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This tutorial covers an overview of the new enhancements to Abacus as well as a brief introduction to Isight, Tosca, and fe-safe.

Analysis of PacBio Sequencing Data Using SMRT Portal

This hands-on tutorial will cover installation and use of the SMRT portal at MSI to analyze PacBio sequencing data.

Analyze ChIP-Seq Data at the Command Line

This tutorial focuses on command line tools in the Galaxy enviornment to analyze ChiP-Seq data, automate mapping and peak calling, and edit and run scripts.  

Analyzing ChIP-Seq Data using Galaxy

This practical, hands-on tutorial is designed to give participants experience with ChIP-Seq data analysis using the Galaxy platform. 

Basics of RNA-Seq Data Analysis - Lecture

This lecture will cover the basics of RNA-Seq experimental design and data quality assessment, followed by an overview of data analysis for the detection of differentally expressed genes.

Compiling and Debugging

This tutorial will help users learn the basics of compiling and debugging their code on MSI systems

Data Storage Systems and Data Analysis Workflows for Research

In this tutorial you will learn about the data storage systems available for academic research at the University of Minnesota

Digital Gene Expression (DGE) Analysis Using Galaxy, Human Data

This is a practical, hands-on tutorial designed to give participants experience with RNA-Seq data analysis using Tophat, Cufflinks, and CummRbund in Galaxy.

Ethics of Data Storage

The discussion will focus on the responsibilities of researchers when dealing with data 

From differential gene expression to enriched pathway analysis

This tutorial will introduce R for data analysis

Getting started with XSEDE resources

This hands-on tutorial will introduce MSI researchers to multiple XSEDE resources.

Hands-on tutorial on RNA-Seq analysis using CHURP

This Hands-on tutorial will cover a standard RNA-Seq analysis using RIS pipeline CHURP 

Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor Developer Training

This tutorial covers Intel Xeon Phi architecture, programming models, parallel frameworks, and optimization methods

Interacting with dbGaP data on Stratus

This tutorial introduces Stratus to users who wish to process dbGaP data at MSI

Interactive Computing

This two part tutorial will introduce you to the concept of interactive high performance computing, and provide attendees hands-on experience running interactive parallel jobs on the Mesabi HPC 

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics

An interactive web workshop on the use of the COMSOL Multiphysics® software.

Introduction to Deep Learning with Caffe and Tensorflow

In this tutorial, MSI and Nvidia instructors will walk through an interactive exercise running programs such as Caffe and Tensorflow.

Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) New User Training

This tutorial is an introductory lecture for new IPA users

Introduction to Linux

This tutorial will provide an introduction to the Linux operating system, with particular attention paid to working from the command line

Introduction to Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI)

This tutorial is geared to new MSI users and will provide a highlevel introduction to the facilities and computational resources at MSI.

Introduction to Performance Tools

This tutorial provides an introduction on how to use performance tools to optimize the performance of a program.

Job Submission and Scheduling

This tutorial will introduce users to MSI supercomputers, and provide an overview of how to submit calculations to the job schedulers

MPGI Workshop: Intro to Genomics Terminology and Analysis (Module 2)

MPGI and MSI led lecutre on descriptions of Illumina, Nanopore, and Pacific Biosciences technologies

MPGI Workshop: Intro to MSI (Module 1)

MPGI and MSI led tutorial on MSI HPC systems and labs, as well as MSI storage options and policies.

MPGI Workshop: Intro to PBS Scripts and Job Queues (Module 3)

MPGI and MSI led tutorial on how to write a PBS script and how to submit it to a queue

MPGI Workshop: Job Parallelization with Task Arrays and GNU Parallel (Module 4)

MPGI and MSI led tutorial on how to use task arrays or GNU parallel to make use of the parallel computing environment at MSI.


This tutorial provides an introduction on how to write a parallel program using MPI and will help researchers write better and portable parallel codes for distributed-memory Linux clusters


This tutorial provides an introduction on how to write a parallel program using OpenMP, and will help researchers write better and more portable parallel codes for shared memory Linux nodes

PacBio Sequencing - Lecture

This lecture will cover the special capabilities and use cases of PacBio sequencing as well as the basics of data analysis.

Parallel Computing Overview

This tutorial will help users learn the basics of parallel computation methods, including strategies for collecting calculations together for parallel execution