A Practical Introduction to NGS Data
Workshop of the KNVM Division of Microbial Typing, 6/7 February 2017, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Provides an introduction to the analyses of microbial whole genome sequencing data sets
From genome assembly to identification of resistance and virulence genes
The use of gene-by-gene and SNP based analyses to identify relatedness of strains
Application of webtools and existing pipelines for NGS analyses
Discussions about the challenges and opportunities of NGS data for typing of pathogens
Those engaged in the identification and epidemiological typing of micro-organism with respect to clinical, veterinary, food and environmental microbiology and/or infection prevention. We provide the opportunity to analyze your own NGS datasets under supervisions of the workshop coordinators
The workshop will be in Dutch unless English speaking persons participate
Leo Schouls, RIVM, Bilthoven
Birgitta Duim, Utrecht University, Utrecht
John Rossen, UMCG, Groningen
Thijs van de Laar, Sanquin, Amsterdam
Aldert Zomer, Utrecht University, Utrecht
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9
3721 MA, Bilthoven
€ 300 for KNVM members of the divisions Microbial Typing or Bioinformatics and € 350 for non- members.
The fee includes: course material, two lunches, coffee breaks and a social diner on February 6th.
Registration deadline is December 20th, 2016
The number of participants is limited to 40, with a maximum of two persons of the same research
group in case more than 40 people apply
Register at http://workshop.dmt-meetings.nl/ starting from November 1th, 2016
• You will receive an invoice for payment of the fee shortly after the confirmation, and participation in the workshop is final only after payment of the registration fee.
For contact about your registration: leo.schouls [at] rivm.nl
All course cancellations must be submitted via email to leo.schouls [at] rivm.nl by January 20 th, 2017.