Upcoming Webinars

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Analysis Enrichment Data Analysis: Introduction

Illumina offers several enrichment-based library prep kits for targeted resequencing. This webinar will deconstruct enrichment data analysis for beginners. We will focus on
the following topics:
- Illumina Enrichment analysis options
- Enrichment analysis workflow
- Enrichment analysis output files
- What to look for when assessing enrichment output data

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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02/21/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Instrumentation Sequence Analysis Viewer (SAV): A Beginner's Guide

The Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV) Software is an application to view important quality metrics generated during sequencing runs. This webinar will provide a guided tour for beginners on how to use SAV, as well as tips and tricks for reviewing the most useful information for sequencing runs. This webinar is targeted at new users and will go over the following topics:
- How to load data into SAV
- What metrics are available in each tab of the software
- Understanding which are the most valuable metrics for run review and where to find them

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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02/26/2019 11:00 AMPST 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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02/28/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Instrumentation MiSeq: Run Quality and Troubleshooting

Illumina Technical Support invites users to join us for a discussion of the MiSeq system. The MiSeq System offers integrated cluster generation, amplification, sequencing, and data analysis into a single instrument. This webinar will go through troubleshooting considerations at each of these steps, and is targeted toward new and intermediate users with a basic understanding of the Illumina sequencing workflow and the Sequence Analysis Viewer (SAV) software. We will review the following topics:
- Troubleshooting Run Setup and Run Start
- Assessment of runs in progress using SAV
- 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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03/07/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Instrumentation NextSeq: Run Quality and Troubleshooting

Evaluating the quality of data produced by your run and making adjustments for ideal output is an important part of the sequencing process. This webinar is targeted to newer users of the NextSeq sequencing platform, reviewing problem phenotypes and the underlying causes. We will address the following topics:
- The basic mechanics of the NextSeq System and NextSeq 2-color chemistry
- Expected data output from NextSeq runs
- Changes with the update to control software v2.2, and flow cells v2.5
- The important data that we can glean from Sequence Analysis Viewer
- Several common problem phenotypes, and how to diagnose them

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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03/14/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Sample Preparation AmpliSeq for Illumina: Introduction

Join us to learn more about our line of amplicon products –AmpliSeq™ for Illumina®-
compatible with Illumina next-generation sequencing platforms. This webinar is targeted at users interested in moving to this amplicon
chemistry. We will discuss the following topics:
- Available Fixed Panels, Community Panels and Custom Panels
- AmpliSeq for Illumina Direct FFPE DNA and Sample ID Panel
- Library Preparation workflow
- Introduction to DesignStudio Sequencing Assay Designer
- Overview of analysis options

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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03/21/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Sample Preparation Nextera DNA Flex for Enrichment: Introduction

Join us to learn more about our newest and most efficient enrichment workflow– Nextera DNA Flex for Enrichment. This webinar is for users that are interested in targeted sequencing using enrichment with fixed and custom gene panels, as well as for current users of Illumina enrichment workflows to learn and compare the benefits Nextera DNA Flex for Enrichment offers. We will discuss the following topics:
- The improved enrichment workflow used in Nextera DNA Flex for Enrichment
- The unique features of Nextera DNA Flex for Enrichment
- Useful tips for a successful library prep

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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03/26/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Sample Preparation Nextera DNA Flex Library Prep Kit: Introduction

Illumina Technical Support invites you to join us for an introductory presentation on the new Nextera DNA Flex library preparation kit. This webinar is geared towards new and intermediate users with a basic knowledge of next generation sequencing. We will cover the following topics:
- Sample to library workflow
- Tips for a successful library prep

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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04/09/2019 11:00 AMPST 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 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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04/11/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
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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04/23/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Sample Preparation Library QC and Troubleshooting with the BioAnalyzer

Does my library look good to sequence? What’s that peak? This webinar will address how to use the Agilent BioAnalyzer to check library quality prior to sequencing, and to troubleshoot sample preparation. This webinar is geared toward new and intermediate users, and will cover the following topics:
-How to identify features of an ideal library trace
-How to recognize potential issues
-How to prevent potential issues

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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04/25/2019 11:00 AMPST Register
Analysis Software Bcl2Fastq v2+: Introduction

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.

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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04/30/2019 11:00 AMPST Register