Seminar: Using Illumina sequencing technology to explore the bacterial genome

Date: Thursday 18th March 2021 Time: 11:00 -12:00 Location: CB11.04.205

Sequencing and bioinformatic experts from Illumina gave a seminar on the use of Illumina short read sequencing technology to explore the bacterial genome.

The topics include:

• Understanding the Illumina MiSeq system and library preparation

• Introduction to BaseSpace Sequence Hub

• Understanding bacterial whole genome alignment and variant calling


• Dr Bjorn Espedido (Illumina Senior Field Application Scientist)

• Dr Zhiliang Chen (Illumina Senior Bioinformatics Sales Specialist)

The seminar was 45 mins long with 15 mins Q&A.

Seminar record

The pdf files for the slides.