de.STAIR training course “A Primer for RNA-Seq Processing, Visualisation and Analysis”, October 2017, Germany

The de.STAIR consortium offers a training course entitled “A Primer for RNA-Seq Processing, Visualisation and Analysis” between October 04-06, 2017 in Freiburg, Germany. 

The workshop, intended for MSc/PhD students and postdocs with background in life science research, introduces the Galaxy RNA-workbench for analysis of RNA-Seq data. It presents Linux/Unix and Docker backgrounds as well as methods for NGS data exploration and includes practical tutorials, training for workflow development, functional RNA prediction (e.g. miRNA target prediction) and visualization strategies. There are no special prerequisites to participate.


  • Unix Shell how-to
  • Introduction to the Galaxy RNA-workbench
  • RNA-Seq data analysis and workflow development
  • Fundamental statistics and file formats
  • Functional RNA analysis
  • Visualization concepts

More information available here.