Application of Next Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics Resources in Research Area

Application of Next Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics Resources in Research Area

Ideal for beginners and intermediates



Next Generation Sequencing

  • Overview/Applications
  • Quality Control, Alignment, Peak Calling and Variant Calling


The Open Targets Platform is a comprehensive and robust data integration tool to access and visualise potential drug targets associated with diseases. It brings together multiple data types and aims to assist users to identify and prioritise targets for further investigation.

  • Overview & Platform Walkthrough
  • Open Targets REST API / Data Access


Ensembl is a genome browser that provides a centralize resource for geneticists, molecular biologists and other researchers studying the genomes of our own species, other vertebrates and model organisms.

  • Overview
  • Ensembl Gene & Transcript
  • Variation & VEP
  • Ensembl REST API
  • Biomart Overview & Walkthrough

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Mr Ong Chuang Kee
Ong Chuang Kee
Data Integration Manager
Open Targets, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

About the Speaker

Chuang Kee is a proven research and informatics leader using computational and informatics platforms for life science and drug discovery applications. In his role as Data Integration Manager at OpenTargets (EBI), Chuang Kee manages data providers across various different groups and leads the data integration efforts. Chuang Kee join OpenTargets from Ensembl. Most recently the Senior Technical Officer in the production team, responsible for the large scale genomics processing pipelines, production infrastructure development, data coordination among various sub-teams to ensure timely delivery of Ensembl releases consist of thousands genomes. Before Ensembl, Chuang Kee was the Principal Scientist, VP at SDTC. He is responsible for the bioinformatics unit whose efforts were geared toward enhancing palm oil yield productivity via various cutting-edge high throughput assays. Prior to joining SDTC, Chuang Kee was the Senior Associate Scientists at Eli Lilly. He lead various cross functional, disciplines drug discovery informatics projects to support target identifications and validation in a variety of therapeutic areas. Chuang Kee has a MSc Bioinformatics from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.





Fee structures

Early Bird (MYR)
due 17th Jun 2017

Normal Rate (MYR)
Students 800 900
Academics 900 1000
Corporate 1000 1100


date & venue

17-19 July 2017


IT Lab 4, Block B, Perdana University

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