Bioinformatics Online Workshop 2022

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bioinformatics students

Location: Online

Course dates: 14-25 August 2022

Application deadline: May 25, 2022

Registration deadline: July 1, 2022

Workshop Instructors: Dr. Sariel Hübner & Dr. Itai Sharon

Dr. Sariel Hübner studies 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 Plant Evolutionary 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 at 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 August 7, 2022. The live sessions will begin on August 14th 2022.

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

Live sessions schedule (Israel time zone GMT+2):

August 14th, Sunday: 4-7pm

August 15th, Monday: 4-7pm

August 16th, Tuesday: 4-7pm

August 17th, Wednesday, 4-7pm

August 18th, Thursday, 4-7pm

August 21th, Sunday, 4-7pm

August 22th, Monday, 4-7pm

August 23th, Tuesday, 4-7pm

August 24th, Wednesday, 4-7pm

August 25th, Thursday, 4-8pm


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

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


Application instructions

To apply, please fill out the application form. No fees are due until you are accepted to the workshop:



Registration Fee (non-refundable)$20 USD
Students and Postdocs$430 USD
Industry / Other$830 USD


Cancellation policy

Cancellation of participation until July 14th– 100% refund, (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation between July 14th - August 7th– 50% refund (less bank transfer/credit card fees and application fees)

Cancellation of participation after August 7th – no refund.

Please note that the cancellation notice should be submitted in writing to [email protected] and approved by email by the workshop team.

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

*Opening of the workshop is subject to a minimum number of participants.

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