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'Omics Workshop 2023

Join us on February 15th from 12-4pm! Free Registration with lunch included!


Registration Due February 7th 11:59pm CST

What: The Microbiome Center Multi 'Omics Workshop 2023

When: February 15th 12-4pm

Where: The David Rubenstein Forum Room 601 with a virtual option

Address: 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Why: To build a strong knowledge base of 'omics technologies for the UChicago community


1. Join the workshop Discord channel ( 

2. Register for the workshop. Find the workshop registration form in the Discord Forum post entitled "Workshop Registration." There you will find information on how to get the workshop password which you will enter into the registration form. Please note that we will use this channel to communicate during the workshop.

3. Have a basic knowledge of BASH (working on the command line). To register for the course, you will need to find the course password using basic BASH skills in the file attached to the Discord Forum "Workshop Registration." If this is your first time using the command line, we recommend the following tutorial:

4. Install anvi'o. You must have a working installation of anvi’o on your computer ( We will not have time during the workshop to help with installation issues. For installation help, see the information about our pre-workshop office hours in the left side panel. 

Pre-workshop office hours for anvi'o installation help:

Wednesday, February 8,⋅1:00 – 4:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 923 1771 6722
Passcode: 325052

Event Outline

12:00-12:15PM Introductions

12:15-12:45PM Orlando DeLeon presents a cross 'omics story

12:45-1:00PM Q & A With Orlando

1:00-1:30PM Lunch and Networking

1:30-3:30PM Iva Veseli and Matthew Schechter lead interactive hands on practice with 'omics via anvi'o

3:30PM-3:45PM Snack Break and Networking

3:45PM-4:00PM Closing Statements