ENGAGE RNA-seq Course

Date: 12th – 13th September 2011
Venue: EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, Nr Cambridge, CB10 1SD, UK
Organisers: Alvis Brazma and Gabriella Rustici
Admin Support: Alison Barker
Registration Closes: 8th August 2011
Weblink: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/training/onsite/110912-ENGAGE_Workshop.html

Draft Programme

Time Topic
Day 1 – Monday 12th September 2011
08:30 Coach collection from Jesus College to EBI
09:00 – 09:30 Registration – Welcome & Safety
09:30 – 10:30 Lecture: Introduction to RNA-seq technology Peter ‘t Hoen
10:30 – 10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00 Lecture: Overview of R/Bioconductor packages for short read analysis Angela Goncalves
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:30 Practical: Reading and manipulating short reads starting from SAM file, visualize alignments and coverage vectors, make quality-related plots Angela Goncalves
Mar Gonzales Porta
15:30 – 15:45 Tea/Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Lecture/demo: ArrayExpressHTS Angela Goncalves
17:00 Coach collection from EBI to Jesus College Cambridge
19:00 – 22:00 Course Dinner Jesus College
Day 2 – Tuesday 13th September 2011
08:30 Coach collection from Jesus College to EBI
09:00 – 10:00 Lecture: Differential expression in count data Thomas J. Hardcastle
10:00 – 10:15 Tea/Coffee Break
10:15 – 12:30 Practical: Differential expression in count data with baySeq Thomas J. Hardcastle
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Practical: Differential gene expression with edgeR Peter ‘t Hoen
15:30 – 15:45 Tea/Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Lecture: Archiving RNA-seq data Gabriella Rustici
17:00 Coach collection from EBI to Jesus College Cambridge