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LBRN - 2019 Pine Biotech Summer Bioinformatics Program

LBRN - 2019 Pine Biotech Summer Bioinformatics Program

Event Date: July 1 & 22, August 9, 2019

Deadline: June 27, 2019 (extended)

Location: Remote Sessions

Registration Information

The Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN) is happy to announce registration for the second Summer Bioinformatics Training Program. The Summer Bioinformatics Training Program will focus on transcriptomics data and will support an independent or team project with workshops, online materials and a hackathon. The topics we will cover include finding and evaluating Next Generation Sequencing data, data acquisition, quality control, processing, differential analysis and interpretation. For registration and program schedule information:

Program Sessions

All program sessions will be available remotely. Details will be given to program registrants as the sessions progress:

Date Topic Time
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July 1, 2019 Opening Session 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CST
July 8, 2019 Additional Session 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST
July 29, 2019 (rescheduled from 22nd) Review Session 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CST
(Postponed, Date to be Determined) Hackathon 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CST

After completing the workshop participants will be able to:  
 		1.   Transfer sequencing data onto a server  
 		2.   Perform quality control on raw sequencing data  
 		3.   Pre-process and filter sequencing reads for further analysis  
 		4.   Map sequencing reads to the relevant reference genome  
 		5.   Quantify transcript abundance and estimate transcript expression  
 		6.   Perform statistical analysis to identify differential expression among samples, conditions or treatments  

The entire summer program will be delivered remotely including all sessions and review workshops. The program costs will be covered by LBRN for LBRN PUI campuses for faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students. Limited number of applicants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. All supported registrations subject to approval. Interested parties need to register at the following website as soon as possible.

Registration deadline: June 27, 2019 (extended)


For more information, please contact:

Program Flier

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We look forward to your interest, support will be limited by the number licenses supported by LBRN.