COSAM ยป Bioinformatics Bootcamp

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The College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) will sponsor the 4rd Bioinformatics Bootcamp at Auburn University June 5–9, 2017. Instructed by Les Goertzen, Scott Santos, Ken Halanych, Laurie Stevison, Rita Graze, Jamie Oaks from the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University.

The Bootcamp is a week long workshop emphasizing hands-on training in numerous aspects of next generation DNA sequencing data analyses such as sequence assessment and quality control, genomic and transcriptomic assembly, annotation, differential expression, phylogenomics and more.  Additionally the workshop provides instruction in the Linux operating system command-line environment, basic scripting and many widely used open-source software packages. Registration for the workshop (see schedule) is $500.

The keynote lecture by Dr. Nirav Merchant from the University of Arizona.

To apply:

Please provide a brief statement of interest describing how the AU Bioinformatics Bootcamp will benefit your research and a 2-page CV.

Application materials should be submitted by April 30, 2017 as a single PDF via email to

Last Updated: 08/14/2017