Before the workshop, you should run through this tutorial to install all the software on your laptop:

We use a small test dataset that you can download from this link (1.1 Gb):

During the hands-on session of the workshop, we walk through the following tutorials, with some minor modifications:


Hi workshopers, I was asked to post a link to the prebuilt GATK and Queue jars for people who are on the Broad file system. They are automatically linked to the most recent release. /humgen/gsa-hpprojects/GATK/bin/current /humgen/gsa-hpprojects/Queue/bin/current Cheers!

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