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Basic Bioinformatics Tools Workshops - Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 Basic Bioinformatics Tools Workshops will be delivered online via Zoom.

Email me if you would like to be added to the list to receive announcements about future workshops.


  • These classes fill quickly. Seats that open up when registrants cancel will be offered to those on the waitlist in order of registration. REGISTER ONLY if you want to ATTEND the live workshop and are willing to review any missed prerequisite content.
  • Class materials and recordings will be shared post-class with all attendees as well as waitlisted registrants so they can keep up with prerequisite content.
  • If you are NOT interested in ATTENDING these workshops, but wish to receive the workshop materials/recordings afterwards, email me directly with this request; please DO NOT REGISTER.


Registration Open for Introduction to Bioinformatics Basics: A Five Workshop Sequence

This five-workshop Introduction to Bioinformatics Basics sequence builds on and requires as prerequisites the six workshops in the Introduction to the UNIX Shell sequence offered earlier this semester.

7. Intro to Bioinformatics Basics: Quality Control and Trimming (Online via Zoom)   10/13/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details   Completed

8. Intro to Bioinformatics Basics: Aligning Reads (Online via Zoom)   10/20/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details   Completed

9. Differential Expression Analysis: Intro and Counting (Online via Zoom)  10/27/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details   Completed

10. Differential Expression Analysis: DESeq Basics (Online via Zoom)  11/3/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  |   Register

11. Differential Expression Analysis: Intermediate DESeq & RStudio (Online via Zoom)   11/10/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  |   Register


COMPLETED: Introduction to the UNIX Shell: A Six Workshop Sequence:

1. UNIX Shell Basics 1 (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

2. UNIX Shell Basics 2 (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

3. Working with Files (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

4. Useful Tools and Pipes (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

5. Loops and Scripts (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

6. Introduction to Slurm (Online via Zoom)   9/1/2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm   Details  Completed

Bioinformatics & Research Data Librarian

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Barrie Hayes, MSLS
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335 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7585
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