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BGI Bioinformatics Workshop on Diseases

16 Jun 2014 - 20 Jun 2014 - Shenzhen, China.

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With the development and applications of high-throughput sequencing technologies, the study model of human diseases has been gradually shifting from hypothesis-oriented to data-oriented. Such data-oriented, large-scale, industrialized study mode, is taking great advance to study from the genomic level, transcriptomic level as well as the epigenomic level, which makes it possible to advance multi-level research. With the aim to inspire researchers’ innovative ideas and new strategies, the workshop will focus on whole genome resequencing, exome sequencing and personalized target region sequencing technologies, and their applications in human disease research, such as identifying complex disease genotyping and molecular markers, screening drug targets related genes or structural variations. Through epigenomic technologies, you will see the map of whole genome methylation and that of histone /transcription factor binding regions through bisulfite sequencing, MeDIP sequencing and ChIP sequencing, which helps to illustrate the pathogenic mechanisms of epigenetic modification in related diseases.      We are looking forward to you attending BGI’s bioinformatics workshop on diseases. Schedule 2014.6.16 09:00--11:20 Application of Sequencing in Human Disease Research 11:20--12:00 Tour with BGI 14:00--17:30 A Tour of the Castle - Linux Overview 17:30--18:30 Q&A 18:30--19:30 Dinner & Back to Hotel 2014.6.17 09:00--12:00 Whole Genome & Target Region Re-sequencing Data Analysis 14:00--17:30 Technology in DNA Level Study - WGS, Exon Sequencing, Blast, SNP, SV, Indel, CNV 17:30--18:30 Q&A 18:30--19:30 Dinner & Back to Hotel 2014.6.18 09:00--12:00 RNA Research - Transcriptome, MicroRNA, Genometype 14:00--17:30 Fusing Gene Detection 17:30--18:30 Q&A 18:30--19:30 Dinner & Back to Hotel 2014.6.19 09:00--12:00 Single-Gene Disease Research - Filtering Screening, Basing on Family Linkage Analysis 14:00--17:30 Study on Complex Disease- Classic Case Study and Project Design 17:30--18:30 Q&A 18:30--19:30 Dinner & Back to Hotel 2014.6.20 09:00--12:00 Single Cell Omics 14:00--17:30 Epigenomics by NGS and Application on Disease 17:30--18:30 Q&A 18:30--19:30 Banquet *With hands-on practice Target Audience: Ph.D students & young postdocs who are eager to learn more about high-throughput sequencing on diseases. A little bioinformatics background / some basic experience in programming will be better. (Subject area can be Genomics or Human Genetics) Speakers: Ming Qi , Ph.D., FACMG Liang Wang, BGI, China Kang Yi, BGI, China Xin Liu,Ph.D., BGI, China Qibing Li, BGI, China Yong Hou, BGI, China Fei Gao, Ph.D.,BGI, China Registration : Registration fee: 7800 RMB / € 962 / £ 780 / $1300 (Learning materials and laptop rental fee are included) Accommodation: Pattaya Hotel (Four-Star) 340 RMB/ night (Not included in the registration package) Shuttle service between the hotel and BGI are available. (Twice per day during the workshop ) Contact Us: External Training Department, BGI College Tel :+86 -755-25273851 Address: BGI-Shenzhen, Beishan Industrial Zone, Yantian District, Shenzhen, 518083, China. Disclaimer: The material presented at BGI Bioinformatics Workshop is for training purpose at BGI only. Attendees are prohibited to reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy without BGI’s written permission. It is prohibited to reproduce materials of any kind, including print photography, audiotapes and videotapes during the courses. Cancellations : In the event of cancellation, registrants shall pay the following fees: Cancellations fees: a). 30% of the Total Registration Fee for cancellation before June 1st, 2014 b). 80% of the Total Registration Fee for cancellation after June. 10th, 2014 4. During training, BGI holds no liability for accidental injury, damage to property, etc. 

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