ForBio/MERG course: Bioinformatics for metagenomic analyses and environmental sequencing
Metagenomics is the study of genomes recovered directly from environmental samples. This approach is often used to understand the genetic composition and metabolic capacity of microbial communities.
Course participants will be introduced to important analytical approaches used for analyzing organismal communities in environmental samples using high throughput sequencing. The participants will be briefly introduced to high throughput sequencing (methods and concepts) and how the data can be analyzed further to study organismal diversity and metagenomics.
Registration deadline is February 15, 2013.