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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

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.

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

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