Bioinformatics Short Course: RNA-Seq Data Analysis

Tuesday, May 22-23, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Delaware Biotechnology Institute

This introductory course will prepare participants to analyze high-throughput transcriptomic sequencing (RNA-Seq) data with open-source software packages. Lectures and hands-on exercises will emphasize practical application, walking participants through the process of designing RNA-Seq experiments and analyzing/visualizing resulting data sets. A certificate will be awarded for attending the course.

Agenda (Updated) [pdf]

Topics Covered:

Use of Linux-based Computer Cluster, Experimental Design, Quality Trimming, Reference Mapping, Statistical Analysis, Pathway Analysis

Who Should Attend:

The course is open to all life science researchers and will be taught at a beginner's level. Registration priority will be given to students and staff from Delaware INBRE/EPSCoR partner institutions.

Registration and General Information:

Program fee includes breakfast and lunch for both days. Lecture materials also will be provided.

Course Fee:
For Non-INBRE/EPSCoR Institutions: $500 ($100 Registration + $400 Incremental)
For Delaware INBRE/EPSCoR Partner Institutions: $400 (Incremental Fee)

Participants will be responsible for providing their own laptop.

Registration for this event is closed.


Contact Katie Lakofsky at 302-831-6173 or via email.


Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology • 15 Innovation Way • Newark, DE 19711 • USA
Phone: 302-831-0161 • E-mail:

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