Epigenomic Analysis 2023


Welcome to Epigenomics Analysis 2023.

The course schedule can be found here

Meet your faculty here

Pre-Workshop Materials

Pre-work including programs to install, tutorials, and readings can be found here

AWS Module

Connecting and properly using a cloud computing cluster at the CBW here

Class photo

Epigenomics Analysis Class of 2023

Day 1


Nia Hughes

Module 1: Introduction to ChIP Sequencing and Analysis

Martin Hirst

Module 1 Lecture Slides
Module 1 Lecture Recording
Module 1 Lab

Module 2: Alignment, Peak Calling, and Visualization

Martin Hirst

Module 2 Lecture Slides
Module 2 Lecture Recording
Module 2 Lab

Day 2

Module 3: ChIP-seq Differential Analysis

Edmund Su

Module 3 Lecture Slides
Module 3 Lecture Recording
Module 3 Lab

Module 4: Whole-Genome Bisulfite Sequencing and Analysis

Guillaume Bourque

Module 4 Lecture Slides
Module 4 Lecture Recording
Module 4 Lab

Day 3

Module 5: Downstream Analysis and Online Tools

David Bujold

Module 5 Lecture Slides
Module 5 Lecture Recording
Module 5 Lab

Post-Workshop Materials


Note that some of these files are quite large. If you have issues downloading them, contact us at support@bioinformatics.ca.


We have made our AWS AMI (Amazon Machine Image) publicly available. To launch your own instance, follow the instructions provided by Amazon on how to launch an EC2 instance from a custom Amazon Machine Image. Please note that you will need an AWS account to proceed, and that you will need to upload the CourseData files yourself.

Here are the details of the AMI:

  • AWS Region: us-east-1 (N. Virgina)
  • AMI type: public image
  • AMI name: CBW_EPI_231005
  • AMI ID: ami-0ae28d3f8e57ba8cf

If you want to create and activate a new AWS account, please follow the instructions provided by Amazon.


For information on installing the necessary tools, please visit

Tools Installation