Taking Suggestions for Course Topics!

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Is there something you’d like to learn that isn’t yet offered by our boot camps?  We’d like your suggestions as to what you’d find useful for course topics.  Go ahead and take a minute and have your say!

Announcing the May/June series of Bioinformatics Bootcamps

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By popular demand, the Bioinformatics Core is going to be back in action teaching its popular series of bootcamps in May and June. Having just rapped up another successful series of bootcamps last week, we look forward to hosting the series again from June 18-21! Also, in an attempt to serve the Sacramento based UC… Read more »

Next Generation Sequencing Technology Fundamentals & Applications (May 10 or June 18, 2013)

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by Joe Fass ***Registration is full*** Bootcamp Description Next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies allow laboratories to do genome-wide research that was previously only possible at large genome centers. This bootcamp teaches key concepts and applications of major sequencing technologies (Illumina, 454, SOLiD, Ion Torrent & PacBio) including technology basics, technology-specific error modes, experiment design considerations, common… Read more »

Introduction to Galaxy (May 24 or June 19, 2013)

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***Update 5/29:  The June 19 session is now full.*** Bootcamp Description Galaxy is a web-based front-end to a suite of bioinformatics software and tools that is completely open and free.  It gives you the ability to do accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biology research.  In this bootcamp we will teach you the fundamentals of navigating… Read more »

Introduction to RNAseq (May 31 or June 20, 2013)

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***Registration is full*** Bootcamp Description RNA-seq has emerged as a standard tool to study transcriptomes through massively parallel sequencing. The ability to generate millions of cDNA sequences makes it possible to study novel organisms as well as model organisms with unprecedented sensitivity and reproducibility. In this bootcamp, we will introduce the basic concepts of RNA-Seq… Read more »

Cloud Computing for Bioinformatics (June 21, 2013)

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***Registration is full*** Bootcamp Description The Cloud Computing for Bioinformatics Bootcamp will be held June 21, 2013. The course will cover the basics of cloud computing with a focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS) including account signup, overview of services offered focusing on those key to bioinformatics, identity and security, creation and customization of machine… Read more »

September 9-11, 2013 – RNA-seq workshop

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Workshop Description To accompany the 2nd Annual International Conference on Genomics in the Americas taking place in Sacramento September 12-13, the UC Davis Bioinformatics Core will be hosting an additional workshop to serve conference attendees.  The workshop will cover the following topics: Next Generation Sequencing Technology Fundamentals & Applications Next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies allow laboratories to… Read more »

Registration is now live for April 2013 Bioinformatics Bootcamps!

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Good news! Registration for the UC Davis Bioinformatics Boot Camps is now open! These boot camps are happening April 9-12, 2013 at the Genome Center & Biomedical Sciences Facility, in room 5206. These laser-focused one-day courses are perfect for the student, postodoc, faculty, or industry professional looking to get up to speed quickly on the… Read more »

April 12, 2013 Boot Camp – Cloud Computing for Bioinformatics

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***Registration is full*** The Cloud Computing for Bioinformatics Bootcamp will be held April 12, 2013. The course will cover the basics of cloud computing with a focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS) including account signup, overview of services offered focusing on those key to bioinformatics, identity and security, creation and customization of machine images, data… Read more »