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News/UC Davis Courses this September

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The UC Davis Bioinformatics Core is offering a number of courses this month that are of interest to GMOD:

Dates Course Descriptions
Sept 19-20 Cloud Computing The course will cover the basics of cloud computing with a focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS) including account signup, overview of services offered focusing on those key to Bioinformatics, identity and security, creation and customization of machine images, data movement and processing, monitoring, and more.
Sept 21-23 Perl for Bioinformatics The three-day Perl course is designed for beginning and intermediate Perl programmers.
Sept 26-27 Data Analysis and Visualization This course will introduce ways to address the challenge of Big Data using R language tools and Bioconductor packages.
Sept 28-30 Genome Annotation Students will learn how to produce publication quality genome annotations ready for community access, first by using MAKER to create initial automated annotations, and then Apollo to manually refine them.

Go to the UC Davis registration site and click on Start Registration for full information about each course. Space is limited (an NGS analysis course is already full).

Dave Clements


Posted to the GMOD News on 2011/09/09