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Next-generation sequencing webinar (topic TBC)

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Short read DNA sequencing alignment and visualization

Data generated from high throughput DNA sequencing technology can be used for many diverse applications, such as variant calling or enrichment detection from a pool of sequenced DNA. A key part of many pipelines where a reference genome exists (e.g. human or model organisms) is mapping the short sequences back to the reference genome. In this webinar, I will walk through the process of mapping and visualizing reads from diverse datasets including ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq, which can provide insight into the transcriptional regulation of genes. Following-along this webinar may be possible for experienced users, although in order to cover the material I will be proceeding at a fast pace. To enable follow-up learning and self-paced exploration after the webinar, I will deposit functional scripts and example datasets on the Cedar compute cluster.

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  • Phillip Richmond, PhD Candidate, Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, University of British Columbia


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  • Click the green "Register' button on this page to register for this event. All registrants will be emailed the connection instructions for this webinar.

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