UAB’s 2nd Annual NHGRI-funded Short Course on NGS: Technology & Statistical Methods

Monday, December 10, 2012
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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UAB’s 2nd Annual NHGRI-funded Short Course on Next Generation Sequencing: Technology & Statistical Methods


December 10-13, 2012 Birmingham, AL

The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Section on Statistical Genetics is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual NHGRI-funded Short Course on Next Generation Sequencing in Birmingham AL on December 10 - 13, 2012. Focusing on next-generation sequencing technology, which generates an unprecedented wealth of data, this five-day course will offer an interactive program to enhance researchers' ability to understand & use statistical genetic methods, as well as implement & interpret sophisticated NGS data analyses.

Topics to include:

Intro (Sequencing for variation & functional genomics); Technical
overview of NGS; Primary Data Analysis; Copy Number & Structural Variants; Re-sequencing; Computing Needs for NGS ; DNA Sequence Variant Annotation & Analysis; RNA-seq; Genome-scale DNA methylation analysis; ChIP-seq; Rare Variants Association Analysis; Whole Genome 3D Regulation Analysis, Integrative Bioinformatics.



Guests: Greg Barsh, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Shawn Levy, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Devin Absher, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Braden Boone, MA – HudsonAlpha Institute; Greg Cooper, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Jay Gertz, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Richard Myers, PhD – HudsonAlpha Institute; Suzanne M. Leal, PhD - Baylor College; Shili Lin, PhD - Ohio State Univ.; Fuli Yu, PhD – Baylor College (Tentative).


UAB: Jonas Almeida, PhD; David Crossman, PhD; Xiangqin Cui, PhD; Hemant Tiwari, PhD; Degui Zhi, PhD.

Deadline for Application is Saturday, November 10, 2012. Acceptance decisions will be made by Friday, November 16, 2012.

For more details & registration, please see:

Funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

I am going to pop some tags... $20.00 in my pocket... this is freak-ingggggg..... AWSOME!

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