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Variant Identification on NGS Data BIOINFORMATICS

This course gives an introduction to the concept of variant and variant analysis on NGS data with background explanation. Variant identification (aka variant calling) is one of the most important applications in genomics, and best practices will be illustrated step-by-step throughout this course. In addition, the training will introduce automated analysis pipelines to identify variants from sequencing data. Participants will learn fundamental analysis in the NGS field through lectures, and be exposed to the current trend and use cases in the precision medicine era.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE This course is intended for students and research professionals from KAUST, and their collaborators from academia and industry. It is designed for, but not limited to, NGS users who want a foundation on variant analysis and interpreta-

tion on NGS datasets. PREREQUISITES • Active Badger account

• Laboratory Safety Training • Hazardous Waste Training • Emergency Incident Preparedness Training Not required but highly recommended: • Introduction to Illumina Sequencing (aka NGS) • Introduction to FastQC and its interpretation MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS 20 DURATION 2.5 hours FREQUENCY Twice yearly

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