1. Whole Exome Sequencing Course April 2017

Whole Exome Sequencing Course April 2017

December 15, 2016


April 3-5, 2017; Rostock, Germany

Who should attend:

Clinicians and clinical scientists who are interested in:

  • Gaining deep insights about WES workflow from lab to report
  • Benefit from experiences via intensive Hands-on courses supervised by our experts
  • Taking the unique opportunity to discuss with our experts and exchange with others from the field


Desired skills of:

  • Basic lab skills such as pipetting
  • Basic knowledge of clinical variant databases
  • Filtering data with Microsoft Excel
  • Basic knowledge of molecular genetics and clinical genetics

Topics covered:

Lab part:

  • Theoretical background WES Illumina analyses
  • Hands-on: Gain insights about whole exome sequencing (WES) lab workflow on Illumina platform

Bioinformatics part:

  • Lecture: bioinformatics analysis of WES data
  • Hands-on analysis of real WES cases:

    • Alignment, variant calling, functional annotation of variants

Medical part:

  • Indications of WES and strategies of analyses, WES vs. WGS
  • Hands-on analysis of real WES cases:

    • Filtering and evaluation of variants using databases 
    • Interpretation and implication of clinical information
    • Reporting in light of clinical information, incidental findings

Quality management part:

  • Quality aspects of clinical diagnostics laboratory

Analyze and interpret data from your own sample:

Participants are encouraged to send a WES sample (trio) which is covered by the fee and will be subject for the individualized analysis within the workshop. Please contact us for these special conditions and further information.


2,250 EUR

The workshop fee further includes comprehensive workshop materials, catering during workshop, and a dinner. Computers are provided for data analysis. Free Wi-Fi will be available for tablet PCs or mobile phones.