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Advanced Courses in Life Sciences

1st Edition

Manipulation of NGS Data for Genomic and Population Genetics Analyses

May 14th-17th, 2018, Barcelona (Spain)

Genetics and Genomics

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Manipulation of NGS Data for Genomic and Population Genetics Analyses

LOCATION

Can Carol

C/ Font de la Reina, 5
08786 Capellades, Barcelona (Spain)

How to get there

DATE

May 14th-17th, 2018

LANGUAGE

English

COURSE LENGTH & ECTS

26 hours on-site.

This course is equivalent to 1 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) at the Life Science Zurich Graduate School.

The recognition of ECTS by other institutions depends on each university or school.

PLACES

Places are limited to 15 participants and will be occupied by strict registration order.

Participants who have completed the course will receive a certificate at the end of it.

Instructors

François Sabot instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. François Sabot
Institute of Research for Development
France

Christine Tranchant-Dubreuil instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Christine Tranchant-Dubreuil
Institute of Research for Development
France

Coordinators

Ana Rosa Gómez-Cano coordinator at Transmitting Science

Dr. Ana Rosa Gómez-Cano
Transmitting Science
Spain

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno instructor at Transmitting Science

Dr. Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno
Transmitting Science
Spain

Requirements

Graduate or postgraduate degree in Biomedical or Life Sciences. All participants must bring their own personal laptop with the following software installed: Putty (Windows only), Filezilla and Komodo Edit.

Program

Monday, May 14th, 2018.

  • Introduction to NGS sequencing platforms.
  • Introduction to basic command lines.
  • Basic raw data manipulations (counting sequences, listing files).


Tuesday, May 15th, 2018.

  • Raw data QC & Cleaning.
  • Introduction to TOGGLe, a NGS pipeline framework.
  • Mapping: principle, tools, execution.
  • Mapping: cleaning, data control, realigning, duplicates marking.

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018.

  • SNP calling: raw calling, cleaning calling, filtering.
  • VCF manipulations: filtering on MAF, heterozygosity…
  • Impact of SNPs on genes.
  • Population genomics using sNMF.


Thursday, May 17th, 2018.

  • Context-based analyses.
  • Piping large scale analyses for multiple samples using TOGGLe.
  • Testing new tools and different conditions to answer different biological questions.
  • Questions.

Fees

  • Course Fee
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  • Early bird (until February 28th, 2018):
  • 580
  • Regular (after February 28th, 2018):
  • 725
  • This includes course material, coffee breaks and lunches (VAT included).
  • Course Fee + Accommodation Package
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  • Early bird (until February 28th, 2018):
  • 580 + 270 = 850
  • Regular (after February 28th, 2018):
  • 725 + 270 = 995
  • This includes course material, coffee breaks, transportation from and to Barcelona city, accommodation from Sunday to Thursday, breakfasts, lunches and dinners (VAT included).

We offer the possibility of paying in two instalments (contact the course coordinators). Discounts (see Funding below) are not cumulative and apply only on the fee, not to Accommodation Package or other options.

Accommodation

Accommodation Package

If you take the Accommodation Package you will be hosted in the Rural House Can Carol, in single-sex shared dormitories (2 – 4 people) with common bathrooms.

A supplemental charge will be added if you prefer to stay in a single room with private bathroom. The number of rooms is limited and if you prefer to have a single room, let us know it as soon as possible. If you want more information on this please contact the course coordinators.

Accommodation is included from Sunday (check-in) to Thursday (check-out). Breakfast, lunch and dinner are also provided during the week, starting from the dinner of Sunday to lunch of Thursday (included).

Other accommodation options

If you do not want the Accommodation Package, accommodation is available in places other than Can Carol: Where to stay near the Venue.

Rural House Can Carol

Rural House Can Carol (Capellades, Barcelona, Spain)

Rural House Can Carol

Rural House Can Carol (Capellades, Barcelona, Spain)

Rural House Can Carol

Rural House Can Carol (Capellades, Barcelona, Spain)

Schedule

Course Schedule
  • Monday to Thursday:
    • 9:30 to 13:30 Lessons.
    • 13:30 to 14:30 Lunch (included).
    • 14:30 to 17:00 Lessons.
Accommodation Package Schedule
  • Sunday:
    • 19:00 Meeting point in Plaza Catalunya (Barcelona) to take the bus to Els Hostalets de Pierola. If you are planning to arrive later, you can find more information in How to get there.
    • 20:00 Registration in the Hotel.
    • 20:30 Dinner.
  • Monday to Wednesday:
    • 8:30 to 9:00 Breakfast.
    • 20:30 Dinner.
  • Thursday:
    • 8:30 to 9:00 Breakfast.
    • 17:30 Meeting point in the Hotel to take the bus to Barcelona city.
    • 19:00 Arrival at Plaza Catalunya (Barcelona).

The schedule is approximate; it is possible that the content of one day may run into the next and a working day may be longer than advertised.

Funding

Discounts

Former participants will have a 5 % discount on the Course Fee.

Furthermore, a 20 % discount on the Course Fee is offered for members of some organizations (Organizations with discount). If you want to apply to this discount please indicate it in the Registration form (proof will be asked later).

Spanish unemployed scientists, as well as Spanish PhD students without any grant or scholarship to develop their PhD, could benefit from a 40 % discount on the Course Fee. If you want to ask for this discount, please contact the course coordinators. That would apply for a maximum of 1 place and it will be covered by strict inscription order.

Discounts are not cumulative and apply only on the fee, not to Accommodation Package or other options.

Organizers

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Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) Logo

Collaborators

Colegio Oficial de Biólogos de Castilla y León Logo
Colegio Oficial de Biólogos de Euskadi Logo
Colexio Oficial de Biólogos de Galicia Logo
Col·legi Oficial de Biòlegs de la Comunitat Valenciana Logo

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