Come and meet our expert instructors at our Illumina Solutions Center in Cambridge or Paris. Coming on site will give you a unique opportunity to be trained in our fully equipped labs, using the newest library preparation methods, software and instruments in supported configurations. You will also have a chance to interact with Illumina’s experts who have years of experience in different aspects of sequencing workflow: from experimental design to data analysis.

Course fees include printed course materials, lab consumables, reagents required for library preparation and sequencing if applicable. Travel fees (airfare, lodging, meals except lunch on training days, car rental, transfers, etc.) are NOT included in the course price and are the responsibility of the participant.

iSeq100* System Training

This course will cover iSeq 100 system installation and instrument operation to familiarize users with Illumina sequencing technology and the iSeq workflow. This course provides hands-on training in iSeq run set-up with reagents and operation.

Target audience: Lab based researchers who are existing or prospective iSeq owners. No previous knowledge of NGS required.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Be able to install an iSeq100 system
  • Know how to perform instrument troubleshooting checks
  • Learn best practices for consumable preparation and instrument maintenance
  • Know how to start a iSeq100 sequencing run with on-board or cloud based data analysis

Course Duration: 1 day
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing-DNA

This training will give you an excellent understanding of Illumina sequencing technology and its possible applications in DNA analysis. The course gives an overview of each step of a comprehensive sequencing workflow: from considerations for experimental design; choice of sample preparation method and sequencer; down to challenges of data analysis. You will have an opportunity to discuss your future projects with our experts and have a chance to set up your first sequencing run.

Target audience: Life scientists who have no or very limited experience with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), but who would like to gain an understanding of the technology.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Be familiar with popular NGS applications and how they can change the way you do your research
  • Gain a good understanding of the intricacies of Illumina sequencing technology
  • Get practical experience in key steps of library preparation in our fully equipped and Illumina-workflows validated lab
  • Set up a run on an Illumina sequencer

Catalog Number: 20022383
Course Duration: 2 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing-RNA

This 2-day training will give you an excellent understanding of Illumina sequencing technology and its possible applications in RNA analysis. The course gives an overview of the steps of a comprehensive sequencing workflow: from considerations for experimental design; choice of sample preparation method and sequencer; to challenges of data analysis. You will have an opportunity to discuss your future projects with our experts and have a chance to set up your first sequencing run.

Target audience: Life scientists who have no or very limited experience with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), but who would like to gain an understanding of the technology.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Be familiar with popular NGS applications and how they could change the way you do your research
  • Gain a good understanding of the intricacies of Illumina sequencing technology
  • Get practical experience in key steps of library preparation in our fully equipped lab with Illumina- validated workflows
  • Set up a run on an Illumina sequencer

Course Duration: 2 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Assessment of common somatic variants in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) solid tumor samples: TruSight™ Tumor 15 workflow*

TruSight Tumor 15 (TST15) uses next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology to provide a comprehensive assessment of 15 genes that are commonly mutated in solid tumors. The assay accurately detects low-frequency variants from 20 ng of starting DNA and is optimized for use with formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor tissue. This training covers full sample preparation using commercial reference standards in addition to samples provided by customer participants, MiniSeq™ System* sequencing set-up, run monitoring, and data analysis.

Target audience:Researchers who are looking to quickly and successfully implement this protocol. No previous knowledge of NGS required.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Get hands-on experience on TST15 workflow under the guidance of Illumina experts using fully-supported equipment
  • Learn how to set up a run of your samples on the MiniSeq sequencer
  • Understand your data output and analysis report
  • Be able to quickly and successfully implement this workflow in your own lab

Catalog Number: 20022384
Course Duration: 3 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Next session: 12-14 June 2018, Cambridge

 

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Comprehensive profiling of blood samples for myeloid malignancies: TruSight™ Myeloid workflow*

The TruSight Myeloid Sequencing Panel uses expert-defined content and proven next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology to identify somatic variants in myeloid malignancies. The result is an accurate, cost-effective solution that enables researchers to profile liquid tumors. This training will cover full sample preparation using commercial reference standards, MiSeq™ instrument* sequencing set-up and monitoring, and data analysis options.

Target audience: Lab based researchers who are looking to quickly and successfully implement this protocol. No previous knowledge of next-generation sequencing (NGS) required.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Perform theTruSight Myeloid protocol in the lab
  • Learn optimal experimental design for this workflow
  • Able to set up your run on MiSeq instrument
  • Receive introduction to the configuration and interpretation of the secondary analysis options
  • Learn about variant filtering and annotation using Variant Interpreter* tool

Catalog Number: 20022385
Course Duration: 3 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Detection of somatic variants in solid tumors: AmpliSeq™ for Illumina Cancer Hotspot Panel v2* library preparation and data analysis workflow

The AmpliSeq for Illumina Cancer Hotspot Panel v2 is a targeted resequencing assay for detecting somatic mutations across the hotspot regions of 50 genes with known associations to cancer, as identified in the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer (COSMIC) database. The result is an accurate, cost-effective solution that enables researchers to profile solid tumors. This 3 day training course will cover full sample preparation using commercial reference standards and samples provided by trainees, introduction to the iSeq100* instrument, sequencing set-up and data analysis.

Target audience: Lab based researchers who are looking to quickly and successfully implement this protocol. No previous knowledge of NGS required.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Perform full AmpliSeq for Illumina Cancer Hotspot Panel v2 protocol
  • Learn optimal experimental design for this workflow
  • Know how to start and monitor a run on iSeq100* sequencer
  • Be familiar with local and cloud based analysis options
  • Learn about variant filtering and annotation using BaseSpace™ Variant Interpreter*

Course Duration: 3 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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Combined DNA and RNA workflow for comprehensive profiling of solid tumors with AmpliSeq™ for Illumina Focus Panel*

This 3 days course is a full DNA and RNA sample-to -answer training for customers interested in biomarker analysis of 52 genes with known relevance to solid tumors. The course will cover integrated DNA/RNA workflow using AmpliSeq™ for Illumina Focus Panel and commercial reference standards and samples provided by trainees, introduction to the iSeq100* instrument, sequencing set-up and data analysis for SNVs, indels, and gene fusions.

Target audience: Lab based researchers who are looking to quickly and successfully implement this protocol. No previous knowledge of NGS required.

Objectives: At the end of the training you will:

  • Perform full AmpliSeq for Illumina Focus Panel protocol
  • Learn optimal experimental design for this workflow
  • Know how to start and monitor a run on iSeq100* sequencer
  • Be familiar with local and cloud based analysis options
  • Learn about variant filtering and annotation using BaseSpace™ Variant Interpreter*

Course Duration: 3 days
Location: Cambridge Solutions Center, Paris Solutions Center
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*For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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Bespoke training offerings

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