Metagenomics has quickly become one of the most important discovery tools in microbial ecology. In this five-day course, students will get hands on experience in the analysis and treatment of metagenomic data, including preprocessing and quality filtering, data handling and submission to public archives, annotation, statistical analyses, and metagenome assembly.
Date: Sep 15-19, 2014
Target audience: PhD students or researchers in microbial ecology. MSc students can be considered, but need a letter of reference. Basic bioinformatics knowledge is pre requisite.
Program: See course website.
Course website: http://www.nioo.knaw.nl/en/metagenomics-course