RNA-seq Data Analysis workshop

This online workshop is delivered by NeSI and Genomics Aotearoa, and will be taught from 10:00am-4:00pm NZT on Thursday, June 15, 2023.

It is for New Zealand researchers interested in RNA-seq data analysis. The focus of this workshop is to analyse RNA-seq data with the aim to identify differentially expressed genes

Some of the topics covered in the workshop are:

  • Quality assessment
  • Trimming and filtering
  • Mapping and read counts
  • Differential expression analysis
  • Over-representation analysis

Who this workshop is for?

This is a beginner-friendly workshop which assumes you are familiar with the basics of R ( e.g., you can copy basic functions like head, tail, or colSums, you are aware of how R stores files as Objects) and bash (e.g., can change directory with cd command, make a new folder with mkdir command, view contents using less command). If you would like a refresher on R you can find one here. If you would like a refresher on bash you can find one here.


This is a fully online, hands-on workshop. This workshop material will be run on the NeSI High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms - there is no need to install any software for this workshop. Instructions on how to access the NeSI HPC service will be sent out with the confirmation letter to registrants.

The material for this workshop can be previewed here

Participants must have their own laptops and plan to participate actively. You will also require a working web browser.

If you have any questions about these workshops, including whether they are suitable for you, please contact training@nesi.org.nz OR tyler.mcinnes@otago.ac.nz



Event Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 10:00 to 16:00