Hands-on Online Workshop on “Introductory Genomic and NGS Analysis”
21-23 September 2020

IBAB’s Bio-IT Centre conducted its first fully online, hands-on workshop on “Introductory Genomic and NGS Analysis” between 21-23 September 2020, moderated by Dr. Gaurav Sharma, Dr. R. Srivatsan and Dr. Shruthi Vembar, and assisted by Bio-IT Project Assistants Ms. Sneha Murthy and Ms. Anitha Bavikatte. 23 participants from diverse academic and industrial backgrounds across India were selected for the workshop. Participants were taught the basics of genomics, LINUX and R programming, NGS technologies, and genome assembly strategies. At the end of the workshop, participants discussed their project requirements and were advised on genomic and NGS analysis strategies that could advance their research. Overall, the workshop progressed smoothly and the feedback obtained showed that the participants were extremely satisfied with their workshop experience.