A public workshop on Genome Assembly and Annotation from March 5-8, 2019.

The Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) is conducting a workshop on “Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Variant Calling” on March 5 to 8, 2019 at the PGC bldg. A. Ma. Regidor St. National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1101.

Topics to be covered are:

  • Basic Linux Command Line
  • Quality Control of NGS Reads
  • Genome Assembly
  • Genome Annotation
  • Read Mapping and Variant Calling

This hands-on workshop and training aims to provide a step-by-step, detailed and easy to follow hands-on workshop on basic NGS data processing. The workshop will cover basic concepts, applications, and workflows that address typical genomics-based problems. This training and workshop event is open to students and researchers (biologists, computer scientists, statisticians, etc ) who are exploring the use of genomics in their studies, or who wish to expand their knowledge-base with the recent advances and techniques in genomics and bioinformatics.
Limited slots are available for this workshop. Interested applicants may fill out the form below (Application deadline: February 20, 2019, 12:00nn)

Accepted attendees will be informed by February 22, 2019.


Registration fee is Php10,000 and will cover participants’ training kit, lunch, snacks, use of computers, and training certificate.
Walk-ins cannot be accommodated due to the limited number of workstations. Payment options may be found here.

Reminder: Please do not settle your payment until your slot has been confirmed.