News: Training in Metagenomics Data Analysis @NIH, USA, Nov 14 - 17, 2017
Entering edit mode

Hands-on Training in Metagenomics Data Analysis

Nov 14 - 17, 2017

National Institutes of Health

9000 Rockville Pike

Building 60, Room 162

Bethesda, MD 20892, USA


This training will introduce participants to the end-to-endsolutions for analyzing metagenomic data, starting from data quality analysis, alignment, community profiling, taxonomic comparison and novel taxa discovery.

Hands-on Skills/Tools Taught

  • Processing and Analysis : mothur, FLASh
  • Analysis : Permanova
  • Analysis : ANOSIM
  • Marker analysis : LEfSe
  • Marker analysis : QIIME
  • Functional analysis : PICRUSt
  • Metagenomics analysis : A5miseq
  • Contig annotation : MEGAN
  • Functional analysis : bioBakery
  • Advanced visualizations : phyloseq
  • Network analysis : Cytoscape


  • Participants will work with a Graphic User Interface based Linux Desktop environment in the Amazon Cloud, that is specially configured to run popular open source metagenomics analysis tools.
  • Participants will be provided with free access to the fully configured Amazon Machine Image for their personal use after the training.
  • Participants will also receive a cookbookstyle manual for all the handson exercises.
  • After training support is also provided through exclusive members only forum.
  • Hands-on training provided by NIH researchers active in the field of metagnomics

For more information and registration, please visit the following page; Information and Registration

Entering edit mode

Would this training be provide again this year?

ADD COMMENTlink 2.9 years ago kristin • 0
Entering edit mode

Yes, see here. FYI, you can see the entire list of FAES courses here.

ADD REPLYlink 2.9 years ago
♦ 4.4k
Entering edit mode

The February 21 scheduled course (link here) is actually cancelled. It is possible that we might do this course in a later date this year.

ADD REPLYlink 2.9 years ago
• 120
Entering edit mode

These courses are usually offered round the year. Please check the calendar here ...

ADD COMMENTlink 2.9 years ago AABI • 120

Login before adding your answer.

Powered by the version 1.8