MiniSeq Training

  • Introductory Courses

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  • 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


  • Introduction to MiniSeq

    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.


  • Introduction to the MiniSeq Sequencing System

    Recorded Webinar (May 2016) | Please join us for a technical presentation of 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.


  • 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.


  • Instruments & Software

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  • 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