Introductory course in Proteomics


20-23 November 2008


The Regional students group (RSG) East Africa and the BecA-ILRI Bioinformatics platform is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a three day course on Proteomics.


Venue and dates

The course will be held at the ILRI - Nairobi campus’ computer training room from Thursday 20th – 22nd Saturday in the month of November.

The course will comprise of lectures and practical sessions. A total of 20 participants will be selected.


Course topics

  1. 1.Protein Structure, evolution of protein structures, structure classifications.

  2. 2.Modeling by homology, fold recognition methods, fragment based methods.

  3. 3.Assessment of methods (CASP), structure to function, the human proteome.

Resource Person

Prof. Anna Tramontano


Department of Biochemical Sciences

University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Rome, Italy.

Course organizers

Dr. Etienne de Villiers – ILRI-BecA Bioinformatics platform

Sheila Ommeh – RSG - Africa

Mtakai Ngara – RSG East Africa

Nelson Ndegwa - RSG East Africa


Introductory course in Proteomics