Online Sequencing Courses

Training Videos

Online Course Title Description Length
iSeq 100: Unboxing and Installing Your Instrument

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  prepare your lab for the arrival and installation of the iSeq 100 system, unpack and install the instrument, identify the test components required to perform first time setup, and perform first time setup of your instrument.

15 min
iSeq 100: How to Start a Run

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

20 min
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
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
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
DesignStudio: AmpliSeq for Illumina Custom DNA Design

After completing this course, you will be able to create an AmpliSeq for Illumina custom DNA panel in DesignStudio. This course provides an introduction to DesignStudio, guides you through the steps of creating a custom DNA panel, and provides tips and additional resources to get you started.

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
TruSight Tumor 170 Library Preparation

By the end of this course, you wiill be able to: identify the items needed for the protocol, describe the steps in the library prep protocol, describe the steps in the enrichment protocol, and list best practices for performing the protocol.

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
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
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: 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: System Overview

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

20 min
SureCell WTA 3' Library Prep: Best Practices

This course provides an introduction to the SureCell WTA 3' Library Prep Kit and identifies the steps of the workflow that require attention to obtain optimal library preparation results.

20 min
HiSeq 1500/2500: Best Practices

This course covers best practices for your HiSeq 1500/2500. Topics covered include: instrument mode changes and washes, best practices for performing a HiSeq sequencing run, BaseSpace Sequence Hub and data compression options for your HiSeq runs, fluidics and flow cell plate care, and how to prepare the instrument for idling or shutdown.

 

25 min
HiSeq: Rapid Run Mode

This course describes the Rapid Run Mode available for HiSeq 2500 or HiSeq 1500. It identifies what is needed to perform a Rapid Run, describes the options for clustering the 2-lane flow cell, and lists ways to reduce data storage requirements for your HiSeq runs.

 

15 min
ExAmp Cluster Amplification Workflow

This course discusses the purpose of ExAmp cluster amplification, lists the steps in the ExAmp cluster amplification workflow, and provides best practices for preparing the ExAmp reaction.

20 min
NextSeq: System Overview

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

 

20 min
NextSeq: Preparing for Your Install

This course provides an overview of the key components of the NextSeq Series instruments, as well as the lab, computing, and electrical requirements for installation.

 

15 min
NextSeq: How to Start a Run

By the end of this course, you will be able to: identify the steps to start a run on the NextSeq, describe how to prepare the reagent cartridge, and start a sequencing run using NCS.

 

20 min
NextSeq: Does My Run Look Good?

This course introduces three options for monitoring your NextSeq run. It also describes key metrics in NextSeq Control Software (NCS), Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV), and BaseSpace Sequence Hub.

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
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: 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
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: 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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV)

This course provides the basics on how to get started using Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV). By the end of this course, you will be able to: identify the purpose of SAV, list the steps to load data into SAV, and describe the tabs in SAV.

 

15 min
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
Nextera DNA Sample Prep

After completing this course you will be able to describe the items necessary to run Nextera DNA sample preparation assay to generate MiSeq sequence-ready libraries, describe the steps in Nextera DNA sample preparation workflow, and identify some of the assay's most important considerations.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
Nextera Rapid Capture

After completing this course, you will be able to identify the Nextera Rapid Capture Enrichment kits, choose your Nextera Rapid Capture Enrichment Product, identify how the protocol works, describe what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, define the various steps in the Sample Preparation workflow, and analyze Nextera Capture Enrichment data.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
Nextera Sample Prep: Best Practices

After completing this course you will be able to determine appropriate starting material, perform critical techniques used in the sample prep process, and accurately validate the final libraries. Note that the best practices presented in this course do not apply to the Nextera™ DNA Flex Library Prep Kit.

 

30 min
TruSeq Amplicon - Cancer Panel

By the end of this training, you will be able to describe the items necessary to run the TruSeq Amplicon Cancer Panel assay, describe the steps in the sequencing workflow, identify some of the best practices, and set up a sample sheet for sequencing.

 

20 min
TruSeq Targeted RNA Expression Kit

After completing this course you will be able to describe the TruSeq Targeted RNA Expression Kit, the steps to order a custom oligo pool, the steps in the TruSeq Targeted RNA Expression protocol, best practices, and how to analyze and normalize data.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq: Best Practices

After completing this course you will understand best practices for all TruSeq Sample Preparation Kits including liquid handling, AMPure XP handling, avoiding cross-contamination, and temperature considerations. You will also learn about specific information about DNA and RNA best practices.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq: Comparison of Available DNA Sample Preparation Kits

After completing this course you will know the similarities and differences between currently available TruSeq DNA Sample Prep Kits, the starting input amounts and final library characteristics for the various kits, how the various protocols differ, and the ordering information for the various TruSeq DNA kits.

 

20 min
TruSeq: Controls

By the end of this course you will be able to identify controls, describe the different SAV reporting types, and understand how to support these controls.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

15 min
TruSeq: DNA PCR-Free Library Prep

Topics included in this course include the TruSeq DNA PCR-Free library prep protocol, what the protocol does, how the protocol works, what is needed to complete the protocol successfully, and the various steps in the workflow.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq: DNA Sample Prep

After completing this course you will know the TruSeq DNA Sample Prep Protocol, what the protocol does, how the protocol works, what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, and the various steps in the Sample Prep Workflow.

 

10 min
TruSeq: Nano DNA Sample Prep

After completing this course, you will know: what the TruSeq Nano DNA Sample Prep Protocol is, what the protocol does, how the protocol works, what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, and the various steps in the sample prep workflow.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq: RNA Access Library Prep

By the end of this course you will learn what the TruSeq RNA Access Library Prep protocol is, how the protocol works, what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, the various steps in the sample preparation workflow, and how to analyze TruSeq RNA Access Library Prep data.

20 min
TruSeq: Sample Purification Bead Size Selection and Best Practices

After completing this course you will understand what sample purification beads are, how the beads work, when the beads are used, what the size selection workflow is, and be able to list some best practices.

 

20 min
TruSeq: Small RNA Sample Prep

After completing this course you understand what the protocol does, how the protocol works, what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, and the various steps in the prep workflow.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

10 min
TruSight One Sequencing Panel

By the end of this training, you will be able to define the TruSight One Sequencing Panel, understand how the protocol works, identify what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, describe the various steps in the TruSight One workflow, and identify the tools used for analysis in TruSight One data.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq: Custom Amplicon Library Prep

After completing this course you will be able to describe the items necessary to run the TruSeq Custom Amplicon assay, list the steps in the workflow, and identify the best practices.

Languages: Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese

20 min
TruSeq Exome Library Preparation

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify the TruSeq Exome kits, choose your TruSeq Exome product, identify how the protocol works, describe what is needed to complete the protocol, define the various steps in the library preparation and enrichment workflow, and analyze TruSeq Exome data.

20 min
TruSeq Rapid Exome

This course provides an overview of the TruSeq Rapid Exome library prep kit, including, how to choose a TruSeq Rapid Exome product, how the protocol works, what is needed to successfully complete the protocol, what are the various steps in the library preparation workflow and how to analyze TruSeq Rapid Exome data.

20 min
Nextera XT DNA Library Preparation

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

20 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
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