DNASTAR Webinars

DNASTAR Webinars for Sequence Analysis Software, Next-Gen Sequencing Software, Primer Design Software, Gene Expression Software

DNASTAR offers free, online webinars led by our own scientific and technical experts as another resource for helping you get the most out of our software. Register for one of the scheduled webinars below, or request a topic for a future webinar.

 

"Ryan's webinar was really helpful; I've been using the Lasergene Core Suite for years, but still learnt a few new things from the webinar."

Marie-jo Medina, University of Leicester

 

Upcoming Webinars
Matthew Keyser

Introduction to DNASTAR miRNA Workflows in Lasergene Genomics Suite

Presented by: Matthew Keyser
April 30th, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Matthew Keyser will demonstrate how to load miRNA data for miRNA discovery and quantification. Additionally, learn how to quanitfy miRNA sequence data against known miRNA templates.

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Archived Webinars

 

Introduction to DNASTAR Advanced Sequence Editing and Annotation

Presented by: Matthew Keyser
Originally Aired: March 19th, 2014

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Matthew Keyser will offer a live demonstration of our Lasergene software. In this webinar you'll learn more about:

- Advanced editing in SeqMan Pro. Work on both the micro and macro level to edit your consensus and contigs.

- Annotations. Discover the multitude of places to annotate your sequence

Introduction to DNASTAR Webinar

Protein Structure Prediction Webinar Protein Structure Prediction using Lasergene Structural Biology Suite

Presented by: Jacqueline Carville
Originally Aired: February 26, 2014

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Jacqueline Carville will demonstrate how to create and submit protein structure predictions using the NovaFold application. Learn how to analyze prediction results, as well as perform a variety of other protein analysis workflows such as epitope prediction, structural alignment, and motion visualization.

February 26 Webinar Video

Introduction to DNASTAR Identifying Causal Genes of Rare Mendelian Disease using Lasergene

Presented by: Jacqueline Carville
Originally Aired: January 29, 2014

 

In this webinar, we will use DNASTAR's Lasergene Genomics Suite software to analyze exome sequencing data from the breakthrough work of Ng et. al. (Exome sequencing identifies MLL2 mutations as a cause of Kabuki syndrome. Nat. Genet. 42, 30-35 (2010)).
This case study confirms the discovery of mutations in the MLL2 gene as a cause of the rare autosomal dominant Kabuki syndrome. Through this case study, we will give a live demonstration of the capabilities of Lasergene Genomics Suite as applicable to similar association studies.

January 29th webinar

Introduction to DNASTAR Introduction to DNASTAR

Presented by: Jacqueline Carville
Originally Aired: December 11, 2013

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Jacqueline Carville walks you through our various suites, applications, and support options. This overview introduces you to all DNASTAR has to offer, and cover topics in the realms of molecular biology, next-gen sequence analysis, and structural biology.

Introduction to DNASTAR Webinar

RNA Seq RNA-Seq Assembly and Analysis for Non-Model Organisms

Presented by: Venkatesh Balakrishnan
Originally Aired: November 20, 2013

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Venkatesh Balakrishnan demonstrates a de novo transcriptome workflow. Learn how RNA-Seq data is assembled in DNASTAR's SeqMan NGen application and visualized in SeqMan Pro. Gene expression analysis is then performed in the ArrayStar application.

RNA Seq

MegAlign Pro Alignment Workflows in MegAlign Pro

Presented by: Jacqueline Carville
Originally Aired: October 2, 2013

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Jacqueline Carville will showcase DNASTAR's newest application MegAlign Pro while giving a live demonstration of various sequence alignment workflows. Learn about the different alignment methods available in MegAlign Pro, as well as various downstream phylogenetic analysis capabilities.

October 2 Webinar Video

SNP Analysis Advanced SNP Analysis in Lasergene Genomics Suite

Presented by: Matthew Keyser
Originally Aired: August 28, 2013

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Matt Keyser will showcase the advanced SNP analysis capabilities of the Lasergene Genomics Suite. Learn how integrate SNP database information into large-scale, multi-sample SNP projects.

June 27 Webinar Video

Cloning and Primer Design Cloning and Primer Design Workflows

Presented by: Brian Anderson
Originally Aired: August 14, 2013

 

In this webinar, DNASTAR's Brian Anderson demonstrates several virtual cloning and primer design workflows. Learn how DNASTAR supports all major virtual cloning techniques, as well as offers a variety of options for primer and probe design.

June 27 Webinar Video

Lasergene Introducing NovaFold

Presented by: Jaqueline Carville
Originally Aired: July 31, 2013

 

Learn about our new protein structure prediction software NovaFold. Jacqueline demonstrates how to create and submit predictions in NovaFold, as well as analyze prediction results within Protean 3D.

July 31 Webinar Video

Lasergene Microbial Genome Analysis in Lasergene Genomics Suite

Presented by: Matthew Keyser
Originally Aired: June 26, 2013

 

Matt shows you several key workflows to analyze your next-generation microbial sequence data in Lasergene Genomics Suite.

January 30 Webinar Video

Lasergene Introducing Lasergene 11

Presented by: Jaqueline Carville
Originally Aired: May 8, 2013

 

Learn about some of the most powerful new features in the software, including:

  • Access to all Lasergene applications on the DNASTAR Cloud
  • Protein structure prediction in NovaFold
  • Sequence alignment with MUSCLE in MegAlign Pro
  • Multi-sample copy number variation (CNV) analysis
  • 16S alignment and metagenomic assembly
  • Viral integration analysis
  • May 8 Lasergene 11 Webinar

     

    Lasergene Ion Torrent Assemblies and Analysis in Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: April 3, 2013

     

    Learn about our support for Ion Torrent data and see examples of Ion Torrent workflows, including de novo genome assembly with gap closure and alignment and SNP analysis of targeted sequencing data.

    April 3 Ion Torrent Webinar

     

    Lasergene Assembling and Analyzing Illumina Data in Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: March 12, 2013

     

    See Matt demonstrate several workflows in support of Illumina sequence assembly and analysis in Lasergene Genomics Suite. Topics covered include multiple exome comparisons, RNA-Seq analysis, automated bacterial genome closure, and de novo genome assembly on BaseSpace.

    March 12 Illumina Webinar Video

    Lasergene Sanger Sequence Assembly and Analysis in Lasergene Core Suite

    Presented by: Farhan Quraishi
    Originally Aired: February 13, 2013

     

    Farhan shows you how to assemble and analyze Sanger sequencing data de novo, against a reference sequence, and by sample name using SeqMan Pro.

    February 13 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Genome Assembly and Gap Closure in Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: January 30, 2013

     

    Matt shows you how to close gaps in your de novo and reference guided genome assemblies in Lasergene Genomics Suite. To learn more about the steps leading up to the gap closure process, please see our Automated Bacterial Genome Closure and De Novo Genome Assembly webinars below.

    January 30 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Automated Bacterial Genome Closure in Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: December 5, 2012

     

    See Matt assemble a novel strain of bacteria using a closely related reference sequence as a template. The webinar includes a demonstration of how to select an appropriate referenc, align against that template and automatically resolve the majority of structural variations and gaps using Lasergene Genomics Suite.

    December 5 Webinar Video

     

    Lasergene Protein Sequence and Structure Analysis in Protean 3D

    Presented by: Amanda Mitchell
    Originally Aired: November 14, 2012

     

    Hear Amanda discuss the proteomics tools available in Lasergene 10.1 as she demonstrates some of the most powerful features in Protean 3D, including: epitope prediction, structural alignment, and macromolecular motion visualization.

    November 14 Webinar Video

    Lasergene RNA-Seq Alignment and Analysis Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Farhan Quraishi
    Originally Aired: October 24, 2012

     

    See Farhan demonstrate how to analyze multiple RNA-Seq samples using Lasergene Genomics Suite.

    October 24 Webinar Video

     

    Lasergene What's New in Lasergene 10.1

    Presented by: Katie Maxfield
    Originally Aired: September 24, 2012

     

    See what's new in our latest release, including automated genome assembly with gap closure, RNA-Seq analysis, large scale variant analysis, epitope prediction, structural alignment, and advanced sequence editing.

    September 5 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Sequence Alignment and Gene Discovery in Lasergene Core Suite

    Presented by: Aaron Reynolds
    Originally Aired: September 5, 2012

     

    Watch Aaron demonstrate how to align sequences, create phylogenetic trees and predict coding regions using Lasergene Core Suite.

    September 5 Webinar Video

    Lasergene De Novo Genome Assembly in Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: August 22, 2012

     

    See an example of a de novo genome assembly in Lasergene Genomics Suite and hear Matt talk about considerations for de novo assembly of next-gen data.

    August 22 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Cloning and Primer Design in Lasergene Core Suite

    Presented by: Brian Anderson
    Originally Aired: August 1, 2012

     

    See Brian demonstrate virtual cloning and primer design in Lasergene Core Suite, including restriction enzyme cloning and TA cloning.

    June 27 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Assembling and Analyzing Next-Gen Sequencing Data Using Lasergene Genomics Suite

    Presented by: Matthew Keyser
    Originally Aired: June 27, 2012

     

    Hear Matt give an overview of Lasergene Genomics Suite, as well as show a specific example of multi-sample exome assembly and analysis.

    June 27 Webinar Video

    Lasergene Lasergene Core Suite Overview
    Presented by: Ryan Jacob
    Originally Aired: June 13, 2012

     

    Hear Ryan discuss some of the most powerful functions of Lasergene Core Suite, including sequence editing, plasmid map creation, virtual automated cloning, SNP reporting, sequence alignments, gene finding, and primer design. 

    June 13Webinar Video