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UCSF Mission Bay Campus

Mission Hall 1401

San Francisco, CA 94158

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This course will be both theoretical and hands-on. We will learn the main tools used to do alignment, variant calling, annotation and visualization. We will start with raw FASTQ reads and get to annotated variants (VCF files).


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Leandro Lima, Gladstone Institutes. Leandro is a bioinformatician with BSc. and MSc. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics. He is working mainly with whole-genome sequencing (variant calling, copy-number variation analysis, and annotation) and GWAS data to prioritize variants in neurological diseases. He is also applying Machine Learning algorithms to classify ALS and PD patients with early and late onset.

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UCSF Mission Bay Campus

Mission Hall 1401

San Francisco, CA 94158

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