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BGI Bioinformatics Workshop on Diseases

16 Dec 2013 - 20 Dec 2013 - Shenzhen, China.

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BGI Bioinformatics Workshop on Diseases

Dec. 16-20, 2013, Shenzhen, China

With the application of high-throughput sequencing technology and the development of genomics, the study model of human diseases has been gradually shifted 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 go on a multi-level research. In order to provide our researchers with innovative iideas, new strategies and techniques, this workshop will focus on sequencing technology in DNA, RNA and epigenetic level for human disease research, which includes methods and prospects. This workshop will introduce whole genome resequencing, exome sequencing and personalized target region sequencing technologies at DNA level.While transcriptome sequencing engages to identify complex disease genotyping and molecular markers, screen drug targets and find out related genes or structural variation at RNA level. As for epigenomic level, 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 disease.


We are looking forward to your participation at BGI Workshop.





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



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


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


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



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 or human genetics)


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)


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.


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 BGIs 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 Dec. 1st, 2013 

b). 80% of the Total Registration Fee for cancellation after Dec. 1st, 2013 

4. During training, BGI holds no liability for accidental injury, damage to property, etc. 

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