Learn how to use the most powerful interactive microbiome analysis tool
This introductory workshop provides an intensive training in how to use MEGAN6.
MEGAN6 is a comprehensive toolbox for interactively analyzing microbiome data. It comprises all the interactive tools you need for your metagenomics analysis.
All participants will learn how to use both the Community and Ultimate Editions of MEGAN6. For the latter, everyone will get a free 30 day license key.
Check our course layout.
The Community Edition of MEGAN6 is free to use for everyone.
MEGAN6 Ultimate Edition brings a command-line mode for automating batch analyses, advanced viewer for exploring long-read annotations, and integration of official KEGG metabolic pathways (which are no longer free, even for academic use). MEGAN6 Ultimate Edition is $2,990.00 per year per user.
This workshop has been adapted to the needs of beginners and comprises this three course modules:
Dr. Ted Gibbons (Computomics GmbH)
Ted worked on the Human Microbiome Project and specializes in metagenomics analysis in his current position as a Bioinformatics Scientist at Computomics.
Dr. Mario Fasold (ecSeq GmbH)
Mario works in the analysis of microarray data since 2007 and developed several bioinformatics tools such as the Bioconductor package AffyRNADegradation and the Larpack program package. Since 2011 he specialized in the field of NGS data analysis and helped analysing sequencing data of several large consortium projects. Publications
The target audience is biologists or data analysts with no or little experience in metagenomics.
Location: PC-COLLEGE Frankfurt, Insterburger Straße 16, 60487 Frankfurt
Available seats: 30 (first-come, first-served)
Registration Fee: 989 EUR (excluding VAT)
Travel expenses and accommodation are not covered by the registration fee.
Opening Date of Registration: 1 May 2017
Closing Date of Registration: 1 October 2017
Workshop: 17 - 19 October 2017 (9 am - 5 pm)
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