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Overall Course Learning Objectives

  • Be capable of navigating a Linux operating system and TACC's Lonestar system in particular
  • Understand common workflows and tools for NGS analysis:
    • "Re-sequencing" - comparing raw sequence data to a reference genome, calling variants, and annotating variants DNA sequencing data
    • RNA-seq - quantifying gene expression and determining splice variation from RNA-seq data
    • de novo genome assembly and annotation

Learning Objectives: Day 1, Part 1: Linux/TACC Introduction

  • Understand the broadest definition of "biomedical/biological informatics" and where this course fits in
  • Learn and practice essential Linux concepts and commands, including where to get more help & information
  • Learn and practice working with TACC systems (Lonestar in particular)
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