Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Advanced Course in next generation sequencing

Dates & Venue
July 06 - 17
Departament of Biology, University of Minho
The course will take place at School of Sciences Auditorium, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar.
The course aims to provide and introduction to next generation sequencing technologies and their actual and potential applications in environmental studies, and particularly in environmental monitoring.

1 . Introduction to next generation sequencing; Historical background about sequencing technologies; Emergence of NGS and impact in current and foreseen environmental applications.
2 . NGS technologies (e.g.: Roche 454; Solexa/Illumina; SOLID; IonTorrent; rd generation sequencing (single molecule)).
3. Downstream data analyses and annotation: databases, pipelines and validation.
4. Metagenomics and other meta-approaches
5. Environmental barcoding
6. Case-studies

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