Using MOFA for integration of omics data, online
25 - 27 May 2021
Gent, BelgiumUsing MOFA for integration of omics data, online https://training.vib.be/product/327 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-mofa-for-integration-of-omics-data-online Participants can analyze their own data in the course. Both bulk and single cell applications will be discussed. What kind of preprocessing of the data is required for MOFA? How to train MOFA on a multi-omic data set? How to interpret the MOFA factors by their loadings, using gene set enrichment or sample ordination? How to use MOFA for downstream analyses including regression, classification or clustering? How to impute missing values with MOFA? How to select the number of factors and compare different MOFA fits? 2021-05-25 09:00:00 UTC 2021-05-27 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052      
Tech Transfer Course
23 - 27 August 2021
Zwijnaarde, BelgiumTech Transfer Course https://training.vib.be/product/342 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/tech-transfer-course-55a9b56b-9f9c-47ee-8646-b194d3b0888f This technology transfer course will give you a flavour of: How to find out if patents exist around your new findings and how to protect your invention? What steps are necessary to commercialize your work? What does it take to set up a spin-off company? Different ways of turning your research into value for society. Supported by speakers from companies and investment firms, VIB’s Innovation & Business Team will go into detail on real life valorisation approaches. We will discuss the basics of Intellectual Property Rights, including a hands-on patent search on your favourite topic. We will go through term sheets and contracts that shape the framework of industrial collaborations and investments. We will have a lively case study to highlight the potentially complex relationships between scientist, valorisation manager, and company representative. On top of that, you will be introduced to the various stages of setting up a start-up company. We warmly invite participants to submit a short abstract on a potential business idea prior to the start of the course, so we can select a number of topics for the Newco pitching exercise which will be held in small teams. We will invite you to submit your abstract in the course of June, after you received more information on the requirements for your abstract via email. 2021-08-23 09:00:00 UTC 2021-08-27 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Bio-Accelerator Meeting Center Ghent, Zwijnaarde, Belgium Bio-Accelerator Meeting Center Ghent Zwijnaarde Belgium 9052      
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