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Integrated Genomics

Integrated Genomics Facility (IGF)

Lab # 4511, 4732, 4411, 4716 Throckmorton
Plant Sciences Center
Department of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

phone: (785) 532-1393

Gene Expression Analysis (RNA-seq) Workshop


2018 dates TBA

organized by IGF, Department of Plant Pathology, and Plant Biotechnology Center


Workshop Instructors                   Tentative Workshop Schedule        


Illumina NGS Seminar


Next Seq 500, Illumina 

Next Seq 500 (Illumina)  


The Genomics Facility offers the one-week Gene Expression Analysis workshop. The workshop is a combination of lectures and hands-on experiments on RNA-seq library preparation, Illumina data acquisition, RNA-seq data processing and analysis.


  • Gene Expression and Its Regulation
  • Advanced Techniques in Gene Expression Analysis
  • RNA-Seq Based Gene Expression Data Analysis
  • Advances in Complete RNA Seq workflows from Library Prep to Analysis with the NextSeq 500, invited Illumina seminar
  • RNA-seq Experiment Design and Results Interpretation

Lab / Computer Lab Exercises

  • RNA quality assessment with 2100 Agilent Bioanalyzer
  • RNA-seq library preparation using Tru-Seq Illumina reagents
  • Illumina Sequencing run
  • Illumina Base Space
  • RNA-Seq Data analysis using GALAXY
  • RNA-Seq Data processing in R

There is no registration fee, but the registration is limited to 20 attendees, and is accepted on first-come, first-serve basis. To register please contact to Alina Akhunova by email akhunova@ksu.edu

Course Credit Option (Tuition Fee)
PLPTH 780 (Course number 10513) or PLPTH 921 (Course number 10623), Gene Expression Analysis workshop, one graduate credit. Rec. Pr.: one of the following courses: PLPTH 610, AGRON 610, BIOCH 521, BIOCH 522, BIOL 675, BIOL 676.