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Bioinformatics Workshop for Metagenomic and Microbiome Analysis


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Bioinformatics Workshop for Metagenomic and Microbiome Analysis

A two day workshop with instructor Dr. Benjamin Tully, C-DEBI Bioinformatic Specialist

Where? The University of Southern California

When? June 21 *and* 22, 2018

Why? Detailed insight into the microbiome of a system can shape our understanding of it, but the learning curve for incorporating computationally intensive tools can be very high!

Cost? NOTHING! All expenses are covered courtesy of the NSF STCs C-DEBI, EBICS, and BEACON

Topics include:
Unix command line
Illumina sequence quality control
Metagenomic experimental design
Sequence Assembly
Metageomic benning
Functional Annotation
Phylogenetic analysis

Note: participation requires a laptop with 40 GB of hard drive space.

To apply: Email tully.bj@gmail.com by May 28th - be sure to include your home institution, your home STC, and what you hope to get out of the workshop. All levels are welcome. There is a 15 participant maximum, so apply soon!

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