Biology, Bioinformatics, and Big Data: Trying to survive in the trenches

Biology, Bioinformatics, and Big Data: Trying to survive in the trenches

The next *PSTP seminar is on Thursday, October 10th from 8-9:30 in West Pavilion, Room E. 
 
Biology, Bioinformatics, and Big Data: Trying to survive in the trenches
Presented by Elliot J. Lefkowitz, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Director, CCTS Biomedical Informatics

Disclosures: None
 
Goal: To understand the generation, analysis, and application of next generation sequencing (NGS) data to support modern-day biomedical research.
 
Learning Objectives: Following this session, participants should be able to: 1. Appreciate the differences between hypothesis-driven and discovery-driven biomedical research;
2. Describe the recent revolution in sequencing technologies;
3. Understand the data generated by NGS and the challenges in managing that data;
4. Describe some of the approaches used to analyze NGS data; and
5. Provide specific examples of the use of NGS technology to support biological discovery.
 
Register at our eventbrite page http://www.informatics2013.eventbrite.com.
 
*This seminar is part of our regular monthly series called the Professional Skills Training Program.  Open to all faculty, trainees, students and staff, the series provides training in grantwriting, presentations, and concepts key to moving forward in a research career.