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Mon 10 Sep - Tue 11 Sep 2012
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Department of Genetics, Room G12

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Bioinformatics: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
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Mon 10 Sep - Tue 11 Sep 2012

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
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.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Mon 10 Sep 2012   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map M.A. Kostadima,  Remco Loos,  Matthias Haimel
2 Tue 11 Sep 2012   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map M.A. Kostadima,  Remco Loos,  Matthias Haimel
Aims

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

Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

2

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
SBS Practical Bioinformatics Training: Specialized Topics

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