National course. The course is open for current and potential facility users such as PhD students, postdocs, group leaders and core facility staff in need of bioinformatic skills within all Swedish universities.
This course is supported by SciLifeLab and run by the SciLifeLab National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS).
Application open: November 7
Application deadline: December 31
Confirmation to accepted participants: January 8
Responsible teachers: Manfred Grabherr
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The course contains a voluntary social program for networking purposes (includes the coffee, lunches and one course dinner with teaching experts). A course fee of 1800 SEK will be invoiced to accepted participants that attend the social program, after completion of the course. NOTE – Uppsala University cannot invoice individuals.
The course will provide an entry-level introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing, including basic Linux commands. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational exercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.
Topics covered will include:
Analysis techniques covered will focus mostly on data from the Illumina platform, but we will discuss other sequencing platforms and the advantages and challenges to using their data.
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Selection criteria include correct entry requirements, motivation to attend the course as well as gender and geographical balance.
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