence by small RNAs
Ramesh Pillai

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30

Practical session:
All instructors - summary & troubleshooting of individual practical
sessions

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 16.30

Practical Session: Bioinformatics

16.30 - 17.00 The course summary & feedback session
17.00

The course ends