CGR & CBF Gene Expression/RNAseq April 2019 Workshop

9:00am – 5:00pm / Wednesday 24th April 2019 / Venue: Life Sciences Building

  • Type: Workshop Category: Research Series: Centre for Genomic Research
  • Lesley Parsons
  • Suitable for: Attendees are required to have basic linux command line skills. Candidates can be advised on how to gain these skills in an easy and free manner. For more information on the workshop and required prerequisites please contact Matthew Gemmell ([email protected]).
  • Admission: Academic £400; Non-Academic £500 (includes tea/coffee and lunch, and a workshop dinner).

This 2.5 day bioinformatics course is presented by the Centre for Genomic Research and the Computational Biology Facility at the University of Liverpool. It primarily focuses on practical computer sessions designed to provide delegates with hands-on experience of the informatics involved in analysing RNAseq datasets to detect and measure differential gene expression and the use of multi-omic integration to predict key driver genes and genesets.

  • The follow topics will be covered in the workshop:
  • Sequencing quality control (fastQC & sickle)
  • Linux refresher
  • RNAseq alignment to genomic reference (tophat2, samtools)
  • Basic R introduction
  • Differential gene expression analysis (R, edgeR)
  • Multi-omics integration

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