GISAID-WHO Training Workshop at Options XI | Northern Ireland 2022

GISAID Bioinformatics Training at Queen’s University Belfast

Belfast, 27-29 September 2022


GISAID, in collaboration with the World Health Organization's Global Influenza Programme (GIP), is holding a three-day bioinformatics training workshop on the campus of Queen’s University Belfast. The educational programme includes instructions on standard and advanced features & functionalities and use of integrated tools for analysis on the GISAID platform.

Although attendance of GISAID bioinformatics workshops are always free, space is limited. To indicate interest in attending the workshop sign up below:

Registration Form 

Eligibility is determined by the GISAID Faculty. Please note that participants are expected to provide their own computer and must hold valid GISAID access credentials.

Tuesday, 27 September

Session A:  Introduction to GISAID EpiFlu
16:00 - 17:00     Navigating the EpiFlu database
17:00 – 17:30    Browsing, retrieving and downloading data    
17:30 – 18:00    Uploading influenza data
18:00 – 18:30    Q&A

Session B:  Exploring EpiCoV, EpiRSV and EpiPox
16:00 - 17:00      Navigating GISAID databases
17:00 – 17:30     Browsing, retrieving and downloading data
17:30 – 18:00     Uploading data to EpiCoV
18:00 – 18:30     Q&A
 

Wednesday, 28 September

Session A:  Advanced tools 
16:00 - 16:30      GISAID analysis tools
16:30 – 17:30     Mutational analysis (FluSurver and CoVsurver)
17:30 – 18:00     AudacityInstant
18:00 – 18:30     Q&A
 

Thursday, 29 September

Session A:  Intermediate tools
16:00 - 16:30     Data curation processes and data improvement
16:30 – 17:30    Phylodynamic analyses
17:30 – 18:00    Statistical data
                             - EmergingVariants and geographical distribution of clades
18:00 – 18:30    Q&A

 

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