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Next Generation Sequencing Analysis with clinical applications

Course
NG01CF
Master’s level
5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
25%
Time
Day
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-10463
Tuition
Full education cost: 12 250 SEK
First payment: 12 250 SEK
Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2021.

About

The course includes a combination of lectures and practical sessions where participants will focus on the analysis and interpretation of clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data applying various bioinformatics tools. The statistical tool R will be introduced to perform and visualize the results. The course covers essential concepts in molecular biology and genetics, the principles on NGS applications, with a focus on targeted resequencing and RNA sequencing. In depth analysis of NGS quality assessment and interpretation of mutation and gene expression analyses.

The course will be given in English and it includes a combination of lectures, practical sessions and home assignments.

Computer access with administration rights as well as internet access is required since all communication concerning the course and relevant documents, such as lectures, exercises and literature, will be posted at the virtual learning environment.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

For admission to the course, the Bachelor's degree is required 180 credits or equivalent in any of the fields of medicine, nursing or natural sciences and English 6.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.