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Mini-Course ESAM 495a: An Introduction to RNA Sequencing Analysis

Mini-Course ESAM 495a: An Introduction to RNA Sequencing Analysis

Curious about RNA sequencing?
This course will give an introduction to the theory and practice of analyzing high-throughput RNA sequencing. Through lectures and hands-on exercises, it will cover:

  1. The format of/working with raw sequencing data
  2. Aligning reads to a reference genome
  3. The format of/working with aligned SAM/BAM files
  4. Different ways to perform read-based gene counting
  5. How to visually explore reads and read counts; variance shrinkage and principal components
  6. The theory of/doing differential expression analysis

April 8 – May 1st, 2019, Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 – 10:20 a.m.

SPACE IS LIMITED
For credit, register in CAESAR
To audit, sign up by April 5, 2019 at http://bit.ly/esam495a

Questions? Visit the course website: http://people.esam.northwestern.edu/~kath/495a  
Or contact William Kath, kath@northwestern.edu

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