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Joint Workshop by IBAB & BioTecNika

Dear Biotecnikans, this an amazing opportunity to enhance your skills, as a small step towards strengthening your foray into a research career. This is a call for a Hands-on-Workshop on Whole Genome Next Generation Sequencing being organized at IBAB. For all of the details regarding the workshop, the accommodation, application procedure, dates and more, check below:

Hands-on-Workshop on Whole Genome Next Generation Sequencing:

Call for Applications

IBAB in Collaboration with BioTecNika is organizing a hands-on-workshop on whole genome sequencing from the 10th to 12th July 2019. The workshop combines experimental and computational aspects of next-generation sequencing (NGS). The focus is on (1) the preparation of libraries from genomic DNA, with critical discussions and troubleshooting sessions, quantification and quality control of the libraries prepared and (2) current methods, tools, and pipelines to analyze the genome sequencing data.

Target Participants

This course is aimed at researchers, technicians who wish to employ genomic approaches in their work. Ph.D. students/postdoctoral fellows/JRFs/faculty involved in relevant research are eligible to apply. The course is beneficial to students pursuing B.Sc./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Biosciences/ Bioinformatics who wish to employ genomic approaches in their work. Teachers from undergraduate and postgraduate teaching institutions and research institutes across the state of Karnataka are also encouraged to apply to the workshop.

The participants are encouraged to bring their laptops which may be useful for downstream
processing and visualization of the data.

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Course Fee: Rs 9900/- ( Inclusive of GST )


FREE Accommodation will be provided in the IBAB Hostel.

Application Procedure:

Interested participants may apply by paying the fees below and then sending an email to [email protected] with their resume and a one-paragraph write-up on how this workshop will be useful to their research. You can pay the fees below


Deadline to Apply: 8th July 2019

About Bio-IT Centre

The Bio-IT research and training center (Bio-IT Centre) has been established at The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) in 2010 with the support from the DeitY, Government of India and the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. Bio-IT Centre has state-of-art sequencing facility with the HiSeq 2500 and accessories such as Qubit, Covaris, Agilent 2200 TapeStation, Stratagene Mx 3000 for next-generation sequencing, 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzer for capillary electrophoresis based sequencing, and HiScan for microarray imaging.

About IBAB

IBAB is a unique institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bengaluru. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of the biotechnology and bioinformatics industries in India. IBAB offers a distinctive master degree program with dual specialization in bioinformatics and applied for biotechnology and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. The institute has strong research programs in various disciplines as evidenced by the publication track record of the Faculty. It has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for advanced research. For more information, please visit www.ibab.ac.in

About BioTecNika: Biotecnika is India’s most visited BioSciences Portal and has kept its subscribers one step ahead when it comes to learning new technologies and Opportunities in the Biotech Sector. For More info kindly visit www.biotecnika.org

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