About this Course
This course is open to Medical students, practicing clinicians, Clinical Geneticists and researchers who would be interested in learning about the concept of Next Generation Sequence (NGS) analysis and specifically exome sequence analysis.

This programme is open to all, and is free of cost to you. The entire course would be administered online through interactive media. 

You could also be part of the programme by inviting your friends. Learning with friends is indeed a great experience.

Brief overview of the course:
  • Introduction to Human genome and the Human genome projects
  • Background of nucleotide sequencing technology
  • Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
  • Exome sequencing in clinical settings what to do and what not to
  • Ethics, informed content and other considerations
  • Analysis of data quality and quantity
  • Reference alignment and variant call
  • Clinical interpretation
  • Validation of the variant
Course Duration: 3 months
Course commences on 15th May, 2015.

You can participate in this programme if you have at least an hour to spend everyday and have access to a Linux system with necessary configuration (4GB RAM, 250GB free HardDisk) to perform the analysis steps.

Register Online
You could register online here..

Exome Sequence Analysis and Interpretation: Handbook for Clinicians
The GUaRDIAN programme is funded for specific objectives by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India through Grant: BSC0122/CARDiOMeD)

Dr Sridhar Sivasubbu (sridhar@igib.in)