During this Toxicogenomics course at Maastricht University, participants will be familiarized with the theoretical and practical background of toxicogenomics.
Through lectures in the mornings, knowledge will be provided about the basic principles of gene expression profiling by RNA sequencing and DNA microarrays, its technologies, the main approaches for statistical analyses and visualisation of gene expression data, and its application in toxicology.
In the afternoon, practical experience with the main data analyses approaches and applications will be provided by computer trainings and a plenary discussion.
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Basic principles of genomics
Admission to the PET programme is open to all graduates with a university degree in biomedical, natural, veterinary or agricultural sciences and who have a sufficient background in biology or chemistry. Applicants, who have not previously obtained sufficient general basic knowledge on toxicology via an appropriate MSc programme, will be required to start the PET programme with the course on General Toxicology. Successful completion of this introductory module may be required for enrolment in other PET modules.
PhD students may apply for reduced rates:
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