Next Generation Sequencing: from the bench to the data analysis

A.Y. 2021/2022
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
April 2022
Lead instructor: Massimiliano Pagani
The course comprises an overview of the NGS technologies and workflow from the library preparation, the sequencing to the data analysis. The data analysis is made by lectures and practical sessions where students are performing Bioinformatics analysis on NGS data: preprocessing, alignment, normalization, differential expression and functional enrichment. The course is focus on developing practical skills on NGS data analysis, basics Linux and programming (Python/R).
Recommended for doctoral students of the first year, minimal understanding of the programming language R or informatics in general.
Maximum number of participants: 10
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • 27 December 2021 for courses starting in January 2022
  • 25 January 2022 for courses starting in February 2022
  • 25 February 2022 for courses starting in March 2022.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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