Training

Introductory Courses

Online Course Title Description Length
Sequencing: Illumina Technology

 This course provides a general overview of the Illumina sequencing workflow from extraction of nucleic acids to the completion of a sequencing run.

Languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish

                    Chinese (Simplified)

15 min
Sequencing: Fundamentals

After completing this course you will be able to describe DNA, RNA and the central dogma; discuss traditional sequencing methodologies; and compare traditional sequencing to sequencing by synthesis.

Languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish

                    Chinese (Simplified)

15 min

Library Prep

Online Course Title Description Length
Illumina Experiment Manager

This course provides an introduction to Illumina Experiment Manager, and shows you the steps to create sample plates and sample sheets.

25 min
AmpliSeq for Illumina: Library Prep Protocol

This course identifies the items needed for the AmpliSeq for Illumina library prep protocol, introduces pool planning resources for a multiplexed amplicon run, demonstrates the steps in the library prep protocol, and lists best practices for the protocol.

30 min
AmpliSeq for Illumina: Overview

This course describes the AmpliSeq for Illumina assay technology, lists the three types of panels, introduces the steps in the amplicon sequencing workflow, and lists the analysis options for amplicon sequencing data.

15 min
Nextera DNA Flex Library Preparation

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify the Nextera DNA Flex kit, describe how the protocol works, identify what is needed to complete the protocol, and define the various steps in the library preparation workflow.

20 min

Instruments & Software

Online Course Title Description Length
Local Run Manager

This course shows you how to get started using the Local Run Manager software to set up your sequencing runs and view analysis results.

Languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish

                    Chinese (Simplified)

20 min
MiSeq: How to Start a Run

After completing this course you will be able to identify the MiSeq run setup options, describe how to prepare the MiSeq reagent cartridge and load libraries, and list the steps to start a sequencing run with MiSeq Control Software (MCS).

20 min
MiSeq: Instrument Washes

This course provides an overview of the three MiSeq instrument washes: the post-run wash, the maintenance wash, and the standby wash.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

10 min
MiSeq: Introduction to the MiSeq System

After completing this course, you will be able to describe the simplified sequencing workflow on the MiSeq, understand the features of MiSeq, and list the six MiSeq sequencing workflows.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
MiSeq: Preparing for Your Install

After completing this course you will be able to describe the lab environment required to use MiSeq, list key components of MiSeq, identify the network considerations for MiSeq, and list the user-supplied consumables required for running and maintaining MiSeq.

20 min

Data Analysis

Online Course Title Description Length
MiSeq: Data Analysis Overview

After completing this course you will be able to list the MiSeq data analysis tools, briefly describe the function of each tool, and list some considerations when choosing your MiSeq data analysis tool.

Languages: SpanishJapanese

10 min
MiSeq: Does My Run Look Good?

After completing this course you will be able to list two options for monitoring your MiSeq run, describe key metrics in MiSeq Control Software (MCS), and describe key metrics in Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV).

10 min
MiSeq: Imaging and Base Calling

After completing this course you will have an understanding of how the MiSeq processes images to extract intensities and processes intensities to extract base calls.  These processes are completed automatically by the MiSeq.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

35 min
MiSeq: MiSeq Reporter

After completing this course you will have an understanding of the demultiplexing and alignment processes and program interfaces that are common to all workflows in MiSeq Reporter. You will also be able to briefly describe the utility of the supported MiSeq Reporter workflows.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

25 min