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HSLS MolBio Workshops: Bulk RNA-Seq: CLC Genomics

Information about hands-on bioinformatics classes

Workshop Objective

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief introduction to techniques, platforms, and methods used in bulk RNA Seq experiments.  The afternoon session (1pm - 3pm) focuses on hands-on data analysis practice using HSLS-licensed CLC Genomics Workbench.

Participants will learn how to

  • import NGS reads from an NCBI GEO dataset
  • align the reads to a reference genome
  • identify differentially expressed genes from RNA Seq data
  • visualize and summarize the output of RNA Seq result

Target Audience:

Experimental biologists seeking to analyze bulk RNASeq data generated through experiments or retrieved from a publication or a repository such as GEO. The software covered in the workshop operates through a user-friendly, point-and-click graphical user Interface, so neither computer programming experience nor familiarity with command line interface is required.

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Please include the following statement in the acknowledgments section for all publications, posters, and presentations: 

CLC Genomics Workbench software licensed through the Molecular Biology Information Service of the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh was used for data analysis.

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