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Partek Flow: Aug 2012

General Information

NML Bioinformatics is very pleased to host a two-day hands-on training event for Partek Flow and Partek Genomics Suite.

Major Topics:

  • Microarray data analysis
    • Gene expression
    • Exon expression
  • Next-gen sequencing data analysis
    • Data analysis overview
    • RNA-seq
    • ChIP-seq, DNA-seq, methyl-seq and microRNA-seq

Key Features:

  • Hands-on practices:
    Step-by-step instructions on analyzing microarray and next-generation sequencing data (see below for training datasets and materials)
  • Professional consultation:
    Bring your own data and go through analysis with the guidance of the Partek customer support team
  • Full course descriptions:
    Training Syllabus (PDF)

Time: Aug.9-10, 2012

Place: Aresty Auditorium, HSC (Directions)

Registration is mandatory. 

Lecture Slides

Day1 AM: Introduction to Partek GS (PDF)

Day1 PM: Introduction to NGS and experimental design (PDF)

Day2 AM: RNA-seq analysis (PDF)

Day2 PM: Other NGS analysis (PDF)

Training Agenda

Thursday Aug.9, 2012

Overview of Partek Genomic Suite & microarray-based gene expression data analysis

9:00 a.m.       Overview of Partek Genomic Suite 50min

9:45 a.m.       Morning break (coffee and snacks provided)

10:00 a.m.     Microarray-based gene expression workflow 100min

12:00 p.m.     Noon break

1:00 p.m.       Exon array data analysis workflow 30min

1:30 p.m.       Hands-on practices of gene expression analysis 120min

2:30 p.m.       Afternoon break (coffee and snacks provided) 

3:30 p.m.       Introduction on NGS data analysis and overview of Partek Flow 90min

5:00 p.m.       End of Day 1


Friday Aug.10, 2012

Next-generation sequencing data Analysis using Partek Genomic Suite

9:00 a.m.       RNA-seq data analysis workflow 50min

10:15 a.m.     Morning break (coffee and snacks provided)

10:30 a.m.     RNA-seq data analysis hands-on practices 80min

12:00 p.m.     Noon break

1:00 p.m.       DNA-seq, ChIP-seq and other NGS data analysis workflows 50min

2:00 p.m.       Afternoon break (coffee and snacks provided)

2:15 p.m.       Q/A session

5:00 p.m.       End of Day 2 and the onsite training

Training Materials

Hands-on practice library files

  • Library files (zip file, 1G)
    Unzip the files to the following designated folder:
    • Windowns: C:\Microarray Libraries
    • Mac OS: home/Microarray Libraries

Hands-on practice datasets

Gene Expression workflow

  • Dataset (zip file, 66M)
    Unzip the files to a folder anywhere on your hard drive (Desktop\GeneExpression recommended).
  • Gene expression analysis tutorial (PDF)

RNA-seq workflow

  • Dataset (zip file, 1.3G)
    Do NOT unzip this file.  Instead, place the zip file in a folder anywhere on your hard drive (Desktop\RNAseq recommended).
  • RNA-seq analysis tutorial (PDF)