Introduction to the analysis of NGS data, online

Introduction to the analysis of NGS data, online



Start date:

19 March 2021

19 March 2021
26 March 2021
02 April 2021

General context

This course consists of online videos, live sessions on youtube and 1 online Q&A session. 

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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9h30 - live session on quality control

13h - live session on quality control

9h30 - live session on mapping

13h - live session on mapping

10h - Q&A session