Teaching basic lab skills
for research computing

Summer Course: Analyzing Next-Generation Sequencing Data

Analyzing Next-Generation Sequencing Data

May 31 — June 11th, 2010
Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
CSE 891 s431 / MMG 890 s433, 2 cr

http://bioinformatics.msu.edu/ngs-summer-course-2010

Applications are due by midnight EST, April 9th, 2010.

Course sponsor: Gene Expression in Disease and Development Focus Group at Michigan State University.

Instructors: Dr. C. Titus Brown and Dr. Gregory V. Wilson

This intensive two week summer course will introduce students with a strong biology background to the practice of analyzing short-read sequencing data from the Illumina GA2 and other next-gen platforms. The first week will introduce students to computational thinking and large-scale data analysis on UNIX platforms. The second week will focus on mapping, assembly, and analysis of short-read data for resequencing, ChIP-seq, and RNAseq.

No prior programming experience is required, although familiarity with some programming concepts is suggested, and bravery in the face of the unknown is necessary. 2 years or more of graduate school in a biological science is strongly suggested.

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