Date: June 28th, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm (EET)
This RNA-seq workshop is perfect for those interested to get more hands-on practice with bioinformatics or to kick-start a project that has been sitting on the shelf, waiting for the right time. In the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to review and start using the T-BioInfo Bioinformatics platform (t-bio.info).
The platform has dedicated sections to analyze Exome-Seq, RNA-Seq, Metagenomics and other “omics” data types. With a visual and intuitive interface that eliminates the need for coding, any clinician or biologist can prepare complex processing pipelines and deploy powerful machine learning algorithms to extract meaningful insights from large datasets. The approaches tested on this platform can be deployed independently and extended in a familiar environment like Excel or R for post-processing. Here is an example of the T-BioInfo platform in action:
The workshop will address the basics of using the platform for RNA-seq data processing and downstream analysis. We will review bioinformatics concepts relevant to high-throughput data like data processing, exploration, analysis and interpretation. We will primarily focus on RNA seq data like gene/isoform expression, but the same concepts can apply to other types of data.
After a demonstration of the T-BioInfo platform interface and review of methods in the supervised and unsupervised data mining sections, we will discuss free educational resources and our ongoing or planned pilots where students can gain practical experience and get involved in research opportunities. The platform is in public beta and has a research or educational account types available.