‘Basic Bioinformatics for Developing and Monitoring PCR Assays’


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The goal of this workshop is to provide basic information for in silico analysis of novel and existing PCR assays. We will work on molecular target selection, target sequence acquisition from public databases, sequence alignment, primer and probe selection, and secondary structure analysis. Participants will gain experience in monitoring a diagnostic assay and assuring the test will maintain its effectiveness in detecting field strains.  Strategies on how to modify a test using the same or different target regions will also be covered.



When Thursday, October 17

Time 8:00 am-12:00 pm

Where Royal Palm Salons 1-2

Registration fee: $30

What to bring: prepared laptop (we will send out links to free software before the meeting. The software should be loaded onto the laptop before the workshop)

Limited number of seats available (20)


Organized and offered by the AAVLD Technology Committee