Webinars

Workflow Topic Date
Instrumentation HiSeq 2500: Run Quality and Troubleshooting

Illumina Technical Support invites users to join us for a discussion of the HiSeq 2500 system. This webinar is targeted toward new and intermediate users with a basic understanding of the Illumina sequencing workflow and the Sequence Analysis Viewer (SAV) software and will review:
- Troubleshooting Run Setup and Run Start
- Assessment of runs in progress using SAV in High Output and Rapid Run modes
- Tips and Best Practices
Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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05/29/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Analysis AmpliSeq for Illumina: Introduction to Data Analysis (Asia Pacific - Japanese)

イルミナでAmpliSeqパネル解析をはじめよう –情報解析編-

本セッションではAmpliSeqのがんパネルの情報解析について紹介を行います。がんの変異検出に必要な読み量は?、情報解析の実施方法は?、出力結果の確認方法は?見つけた変異の解釈をどのようにしたらよいのか?、初めての方でも情報解析ができるように説明を行います

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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05/30/2018 03:00 PM JST Register
Analysis TruSight Tumor 170: Analysis Workflow Overview

The TruSight Tumor 170 BaseSpace Sequence Hub app is a comprehensive analysis solution for sequencing data generated from DNA and RNA libraries prepared with the TruSight Tumor 170 library prep kit. This webinar is geared toward new and intermediate users of the TruSight Tumor 170 BaseSpace app who want a better understanding of the analysis workflows and output files.
The webinar will cover the following topics:
- The TruSight Tumor 170 DNA analysis workflow
- The TruSight Tumor 170 RNA analysis workflow
- The format and content of the TruSight Tumor 170 BaseSpace app’s output files

Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com


Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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05/31/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Instrumentation Sequencing: Optimizing Cluster Density

Illumina Technical Support invites you to join us for a webinar on obtaining the optimal cluster density for sequencing. This webinar is targeted at new and intermediate users with a basic understanding of Illumina sequencing technology, library quantification and qualification techniques. We will discuss the following:
- Factors that may affect cluster density
- Tips and tricks for achieving optimal cluster density
- How to track and correlate cluster densities and library loading concentration

Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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06/12/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Sample Preparation RNA-Seq Part I: Introduction

Part 1 of a 4-part RNA-Seq webinar series.

Planning is a critical first step in a successful RNA-Seq experiment. We will describe key considerations when planning RNA sequencing experiments including:
- An overview of RNA and sequencing applications
- RNA isolation
- The library preparation workflow
- Sequencing and basic data analysis
This introductory webinar will assume a basic understanding of Illumina sequencing technology, though no prior knowledge of RNA sequencing is required.

Come back for a deeper dive into other aspects of RNA-seq -Part II: Kits, Part III: Troubleshooting, and Part IV: Data Analysis.

Bring your questions or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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06/19/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Analysis Software Local Run Manager 2 (Research Use Only): Introduction

Local Run Manager is a Windows-based software for Illumina benchtop sequencing data, which includes local analysis options as well as run and user management. This webinar provides an overview of the Research Use Only (RUO) version Local Run Manager 2 and targets at new and intermediate users. This webinar does not cover the Dx versions of the software. We will cover the following topics:
- Features of Local Run Manager 2
- Available versions and analysis options
- How to set up runs and analyze data
- Interaction with on-instrument control software
- Comparison to other Illumina analysis software

Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com. 

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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06/26/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Sample Preparation Library QC and Troubleshooting with the BioAnalyzer/ Fragment Analyzer (Asia Pacific - English)

Please join us for a detailed presentation on how to use the Agilent BioAnalyzer to check library quality prior to sequencing, and to troubleshoot sample preparation. Examples of ideal library traces as well as examples that can be used to diagnose library prep issues will be discussed. This webinar is targeted to new and experienced users of Illumina Library Preparation kits and will include a question and answer session.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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06/28/2018 10:00 AM SGT Register
Instrumentation HiSeq 3000/4000: Run Quality and Troubleshooting

Have you ever encountered an unexpected situation when setting up or running the HiSeq 3000/4000 and wondered what steps that you can take? This discussion is targeted toward new and intermediate users and will focus on real-world HiSeq 3000/4000 instrumentation scenarios to equip you with the knowledge to diagnose, resolve and prevent issues related to the following topics:
- Understanding how libraries impact base call quality and PhiX spike in requirements
- Optimizing success with ExAmp clustering
- Engaging the vacuum system
- Verifying the fluidics system
- Identifying overclustering and underclustering

Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to receive a call back, call in, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Please keep in mind that audio quality is highest over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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06/28/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Instrumentation Sequencing: Considerations for Low Diversity Libraries

Low diversity libraries, such as those used for amplicon sequencing, can present challenges on Illumina sequencing systems and may skew software performance and data accuracy resulting in poor quality runs. This webinar is ideal for new and intermediate users interested in considerations for the sequencing of low diversity libraries and will cover the following topics:
-Understanding and visualizing base diversity in Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV)
-Strategies to optimize low diversity sequencing data
-% PhiX spike-in and cluster density recommendations for different sequencing platforms
-Overview of base calling and quality score calculations

Bring your questions to the discussion or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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07/17/2018 11:00 AM PST Register
Sample Preparation RNA-Seq Part II: Kits

Part 2 of a 4-part RNA-Seq webinar series.

Following RNA-Seq Part I, we will review sample preparation kit options for total RNA, mRNA, and targeted RNA sequencing projects. Great for both new and experienced users, we will assume a basic understanding of Illumina sequencing technology, although no knowledge of sample prep is required. In particular, we’ll discuss:
-How to identify which kit is right for your experiment
-What are the expected input and outputs
-Where to go for additional resources

Bring your questions or send them in advance to techsupport@illumina.com.

Note: You will be given an option to call in, receive a call back, or stream webinar audio with high speed internet over the computer. Audio quality is best over the telephone. You will need speakers or a headset to hear streaming audio.

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07/24/2018 11:00 AM PST Register