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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Bioinformatics Resource Center

The UW-Madison Biotechnology Center is currently open and following the university's COVID-19 Response regarding campus operations.

  Analysis of Microbiome data using R (after QIIME2) 

2020 dates:

* February 26, 9:00am-4:00pm 

Location: Biotechnology Center, room 1360

LIMITED to 12 participants - (3 minimum)

REGISTER: use Google Calendar link to register on chosen date


This workshop is a follow-up of the “Microbiome analysis using QIIME2” workshop. The result from the previous workshop will be used to demonstrate basic analyses of microbiota data to determine if and how communities differ by variables of interest using R.

This all-day workshop will consist of lectures and hands on training to analyze from raw dataset through publication-quality statistics and visualizations.


- basic understanding of R (See workshop on 12/2 "Intro to R/RStudio")
- basic understanding of statistical methods.
- basic understanding of Qiime2

Bring a WiFi capable laptop.

Set up proper connection software:

  1. Mac: XQuartz. This is semi-optional and for few if any graphics displays. Terminal is already installed on a Mac.
  2. Windows-PC: MobaXterm. Preferably choose the Portable edition over the installed edition for best results.

Optional for files transfer with a GUI:

  1. Cyberduck (, Mac/PC/Linux); 

Fee: $175 / seat


Sailendharan Sudakaran, Ph.D., Madison Microbiome Hub Manager / Multi Omics Hub Coordinator

Previous instructors:

none - This is a new workshop.

*No-show Policy*

To avoid charges all cancellation need to be notified 72 hours in advance.