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Among other genomic applications, Whole genome sequencing “WGS”, Whole Exome Sequencing “WES” and RNA sequencing are used for the detection of genomic variants. On a genomic scale, variations manifest in the form of Single Nucleotide variants “SNVs”, insertions and deletions “Indels”, copy number variants “CNVs” or chromosomal rearrangements and are generally detected by comparing the sequencing data to a reference. The detection of genetic variations is a major interest in various genomics disciplines applications spanning from ecology and evolution research to Inherited disease discovery/diagnostics and precision oncology.
This 2 days course targets biologists and computational biologists. We will mainly focus on the detection of germline mutations by following the GATK best practices; we will also make use of other tools especially for the annotation part.
This course is intended for life scientists who are already familiar with general concepts of NGS technologies.
At the end of the course participants should be able to:
Knowledge / competencies:
Participants should have knowledge in Next generation sequencing techniques, pre-mapping quality control, filtering and mapping to reference genome. Participants should have a basic understanding of working with command line tools on Linux or Windows-based operating systems. If you do not feel comfortable with UNIX commands, please take our UNIX fundamentals e-learning module.
Participants should bring their own computers and chargers.
The registration fees are 120 CHF for academics and 600 CHF for companies.
Deadline for registration and free-of-charge cancellation is set to April 15. Cancellation after this date will not be reimbursed. Please note that participation to SIB courses is subject to this and other general conditions, available here.
You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation.
Universität Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4 (main building of the University of Bern), classroom 331, 3. OG West.
Day 1 - 9h15 to 17h
Day 2 - 9h15 to 17h
The course will be taught by Walid Gharib
Coordination: Walid Gharib and Patricia Palagi
We will recommend 0.5 ECTS credits for this course (given a passed exam - optional - at the end of the session).
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