Register Now: Workshop on Microbial Genome Sequencing

Date: 

Mon - Fri, Dec 12 to Dec 16, 9:00am - 4:00pm

See also: Symposia

Location: 

The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at HMS, Rotunda Room 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115

WORKSHOP on MICROBIAL GENOME SEQUENCING

The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research; the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard; and the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at MGH presents a week-long workshop focused exclusively on approaches to microbial genome sequencing of bacteria and viruses. 

WHEN
Monday, December 12 - Friday, December 16
Morning Sessions 9:00 - 12:00 | Afternoon Sessions 1:00 - 4:00

FEE
A registration fee of $350 is required.  Breakfast, lunch, and access to Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure are included.  A networking social event will be held for all participants who complete the workshop.

REGISTRATION LINK 
https://www.events.harvard.edu/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x459820de4d
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WHERE
The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Rotunda Room
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
This course will feature morning and afternoon sessions taught by expert faculty and technical assistants.  All participants will acquire skills in fundamental computational methods, study design, data interpretation, and overall literacy in bioinformatic analysis useful for the analysis of microbial genome data. 

(NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCED REQUIRED)

 
12-Dec
MondayTopic
 
AM
Jennifer Gardy "Microbial Genomics in Public Health"
 
PM
Scott Handley and Sophie Shaw "Course Intro", "UNIX"
13-Dec
Tuesday 
 
AM
Yonatan Grad "Bacterial Genomics" 
 
PM
TBD "Bacterial Genomics Lab"
14-Dec
Wednesday 
 
AM
Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond "Viral Genomics and Genome Evolution in HIV" 
 
PM
Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond "Viral Genomics / Evolution lab"
15-Dec
Thursday 
 
AM
A. Murat Eren "Genomes from Metagenomes / Oligotyping" 
 
PM
A. Murat Eren Lab 
16-Dec
Friday 
 
AM
Yoshiki Vazquez Baeza - 16S Metagenomics
 
PM
Yoshiki Vazquez Baeza - QIIME lab
 
 Presented by the
Harvard University Center for AIDS Research
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at MGH