Course Overview
The H3ABioNet 16S rRNA Microbiome Intermediate Bioinformatics course will provide training to enable participants to gain the knowledge and skills to perform 16S rRNA microbiome data analyses using a variety of bioinformatics methods and tools. The H3ABioNet 16S rRNA Microbiome Intermediate Bioinformatics course will use a blended learning approach similar to the popular H3ABioNet Introduction to Bioinformatics Training (IBT) through the use of a combination of theoretical and practical sessions in order for participants to gain knowledge in the use of various tools and resources needed for 16S rRNA microbiome data analysis. There will be 2 contact sessions per week consisting of both theoretical and practical coursework. Participants will generally watch pre-recorded videos (theory) followed by a practical exercise for the remainder of the session. Contact sessions will generally be 4 hours each however the exact format and length of classes will be communicated in due course. 
Intended Audience
Anyone who will be working with 16S rRNA microbiome data and would like to learn more about the bioinformatics analyses.
Keywords: 16S, Microbiome, NGS, Genomics, Nucleic acid analysis
Skill level of training: Beginner
Language: English
Credential awarded: Letter of completion
Type of training: Blended/hybrid learning
Venue of workshop: Online
Dates for the workshop: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 CAT to 14:30 CAT
Workshop organisers: Verena Ras, Gerrit Botha, Shaun Aron, Sumir Panji, Nicola Mulder
Participation: As this is an intermediate course, some familiarity with the Unix command line and R scripting will be assumed. However, should participants wish to gain some background knowledge before the start of the course, the following tutorials will provide a good foundation. Linux: http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Teaching/Unix/ R: https://www.statmethods.net/r-tutorial/index.html R: https://www.datacamp.com/courses/free-introduction-to-r
Workshop Sponsors: H3ABioNet Local Classrooms

Participant applications

Registration for participants opens: Thu, 01/01/7070
Registration for participants closes: Thu, 01/01/7070
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