Module Overview

While sequencing has historically been carried out to determine the sequence of genes and genomes, modern high-throughput methods have extended its reach such that it is core to many common experimental methods i.e. transcriptomics, analysis of DNA interactions, genome conformation etc. This module introduces the developement of modern sequencing technology, the capabilities of different instrument and library types, data formats, quality assessment and read trimming.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the benefits of different types of sequence
  • Understand sequence base quality
  • Understand sequence file formats
  • Carry out quality assessment of sequence data
  • Carry out quality trimming of sequence data

Prerequisite Modules/Knowledge

  • Introduction to Linux
  • The HPC Cluster

Course Schedule

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