“LAb Foundation organized one of the best courses and workshops I have ever seen. The students were enthusiastic during the course and outgoing afterwards, which made for a fun and interactive environment” - Reza Kalhor, R Instructor (Boston, MA USA)
What is Bioconductor and the future of LAb Foundation,
Software that speeds results of scientific research is presented to professionals
Bioconductor provides tools for the analysis and comprehension of high-throughput genomic data. Bioconductor uses the R statistical programming language, and is open source and open development.…more
Goals for LAb.Foundation
To promote collaboration between Latin American research community with the broader Bioconductor community by encouraging greater use of the Bioconductor open source software packages for data analysis.
To gather together Latin American professionals, students and institutions interested in analyzing genomics, epigenomics, proteomics, transcriptomics e metabolomics data (i.e. data generated from microarrays, sequencing and other high throughput technologies) utilizing open source tools in Bioinformatics and are in agreement with open source community philosophy.
To foster Latin American students and researchers to develop open source software and contribute to the repository of the broader Bioconductor software packages.
To train Latin American students and researchers on computational and statistical methods for the analysis of genomics, epigenomics, proteomics and transcriptomics data.