Education & Outreach

PEID Cell Webinar on Genetic Variations of SARS-CoV-2 and its Public Health Implications.
Dr Vinod Scaria . 23rd Jan 2021 07.00 PM IST
Meeting Link ID: 890 7217 3465 Passcode: 07340
Facebook Live
On 21 January 2021, as part fo the FIND India webinar series on COVID-19 diagnostics, Drs Sridhar Sivasubbu and Vinod Scaria, both Senior Scientists at CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), presented on NGS technology and medical value proposition; sequencing workflow and quality control measures; data analysis and reporting; prevailing guidelines for usage of sequencing; and mutants and understanding their impact on RTPCR testing/vaccines development.
View the Webinar Archive on YouTube
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE ?1. Microbiologists and Researchers in the attempting to sequence SARS-CoV-2 genomes and wishing to update their knowledge and skillsets in sequence analysis 2. Clinicians and Medical Students who would like to know more about the methods of sequence analysis.3. Undergraduate / Postgraduate Students with a background in life sciences / biotechnology / bioinformatics
PREREQUISTES* A workstation/ laptop/ computer with with approximately 8GBRAM with a Linux based operating system should be sufficient to run all the analyses * We would recommend a Debian based Linux distribution (Ubuntu (18.04LTS)Linux Distribution) as the Operating System with the user having superuser privileges.* Expected that the participant is well versed in Linux based operating systems and knows command-line operations
TENTATIVE DATESThe programme is planned to start in the first week of February. Exact Dates would be communicated to selected participants.