IBAB Hands-on-Workshop on Basics of Next Generation Sequencing | 24-28 September 2018.

Hands-on-Workshop on Basics of Next Generation Sequencing
IBAB is organising a hands-on workshop on Basics of Next Generation Sequencing from the 24th to 28th September 2018. The course is aimed at imparting basic molecular biology and computational techniques employed in Next Generation Sequencing.

  • DNA/RNA isolation from cells and body fluids
  • PCR
  • Basic Library preparation techniques for Next Generation Sequencing
  • Computational tools for Genomics and Next Generation Sequencing
  • Basics of Linux Operating System
  • ‘R’ programming for Genomic Data Analysis
The workshop will comprise didactic and research talks by eminent faculty in the area of genomics.
Target Participants
This course is aimed at students pursuing B.Sc./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Biosciences/ Bioinformatics who wish to employ genomic approaches in their work. Teachers from undergraduate and postgraduate teaching institutions and research institutes across the state of Karnataka are also encouraged to apply to the workshop.
Course Fee: Rs.4000-/-  for students and Rs. 8000 -/- for faculty applicants payable by a DD in favour of Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology payable at Bangalore or through bank transfer to
Name of the Account:         Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
Account No:                          004705001585
Name of the Bank:               ICICI Bank
Type of Account:                  Current
IFSC Code:                            ICIC0000047
Please mention your first name in the comments section of NEFT.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be provided in the IBAB Hostel, for all the participants. The course fee covers accommodation and food.
Application Procedure:  Interested participants may apply to Dr. Sreekanth Reddy at sequencing@ibab.ac.in with their resume and a one paragraph write-up on how this workshop will be useful to their research.
Deadline for Applications: Applications should reach before 10th September 2018.  Selected candidates will be notified by 12th September 2018, to pay the registration fees.
About Bio-IT Centre
The Bio-IT research and training centre (Bio-IT Centre) has been established at The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) in 2010 with the support from the DeitY, Government of India and the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. Bio-IT Centre has state-of-art sequencing facility with the HiSeq 2500 and accessories such as Qubit, Covaris, Agilent 2200 TapeStation, Stratagene Mx 3000 for next generation sequencing, 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzer for capillary electrophoresis based sequencing, and HiScan for microarray imaging.

About IBAB
IBAB is a unique institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bengaluru. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of the biotechnology and bioinformatics industries in India. IBAB offers a distinctive master degree program with dual specialization in bioinformatics and applied biotechnology and an interdisciplinary PhD program. The institute has strong research programs in various disciplines as evidenced by the publication track record of the Faculty. It has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for advanced research. For more information, please visit www.ibab.ac.in

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