NovaSeq 6000 Training

  • Introductory Topics


  • 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

  • NovaSeq: Preparing for Your Install

    This course introduces lab requirements, computing requirements, and delivery considerations for the NovaSeq 6000 System. It also discusses the consumables required for running and maintaining the instrument.

    15 min

  • NovaSeq: System Overview

    This course introduces the features of the NovaSeq System, the steps in the sequencing workflow, and the NovaSeq sequencing technology.

    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.

  • NovaSeq: Introduction

    Recorded Webinar (May 2019) | Join Illumina Technical Support for a discussion on the NovaSeq platform. This webinar is targeted towards users with a basic understanding of the Illumina sequencing workflow. We will cover the following topics: Features of NovaSeq, end-to-end workflow, library preparation considerations, guidance on run analysis, and tips and best practices for running and maintaining your instrument.

  • 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

  • NovaSeq: How to Start a Run

    This course introduces the steps to start a NovaSeq sequencing run, prepare the consumables, and use the NovaSeq Control Software.

    20 min

  • NovaSeq: Xp Workflow

    This video demonstrates the NovaSeq™ Xp workflow, including NovaSeq flow cell preparation, ExAmp and library master mix preparation, and manually loading libraries onto the flow cell.

    10 min