June 19 – August 11, 2017

Keynote Schedule (TBD)

Course Blocks

Programming in Python

Central Dogma/Genomics

Structural Biology

Drug Discovery

Systems Biology

Bioimage Informatics

Outline of the Program

1. Primary, mentored research experience (80%)

2. Lectures and labs in core fields (10%)

3. Professional development and Enrichment Activities (10%)

a. Research seminars and career panels

b. Student presentations (talks, posters, roundtables)
Example student poster

c. Tours of research facilities (Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center,          Zebrafish Facility, Drug Discovery Institute, etc.)

4. Weekend Social Activities (ex. 2014 activity schedule)


Arrival at BST-3: Every Day – 9:00am (Mentors/tutors will be available in the time prior to class sessions)

Class sessions:  Please consult the schedule.

Reading Assignments: from Understanding Bioinformatics textbook unless otherwise noted

Research Roundtables:  Fridays – 10:00am – 11:30am

Intro to Programming:  First 2 weeks of the program.

Cameos (Seminars/Tours):  As per schedule