University of Cambridge Training

Bioinformatics: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing prerequisites new 

Provided by: GSLS

Thu 25 Jul - Fri 26 Jul 2013  –  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.

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Target audience:

Duration: 2

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 2

Date Time Venue Trainer
Thu 25 Jul 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 M.A. Kostadima ,  Remco Loos ,  Matthias Haimel
Fri 26 Jul 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.

Related courses:

Theme: SBS Practical Bioinformatics Training: Specialized Topics