Date/Time
Date(s) - 31/03/2022 - 04/04/2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Speakers: Dr Mansoor Saqi and Dr Konstantina Dimitrakopoulou
  • Location: online
  • Book on Skillsforge, or for clinical staff without a skillsforge login, use our Research Methods form
  • Part one on 31 March, and Part two on 4 April (both 09:30 – 12:30) 

Course description

Multiple ‘omics and clinical datatypes as well as other data types such as data from imaging and wearable sensor technologies, will soon be routinely collected in large cohort-based studies of disease. Integration of these data types will impact on disease subtype discovery. This workshop will explain some of the challenges with multi-omics data integration and will introduce some computational approaches.

An overview of integrative clustering methods will be presented, and assessment and interpretation of results will be discussed. Application of an integrative method (Similarity Network Fusion) on a real multi-omics dataset will be explored in R.

Who can attend?

The courses are free for health care professionals employed by organisations associated with the National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London:

  • King’s College London
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals
  • South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Places are booked on a first come, first served basis. If the module is full, your name will be placed on a waiting list and if a place becomes available you will contacted at the latest 72 hours beforehand.

Non Attendance Policy

The courses in this programme are very popular and are often oversubscribed. If you are unable to attend a course you are booked on to you must notify us 72 hours in advance so we can offer the place to someone else.

If you do not attend on the day and are unable to provide a satisfactory explanation you may be removed from future course bookings.

For further information please contact the NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ BRC Research Training Programme at BRCTraining@gstt.nhs.uk.

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