Introduction to the analysis of NGS data, autumn session

Introduction to the analysis of NGS data, autumn session



Start date:

15 September 2020

15 September 2020
22 September 2020
29 September 2020

General context

This course consists of online videos, live sessions on youtube and 2 online exercise sessions. 

This training is an introduction to 'Bulk RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression', Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis', and 'Hands on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis'. If you want to follow one of these trainings and you have no experience with NGS data you should follow this introduction first. 


This training is an introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data. This training is intended for newbies to the field and will teach them all background knowledge required to successfully complete the advanced NGS analysis trainings. To this end the training will give an overview of:
- The Illumina platform
- NGS data formats and file handling
- Quality control of NGS data
- Mapping of NGS data
- Supporting IT: Galaxy and GenePattern platform

Course materials
Extra information
  • This course is free.
  • Note that upon no show without valid justification you will be blacklisted for the VIB training program for 1 year. Click here for more information.


Janick Mathys

VIB Bioinformatics Core training coordinator

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10h - Q&A on Illumina platform, data formats, quality control

9h30-11h30 live session on mapping NGS data

12h-13h30 live session on mapping DNASeq reads

14h-17h live session on mapping RNASeq reads

10h - Q&A on mapping NGS data