Start Date: 19/06/2013

End Date: 19/06/2013

Cost: 240

Venue: The Nowgen Centre, Manchester


Kate Mulryan

Contact Details:

This one-day course is aimed at researchers and scientists from the NHS, academia and industry who require an introduction to next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis.

Delegates will learn about basics of NGS bioinformatics, data quality control, read mapping and downstream analysis. Genomatix will deliver a hands on session using their software system to analyse NGS data.

Learning Outcomes:

• Describe the various stages of NGS data analysis workflows

• Explain the concepts of base calling, quality control and read mapping

• Identify the various data file types such as fastq, BAM and SAM files

• Understand the challenges of NGS for data transfer, processing and storage

• Perform simple bioinformatics processes through practical demonstration

• Use the Genomatix Genome Analyser