IBAB Hands-on-Workshop on NGS Sample Preparation and Data Analysis

IBAB Hands-on-Workshop on NGS Sample Prep & Data Analysis

About Bio-IT Centre:

The Bio-IT research and training centre (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 nextgeneration 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.

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Hands-on-Workshop on NGS sample preparation and data analysis:

18th-20th December 2019: Call for Applications

IBAB is organizing a 3-day hands-on-workshop on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) from
the 18th to 20th December 2019. The workshop combines both experimental and
computational aspects of NGS. The focus is on (1) the preparation of libraries from poly-A
mRNA, with critical discussions and troubleshooting sessions, and quantification and quality
control of the libraries prepared and (2) RNA seq data analysis using ‘R’ tools.

Target Participants:

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

Registration Procedure:

Interested participants may apply to Dr. Sreekanth Reddy at [email protected] with
their resume and a one paragraph write-up on how this workshop will be useful to their
research. Applications should reach by 30th November. Selected candidates will be notified by 3rd December to pay the registration fee. The registration closes on 12th December.

Course Fee (inclusive of GST):

Bachelors/Masters/PhD students should pay Rs. 4000/-, Post doctoral fellows and Lecturers
should pay Rs. 6000/-, Industrial applicants should pay Rs.10,000/-

Payment method:

Transfer the fee amount either by NEFT or IMPS or UPI to
Name of the Account: Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology,
Account No: 004705001585,
Name of the Bank: ICICI Bank,
Type of Account: Current,
IFSC Code: ICIC0000047,
Please mention your first name in the description field of transaction.


Registration fee covers accommodation and food. Accommodation will be provided in the
hostels located within the IBAB campus from 17th to 21st December.

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