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This is one of our advanced workshops, and requires registrants to have attended the following Basic workshop offered by our training team within the last 6-8 months:

If you have not taken the above workshop with us, but are already fluent with shell/bash and already use HMS-RC's O2 cluster, please do the following:

Course requirements:

  • Mandatory attendance for all three classes
  • 2-3 hours of reading and exercises from selected lessons before each workshop session
  • Active participation during discussion sessions

Instruction will be mostly learner-centric. Online classes will be focused on exercises and discussion. Please make sure you take this into account when you sign up for the workshop!

Who should attend?

Eligible* Harvard researchers who want to learn: 

  1. How to design a good ChIP-seq/CUT&RUN/ATAC-seq experiment
  2. The analysis workflow starting with raw sequencing data (Illumina) through to identifying significantly enriched regions ("calling peaks")
  3. How to handle various file formats encountered with ChIP-seq (and related) analysis, using command-line tools such as bedtools and deepTools

Cost and Registration:

There is a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee for this advanced workshop. 

We will be accepting 25-30 participants on a first-come, first-served basis:

If you are one of the first 25-30 eligible* registrants, you will receive an email with a link to pay the (non-refundable & non-transferable$50 registration fee.** 

If you are not among the first 25-30 eligible* registrants, you will be added to the waitlist and notified accordingly.

**NOTE: You will not have a reserved seat for this workshop until you pay the registration fee. Please make sure you pay within the time stated in that email, else you will lose your spot to someone on the waitlist. 

Eligibility requirements:

To be eligible to attend this workshop you should fulfill at least one of the following criteria:

  • Harvard Medical School researcher in a lab on the Quad, with grants administered by Gordon Hall
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine researcher, with grants administered by Gordon Hall
  • Graduate student at the Harvard Medical School
  • Researcher affiliated with the Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) 
  • Harvard researchers whose PIs are associated with the HSCI as Principal or Affiliated faculty

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please register anyways and we will get back to you.

Click here to register!

Registration is closed.

(Registration will open about 3 weeks prior to the workshop dates)

NOTE: We do * not * record our training sessions. 


Please contact us at with any questions.