QCIF, QFAB nd RCC ran the first Australian workshop using RDS Omics training tutorials on Monday 22 November. The Bacterial Genome Assembly and Annotation workshop was held at  Griffith University, Southbank campus and attended by 20 life sciences researchers.

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Participants carried out practical exercises in the following topics

  • Access and use the Galaxy bioinformatics analysis platform
  • quality control and filtering of next-generation sequencing data
  •  assemble a bacterial genome from short read sequence data using Velvet
  • assemble a bacterial genome from short reads using SPAdes
  • preliminary functional annotation of a draft genome assembly using Prokka
  • visualisation of new assembly and annotation with JBrowse
  • variant finding and visualisation

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