HPRC Bioinformatics workshop

Dear All,

The TAMU High Performance Research Computing (HPRC), College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and AgriLife Genomics & Bioinformatics Services are excited to offer a half-day workshop on bioinformatics for graduate students and postdocs. The workshop will be on Tuesday, June 7th from 12:00-5:00pm. Lunch will be served from 12:00-1:00pm in VTH Room 101 and the workshop will begin promptly at 1:00pm in Room 28 of Building VTH.

The workshop will offer:

  1. Introduction to UNIX/Linux: Covers basic commands, process and filesystem concepts, shells, I/O redirection, and shell scripts.
  2. Introduction to Using the Ada Cluster: Covers a variety of topics relevant to computing on the Ada cluster, demonstrated through a live login session. The topics include, but are not limited to, basic system information, compiling and running programs, as well as batch processing. Use of the batch system will be demonstrated with real-time examples.
  3. Introduction to Python: Covers basic to intermediate topics in scientific programming using Python. Topics include basic language usage, basic object oriented programming, numerical analysis, and basic visualization.
  4. Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis on the Ada Cluster: Covers concepts of de-novo genome assembly, variant calling and RNA-seq analysis utilizing tools available on the Ada cluster.

To register: Please complete the following registration at https://tamu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_aYuSLGHjYDNZOkd. Registration will close Friday, June 3rd.

Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis. Priority registration will be given to CVM graduate students and postdocs.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Best Regards,


Ashley Gustafson Seabury, PhD
Program Manager for Research and Graduate Studies
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
TAMUS 4461
College Station, TX 77843-4461
Phone: 979-845-6820
Fax: 979-845-5088

Posted on: 3:55 PM, May 13, 2016