ICME 9 – Bruxelles, 2018

EMBO practical course – Microbial ecology: Hands-on training in prokaryotic and eukaryotic metagenomics

The 9th International Course in Microbial Ecology (ICME9),  entitled “Microbial ecology: Hands-on training in prokaryotic and eukaryotic metagenomics” took place from 2 to 7 September 2018 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. It was awarded as EMBO-Practical courses and received the financial support of EMBO.

ICME9 in Bruxelles, 2018

The course focused on next generation sequencing datasets and relative analyses for the study of the communities of microorganisms. Under the guide of experienced international researchers, participants learned all the computer-based steps of a typical metagenomic pipeline and how to handle large datasets, assemble and annotate sequences. Beginners participants were introduced to Linux-command shell and main command line. Here the Full programme.

Organizers, Instructors and Speakers

  • Jean-François Flot, Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
  • Diego Fontaneto, National Research Council, IT
  • Andrea Franzetti, University of Milano-Bicocca, IT
  • Manuela Coci, MicrobEco, Italy
  • Grazia Quero  CNR-IRBIM, Ancona, Italy
  • Eliana Salvo, University of Catania
  • Eulalia Banguera, Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
  • Ilario Tagliaferri, Cineca Italia
  • Anna Speranza Espinoza Tofalos, University of Milano-Bicocca, IT
  • Oscar Cornejo,University of Milano-Bicocca, IT
  • Karine Van Doninck, University of Namur, BE
  • Jeroen Raes, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, BE
  • Isabelle George, Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
  • Gipsi Lima Mendez, Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
  • Roland Marmeisse, CNRS – Université Lyon 1, FR

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ICME9 group- EMBO practical course 2018