​Genomics Data Carpentry

Genomics Aotearoa and NeSI will be running this beginners workshop focusing on a DNA variant calling workflow.

21-22 September 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The following topics will be covered:

  • Project organization and management
    Learn how to structure your metadata, organize and document your genomics data and bioinformatics workflow, and access data on the NCBI sequence read archive (SRA) database.
  • Introduction to the command line
    Learn to navigate your file system, create, copy, move, and remove files and directories, and automate repetitive tasks using scripts and wildcards.
  • Data wrangling and processing
    Use command-line tools to perform quality control, align reads to a reference genome, and identify and visualize between-sample variation.
  • Introduction to cloud computing for genomics
    Learn how to work with HPCs and and how to transfer data between your local computer and HPCs/cloud resources.


To attend, you must register in advance. Instructions for connecting to the online session will be emailed to all registrants. 

Click here to register.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:00 to Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 16:00