Next generation sequencing data anlysis

Bioinformatics Online Workshop 2021

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bioinformatics students

Course dates: 1-12 August 2021

Application deadline: July 15, 2021

 Faculty: Dr. Sariel Hübner & Dr. Itai Sharon

Dr. Sariel Hübner's 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 workshop materials will be available online from July 26, 2021. The live sessions will begin on August 2nd 2020.

The workshop will include the following topics:

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

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

Live sessions schedule (Israel timezone GMT+2):

August 1th, Sunday: 4-6pm

August 2nd, Monday: 4-7pm

August 3rd, Tuesday: 4-8pm

August 4th, Wednesday, 4-7pm

August 5th, Thursday, 4-7pm

August 8th, Sunday, 4-7pm

August 9th, Monday, 4-7pm

August 10, Tuesday, 4-7pm

August 11, Wednesday, 4-7pm

August 12, Thursday, 4-8pm


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. No fees are due until you are accepted into the workshop.

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Application Fee (nonrefundable)$20 USD
Students and postdocs$250 USD
Industry / Other$400 USD

 Cancellation policy

Cancellation of participation until July 25 – 100% refund, (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation between July 25-July 30 – 50% refund (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation after August 1st – no refund.

Please note that the cancellation notice should be submitted in writing to 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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