Training Workshops Course Material

To learn more about the UC Davis Bioinformatics data analysis services and training program, visit the Bioinformatics Core website. Dates and prices for our upcoming workshops can be found on the Genome Center Event Registration site.



2021 June Introduction to R for Bioinformatics

An introduction to the basic R programming for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary! Participants will gain skills necessary to run basic statistical analyses and generate figures in R.


2021 June Introduction to the Command Line for Bioinformatics

An introduction to command line basics for bioinformatics. Aimed at giving biologists with little-to-no data analysis experience the tools to successfully run bioinformatics workflows on the command line.


2021 July Genome Wide Association Studies

Learn to execute a successful GWAS experiment from design to analysis.


2021 December Metagenomics and Metatranscriptomics

Explore metagenomics and metatranscriptomics with the UC Davis Bioinformatics Core and an exciting slate of expert guest instructors!


2021 May Microbial Community Analysis

Use high-throughput sequencing (HTS) of amplicons to understand the composition and functional content of microbial communities.


2021 March Advanced Topics in Single Cell RNA Seq VDJ

An in-depth look at VDJ analysis with single cell RNA-Seq data. Participants must already be familiar with single cell RNA-Seq analysis.


2021 August Single Cell RNA Seq Analysis

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first single cell RNA Seq experiment. Participants should have some command line and R experience to participate successfully. We recommend our introductory courses for beginners!


2021 September RNA Seq Analysis

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first RNA Seq experiment. Participants should have some command line and R experience to participate successfully. We recommend our introductory courses for beginners! Single cell RNA Seq is covered in a separate course.


2021 June RNA Seq Analysis

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first RNA Seq experiment. Participants should have some command line and R experience to participate successfully. We recommend our introductory courses for beginners! Single cell RNA Seq is covered in a separate course.


2021 March Single Cell RNA Seq Analysis

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first single-cell RNA Seq experiment. Participants should have some command line and R experience to participate successfully. We recommend our introductory courses for beginners!


2021 March Introduction to R for Bioinformatics

An introduction to the basic R programming for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary! Participants will gain skills necessary to run basic statistical analyses and generate figures in R.


2021 March Introduction to the Command Line for Bioinformatics

An introduction to command line basics for bioinformatics. Aimed at giving biologists with little-to-no data analysis experience the tools to successfully run bioinformatics workflows on the command line.


2020 september isoseq

Three day workshop offered in partnership with PacBio. Learn all about the possibilities of full length isoform sequencing from PacBio experts and experienced Core personnel!


2020 August Advanced scRNAseq

Building on material from Introduction to Single Cell RNA-Seq, this workshop aims to cover advanced topics, including TCR and trajectory analysis. Instruction in introductory analysis will not be provided.


2020 August intro scRNAseq

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first single-cell RNA Seq experiment. No prior experience in bioinformatics necessary.


2020 Bioinformatics Prerequisites Workshop

An introduction to the basics of bioinformatics for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary.


2020 Epigenetics Workshop

ATAC-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and whole genome bisulfite! An introduction to analyzing some of the most popular types of epigenetic data.


2020 Advanced Single Cell RNA Seq

Building on material from Introduction to Single Cell RNA-Seq, this workshop aims to cover advanced topics, including TCR and trajectory analysis. Instruction in introductory analysis will not be provided.


2020 Intro Single Cell RNA Seq

A workshop for biologists preparing to run their first single-cell RNA Seq experiment. No prior experience in bioinformatics necessary.


2020 Genome Assembly Workshop

Explore the world of genome assembly and gain an understanding of the power and pitfalls of sequencing technologies and assembly techniques.


2020 mRNA Seq Workshop

Focused multi-day workshop covering the material needed for a successful RNA-Seq experiment.


2020 Variant Analysis Workshop

From SNP and structural variant calling to GWAS. Workshop cancelled due to public health concerns.


2019 Winter Bioinformatics Command Line and R Prerequisites Workshop

An introduction to the basics of bioinformatics for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary.


2019 Fall single cell RNA sequencing Workshop UCSF

2019 Fall single cell RNA sequencing Workshop @ UCSF


2019 September UCD Microbial Community Analysis Workshop

2019 September UCD Microbial Community Analysis Workshop - Amplicons


2019 Alliance for Global Health and Science Makerere University Variants

2019 Alliance for Global Health and Science, Makerere University, Variant Analysis


2019 August UCD mRNAseq Workshop

Focused multi-day workshop covering the material needed for a successful RNA-Seq experiment.


2019 single cell RNA sequencing Workshop UCD UCSF

2019 single cell RNA sequencing Workshop @ UCD AND UCSF


2019 April ESALQ Microbial Community Analysis

2019 April ESALQ Microbial Community Analysis in Piricicaba, State of Sao Paolo, Brazil


2019 March Bioinformatics Prerequisites

An introduction to the basics of bioinformatics for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary.


2019 March UCSF mRNAseq Workshop

2019 March @ UCSF mRNAseq Workshop


LSSC0 Primer

A primer on using LSSC0


2018 Dec Genome Assembly

Explore the world of genome assembly and gain an understanding of the power and pitfalls of sequencing technologies and assembly techniques.


HTStream Training

HTStream: A toolset for high throughput sequence analysis using a streaming approach.


2018 September Bioinformatics Prerequisites

An introduction to the basics of bioinformatics for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary.


2018 August Variant Analysis Workshop

From SNP and structural variant calling to GWAS.


2018 Alliance for Global Health and Science Makerere University MCA

2018 Alliance for Global Health and Science, Makerere University, Microbial Community Analysis


2018 June RNA Seq Workshop

Focused multi-day workshop covering the material needed for a successful RNA-Seq experiment.


2018 May Microbial Community Analysis Workshop UCB

2018 May Microbial Community Analysis Workshop @ UCB


2018 March Bioinformatics Prerequisites

An introduction to the basics of bioinformatics for biologists. No data analysis experience necessary.


2017 2018 single cell RNA sequencing Workshop UCD UCB UCSF

2017_2018 single cell RNA sequencing Workshop UCD_UCB_UCSF


So you want to do a Single Cell RNA seq experiment

So you want to do a: Single Cell RNA-seq experiment


Oct2017 ILRI Workshop

October 2017 Microbial Community Analysis Workshop at ILRI Kenya


2017 September Microbial Community Analysis Workshop

2017 September Microbial Community Analysis Workshop


2017 August Variant Analysis Workshop

From SNP and structural variant calling to GWAS.


RNA Seq Workshop Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis 2

RNA Seq Workshop Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis 2, Aug 2017


July2017Alliance for Global Health and Science Makerere University

Alliance for Global Health and Science & Makerere University Summer Workshop, Bioinformatics


2017 June RNA Seq Workshop

Focused multi-day workshop covering the material needed for a successful RNA-Seq experiment.


So you want to do a Microbial Community Analysis Experiment

So you want to do a: Microbial Community Analysis Experiment


So you want to do a RNAseq experiment Differential Gene Expression Analysis

So you want to do a: RNAseq experiment, Differential Gene Expression Analysis


A Primer on Using the Bioinformatics Core Administrated Servers and Cluster s

A Primer on Using the Bioinformatics Core Administrated Servers and Cluster(s)


Bioinformatics Genome Assembly and Analysis Workshop Pac Bio and 10x Genomics

Bioinformatics: Genome Assembly and Analysis Workshop [ Pac Bio and 10x Genomics ] - Dec 2016


RNA Seq Workshop Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis

RNA-Seq Workshop: Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis