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: http://www.soph.uab.edu/ssg/nhgri_r25/secondshortcourse.
Funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).