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Clinical Genome Informatics Course

The field of Life Sciences is continuously evolving with new tools and techniques coming into the picture. In recent years Bioinformatics has seen exponential growth and has become an essential part of every Biological project. Therefore, having an understanding of various Bioinformatics tools, techniques and methods has also become pretty important to every person working in the Life Sciences domain. With this view in mind, we have developed a training program in Clinical Genome Informatics with a focus on the analysis of DNA Sequencing data. Participants will learn different methods, tools, and techniques to analyse Whole Genome/Whole Exome sequencing data and will be able to apply these techniques in their research and career. The focus areas include personalized genomics, precision medicine, and cancer genomics.

We have designed these courses, especially for those willing to pursue their careers in Bioinformatics and Genomics. 

Topics Covered

  • Bioinformatics and Genomics databases
  • Sequence Analysis methods
  • Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting
  • Programming in Python
  • Variant Calling Analysis
  • Variant Annotation and Interpretation
  • Pipeline Development and Introduction to Workflow Management Tools – Github, Conda, Docker

Program features

  • Detailed discussions on all important topics
  • Demonstration of software usage with relevant examples
  • Online and Offline Courses with industry-relevant case study
  • Post training access to reference material
  • Support for technical queries during and after the course
  • Industry-recognized certification

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The training program is divided in two modules. The first module will help understand key concepts in Bioinformatics and Python Programming. Second module will cover the entire NGS data analysis workflow to analyze WGS/WES datasets. At the end of the training, participants will be given a project where they can apply their knowledge and carry out the analysis on their own. For detailed topics covered in the program, please download course manual from the above link. 

Module 1: Setting up the Base

  • Bioinformatics Databases
  • Sequence Analysis – Pairwise sequence alignment and BLAST
  • Multiple Sequence Alignment
  • Molecular Phylogenetics
  • Gene Prediction
  • Python Programming
  • Linux Essentials

Module 2: Working with Omics Data

  • Sequencing Technologies and Terminologies
  • NGS Data Analysis workflow and Different file formats
  • Tools and their usage on Linux command line
  • QC and Visualization of the sequencing data
  • Germline and Somatic Variant Analysis
  • Variant annotation and interpretation
  • Pipeline development and hosting on GitHub

The batch for this program starts on 1st November. Interested participants can register for the course after making the payment of the registration fee. Payment can be made in instalments. Please contact us at training@genespectrum.co.in or +91 7021386045 for further information related to payment instalments. 

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