15th Training on Deep Dive into RNA world and exploring basics of CRISPR

September 16, 2019 to September 20, 2019

Genomics Home

Jointly organized by:
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology (TDU)
Bengaluru Genomics Centre (BGC)

Training Theme

  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is a recent technological revolution in life science that transformed our understanding of life’s genome landscape
  • Present training helps to get a deeper understanding in NGS technology with a special focus on RNA world and transcriptome analysis
  • Teach the fundamentals of NGS workflow from sample preparation to sequencing.
  • Introduce Gene Editing tools


  • Training and capitalizing human resources to carry out NGS and transcriptome analysis.
  • Carry out high throughput research using genomic tools to foster trans-disciplinary dialogues in functional genomics


September 16th, 2019 to September 20th, 2019

Program Directors

Missions Accomplished

  • Created “Genomics Ecosystem” in the country by conducting 14 training programs
  • Trained > 500 Scientists (All streams of Biology, Engineering , Technology).
  • Achieved 100 % Literacy by the participants in Genomics and Bioinformatics

Past Events

Please visit here for details on previously conducted events

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Scientists from Academia and Industries including Life Sciences, Biology, Computer Science, Medicine, Agriculture, Veterinary, Environmental Science and any other disciplines.


15th NGS Training
Day 1

Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology
Hands on:

  • RNA Isolation
  • Transcriptome/RNA library preparation
Day 2

Hands on:

  • Transcriptome sequencing by NGS platforms
  • Transcriptome sequence data formats.
Day 3

Hands on:

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • De novo based transcriptome assembly
  • Transcriptome quantification
  • Differential gene expression analysis
  • Functional annotation of genes
Day 4

Hands on:

  • Reference based transcriptome assembly
  • NGS data submission to NCBI
  • Navigating Genome Browsers
Day 5
  • Introductory talk on CRISPR CAS9 Technology and Applications
  • Hands on: Cloning,Ligation, Vector digestion, In-Fusion Cloning and Polymerase Chain Reaction


Deadline for Registration: 1st September 2019

  • Limited seats available
Category Amount GST (18%) Total
UG Students Rs. 9000 Rs. 1620 Rs. 10620
PG Students Rs. 10000 Rs. 1800 Rs. 11800
PhD Scholars Rs. 12000 Rs. 2160 Rs. 14160
Post-doctoral Researchers Rs. 14000 Rs. 2520 Rs. 16520
Faculty Rs. 20000 Rs. 3600 Rs. 23600
Industry Rs. 28000 Rs. 5040 Rs. 33040

Payment Modes

Payments are accepted via NEFT and Demand Draft.

Cash Payment is accepted at the TDU office.

The Demand Draft should be in favor of “UTDHST” and payable at Bengaluru.

Postal Address:

The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology,
#74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur via Yelahanka, Bengaluru – 560064

For NEFT, please add “UTDHST General Fund” as beneficiary.

Account Name: UTDHST General Fund
Account Number: 0694104000134705
Bank Details: IDBI Bank, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru-560064
IFSC: IBKL0000694, MICR: 560259014

For further details, please refer the brochure as below.

To register, CLICK HERE

Workshop Documents



Accommodation will be available on request on/before 1st September 2019, and charged separately. Please contact +91 9972490101.

Organizing Secretary

  • Mr. Santosh Hegde, TDU.
  • Mr. MC Nagendra, BGC.


Centre for Functional Genomics & Bio-informatics
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology,

74/2, Jarakabande Kaval,
Post Attur via Yelahanka
Bengaluru – 560064

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Please write to genomics@tdu.edu.in or call us at +91 9972978966 for any queries.

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