BTI Bioinformatics Course 2017


The registration for the fifth 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 14th 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 3/14 Noe
UNIX Command-Line Intro II 3/21 Prashant
Sequencing and Quality Control 3/28 Surya
NGS and RNA-seq 4/4 Fei
Mapping NGS Data 4/11 Naama
SNP calling from NGS data 4/18 Suzy
Introduction to R / Basic R Graphs 4/25 Bryan
Differential expression with edgeR 5/2 Titima
QTL-GWAS 5/9 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 closed.