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Introduction to miRNA Research
 miRNA as a Focus of Research
Date : 16 – 17 April 2014
Time : 9 am – 5 pm
Venue :
MGRC Training Centre
37-5, Level 5
Boulevard Signature Office
Mid Valley City
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Fee : RM2,000 per person

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Course Outcomes

In this workshop, you will learn about:

• miRNA biogenesis

• miRNA sequencing and bioinformatics

• plant miRNAs

• miRNA targets and target prediction

• other sRNAs

• workflow for miRNA experiments

• open-source software for various bioinformatics applications

 

Requirements

You should have:

• basic computer competency

• strong understanding of biology

• keen interest in bioinformatics and genomics research

 

Workshop Agenda

Day 1

- what is an miRNA?

- miRNA biogenesis

- regulation of mRNA translation and stability by miRNAs

- miRNA targets

- other regulatory pathways of sRNAs

- miRNA sequencing

- isomiRs

- miRNA sequencing and bioinformatics

 

Day 2

- miRNA target prediction

- miRNA target bioinformatics

- miRNA software and databases

- miRNA expression analysis

- target prediction

- plant miRNAs

- mirtrons

- antagomirs – miRNA as a drug

- other types of sRNAs