Satellite Banner
Next Gen Sequencing
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>Events>This Event
  Events - November 2013


2013 EMBO Practical Course - Bioinformatics and statistics for large-scale data

17 Nov 2013 - 22 Nov 2013 - Shenzhen, China



Bookmark and Share


2013 EMBO Practical Course Bioinformatics and statistics for large-scale data 


17–22 November 2013 | Yantian District, Shenzhen, China 

ABOUT THE PRACTICAL COURSE
This international advanced course will provide training on bioinformatics and statistics methods for genomic research. It will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from high-throughput sequencing (DNASeq, RNAseq, ChIPseq) experiments and will illustrate how to analyze such data. The course covers both the underlying statistical and algorithmic concepts, and the practice of how to automate and code such analyses using the scripting language R. 

The course will be a mix of lectures and handson training. Practicals will consist of computer exrcises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants. The EMBO Practical course will also teach the basics of the R/Bioconductor environment for statistical-bioinformatic data analysis. 

The course is aimed at PhD students, postdocs and interested faculty. The teaching language will be English. Basic experience in computer programming (writing scripts) is required. 

SPECIFIC TOPIC AREAS INCLUDE

• DNA variant calling 
• differential expression 
• quality control 
• statistical significance tests and multiple testing, pathway enrichment analyses 
• clustering and classification (machine learning) 
• working with genome annotation 
 • using R and Bioconductor 

PROGRAMME
Day one
18:00 Arrival and Registration (Yolanda Zheng)
19:00 Welcome Dinner & Poster Session

Day two
8:40 Registration (Yolanda Zheng)
8:50 Introduction (W. Huber, Doris Yang, Yolanda Zheng)
9:00 Lecture: RNA-Seq, ChiP-Seq, DNA-Seq intro: what are the data analytic challenges? (G. Rustici, W. Huber)
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Lecture: Introduction to R and Bioconductor (M. Morgan)
11:30 Tutorial: Working with sequence data, part I (M. Morgan, W. Huber, G. Rustici)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Practical Session: Working with sequence data. part II (M. Morgan W. Huber, G. Rustici) 16:00 Practical Session: Important concepts and idioms of the R language (Gang Chen)
17:15 Wrap-up, Question and answers
17:30 Tour of BGI
18:30 Dinner & Back to hotel

Day three
 9:00 Lecture: RNA-Seq & differential expression part I (W. Huber)
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Lecture: ChIP-Seq (G. Rustici)
11:30 Lecture: Leveraging Annotation and Data Integration (M. Morgan)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Practical Session: Differential expression with DESeq and DEXSeq
16:45 Wrap-up, Question and answers
17:00 Poster Session
18:30 Dinner & Back to hotel

Day four
09:00 Lecture: Ranges-based computations (M. Morgan)
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Lecture: Elements of Statistics: t-test and linear model (W. Huber)
11:30 Lecture: TBC (G. Rustici)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Practical Session: ChIP-Seq, Ranges, Annotation
16:45 Wrap-up, Question and answers
 17:00 Flashlight talks by participants (4 x 7 min)
 17:30 Dinner & Back to hotel

Day five
09:00 Lecture: RNA-Seq & differential expression part II (W. Huber)
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Lecture: TBC (provisional title: Gene set enrichment methods; M. Morgan)
11:30 Lecture: TBC (provisional title: Pathway analyses; G. Rustici)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Lecture: DNA-variant calling (including plant and animal; Xin Liu)
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Practical Session: DNA-variant calling (Xin Liu)
16:45 Wrap-up, Question and answers
17:00 Flashlight talks by participants (4 x 7 min)
17:30 Dinner & Back to hotel

Day six
09:00 Lecture: High-Quality Data Visualisation (Huber/Rustici)
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Lecture: TBC (provisional title: Methods for reproducible research; M. Morgan)
11:30 Lecture: Basics of Machine Learning (Gang Chen)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Practical Session: Machine Learning (Gang Chen)
17:00 Wrap and Departure

SPEAKERS
Wolfgang Huber EMBL Germany
Simon Anders EMBL Germany
Martin Morgan Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center USA
Gabriella Rustici EMBL-EBL UK
Doris Yang BGI College Shenzhen, China
Xin Liu BGI Shenzhen, China
Gang Chen BGI Shenzhen, China

REGISTRATION
Registration Fee:
Academic: € 400 / RMB 3400 / $520
Students: € 300 / RMB 2550 / $390
Industry: € 500 / RMB 4250 / $650

Register by: 20 September 2013
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING? VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS AND APPLY ONLINE. http://events.embo.org/13-large-scale-data

CONTACT INFORMATION
Yolanda Zheng
External Training Department,
BGI College
Tel :+86 -755-25273851
Email: training@service.genomics.cn
Address:
BGI-Shenzhen,
Beishan Industrial Zone,
Yantian District,
Shenzhen, 518083, China.


Further information
Scientific News
Big Genetics in BC: The American Society for Human Genetics 2016 Meeting
Themes at this year's meeting ranged from the verification, validation, and sharing of data, to the translation of laboratory findings into actionable clinical results.
Accelerating the Detection of Foodborne Bacterial Outbreaks
The speed of diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks could be improved by a new technique developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Antibiotics Discovered While Sifting Through Human Microbiome
Researchers identify genes in a microbe’s genome that produce antibiotic compounds, then synthesize them without the need for bacterial culture.
A Genome-wide View of Human DNA Viruses
In this study, Duplex sequencing was used to accurately analyse the genome-wide rate of spontaneous mutation of human adenovirus C5 (HAdv5).
Peer Review is in Crisis, But Should be Fixed, Not Abolished
After the time to get the science done, peer review has become the slowest step in the process of sharing studies, and some scientists have had enough.
Rare Immunodeficiency Yields Unexpected Insights
Scientists uncover previously unknown gene mutation revealing the role of a key molecule involved in immune cell development.
Cancer Genetics: Key to Diagnosis, Therapy
When applied judiciously, cancer genetics directs caregivers to the right drug at the right time, while sparing patients of unnecessary or harmful treatments.
Illumina Contributes to ClinVar Database
The contribution includes variants of all classifications, from pathogenic to benign, identified during interpretation of whole genome sequences generated in the CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory.
Agilent Presents Early Career Professor Award to Dr. Roeland Verhaak
JAX professor recognized for the development and implementation of workflows for the analysis of big-data from transcriptomics to next generation sequencing approaches.
Integrated Omics Analysis
Studying multi-omics promises to give a more holistic picture of the organism and its place in its ecosystem, however despite the complexities involved those within the field are optimistic.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
4,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!