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Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics Hands-on Workshops - Sydney & Brisbane

November 20-22 in Sydney and November 25-27 in Brisbane

Bioplatforms Australia in collaboration with CSIRO Bioinformatic core and EMBL-EBI would like to announce the next 3 day hands-on Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics workshops to be held in Brisbane and Sydney.

What this course covers:

Introduction to the command line and NGS data analysis.


* Illumina next generation sequencing data quality

* Sequence alignment algorithms

* ChIP-Seq analysis

* RNA-Seq analysis

* de novo genome assembly

*Introduction to the Command line interface (Copyright © Software Carpentry)

Is this course for me?

This is a practical 3 day hands-on course is designed for bench biologists, PhD students or early career postdoctoral researchers with no or basic bioinformatics experience who are planning or currently using NGS approaches in their research area. It will include a half-day introduction to the command line interface.

Registration and Payment

Registration will be via a selection process therefore applicants should be aware that, in order to be considered for a place on this course, they MUST complete the application page. Items marked* are mandatory; incomplete registrations will not be processed. Due to the practical component of this course places are limited to 35 participants.

The course cost is $330 (incl. GST) and includes morning and afternoon tea and lunches.

The closing date for applications:  25 October 2013

Successful applicants will be notified by email by: 30 October 2013 

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