Eukaryotic Metabarcoding Course | POGO

Eukaryotic Metabarcoding Course

Eukaryotic Metabarcoding Course, 20 - 24 Feb. 2017, Humboldt-University(Berlin)

Metabarcoding techniques are a set of novel genetic tools for qualitatively and quantitatively assessing biodiversity of natural communities. This workshop gives an overview of metabarcoding procedures with an emphasis on practical problem-solving and hands-on work using analysis pipelines on real datasets. After completing the workshop, students should be in a position to (1) understand the potential and capabilities of metabarcoding, (2) run complete analyses of metabarcoding pipelines and obtain diversity inventories and ecologically interpretable data from raw next-generation sequence data and (3) design their own metabarcoding projects, using bespoke primer sets and custom reference databases. 


Application deadline: 20 Jan. 2017

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