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Analysing the microbiome

When: Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Where: Parktown Health Sciences Campus
Start time:14:00
Enquiries:

sbimb@wits.ac.za 

Analysing the microbiome short course 29-31 March 2017


The development of next generation sequencing technology has led to rapid advances in microbiome study. The Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience and the Pan-African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa will offer a short-course on the bioinformatics of analysing the microbiome. The course will give an overview of conducting a microbiome study, present some of the most important techniques, and will include hands-on use of key tools. The course will cover analysis both using both 16S RNA gene sequences and shotgun sequencing.

Lecturers: 
Ami Bhatt, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Stanford University Gerrit Botha, Computational Biology Division, University of Cape Town

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