Genomics in Biodiversity

Event Date: 
Fri, 2011-09-16 00:00 - 18:00

DNA sequencing and genotyping technologies are advancing very fast, with the development
of novel methodologies and machinery and the utilization of new types of molecular markers

MicroCT arrived!

Our brand new Micro-Computertomograph (a SkyScan 1172) arrived! It has already been installed and the first test scans have been run! Dates for a public seminar will be announced soon.

Introduction to Programming in Python

Event Date: 
Wed, 2011-06-15 09:00 - Fri, 2011-06-24 18:00

The course is intended for students, researchers and/other academic personnel with minimal or no programming knowledge who wish to obtain a basic understanding of programming principles and hands-on experience.

The course will explain how to design and implement basic algorithms using the Python programming language.

Contact Details
Anastasis Oulas (
Evangelos Pafilis (
Jacques Lagnel (


Wed, 15 June 2011 - 17.00 - 20.00 - Session 1 - Introduction to Programming Using Python

Microbial Community Ecology

Event Date: 
Wed, 2011-06-01 09:00 - Fri, 2011-06-03 18:30

Christopher Quince:
Extracting ecological signal from noise: an introduction to tools for the analysis of high throughput sequencing data from microbial communities

Wednesday 1st June
10:00 - 12:00 Introduction to Linux (J. Lagnel)

Thursday 2nd June
10:00 – 11:00 Introduction and initial computer set-up
11:00 – 12:00 Noise removal from Pyrosequenced Amplicons
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 OTU construction, total diversities and sampling efforts
14:00 – 15:00 AmpliconNoise tutorial
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee

Welcome to our new researchers!

We are happy to welcome our first two new researchers that have been employed within the MARBIGEN project!

MARBIGEN Website online

The project website of the MARBIGEN project is online. Some sections are still under development, but we are confident that the site will be finalized until the end of April.

The website has been built using the Content Management System Drupal.

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