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TGAC_SeqAhead: NGS current challenges and data analysis for plant researchers

Hands on course held at TGAC (http://www.tgac.ac.uk/) on Monday 19 to Friday 23 May 2014

What is this workshop about?

The course will combine lectures and led discussions to identify key challenges, opportunities and bottlenecks, with practical session on:

Automated and standardized data analysis for plant species data
Data quality checks
Estimation of reproducibility
Batch effects
Statistical concepts
Importance of standards
Data formats
Data integration

What will I learn?

To discuss and reflect on best practice of experimental design and control for using NGS technologies in their context of addressing biological questions
Identify key challenges, opportunities and bottlenecks
Offering a platform for discussion and exploration of the challenges in plant research with a particular emphasis for agri-bioinformatics