The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Entrez family of databases is the foundation of knowledge for molecular level bioscience research. Class attendees will learn about the organization of key NCBI databases, understand the database record structure, and work with the BLAST search tool.
The session is a hands-on practicum and an excellent starting point for people who are new to, or curious about bioinformatics research tools.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 6, 11am – 12pm & Tuesday, January 12, 3 – 4pm
WHERE: DIRC, 14N-132
Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 20 participants.
Contact Erja Kajosalo with any questions.
Check out the MIT Libraries’ full schedule of IAP sessions.
This session is co-sponsored by the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department.