HU CFAR Workshop on Metagenomics and Transciptomics

Date: 

Friday, September 19, 2014 (All day)

Location: 

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

Workshop Links and Resources:
http://evomics.org/workshops/hu-cfar-workshop-on-metagenomics-and-transcriptomics/

In response to the number one training need identified by the HU CFAR Community, we will be sponsoring a week-long workshop focused exclusively on computational biology.  This intensive, hands-on course will feature morning and afternoon sessions taught by expert faculty and technical assistants from the Broad, Ragon Institute, Harvard School of Public Health and Washington University, St. Louis.  All participants will acquire fundamental computational skills, appropriate study design, data interpretation, and overall literacy in bioinformatics. 

When:
Monday, September 15 - Friday, September 19
Morning Sessions 9:00 - 12:00 | Afternoon Sessions 2:00 - 5:00

Fee:
There is a $300 registration fee to offset the costs of providing this 5 day workshop.  Breakfast, lunch, and access to Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure are included.  A networking reception will be held for all participants who complete the workshop.

Registration Link:
We are at capacity and no longer taking registrations for this event. Thank you. 

Where:
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Program Overview:

Monday

Introduction and Fundamentals

Faculty Member

Institutional Affiliation

AM

Genomics Study Design

Mike Zody

New York Genome Center

PM

Laboratory and Unix Intro

Scott Handley

Washington University School of Medicine

Tuesday

Metagenomics

AM

Introduction to Metagenomics

Eric Franzosa and Galeb Abu-Ali

Huttenhower Laboratory, Harvard School of Public Health

PM

Metagenomics Laboratory

Eric Franzosa and Galeb Abu-Ali

Huttenhower Laboratory, Harvard School of Public Health

Wednesday

Amplicon Sequencing | Microbial Ecology

AM

Introduction to Amplicon Sequencing and Microbial Ecology

Daniel McDonald

Knight Lab, BioFrontiers, Boulder, CO

PM

QIIME Laboratory

Daniel McDonald

Knight Lab, BioFrontiers, Boulder, CO

Thursday

Fundamentals and catching up

AM

Introduction to R

Staff

PM

Metagenomics Open Lab

Everyone

Friday

Transcriptomics

AM

Transcriptomics Lecture

Manuel Garber

University of Massachusetts, Medical School

PM

Transcriptomics Laboratory

Manuel Garber

University of Massachusetts, Medical School

Co-sponsored by The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

See also: Symposia