Bioinformatics Workshop

Course dates: 11-15 August 2019

Location: Tel-Hai College, Upper Galilee, Israel

Application deadline: May 19, 2019

 

 Faculty: Dr. Sariel Hübner & Dr. Itai Sharon

     

Dr. Sariel Hübner research focuses on the evolutionary genomics of various crop species and their wild relatives.

Dr. Hübner is a faculty member in the Department of Biotechnology at Tel-Hai College and the head of the Quantitative and Population Genomics lab at MIGAL - Galilee Research Institute.  

       

Dr. Itai Sharon studies the microbiome of humans, flowers and plants using metagenomics and other environmental data.

Dr. Sharon is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science in Tel-Hai College and is the head of the Computational Microbiology lab at MIGAL - Galilee Research Institute.   

 

 Workshop Overview

Tel-Hai College and MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute are offering a unique workshop in bioinformatics. Participants will gain practical experience in NGS analysis and theory, statistical and analytical approaches and hands-on practice using a variety of tools. The 5-day workshop will include the following topics:

  • Day 1: Introduction to next-generation sequencing data analysis, Linux command line
  • Day 2: Cleaning and trimming raw data, introduction to alignment algorithms and tools
  • Day 3: Transcriptome and genome assembly, Expression profiling and statistics
  • Day 4: Gene annotation
  • Day 5: Genome-wide association mapping, variant calling and processing, phylogenetic analysis and inferences

The workshop will also include a field trip in northern Israel, and two social events.

Students can obtain two credit points subject to the home institution approval.

 

 Eligibility

The workshop is intended for graduate students, postdocs, research scientists and industry representatives.
* The course will be taught in English.

  Application instructions

To apply, please fill the application form. We will notify your acceptance status by the end of May. No fees are due until you are accepted into the workshop.

   application form   

 

 Payment

Application Fee (nonrefundable)

$20 USD

Students and postdocs

$400 USD 

Industry / Other

$800 USD 

Housing: limited number of rooms available

135 NIS

(per night/per person, college dormitories)

 

 Cancellation policy

Cancellation of participation up to one month prior to the first day of the workshop – 100% refund, (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation up to two weeks prior to the first day of the workshop – 70% refund (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation less than two weeks prior to the first day of the workshop – no refund.

 

Please note that the cancellation notice should be submitted in writing to bioinfo@m.telhai.ac.il and approved by email by the workshop team.

Registration and payment – relevant link will be sent to the applicants by email.

 

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