Introductory course to RNA-seq data analysis (17h).

Sequentia’s RNAseq summer course will introduce RNAseq data analysis to professionals from different backgrounds that work in basic research or applied R&D.

Directed to: biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, bioinformaticians, engineers and other life science professionals that would like to broaden their knowledge on RNAseq data analysis.

Course structure:  60% practice –  40% theory. 


  • Introduction to Linux: from command line to software installation.
  • Introduction to R: syntax, installation of packages and plots generation.
  • Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (Illumina).
  • Introduction to RNA-seq analysis: from experimental design to data analysis.

The practical sessions of the course will include:

  • Quality control of sequencing data.
  • Mapping on the reference genome.
  • Gene expression quantification.
  • Differential Expression Analysis.
  • Functional analysis of differentially expressed genes (using online tools).

Schedule: 1 week (3.5 hours per day) / Monday to Friday, 10 – 13:30 (CET)


  • July 25th – July 29th 
  • August 1st – August 5th 
  • August 8th – August 12th  

The dates provided are orientative and non binding, they may be modified with previous notice.

Format: Online (via Google Meets). 

Trainees per group: 7 max.  


  • Basic knowledge of biology and molecular biology.
  • Having a stable and fast internet connection.
  • No previous programming skills are required. The important basic concepts will be taught during the course.

Each participant will have access to his/her own cloud server for practice sessions.

An attendance certificate will be provided at the end of the course.

The course will not cover single cell RNA-seq nor metatranscriptomics analysis

Price: 980€* 

* With discount for academia 

** With discount for bundle purchase of Summer Trainings 2022

To sign up, write us at

Places will be formally reserved after accepting the training’s fee and receiving the signed quote.