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Genome Browsers Workshop

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Dates: March 4th and 6th, 2014 (Tuesday and Thursday)

Time: 9 am to 1 pm

Location: Room 607 in the IGB Gatehouse

Instructors: Chris Fields, Radhika Khetani

Workshop description: This workshop is geared towards biologists who would like to learn the tools for graphical representation and visualization of genomics data. The workshop will focus on 2 genome browsers - Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV), and the Ensembl browser, with a brief look at the UCSC genome browserThis workshop will cover how to use each browser, including use of pre-generated datasets and custom datasets. The custom datasets will include various commonly used file formats that you might encounter or generate during analysis of genomics data.

Cost: $35 (non-refundable). Includes paper and digital copies of the class materials.

Registration: Register below. Space is limited to 25 participants. After you register, payments must be received by February 21st at 5 pm to hold the registration, or the spot will be opened up to the waiting list. 

Payment Information: 

  • If you are making the $35 payment with a credit card (P-card or personal) payment, call Rhonda Lipking at (217) 333-1695.
  • Personal checks are also accepted, you can drop them off with Rhonda at the IGB gatehouse (room 2604) at 9 am - noon, and 1 pm - 5 pm. 
  • If you are using a C-FOP account number you can email Rhonda - Please note that C-FOPs for only start-up funds, state funded accounts, ledger 3 accounts can be accepted. C-FOPs for grants accounts (those that start with 1-4 or 1-5) cannot be used, although we will provide receipts that you can use to ask for reimbursement from such grants through your own business office.

[Note - If you are not part of the University of Illinois system, or do not have an official affiliation with the University, you will be charged a 25.4% overhead charge, and the cost of your registration will be ~$44. Also note that we do not provide any meals or lodging.]

Questions? Email Radhika at with the subject "Genome browsers workshop".

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