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Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist Training Course
Venue: Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
Dates: 11 March 2019 | 25 October 2019
Level: The course is suitable for individuals with no previous experience of metabolomics.

This 1-day course in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham provides clinicians with an overview of the metabolomics pipeline highlighting the benefits of this technique to the medical field and an introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham and the MRC-NIHR National Phenome Centre.

The course provides a suitable introduction to metabolomics prior to taking additional training courses at either the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre or the Imperial International Phenome Training Centre.  

Topics include:
  • Introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham, showcasing facilities and expertise available.
  • Introduction to metabolomics
  • Importance of experimental design and sample collection
  • Overview of the technologies available for data acquisition including discovery phase profiling and targeted analysis for the validation of biomarkers
  • Overview of data analysis approaches
  • Case studies - large-scale metabolic phenotyping, translation to targeted assays and clinical practice
  • Question and answer session with the experts

Bursaries: A limited number of bursaries are available for PhD students funded by NERC.

For further information and registration details, please visit or contact
  • University of Birmingham