MiniSeq Training

  • Introductory Courses


  • MiniSeq: Preparing for Your Install

    By the end of this course, you will be able to list the key components of the MiniSeq System, describe the lab environment required to install and use the MiniSeq System, and identify the user-supplied consumables required for running and maintaining the instrument.

    15 min

  • How Do I Prepare for My Illumina Instrument Delivery?

    In this video, an Illumina Field Applications Scientist discusses what to expect during the pre-installation, shipping, and delivery stages. We’ll highlight important steps in the process and introduce you to available resources. Note that, depending on your region, the steps shown in this video may not apply to the iSeq 100 system.

    7 min

  • MiniSeq: System Overview

    By the end of this course, you will be able to identify features of the MiniSeq System, describe MiniSeq sequencing technology, and describe the simplified sequencing workflow of the MiniSeq System.

    20 min

  • Bcl2Fastq v2+: Introduction

    Recorded Webinar (April 2019) | Bcl2Fastq is a Linux-based software that converts base call files generated from an Illumina sequencing run to FASTQ files as well as demultiplex samples. This webinar focuses on Bcl2fastq v2+ and is targeted for new to intermediate users who are interested in the configurable options that this command line program allows. We will cover the following topics: requirements to run Bcl2Fastq, command line basics, commonly used options, frequently asked ‘How To….’ questions.

  • MiniSeq Sequencing System: Introduction

    Recorded Webinar (September 2016) | Please join us for a technical presentation the MiniSeq benchtop sequencer. This webinar will educate new and experienced Next-Generation Sequencing users to how this system works, its new features, how dual indexing is performed, best practices and introductory guidance on run analysis.

  • Sequencing: Introduction to Sequencing By Synthesis (SBS)

    Recorded Webinar (July 2019) | Illumina next-generation sequencing technology allows for massive parallel sequencing. Illumina Technical Support invites you to join us for a presentation and discussion on sample preparation, cluster generation and sequencing by synthesis chemistry. This webinar is targeted to those new to next-generation sequencing and will discuss the following topics: Illumina library construction, cluster generation methods by platform, sequencing by synthesis, and multiplexing and primary analysis.

  • Instruments & Software


  • Discover the Benefits of Illumina Proactive

    Learn about the benefits of instrument performance monitoring through Illumina Proactive, a service in which instrument performance data are sent to Illumina to enable proactive maintenance.

    10 min

  • IT Requirements for Implementing Illumina Proactive

    This video shares IT requirements for implementing Illumina Proactive, an instrument performance monitoring service provided by Illumina that can increase instrument uptime, improve operational efficiency, and reduce the risk of lost resources.

    4 min

  • Local Run Manager for MiniSeq

    This course provides an introduction to the Local Run Manager for MiniSeq. Topics include: its purpose, how to access the software, and the analysis workflows. It also shows the steps to set up a sequencing run and view analysis results.

    15 min

  • MiniSeq: Does My Run Look Good?

    This course explores the options for monitoring your MiniSeq run. Also detailed are the key metrics in MiniSeq Control Software, Sequencing Analysis Viewer, and BaseSpace Sequence Hub.

    10 min

  • MiniSeq: How to Start a Run

    This course provides an overview of how to set up and start a sequencing run on the MiniSeq System.

    20 min

  • Preparing Runs with BaseSpace Sequence Hub

    This course provides an overview of how to use the BaseSpace Sequence Hub Prep tab to enter sample information and parameters for your sequencing run.

    25 min

  • Data Analysis


  • BaseSpace Sequence Hub: Introduction and Analysis Overview

    Upcoming Webinar | llumina Technical Support invites you to learn about BaseSpace, Illumina’s cloud-based sequencing data analysis solution. In this presentation, we will discuss how to navigate the BaseSpace dashboard, general BaseSpace functionally, and tips and tricks for successful application and workflow utilization. We will cover the following topics: How to upload/view data in BaseSpace, discussion of major analysis workflows, general overview of how to analyze data on BaseSpace.

    Please note: BaseMount and BaseSpace CLI are alpha software releases; features and functionality may change over time, and support is directly through Illumina software development.

    Sep 17, 2019 PST