The course will start with an overview of current NGS technologies and directions in which these are currently progressing. Methods for assembling genomes from NGS data using either a reference genome or de novo assembly will be presented together with some emphasis on assessing NGS data quality (Quality control, accuracy of base calling). The course will then offer an overview of the range of biological/biomedical questions that these new types of data can help to address. This includes:
To allow hands-on data analysis training, the course includes the following computer exercises, which can be completed using either your own or example data:
Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.
3 years study of molecular biology, biology, mathematics, or computer science.
Exchange students: nomination from your home university
Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency
You can read more about admission here.