NGS 2014: NGS Training Course

NGS 2014: NGS Training Course

The current training course is designed to unravel the mysteries of this exciting technology for the new entrants and will provide an introduction to the basic methods, available platforms, applications and future directions.

The Training course will be limited to a maximum of 35 participants.Places will be alocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The course will run from 9.30am to 4.30pm on 31 March 2014 at St Hilda’s College. Hands-on exercises will be integrated throughout the lesson for you to practice the techniques discussed.

Trainers: Dr Mark Lindsay (University of Bath, UK) and Dr Joerg Mages (Partek)

Dr Mark Lindsay will introduce various aspects of NGS technology such as, sample preparation, experimental design, NGS platforms and technology bottlenecks, etc.

Dr Joerg Mages will offer a hands-on training course in sequence data analysis.He will cover a complete start-to-finish data analysis, including, sample information management, raw data quality assessment, alignment and trimming, post-alignment quality control, Principal Components Analysis, Quantification, Differential gene/transcript expression, SNP calling and more. Learn how you can turn your raw data into biology using advanced statistics and powerful visualizations. Visit event website.