TDU Training on Next Generation Genomic Technologies (Next Generation sequencing and Bioinformatics) | June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018 ~ helpBIOTECH

11 May 2018

TDU Training on Next Generation Genomic Technologies (Next Generation sequencing and Bioinformatics) | June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Jointly organized by:
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology (TDU)
Bengaluru Genomics Centre (BGC)

Program Directors

Training Theme

  • Recent advancements in DNA sequencing have made enormous contributions to understanding the biology of life forms. Reduced cost and increased speed of DNA sequencing have led to rapid growth of genomics. Functional significance of genomic elements (DNA, RNA, proteins, small molecules and phenotype) are still being unravelled in each organism. This workshop will provide an introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology, platforms, data generation, and data analysis.


  • Training and capitalizing human resources to carry out NGS
  • Carry out high throughput research using genomic tools to foster transdisciplinary dialogues in functional genomics

Past Events

  • Training on Transcriptome Sequencing and Analysis (April, 2018)
  • Training on Whole Genome Sequencing and analysis (March 2018)
  • Refresher course on Multi-omic applications in medicinal plant research (February-March 2018)
  • Training on Next Generation Genomic Technologies (January 2018)
  • National Symposium on Future of Functional Genomics (October 2017)


25th June, 2018 to 30th June, 2018.

Target Audience

Students, faculty and scientists from academia and industry. In addition to Life Sciences, Computer Science, Medicine, Agriculture/Environment Science etc. are encouraged to participate in this event.


This Certificate Course is Transdisciplinary in nature, TDU strongly recommends this module for UG/PG students and Research Scholars

Computer Support

We will provide computers with software installed and high-end server facility for the participants.


Next Generation Genomic Technologies
Day 1Introduction to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Generation Sequencing Technologies
Hands on Session: Sample collection, Storage and transportation, Nucleic acids extraction and visualization
Day 2Hands on Session: PCR Amplification for NGS, Visualization and assessment of PCR amplicons, NGS library preparation and sequencing,
Hands on Session on Bioinformatics: LINUX Command Line and NGS Data File Formats
Day 3Hands on Session on Bioinformatics: Whole genome sequencing (Assembly and Annotation)
Day 4Hands on Session on Bioinformatics: Transcriptome sequencing (Assembly and Annotation)
Day 5Hands on Session on Bioinformatics: 16S rRNA Metagenome sequencing (Reference mapping and Phylogenetic analysis, Population diversity analysis)
Day 6Hands on Session on Bioinformatics: SRA Submission, Genome browser and Database


Last Date for Registration is 10th June 2018 (Limited Seats)
StudentsRs. 9500
PhD ScholarsRs. 12000
Post-doctoralRs. 14000
FacultyRs. 16000
IndustryRs. 20000
International ParticipantsUS$ 700

Payment Modes

Payments are accepted via NEFT and Demand Draft.
The Demand Draft should be in favor of “ITD-HST” and payable at Bengaluru.
Postal Address:
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology,
#74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur via Yelahanka, Bengaluru – 560064
For NEFT, please add “ITD-HST General Fund” as beneficiary.
Account Name: ITD-HST General Fund
Account Number: 0694104000134705
Bank Details: IDBI Bank, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru-560064
IFSC: IBKL0000694, MICR: 560259014
For further details, please refer the brochure as below.
To register, CLICK HERE

Workshop Documents



Accommodation will be available on request on/before 15th June 2018, and charged separately.

Program Co-ordinators

  • Dr. Mohan Kumar, TDU.
  • Mr. Vinay C, BGC.


Centre for Functional Genomics & Bio-informatics
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology, 

74/2, Jarakabande Kaval,
Post Attur via Yelahanka
Bengaluru – 560064
Please write to or call us at +91 9972978966 for any queries.


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