Galaxy RNA-seq data analysis workshop in Freiburg


From 2018-12-06 to 2018-12-07 - Add to your Calendar

Galaxy workshop on RNA-seq data analysis, December 2018, registration is open! For attendance, please apply to

Dr. Birgit Teucher
Translational Lung Research Center (TLRC), Dept. of Translational
Pulmonology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Universität Heidelberg,
Im Neuenheimer Feld 156, 69120 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221-56 4296        Fax: +49 (0)6221-56 4504

The Freiburg Galaxy Team and the DZL Academy offer an introductory course to the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data using the Galaxy platform. DZL Academy Fellows can get a scholarship that will cover travel and accommodation costs.



Institute for Biology II/III
79104, Freiburg im Breisgau,

Important notes

  1. If you are registered but cannot attend our workshop, please contact us by email immediately. We have a long waiting list and can give your place to others, even on short notice.
  2. You can bring your own notebook or computers will be available. Eduroam is available, ask your institute for how to login.
  3. The workshop is free of charge. Unfortunately no stipends for travel or accommodation are available.
  4. DZL Academy Fellows will be reimbursed for travel and accommodation by DZL Academy.


Every day the workshop will run from 9:00-17:00 (give or take, depending on questions at the end). If the times will change, it will be announced during the workshop.

Day Topics
Thursday Starts at 10:00 am, Galaxy Introduction (Slides, Tutorial) and HTS Introduction (QC, Mapping)
Evening Program We meet at 18:30 at the Tourist Information place in Freiburg next to the old Rathaus.
Friday RNA-seq analysis (Slides, Tutorial)

Lunch Options


You must go through two Galaxy interactive tours before beginning the training. These interactive tours guide you stepwise through the Galaxy user interface and the history. They will help you to follow the Galaxy introduction, and ensure everyone has a basic understanding of how Galaxy works.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

Travel Options

From Basel airport to Freiburg you have two options:

  1. Take the train to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof (ICE or EC takes 30 min; Regio 60 min)
  2. Take the airport shuttle bus to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof (Timetable)

From Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Venue you should use local public transport (VAG):

You are looking for building 1 (Institute of Biology II/III) on the university map


Some suggestions for hotels (please check portals such as HRS, booking, etc.)

Hotel Location Website
Hotel am Rathaus Rathausgasse 4-8 Website
Hotel Barbara Poststrasse 4 Website
Intercity Hotel Freiburg Bismarckallee 3 Website
Stadthotel Freiburg Kolping Hotel & Gästehaus Karlstr.7 Website
Ibis Freiburg Süd (bit more far away) Bötzinger Str.76 Website
StayInn Hostel und Gästehaus Stühlinger Str.24a Website

Note: In Freiburg you sometimes have to pay an additional accommodation tax. For business trips this tax does not to be paid if your employer fills out this form. You will need to show this form to the hotel.


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