Genetic Diseases - genome-wide association and exome sequencing studies
Lausanne, 7-10 April 2014
Participants will learn about the genome-wide analysis of variation including GWAS, next generation sequencing (NGS) and how to identify and interpret variants in exomes. The fourth day of the course will introduce techniques to extend GWAS using NGS data, and how to analyse cancer exomes.
After four days of lectures and practical exercises, participants should have a clear understanding of genome variation, how to perform GWAS and exome analyses, and how to apply these techniques in translational research.
Skill requirements: Participants should have a good understanding of command-line UNIX (UNIX Fundamentals self-learning module) in order to perform the practical exercises.
Material requirements: A WiFi-equipped laptop with 3-4GB of RAM, 60GB free hard-disk space You will be given virtual machine images with all softwares and packages needed for this course.
Application is now closed. Please note that priority has been given to PhD students members of the Staromics doctoral program.
Deadline for registration and cancellation is set to the 28th of March 2014.