RNA-Seq Workshop: June 18-22, 2018

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This popular workshop will include a rich collection of lectures and hands-on sessions, covering both theory and tools associated with command-line RNA-seq data analysis. Topics include experimental design, cost estimation, data generation, and analysis of RNA-Seq data generated on the Illumina sequencing platform. Participants will explore software and protocols, create and modify workflows, and diagnose/treat… Read more »

Bioinformatics Prerequisites Workshop: March 26-28, 2018

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This workshop will cover the basic prerequisites required before performing bioinformatics analysis, including basic command line and high performance computing concepts, how to install software, use help, and run applications, and advanced command line (shell scripting, pipes, etc.). Also covered will be basic R programming, basic statistical concepts, and model building. There are no prerequisites… Read more »

Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop — January 26, 2018

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The Bioinformatics Core and the Shields Library are hosting an Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop on January 26! For more information and to register, go to https://registration.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/. The Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes projects (www.ensembl.org) provide a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of vertebrate and non-vertebrate genome sequences, respectively. The browser workshop will include presentation and… Read more »

Single Cell RNA-Seq Workshop in December!

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December 18-20: Single Cell RNA-Seq Workshop   To register, go to https://registration.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/. Presented topics will include experimental design, data generation, and analysis of single cell RNA sequencing data (primarily generated using the 10x platform) on the command line and within the R statistical programming language. Participants will explore software and protocols, create and modify workflows,… Read more »

Microbial Community Analysis Workshop in September

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September 6-8: Microbial Community Analysis Workshop   This workshop covers amplicon-based microbial analysis and methodology using high throughput sequencing technologies, and ancillary topics, including: Differences between community analysis with amplicons versus shotgun metagenomics and metatranscriptomics Experimental design Sequencing library preparation techniques and considerations (lecture only) Sequence data quality assurance and expectations Processing of amplicon reads… Read more »

Variant Analysis Workshop in August

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August 21-25: Variant Analysis Workshop   Participants will explore experimental design, cost estimation, data generation, and processing of genomic data generated on the Illumina sequencing platform to discover and analyze variants. Topics will include mapping data to a genome, variant discovery pipelines, SNP annotation, effect prediction, structural variants, copy number variants, Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS),… Read more »

RNA-Seq Workshop in June!

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Registration is now open for a UC Davis Bioinformatics RNA-Seq Workshop! June 19-23, 2017   Now in its 10th year, the UC Davis Bioinformatics Core Training Program will present a week-long RNA-Seq Workshop here in Davis in June! This workshop will include a rich collection of lectures and hands-on sessions, covering both theory and tools… Read more »

Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop — May 18-19

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The Bioinformatics Core and the Shields Library are hosting an Ensembl Genome Browser Workshop on May 18 & 19! For more information and to register, go to https://registration.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/. Ensembl provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of both vertebrate and non-vertebrate genomes. This workshop will include presentations and demonstration, and provide participants an opportunity… Read more »