Discover the exciting world of bioinformatics in our 5-day high school bioinformatics course. Engage in solving a mystery case, utilizing both computational and biological skills, while reinforcing your understanding through practical applications. Explore key subjects within the bioinformatics field such as sequence analysis, genomics and protein structure analysis. On the program’s final day, tailor your learning experience by selecting a specialization and gain insight into diverse career opportunities through our dedicated interactive session.

Provided by: Bioinformatika

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Course Presentation

Join us for a 5-day free bioinformatics course designed for high school students who are interested in exploring the exciting field of bioinformatics. Through a mystery case, you will become a bioinformatics detective, using your newly acquired computational and biological knowledge to crack the case. Each day, you will combine theory and hands-on learning to solve real-world challenges, tackling programming assignments that deepen your understanding and sharpen your problem-solving skills. Our course will cover the following topics for each day:

Day 1: Bioinformatics Essentials

  • Dive into the fundamentals of molecular biology
  • Take the first steps in the world of programming with Python
  • Cover the basics of bioinformatics

Day 2: Molecular Sequence Analysis

  • Learn about DNA sequencing
  • Master the skills of DNA alignment and database searches
  • Analyze sequence data to uncover hidden patterns

Day 3: Omics

  • Explore the fields of genomics, proteomics, and transcriptomics
  • Understand how omics data revolutionizes biology and medicine

Day 4: Protein Structure Analysis

  • Delve into the intricacies of protein structure
  • Visualize intermolecular interactions
  • Explore the world of drug design

Day 5: Choose Your Own Specialization

Select from a range of specialized topics including:

  • Machine learning applications in bioinformatics
  • Computer-aided diagnosis
  • Bioimage analysis
  • Biological databases
  • Molecular phylogenetics

Career Opportunity Session

We reserve a specific session to discuss career opportunities in the field of bioinformatics. Here we cover the diverse roles bioinformaticians can play in scientific research, healthcare and beyond.

N.B. All materials and resources will be provided free of charge.

Schools (or other groups of learners) can arrange a training course by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ link below and getting in touch via the contact details on the website.

Course details

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Biotechnology & Life Sciences


Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain

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Free course

Duration (hours)


Certificate provided


Skills addressed

Skills: working with others; solving problems; working with computers; programming computer systems; accessing and analysing digital data; using digital tools for collaboration, content creation and problem solving.
Transversal skills: working with numbers and measures; working with digital devices and applications; processing information, ideas and concepts; dealing with problems; collaborating in teams and networks.

Course format


Target group

Upper secondary school learners

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Course provider


Bioinformatika (Bioinform) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) registered in Montenegro. We are focused on providing free educational content in bioinformatics and science in general. In additio..

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