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IGS Microbiome Analysis Workshop
This workshop will provide attendees with in-depth training on analysis of bacterial community sequence data, both whole metagenome shotgun and 16S. Tools for community and functional profiling will be explored. The workshop is hands-on with attendees performing analyses and looking at results.
- Introduction to Linux (Optional)
- Introduction & Metadata coordination
- Sampling considerations
- Sequencing of metagenomics samples
- 16S analysis and hands on exercises using R Studio and dada2
- Cloud computing using AWS
- Whole metagenome sequence analysis and hands on exercise using MetaPhlAn2 & HUMAnN2 via Docker
(order of topics may be subject to change)
The registration fee for this workshop is $500 for general rate, $400 for student rate. This includes breakfast and lunch for the three full days of the workshop.
April 8-11, 2019Register
The workshop will begin in the afternoon of the first day with registration/check-in at 12:30 and actual content starting at 1:00. Instruction will run from 1:00-4:00 the first day and from 9:00-5:00 all subsequent days. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on days 2-4 (the full days). There will be a welcome reception on the evening of the second day from 5:00-6:00.
The course will be held on the University of Maryland Baltimore campus in the Health Sciences Facility, Building 3, at 670 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201 [Google map].
Directions can be found here. Parking is available for $9.00 per day in a garage at the corner of W. Baltimore and Poppleton, this is about 2 blocks from our building. Street parking is available.
The closest airport is Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Other airports in the region (1 - 1.5 hours away) are Dulles and Reagan National.
There are several hotels within easy walking distance to our location at 670 W. Baltimore St. Here are a couple of suggestions that previous attendees have been happy with:
Please send any questions to Michelle Giglio (mgiglio AT som.umaryland.edu)