Release 2024.1 new features overview

Q&A: Coffee break with TRANSFAC

This event was held on 9th of July, 2024

FREE online seminar

Seminar Description


In this Coffee break with TRANSFAC Dr. Alexander Kel, the CEO and CSO of geneXplain GmbH, will demonstrate the new features of the geneXplain products release 2024.1. Join this webinar to learn how MATCH Suite can now be applied for gene regulation studies of model organisms and how TRANSPATH database was updated with a big number of new pathways and reactions.

The following main topics will be in the focus of this webinar:

  • Release 2024.1 new features and statistics overview
  • MATCH Suite now available for mouse and rat
  • HOMER tool in the geneXplain platform
  • TRANSPATH: new pathways and reactions; REACTOME integration

Seminar Schedule

The session started on July 9 with a demo from Prof. Dr. Alexander Kel (approx. 1 hour) and was continued with a Q&A session addressing the questions coming from the attendees of the online event (up to 30 minutes).

What You Get

  • 1 hour demo on gene regulation analysis provided by one of the key opinion makers in this field
  • 30 minutes interactive Q&A session addressing your questions regarding search for TFBS
  • Time-unlimited access to the video record of the session

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The Lecturer

  • Alexander Kel received his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and Genetics in 1990 and has has over 35 years of research experience in Bioinformatics
  • He studied at Novosibirsk State University, obtaining an M.S. in biology with a focus on mathematical biology in 1985
  • His work spans numerous bioinformatics branches (sequence analysis, gene recognition, promoter/enhancer analysis and prediction, prediction of RNA secondary structure, analysis of signal transduction pathways, identification of drug targets, systems biology and systems medicine)
  • He is the originator of the “fuzzy puzzle” concept for gene regulatory regions modeling
  • Developed “upstream analysis” for identifying biomarkers and drug targets in various diseases
  • Participated in over 20 national and international research projects
  • Author of more than 130 scientific publications and several book chapters on bioinformatics and systems biology
  • CEO and CSO of geneXplain GmbH, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  • Visiting Professor at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland


Basic knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology. No programming skills are required.

To Whom It Might Be Interesting

  • Bench biologists and students seeking ways to analyze biological data on gene regulation


That’s ok! All registered course attendees will receive access to the video record of the session together with the presentation materials. 

You can ask your questions live during the online event using the Q&A section of the online webinar, or you can send us your questions in advance using the form on this page and Prof. Dr. Alexander Kel will address them at the online event.

Sure! All duly licensed users will be able to repeat all steps of the analysis that will be shown by Prof. Dr. Alexander Kel during the online event using their TRANSFAC accounts.

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