Use R / Bioconductor for Sequence Analysis

San Francisco, USA

2015-02-04 ~ 2015-02-04



This course is directed at intermediate users wanting to make effective use of R and Bioconductor for the analysis and comprehension of high-throughput sequence data. The morning provides overall orientation to the packages and facilities available in Bioconductor, including and in-depth look at the central GenomicRanges infrastructure. The afternoon provides approaches to common challenges -- working with large data, placing statistical results in biological context, and effectively and reliably communicating results with other team members. The course combines lectures with extensive hands-on practicals; participants are required to bring a laptop with wireless internet access and a modern version of the Chrome or Safari web browser.


Course Package for use with R-3.2.x and Bioconductor 3.1.

To launch an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for this course:

Packages »

Bioconductor's stable, semi-annual release:

Bioconductor is also available via Docker and Amazon Machine Images.

Documentation »


R / CRAN packages and documentation