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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 8:00 - Thursday, September 23, 2021 17:00


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We are excited to announce that the next Variant Effect Prediction Training Course is now open for registration!

This year the course will be an immersive virtual experience and will take place from the 21st to the 23rd of Sept. 2021.  Core topics will be delivered live with ample opportunity for Q & A; some topics will be on-demand.  We invite you to register, and submit an abstract for consideration as a virtual poster (if you wish) and look forward to your participation.   

Expected Participants are people working in a DNA laboratory including clinical diagnostic labs involved in DNA sequencing data analysis.

To find out more please visit the website.




Some Topics to be covered:

Variants in the genome, position & possible consequences

NGS: what method to apply (gene panel, WES or WGS) and where technology fails

NGS limitations: sequencing technologies / calling variants (SNV+CNV+SV)

CNV calling/ analysis: applications and challenges

SNV calling/ analysis: applications and challenges

HGVS Nomenclature; describing variants

Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO)

Integration of phenotypic and genomic data to diagnose patients with rare diseases 

Ensembl Genome Browser

UCSC Genome Browser

& more...

view the full list of topics on the website

Join Us @ VEPTC 2021