3-day Offline Hands-on Workshop on
Introductory Genomics, Statistics and NGS Data Analysis”
2 – 4 November 2023

Organised by the Bio-IT Centre at IBAB, Bengaluru

The themes of the workshop include:

  • Introduction to types of Genomics Data, Databases and Bioinformatics tools
  • Introduction to UNIX and statistical programming in R
  • Hands-on training in the usage of UNIX commands and working in the Bioconductor R environment
  • Introduction to NGS technologies and NGS data analysis pipelines
  • Bacterial genome assembly pipelines (de novo and reference-based) followed by gene annotation

Target Audience:

The course is aimed at students, researchers, and technicians who wish to include genomics and NGS data analysis in their work but may not have sufficient training in/awareness of the required workflows. Ph.D. scholars/postdoctoral fellows/JRFs/faculty involved in pure experimental biological research are encouraged to apply. The course will also be beneficial to those pursuing M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Microbiology/Biosciences who may be interested in transitioning to NGS/bioinformatics-focused opportunities in academia or industry. Teachers from undergraduate and postgraduate teaching institutions and research institutes across Karnataka are especially encouraged to apply. Minimal eligibility is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.

Only 30 candidates will be selected for this workshop on a first-come basis.

Certificates will be provided upon successful completion of the workshop.

To register, visit: https://bit.ly/2023Nov2-4_Workshop

Registration Fees (inclusive of GST):

The fees listed below are only for those studying/working in India. If you are studying/working abroad, please email workshops@ibab.ac.in for payment details. The fees cover workshop fees as well as IBAB campus accommodation (sharing basis) and food fees for the duration of the workshop.

Bachelor’s studentsINR 4,000
Master’s studentsINR 5,000
Research students (PhD, JRF, SRF, PA) and TechniciansINR 6,000
Postdoctoral fellows, Faculty, and LecturersINR 8,000
Industrial applicantsINR 12,000

Registration deadline is 27th October 2023.

About Bio-IT Centre:

The Bio-IT Research and Training Centre (Bio-IT Centre) was established at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) in 2010 with support from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeITY), the Government of India, and the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. Bio-IT Centre has a state-of-art sequencing facility with the high-throughput sequencer HiSeq 2500 and several accessory equipments such as a Hi-Scan system for Illumina bead array and microarray-based imaging, Qubit, C-bot, Covaris, Bio-analyzer and Agilent 2200 Tape-station for the processing of DNA and RNA samples, Stratagene Mx 3000 for Real-Time PCR, and 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzer for capillary electrophoresis based sequencing. Bio-IT Centre provides sequencing and analysis services in either collaborative or service mode. The Centre also regularly organizes introductory and advanced bioinformatics and NGS analysis workshops.

About IBAB:

IBAB, located in Electronic City, Bengaluru, is a unique institution engaged in education, research, and entrepreneur-supported programs. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of India’s biotechnology and bioinformatics industries. IBAB offers a unique M.Sc. degree program (with dual specialization in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology), an interdisciplinary Ph.D. research program, and a PostGraduate Diploma Programme (in Big Data Biology). The institute has strong research programs in various disciplines such as Cancer Biology, Infectious Disease Biology, Synthetic Biology, Molecular Parasitology, Microbial Genomics, Structural Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, and Drug Discovery and Mathematical Biology.This is evident by the educational qualification, peer-reviewed publications, academic and industrial collaborations, and teaching experience of well-trained faculty members. The institute has excellent infrastructure and a vibrant environment conducive to cutting-edge research. For more information, please visit https://www.ibab.ac.in/.

With Support From:
DBT-BUILDER Programme, Department of Biotechnology, India