DESCRIPTION: This intensive, hands-on workshop will use microbiome data as a backdrop to learn R. The workshop will feature morning & afternoon sessions taught by expert faculty and technical assistants. All participants will acquire fundamental computational skills, bioinformatics best practices, exploratory data analysis, and modeling techniques.
WHEN: 22-26 August, 2022 (Morning Sessions: 9:00-12:00 Afternoon Sessions: 13:00-16:00)
WHERE: AHRI Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, 719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa
**REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: No course fee. ½ page letter of intent for course and email of willing recommended. Bring your own laptop.
- UNIX computing
- Introduction to R
- Library prep of human microbiome samples
- Processing raw microbiome data
- Connecting sequencing data and metadata through exploratory data analysis
- Joseph Elsherbini, Harvard Medical School
- Scott Handley, Washington University in St. Louis
- Tulio de Oliviera, University of KwaZulu-Natal
- Douglas Kwon, Harvard Medical School