This is a beginner level workshop series that is hands-on, covering the fundamentals of Unix command line and basic genomic skills for short read sequence data. In this workshop participants will learn how to do quality assessment, read trimming and filtering, data management, and task automation on the high performance computing infrastructure resources from the Digital Research Alliance of Canada (formerly Compute Canada). Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. The workshop will cover a variant calling pipeline and participants will learn skills that will be broadly applicable to other genomics tasks.
You do not need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.
You do need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages.
This workshop will take place on:
Tuesday, April 19th, 12:00 - 4:00pm (Atlantic)
Thursday, April 21st, 12:00 - 4:00pm
Friday, April 22nd, 12:00 - 4:00pm
Joining instructions will be provided prior to the first session.
Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail)
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