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 »
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The April 2013 session of the Bioinformatics Boot Camps is at capacity and is now closed. Those on the waitlist will be kept up to date regarding potential admittance, or will be notified of alternative future Boot Camp dates.
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 »
***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 »
***Registration is full*** 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 and illustrate… Read more »
by Nikhil Joshi ***Registration is 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 the Galaxy interface… Read more »
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 »
The February 2013 session of the Bioinformatics Boot Camps is at capacity and now closed. We will be scheduling and announcing more workshops focused on the latest topics in bioinformatics in the coming days.
Quick update: The boot camp dates will be switching. Now the Next-Gen Fundamentals Boot Camp will be held February 4th, 2013 while the Introduction to Galaxy Boot Camp will be held February 5, 2013. The Early Bird $50 discount special is still valid on both and will remain in place until 1/25/2013 at 11:59pm Pacific… Read more »
We’ve been hard at work at the Bioinformatics Core, and are pleased to announce a new style of learning for 2013: The UC Davis Bioinformatics Boot Camps. We’re offering these new 1-day workshops in addition to our already-successful 2-day Bioinformatics Training Workshops. These laser-focused one-day courses are perfect for student, lab manager, and industry professional… Read more »