The Human Epigenomics course from Erasmus University Rotterdam offers an overview of epigenetic mechanisms and their importance during development and over the life course. Different sources of epigenomic variation will be discussed, as well as approaches to characterize epigenomic variability with the use of modern molecular and bioinformatics methods.
The course will then focus on epigenomic studies of human disease, to enable participants to interpret the findings in modern epigenetic research and put these into a functional perspective.
After completing the course, students should be able to:
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Basic science researchers, clinicians with an interest in epigenetic research, and postdoctoral scientists and graduate students in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, computer science, and other quantitative fields.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Understanding of genetics, principles of gene regulation, and genomics research (topics covered by ESP57 and ESP63).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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