Bioinformatics Online Workshop 2021
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.
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.
To apply, please fill the application form. No fees are due until you are accepted into the workshop.
|Application Fee (nonrefundable)||$20 USD|
|Students and postdocs||$250 USD|
|Industry / Other||$400 USD|
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 email@example.com 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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