3-Day Certificate Online Training in Genome Wide Association Studies and Analysis (GWAS)



1 April - 31 December, 2024.




Category Price
USD 299.

BDG LifeSciences, established in 2010 and headquartered in India, operates globally as a leading bioinformatics company. Specializing in workshops, training programs, and research projects in areas such as Drug Discovery and NGS Data Analysis, the company also offers online courses in bioinformatics technologies.

The company is registered under the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises), Government of India, with registration number UDYAM-UP-01-0019151. BDG Lifesciences, India has authorized BBR Group Pty Ltd., Australia (ACN 608 550 849), to operate its programs in Australia & New Zealand.

Since its inception, BDG LifeSciences has successfully educated a diverse range of participants globally, including students, scientists, faculty members, professors, and corporate executives.

As we believe in a different way of learning which is HANDS-ON PRACTICAL SESSIONS our training programs are unique because participants perform on their own computer/laptop on software/servers, so it is 100 % practical application of technology which is the main reason of BEING A LEADER in the sector for the last 14 years.

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Innovation & creativity is an integral part of the BDG Lifesciences and we always launch new programs on the newest topics. We have launched a 3-day Online Technical Training and hands-on Training Program in Genome Wide Association Studies and Analysis (GWAS) on Windows, Mac & Linux OS. It will be an extensive 3-day training program in which every day 90 minutes interactive training sessions will be conducted to give the user a unique learning experience. VIDEO RECORDING WILL BE PROVIDEDOn successful completion of the course participation certificate will be awarded.
As it is 100% hands-on training program participants will run the processes on their own computer systems having Windows/ Mac/ Linux with a unique learning experience. The program will be of great help to students/ researchers/ faculty/ pathologists/ scientists in learning this latest technology.
Once you register please allow us 2-5 working days to schedule your training session. The time of the sessions will be from 8 PM UK/London time.

  • Visualization of variation with IGV
  • Complete annotation and variant effect prediction(Ensemble VEP)
  • Example VCF data from population Case & Control for GWAS study
  • VCF file format
  • Quality control of Samples, Variants and genotypes
  • GWAS analysis using Hail pipeline
  • Normalization for confounding caused by population stratification
  • Visualization of GWAS results
  • Disease associated mutation Interpretation


  • Gene Prediction
  • Genome Annotation
  • Genome Visualization
  • Disease association
  • Data analysis on Linux, windows / MacOS
  • Data interpretation

Day 1: Introduction to GWAS, phenotype-genotype association, Quantitative genetics, software installation

Day 2: Single factor analysis, visualization

Day 3: Multifactorial analysis, visualization

TARGET AUDIENCE The target audience for this workshop is:
Student & Faculty: Bachelor, Masters, Ph.D., students as well as Faculty and Professors from Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Immunology, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biomedical Technology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Plant Science and Life Sciences.
Professionals: Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Pharmaceutical scientists from industry, academia, and regulatory agencies. Hands-on exercises will be performed individually using software tools (no prior experience required).

Dr. Bharti is a biologist by degree, a computational biologist by training & passion, and provides leadership as a role. She handles clinicians and patients and builds strong professional networks. During 18 years of her professional career, she has gained expertise in Molecular Genetics, Transplant Immunology, Hemato-oncology, Cellular Therapies (CAR-T cell therapy/Mesenchymal stem cell therapy/ DC & NK cell therapy) including histocompatibility typing. She has extensive experience in various OMICS platforms for diagnostics and research. She is also working as a Technical Associate at BDG Lifesciences (OPC) Pvt. Ltd., India.

T & C
  • Kindly note that the training session will be conducted from 8 PM London/UK Time. Before registration make sure what time it is at your location. Please convert the time according to your location.
  • Once you register, please allow us 2-5 working days to make your training schedule,i.e. dates and time.
  • Please provide a GMAIL ID for registration as the recorded video session will be provided on YouTube. Kindly provide that email ID by which you use YouTube. 
  • Interactive training sessions will be conducted on Zoom to give users a better learning experience.
  • As it is with a LIVE TRAINER hence practical application, i.e., the experiments/tasks to be performed can be done in the best explainable manner and the trainer will solve queries along with training.
  • Video recording of steps will be provided at the end of the session to give the user a unique learning experience.
  • The program is SELF-PACED.
  • After each session video of that particular session will be shared with you so you can go through as many times as you want and perfect yourself in the topics & tasks.
  • As you will be the only participant and as it will be on ONE-ON-ONE basis hence you have to attend the session.
  • BDG Lifesceiences (OPC) Private Limited is registered under Ministry of MSME(Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), Government of India with Registration Number:UDYAM-UP-01-0019151 hence the certificate will be provided of it. BBR Group Pty Ltd, Australia (ACN-Australian Company Number-608 550 849) has the franchisee of BDG Lifesciences to run its programs in Australia & New Zealand.
  • The certificate will be issued as per the details which you will provide in the registration form while registering before payment.
  • We want to make sure that you learn properly hence the training certificate will be given ONLY on successful completion of all the tasks given by the trainer.
  • The certificates of all our Online programs are sent by email(softcopy) which has a unique barcode. You can take a print of that on heavy cardstock or photo paper and get it laminated if required.
  • The registration is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.
  • BDG Lifesciences (OPC) Pvt. Ltd., India and BBR Group Pty Ltd Australia reserves the right of admission in all our programs.
  • If you are removed or your registration is canceled then there will be no answer to that. We have our own reasons for such an act of ours
  • If we do not wish to give this workshop to any participant then we will refund their amount. 
  • You should also read the Terms & Conditions page as well as the FAQs page.