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Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

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Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

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NucleotideAntimicrobialGenomeMicrobiology
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: This course will run over 5 weeks, 2-3 hours a week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 1

Welcome and introduction to typing of bacteria and use of Whole genome sequencing applied to surveillance of bacterial pathogens and antimicrobial resistance...
Reading
3 videos (Total 32 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
General Principles of typing of bacteria12m
Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance using whole genome sequencing12m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 120m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 2

Introduction to Next Generation sequencing...
Reading
3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Introduction to Next-Generation sequencing (NGS)19m
De novo assembly- from raw reads to contigs: assembler tool description and application5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 230m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 3

Whole genome sequencing tools- demonstration of analysis tools for species identification, MLST typing and finding resistance genes...
Reading
3 videos (Total 30 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
MLST Typing: MLST tool description and applications8m
Resistance gene detection: Resfinder tool description and applications12m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 320m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 4

Whole genome sequencing tools- demonstration of analysis tools for Serotyping of Salmonella and Escherichia coli strains , and finding plasmid replicons...
Reading
3 videos (Total 24 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
E. coli serotype identification: serotype finder tool description and applications6m
Plasmid replicon identification and plasmid typing12m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 420m
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Top Reviews

By VLJan 14th 2018

This is a very interesting course, it's practical and simple to follow and I've learned a lot about whole genome sequencing and its techniques.

By SKMay 18th 2018

The contents of the course were really very good and with loads of knowledge. Thank you very much for improving my knowledge in this area.

Instructors

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Lina Cavaco

Ext Associate Professor
Copenhagen University- ICMM /Statens Serum Institut - Department for Bacteria, Parasites and Fungi
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Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon

PostDoc
Research Group for Genomic Epidemiology, DTU Food

About Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

DTU focuses on research in technical and natural sciences that contributes to the development of society. As an industrially orientated university, our goal is to supply high-level international research based on combining theory with constructing models and empirical methods....

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