A QUB and CLIMB joint workshop
A one-day workshop, including an introduction to the command line and cloud computing plus bacterial genome and metagenome analysis.
Suitable for academic and clinical microbiologists.
25 October 2018 – 9:30am – 5:30pm
Queen’s University Belfast, Medical Biology Building, 97 -Lisburn Rd, Teaching Room 1
Attendance is free, but online registration on Eventbrite required.
An introduction to Unix, the command line and cloud computing on CLIMB
Mark Pallen, Quadram Institute, Norwich
9.45 Talk: Why bioinformatics? The hows and whys of UNIX?
10.15 Hands-on Session 1a: Launching a virtual machine, logging on, looking around
10.45 Coffee break
11.00 Hands-on Session 1b: Getting used to Unix
Genomic analysis of clinical microbiological samples
Tom Connor, University of Cardiff, Quadram Institute, Norwich
12.00 Talk: Genomics for clinical microbiologists
12.30 Hands-on Session 2a: Sequence QC
13.30 Talk: Types of question genomics can answer for clinical microbiologists
13.45 Hands-on Session 2b: Characterisation of clinical microbial samples using genomics
15.00 Coffee break
Metagenomic analysis of clinical samples using kraken
Andrew Millard, University of Leicester
15.30 Talk: What clinical microbiologists can learn from metagenomes
16.00 Hands-on Session 3: Using Kraken