Analysis of DNA Methylation using Sequencing
Organizer: University of Cambridge
Host institution: University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training
Start: Friday, 02 December 2016 @ 09:30
End: Friday, 02 December 2016 @ 17:30
Venue: Craik-Marshall Building
Country: United Kingdom
Postcode: CB2 3AR
Scientific topic: Epigenetics, Data visualisation, BioinformaticsTarget audience:
- Graduate students
- Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge
- Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
This course will cover all aspects of the analysis of DNA methylation using sequencing, including primary analysis, mapping and quality control of BS-Seq data, common pitfalls and complications.
It will also include exploratory analysis of methylation, looking at different methods of quantitation, and a variety of ways of looking more widely at the distribution of methylation over the genome. Finally, the course will look at statistical methods to predict differential methylation.
The course will be comprised of a mixture of theoretical lectures and practicals covering a range of different software packages.
Course materials are available here.
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