NGS Assembly Course
Topics of this course are genome and transcriptome denovo assembly.
Course consists of lectures and hands on exercises. Used tools include Velvet, Trinity, Oases, SOAPdenovo, Minimo (AMOS).
Participants should have basic skills of Linux since all tools are based on command line interface.
09:00 Introduction: genome projects, NGS data, denovo assembly methods
10:15 Genome Assembly I (velvet)
13:00 Genome Assembly II (SOAPdenovo)
14:00 Combining Assemblies (amos Minimo)
15:15 RNA-Seq, Transcriptome Assembly (velvet+oases, Trinity)
Material for the exercises
05.09.2012 09:00 - 17:00
Premises of CSC at Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland.
Panu Somervuo, Metapopulation Research Group & DNA Sequencing and Genomics Lab, University of Helsinki
- 55 euros + VAT (24%) for Finnish academics
- 275 euros + VAT (24%) for others
The fee covers course materials, lunches as well as morning and afternoon coffees
Registration has expired 29.08.2012 12:00
There are 24 seats in the computer classroom. Priority is given to researchers who already have NGS data, or who are planning to start such experiments soon. We also try to offer a place for at least one person from each group. Therefore, please fill in the field asking which group you come from. All the applicants will be informed about the participation by 28.8.2012. If you are unable to come to the course, please remember to cancel your registration!
Course may be cancelled if there are not enough registrations. Participants can cancel their registration at latest three business days before the course without extra costs. Cancellation after that is possible, but the whole course fee will be charged. Bills will be sent to the participants after the course by mail (not by email) or as an electronic bill.
For further information, please contact Eija Korpelainen: eija.korpelainen[at]csc.fi.
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