Introduction to the analysis of NGS data


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

- Assembly and mapping of NGS data

- Supporting IT: Galaxy and GenePattern platform


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


9h30 - 12h00    The Illumina platform, applications  and data formats

13h00 - 17h00  Quality control + exercises 
                              Mapping + exercises
Organised by the VIB Bioinformatics Core​



11 January 2019, from 9h30 to 17h00


Park Inn by Radisson Leuven
Martelarenlaan 36
3010 Leuven


Janick Mathys

Training material:

Registration start date:

29 October 2018 (12:00)

Registration end date:

28 December 2018