Coming Workshop - April 29th - May 1st

posted Apr 17, 2015, 10:44 AM by SGF UPRRP   [ updated Apr 17, 2015, 11:18 AM ]

The  INBRE Program,  Dania M. Rodríguez Vargas, MSc, Silvia Planas, MSc, Instrumentation Specialists, Dr. Riccardo Papa, Sequencing & Genomics Facility Core Director and Dr. Filipa Godoy, PI Microbial Ecology and Genomics Laboratory (MEGL), invite you to participate in the workshop titled:

Use of the NGS Illumina MiSeq System for microbiome data generation and advanced data analyses 

Dates: April 29th to May 1st

Time:  8:00am – 4:30pm


April 29th – April 30th:

Hands-on Library Preparation & MiSeq Run

Molecular Sciences Research Center, Floor 2, Bench 220


May 1st

Hands-on 16S rDNA data analysis: How to characterize microbial communities

Interamerican University-Metropolitan Campus

CIT Building, Video-conference Room #2

“Bring Your Own Laptop”

This three day workshop is intended for students and faculty that use the Illumina MiSeq and other Illumina platforms. The first two days of this workshop will offer unique training in the procedures related with the preparation of 16S ribosomal RNA gene amplicons for the Illumina MiSeq system. On May 1st, a hands-on 16Sr DNA data analysis training will focus on the use of bioinformatic tools to analyze microbiome data.




When visiting the Molecular Sciences Research Center, safety rules must be followed:

  • Wear closed-toe shoes, i.e. tennis shoes, boots
  • Wear appropriate clothing: no string shirts, no shorts
  • Bring your lab coat and safety glasses
  • No food allowed in lab area.

Spaces for participants are limited for the Hands-on Library Preparation & MiSeq Run.  You must reserve before Friday, April 24, 2015  in order to participate. You should contact Nidia Ramos (787-765-5170 ext. 2090 or by e-mail: to confirm attendance. If you have further questions do not hesitate to let us know.

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