Date October 15-17th 2012
Location Amsterdam Medical Centre (AMC)
Keywords Next-generation sequencing, NGS, data analysis, RNA-seq, transcriptome
NBIC and partners LUMC, AMC and EMC will organize a 3-day course on RNA-seq data analysis from 15 – 17 October 2012. This is an expert course for people with experience in NGS and a follow-up course on the general NBIC NGS data analysis course (which will be given from 11-13 September 2012 in Rotterdam.) The course will consist of seminars and hands-on Galaxy and R practicals and will focus on data preprocessing, quality control, and statistical methods for detection of differential gene expression.
- RNA-seq experimental approaches
- Alignment and de novo assembly
- Statistics for differential gene expression
- eQTL analysis and allele specific expression
- Software for RNA-seq data analysis
Participants for the RNA-seq course should preferably have participated in the general NGS course or otherwise have demonstrated hands-on experience with NGS data analysis. The course is aimed at PhD students and post-docs, but scientific programmers and data analysts with a background in biology and bioinformatics may also attend.
The registration procedure for this course will open in September 2012. If you pre-register here, you will be notified as soon as the application form is available.