The QCB Collaboratory workshops are open and free of charge to UCLA faculty, staff, affiliates, and students.

UCLA graduate students are eligible to receive course credit via the Applied Bioinfo Course.

Non-UCLA affiliates may register via UCLA Extension.

COVID-19 update:

All Fall 2020 Interactive Workshops will be conducted online.

Accessibility resources during COVID-19:

In partnership with Information Technology Services (ITS), UCLA Library has received additional equipment available for loans to instructors and students including teaching assistants (TAs) in support of teaching and learning.

Instructors are encouraged to request equipment from their department or visit If a department is unable to provide equipment, then instructors may borrow equipment from the Library. 

CLICC Virtual Desktop is also open to UCLA instructors and students and provides the campus community with the ability to remotely access a Windows desktop installed with a variety of specialty software.

Fall 2020 Schedule: Registration is now open!

Workshop NameDateTimeInstructor
W1: Intro to Unix command lineOct 6, 7 and 89:00 AM - 12:00 PMAsli Yildirim, Ph.D.
W9: Intro to PythonOct 6, 7 and 81:30 PM - 4:30 PMLukasz Salwinski, Ph.D.
W2: Using NGS Analysis ToolsOct 13, 14, and 159:00 AM - 12:00 PMMichael Weinstein, Ph.D.
W18: Advanced PythonOct 13, 14, and 151:30 PM - 4:30 PMMichael Weinstein, Ph.D.
W12: Intro to MATLABOct 20, 21, and 229:30 AM - 12:00 PMYing Tang, Ph.D.
W3: Intro to R and Data VisualizationOct 27, 28, and 299:00 AM - 12:00 PMIbraheem Ali, Ph.D.
W16: Library Prep for NGSOct 27, 28, and 291:30 PM - 4:30PMMarco Morselli, Ph.D.
W22: Protein-Protein Interactions with CytoscapeNov 3, 4, and 59:00 AM - 12:00 PMLukasz Salwinski, Ph.D
W21: Digital Imaging Processing with PythonNov 9, 10, and 129:00 AM - 12:00 PMAlon Oyler-Yaniv, Ph.D.
W20: Single-Cell RNA-Seq with PythonNov 9, 10, and 121:30 PM - 4:30 PMBreanne Sparta, Ph.D.
W11: Metagenomics Analysis with Python and RNov 17, 18, and 199:00 AM - 12:00 PM Michael Weinstein, Ph.D.
W14: Intro to Modern Statistics with RNov 17, 18, and 191:30 PM - 3:30 PMDon Vaughn, Ph.D.
W26: Careers in Computational BiologyNov. 202 PMMatteo Pellegrini, Ph.D.
W6: DNA Methylation Analysis with R and UnixNov 23, 24, and 259:00 AM - 12:00 PMAnela Tosevska, Ph.D.
W5a: RNA-seq I Analysis – Measuring gene expressions from RNA-seq dataNov 23, 24, and 251:30 PM - 4:30 PM Nicolas Rochette, Ph.D.
Karolina Kaczor-Urbanowicz, Ph.D.
W5b: RNA-seq II Analysis – Differential gene expression & pathway analysisDec 1, and 29:00 AM - 11:00 AMKarolina Kaczor-Urbanowicz, Ph.D.
Nicolas Rochette, Ph.D.
W4: Galaxy for NGSDec 1, and 21:30 PM - 3:30 PMWeihong Yan, Ph.D.
W5c: RNA-seq III Analysis – De novo transcriptome assembly using TrinityDec 8, and 99:00 AM - 11:00 AMMarina Linardic, Ph.D.