Workshop "Basic introduction to proteomics“, Cologne

„Basic introduction to proteomics“, Cologne



 DFG-SPP1782 Workshop

Basic introduction to proteomics“, Cologne

Aim: This workshop in the frame of SPP1782 will provide an overview on the strengths and pitfalls of proteomic analyses in cell biology, and will outline some typical application examples. It is tailored for beginners in this area, thus those who wonder if a proteomic approach may help them in their current SPP1782 project. A combination of lectures and hands-on training on data analysis is planned.

Date: 31.5.2017 starting noon - 1.6.2017 ~1pm

Venue: University of Cologne, CECAD Research Center, Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26, 50931 Cologne

Participant number: max. 10

Organizers: C. Niessen, S. Iden, CECAD/CMMC proteomics facility, F. Tellkamp (Niessen lab)

Application deadline: 01.05.2017

(by e-mail, with 2-3 sentences of motivation, to

Course outline (draft stage):


Day 1, ~noon:


 lecture Introduction to proteomics

 lecture Most common applications of proteomics

 Tutorial What to consider when designing proteomic experiments (pitfalls, replicates etc)

 guide through CECAD/CMMC proteomics facilities

 evening program t.b.d.


Day 2, from 9am:

 Tutorial Data handling & software (which normalization steps? which freeware choices?       

 how to use? how to go from raw data to brief assessment to first ideas?)

 hands-on training on “real” data sets


 departure ~1pm


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