Course Details

  • Date: November 5th, 2018 - November 5th, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Bldg 10: FAES Classroom 3 (B1C207)
  • Presenter(s): Peter FitzGerald (GAU)
  • Course Number: 1010

This introductory lecture will provide an overview of RNA-Seq technology, its various application and shortcomings, as well as detailing the steps involved in analyzing the resulting data.
The specific topics covered include:

  1. What is RNASeq ?
  2. What can it be used for ?
  3. Sequencing platforms
  4. Quality Control steps
  5. Experimental Design
  6. Data Analysis Workflows
  7. Identifying differentially expressed genes
  8. Discussion of relevant file formats and data conversion tools
  9. Approaches to detect splice variants and fusion genes
  10. NCI specific tools and software

Course Material 1: PDF icon RNASeq_Final.pdf