Graduate School of Life Sciences Training

Bioinformatics: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing prerequisites new 

Provided by: GSLS

Mon 10 Sep - Tue 11 Sep 2012  –  Department of Genetics, Room G12

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Description: The aim of this course is to provide hands-on experience in analysing NGS data, including:

  • Knowledge of the various sequencing technologies, data formats and analysis workflows commonly used in "'NGS'" analysis workflows
  • Hands-on experience with common analytical workflows for ChIP-seq, RNASeq data and De Novo Genome Assemblies using computer exercises.
  • An overview of available tools and discuss their limitations.

Further information is available.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by email.

Target audience:

  • All University members (this includes Colleges and departments)
  • External participants (where spaces are available)
  • Further details regarding Graduate School of Life Sciences' eligibility criteria are available

Duration: 2


Number of sessions: 2

Date Time Venue Trainer
Mon 10 Sep 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 M.A. Kostadima ,  Remco Loos ,  Matthias Haimel
Tue 11 Sep 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 M.A. Kostadima ,  Remco Loos ,  Matthias Haimel

Format: Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Frequency: A number of times per year

Prerequisites: Basic experience of command line UNIX, graduate level in Life Sciences

Sufficient UNIX experience might be obtained from one of the many UNIX tutorials available online.

Aims: To provide an introduction to New Generation Sequencing, associated software and some of its applications.

Theme: SBS Practical Bioinformatics Training: Specialized Topics