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570001 WS Workshop Computational Metagenomics (2021S)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: English



29.03.-02.04.21, afternoon each day


Aims, contents and method of the course

The workshop introduces the computational methods that are fundamental to genome-centric metagenomics: sequencing, assembly, binning, annotation and interpretation of metagenomic data on large scale.

Day 1: Metagenomic concepts, Sequencing types, Brief intros into projects
Day 2: Metagenomic programs and assembly, Server access and basics , Intro into how to assemble metagenomes
Day 3: uBin
Day 4: Anvi'o binning, Anvi'o , above and beyond
Day 5: Taxonomy, phylogeny, diversity , Gene calling and annotation, phenDB

Assessment and permitted materials

Individual work on projects

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The workshop targets Phd Students who use genomic and metagenomic methods.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 22.03.2021 11:50