Crash course blast is designed to get you beyond the simple ‘copy, paste & go’ approach that is usually employed by life science researchers, when they want to find sequences with similarity to their own sequence of interest. This course will deal with the theory and practice of blast in all its varieties.
After attending Crash course blast:
- you have an understanding of the Blast algorithm, the different programs, their applications and settings you have improved your skills and knowledge
- you will be able to intelligently choose a blast program and search strategy that is most likely to answer your questions.
Further information about the course can be found on the website of Hanze UAS Professionals and Business.
Hanze UAS Professionals and Business is part of Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS), Groningen that supports professionals in their development and helps companies to develop the competencies of their staff members.
The broad-based knowledge and expertise of Hanze (UAS) is incorporated into the service provision of Hanze UAS Professionals and Business. We support professionals by providing study programmes (part time or combing work experience and part-time schooling), (training) courses or a Master’s programme. We also develop tailor made study programmes in close consultation with companies.
Hanze UAS Professionals and Business services fit perfectly well in the Life-long Learning government campaign: continuous education for professionals to keep the knowledge economy moving.