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Exome sequencing 101

High-throughput target sequencing of exons and other genomic regions using an in-solution capture method

The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) and The Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) are hosting a one hour web conference/webinar about high throughput target sequencing of specific genomic regions such as the almost complete set of human or mouse exons (exome) or panels of genes associated with genetic disorders.

The webinar will cover:

Basics of the methodology and data analysis:

  1. Sample requirements
  2. Library preparation
  3. Capture technology
  4. Sequencing
  5. Data analysis

Visualizing and interpreting Next Generation Sequencing data:

  1. Visualizing read alignments
  2. Reading SNP and short indel reports
  3. Assessing the quality of variant predictions

The presentation will be led by Dr. Sergio Pereira, manager for the Next Generation Sequencing Facility at The Centre for Applied Genomics. The webinar will be appropriate for all levels from graduate student to principal investigator interested in learning.

We require all attendees to register so please click the following link: Register for webinar on Friday June 10, 1:30 p.m. EST.

Please be sure to provide your name, title, institution and valid email address so that we can send you an email with webinar details and instructions.

Instructions to join the TCAG Webinar: Exome Sequencing 101

Meeting name: Exome Capture
Invited by: Business Development
When: June 10, 2011 at 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. EST

To join the meeting: http://ogi.acrobat.com/r9f9qeq3gg1/

Feel free to pass this invitation along to colleagues who may benefit from learning about this valuable, freely available tool. Many thanks and we look forward to hearing from you.