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Gene Expression Analysis (RNA-seq) Workshop

June 1 - 5th, 2015
organized by IGF, Ecological Genomics Institute, Department of Plant Pathology, and Plant Biotechnology Center


The Genomics Facility offers the one-week Gene Expression Analysis workshop. The workshop is a combination of lectures and hands-on experiments on RNA-seq library preparation, MiSeq (Illumina) data acquisition, RNA-seq data processing and analysis.


  • Gene Expression Analysis and Its Regulation
  • Advanced Techniques in Gene Expression Analysis
  • RNA-Seq Based Gene Expression Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Unix Command Line
  • Illumina's BaseSpace

Lab Exercises

  • RNA quality assessment with 2100 Agilent Bioanalyzer
  • RNA-seq library preparation using Tru-Seq Illumina reagents
  • MiSeq (Illumina) run
  • RNA-Seq Data analysis using GALAXY

There is no registration fee, but the registration is limited to 16 attendees, and is accepted on first-come, first-serve basis. To register please contact to Alina Akhunova by email akhunova@ksu.edu or by phone 785-532-1393 

Course Credit Option (Tuition Fee)
PLPTH 780-A (Course number 10551) or PLPTH 921-C (Course number 10969), Gene Expression Analysis workshop, one graduate credit. Rec. Pr.: one of the following courses: PLPTH 610, AGRON 610, BIOCH 521, BIOCH 522, BIOL 675, BIOL 676.