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 »