Bioinformatics course for microbial ecologists – mothur pipeline for data analysis
Time and place:
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland 11.06.2012 to 15.06.2012
Monday 9:00-> ( Lars Paulin, Patrick Schloss, Ari-Matti Saren, Marja Tiirola)
- NGS sequencing technologies
- Characterizing microbial communities and searching databases
- CSC services for NGS data storage and analysis
- Ion Torrent NGS sequencing demonstration
Tuesday (Patrick Schloss)
- Using and searching databases
- R tutorial: Primer on using R
Wednesday (Patrick Schloss)
- Data curation pipeline of mothur
Thursday (Patrick Schloss)
- Microbial community analysis using mothur
Friday (Stefan Bertilsson, Lars Paulin and Marja Tiirola)
- Analysis and annotation of rRNA and protein coding genes, examples
- Presentations by participants
Assistant professor Patrick Schloss/University of Michigan; Professor Stefan Bertilsson/Uppsala
University; Laboratory engineer Lars Paulin/University of Helsinki; Application specialist Ari-Matti Saren/IT
Center for Science (CSC); Academy research fellow Marja Tiirola/University of Jyväskylä.
No course fee for Nordic participants (host institute located in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark or Iceland). NordForsk support covers accommodation between 10.6.-16.6.2012, lunch tickets and coffees, but travels are NOT covered. Participants are presenting their own projects by presentations (10 min) or posters during the course.
Please contactfor further information.
Please register by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 15th 2012. Include information of your affiliation, short CV and brief description of your research topic (all in 1 page), and mark the e-mail subject as “Mothur course application”. Participants (max 24) will be selected by allocating places equally to Nordic countries and work groups, and if needed then finally selecting based on the applications. The course is primarily aimed for PhD students, Post docs and senior scientist, but undergraduate students are accepted if there are free places left.