This course will provide an introduction to the technology, analysis workflows, tools and resources for next generation sequencing data analysis. The content will provide insights into how biological knowledge can be derived from genomics experiments and explain different approaches to analysing such data. The main focus of the course will look at the assembly, re-sequencing, and variant calling undertaken during the analysis of higher-eukaryotes, with a particular emphasis on human genetic research.

Practical sessions will allow participants to process training datasets and apply appropriate statistical methods in their analyses. There will be no opportunity to work with your own data during the course.

During this course you will learn about:

  • NGS sequencing technologies
  • Quality control methods for cleaning raw read data
  • Alignment of reads to a reference genome
  • File format conversion and processing
  • Tools for variant calling
  • Methodologies for variant annotation
  • Data resources for genomics data

Application deadline: 

 Friday 28 June 2019

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Venue: European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) – Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SD, United Kingdom