Workshop on transcriptomics

Workshop on transcriptomics

Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, K-RITH Tower Level 1, Durban, South Africa
Event Date & Time: 
Monday, 23 March, 2020 (All day) to Friday, 27 March, 2020 (All day)
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, 1 March, 2020

This intensive, hands-on course will feature morning and afternoon sessions taught by expert faculty and technical assistants. All participants will acquire fundamental computational skills, appropriate study design, data interpretation, and overall literacy in bioinformatics with a focus on how to apply these skills to gene expression analysis.

Topics covered include:

  • Intro to Unix and R

  • Working with project metadata in R

  • Differential gene expression analysis (RNAseq)

  • Single cell transcriptomic analysis



  • Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
  • Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)
  • Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
  • Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE)



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