Big Data, Genes and Medicine

Developed by the State University of New York, this course is primarily aimed at health care professionals and assistants or those with BS/MA/MS in science or technology or equivalent professional experience.

The course examines the different steps required to master Big Data analytics on real datasets, including Next Generation Sequencing data, in a healthcare and biological context, from preparing data for analyses to completing the analysis, interpreting the results, visualising them and sharing the results.

SYLLABUS

Week 1: Genes and Data

Week 2: Preparing Datasets for Analysis

Week3:  Finding Differentially Expressed Genes

Week 4: Predicting Diseases from Genes

Week 5: Determining Gene Alterations

Week 6: Clustering and Pathway Analysis

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