BTI Bioinformatics Course 2018


The registration for the sixth BTI Bioinformatics Course is now open for members from the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research who are taking the course for the first time. The course will start on March 13th and there will be a two hours session every Tuesday 10AM-12PM in the BTI Atrium. The program of the course will cover the introduction to basic languages used in bioinformatics, as UNIX and R, basic NGS data analysis, such as processing, mapping and assembling, and its applications to RNASeq.


Subject Date Presenter
UNIX Command-Line Intro I 3/13 Lukas
UNIX Command-Line Intro II 3/20 Prashant
Sequencing and Quality Control 3/27 Surya
NGS and RNA-seq 4/3 Fei
Mapping NGS Data 4/10 Naama
SNP calling from NGS data 4/17 Suzy
Introduction to R / Basic R Graphs 4/24 Alex
Differential expression with edgeR 5/1 Titima
QTL-GWAS 5/8 Guillaume

The maximum capacity for this course will be 20 seats. Please register as soon as possible.


There is still time to modify some classes, so if you have any suggestions about bioinformatics topics we could include, add them to the Comment area.

The registration for the course is currently closed, but will open soon.