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551-1119-00L  Microbial Community Genomics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersS. Sunagawa
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 6.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge in [R] (e.g. indroductory course) and/or UNIX is required. Participants should bring their own laptop computer.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.


AbstractIntroduction to current research methods in the analysis of microbial communities using Next Generation Sequencing approaches - metagenomics. Practical experience of work in a computational laboratory and an introduction to scientific programming.
ObjectiveGain skills in data analysis and presentation for oral and written reports. Lectures introducing state-of-the-art in respective research areas and community microbiology, which is the target of ongoing research. Start to assess current literature.
Prerequisites / NoticeBasic knowledge in [R] (e.g. indroductory course) and/or UNIX is required. Participants should bring their own laptop computer.