3-days Hands-on Workshop on “NGS library preparation (WGS and RNA-seq)”

July 12-14, 2022

The Bio-IT Centre at IBAB is organizing a three-days Hands-on Workshop on “NGS library preparation (WGS and RNA-seq)” during July 12-14, 2022. This workshop will provide hands-on training in RNA and DNA isolation, qualitative and quantitative analysis, library preparation for RNA and whole genome sequencing, profiling of DNA and RNA libraries using tapestation and an introduction to NGS sequencing platforms.

Target Audience:

The course is aimed at students, researchers, and technicians who wish to employ NGS sequencing approaches in their work but may not have sufficient training in/awareness of library preparation, a critical step in data analysis. Ph.D. scholars/postdoctoral fellows/JRFs/faculty involved in pure experimental biological research are encouraged to apply. The course will also benefit those pursuing M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Microbiology/Biosciences who may be interested in transitioning to molecular biology/ bioinformatics-focused opportunities in academia or industry. Teachers from undergraduate and postgraduate teaching institutions and research institutes across Karnataka are highly encouraged to apply. Please note that minimal eligibility is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.

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

Registration Fee (inclusive of GST): These fees are only for those working in India. If you are working abroad, please email careers_bioit@ibab.ac.in for payment details.

Bachelor studentsINR 3000
Masters studentsINR 5000
Research students (PA, Ph.D., etc.) and TechniciansINR 6000
Postdoctoral fellows, Faculty, and LecturersINR 8000
Industrial applicantsINR 15,000


Registration fees must be paid as per the candidate’s qualification. If the education details and amount paid by any candidate are not matching, the registration will stand canceled and there will be no refund provided.

Registration Procedure:

Interested participants should register for this workshop by filling up this google form. You will be asked to upload your resume, a recent photo, and a write-up (minimum 100 words) on how this workshop will be helpful for your research and career development. Once Twenty-five seats are filled, the registration will be closed. The participants must submit the registration fees before registering themselves. The registration deadline is 25th June 2022.

Selected participants will be notified within a few days after your registration so that you can arrange your travel plans.

Registration Link:

You can register using this Google Form: https://forms.gle/ir4KpfVHVh2QY8bN9


IBAB Experimental Biology Lab

Travel and hostel accommodation:

To participate in the workshop, all participants should come to IBAB one day before. A hostel facility will be provided to all participants on a sharing basis at a minimum rate. Participants will take care of their travel; the institute will not provide any financial support.

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 Post Graduate 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 experienceof 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/.