Miracum whole-exome sequencing pipeline workshop in Freiburg


From 2019-03-13 to 2019-03-14 - Add to your Calendar

Workshop for future users/maintainers of the Miracum WES anaylsis workflow with the goals of presenting the current version of the Galaxy workflow, demonstrating its usage, and of gathering feedback from participants.



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

Important notes

  1. To be able to perform the hands-on analysis part of the workshop, please register for a user account on the European Galaxy server before the workshop.
  2. Desktop computers are available for everyone, but you can also bring your own notebook if you prefer. 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.


Day Topics
Wed 14:00 - 18:00
-> Introduction to Galaxy and its user interface
-> Outline of the Miracum WES analysis workflow
-> Hands-on analysis of representative patient data
Thu 9:00 - 12:30
-> Generation of custom variant queries and reports
-> Discussion, feedback

Lunch Options


No prior knowledge of the Galaxy platform is required for this workshop (although it may be helpful if you have taken a look at a public Galaxy server before), but you will need an active user account on the European Galaxy server.

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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