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PATRIC provides workshops to give hands-on instruction in the use of PATRIC analysis tools and website features. Workshops can be customized to focus on particular types of analysis, specific organisms, targeted biological systems, or data sets of interest to the participants.

PATRIC hosts two open workshops annually, usually at Argonne National Laboratory in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. The PATRIC team can also travel to an onsite location provided that the requesting host can draw at least 20 participants and provide an appropriate training room with fast Internet access. Note that all PATRIC workshops require pre-approval by our sponsor, NIAID, and are limited in number by available funds. International workshops require special permission. To request a workshop, contact us at

The map below shows locations of past workshops and the tables following provide more detailed information on each workshop.

Map of PATRIC workshops

Previous Workshop Slides

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Institute/Conference Location Date Participants
DuPont Madison, WI Feb '19 26
Bacteriophage Meeting at Evergreen State College Olympia, WA Feb '19 57
Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle, WA Jun '19 26
Argonne National Laboratory Lemont, IL Apr '19 35
Odense University Hospital Odense, Denmark Mar '19 24
Explora Biotech Mestre, Italy Feb '19 30
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA Feb '19 34
Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY Jan '19 14
Fort Detrick Frederick, MD Dec '18 23
Argonne National Laboratory Lemont , IL Oct '18 30
ASM Conference on Rapid and Applied Next Gen Seqeuncing and Bioinformatics Pipelines Tysons, VA Sep '18 45
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Aug '18 29
Midwestern University Glendale, AZ Aug '18 21
American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) Manassas, VA Jul '18 34
Virginia Tech Honors Course Blacksburg, VA Jun '18 8
ASM Microbe 2018 Atlanta, GA Jun '18 34
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL May '18 25
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Mar '18 37
University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA Jan '18 30
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Nov '17 34
Indo-US Workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics Faridabad, India Sep '17 25
International Conference for Systems Biology (ISCB) Blacksburg, VA Aug '17 8
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Aug '17 30
Max Planck Institute of Marine Microbiology Bremen, Germany Aug '17 25
Universidad El Bosque Bogotá, Colombia Aug '17 35
Siriraj Medical Research Building (SiMR), Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand Jul '17 40
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Jul '17 25
ASM Microbe New Orleans Jun '17 52
Virginia Tech Honors Course Blacksburg, VA Jun '17 8
GLBIO 2017 Chicago, IL May '17 20
Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY May '17 20
North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC Mar '17 25
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Dec '16 20
TWAS-ROESEAP Workshop Bangkok, Thailand Dec '16 40
University of Florida Gainesville, FL Oct '16 32
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Jul '16 20
Biotechnology Educators Conference Blacksburg, VA Jul '16 30
ASM Microbe Boston, MA Jun '16 64
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute San Diego, CA May '16 30
India International Center New Delhi, India Jan '16 32
2015 Brucellosis Conference Chicago, IL Dec '15 12
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE Sep '15 15
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN Aug '15 8
Houston Methodist Research Institute Houston, TX Aug '15 28
University of Florida Gainesville, FL Jul '15 35
San Diego State University San Diego, CA Jul '15 22
Biotechnology Educators Conference Blacksburg, VA Jul '15 37
University of Chicago/ANL Argonne, IL Jun '15 20
China (3 workshops) Beijing, Shanghai Jun '15 130
Virginia Tech Research Center Arlington, VA May '15 15
ISCB-Latin America X-Meeting in Bioinformatics1 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Oct '14 40


Institute/Conference Location Date Participants
Nestle Institute of Health Sciences Lausanne, Switzerland May '14 25
University of Montpellier Montpellier, France May '14 25
University of Chicago Chicago, IL May '14 33
Weill Cornell Medical College New York, NY Feb '14 28
Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY Feb '14 15
K-RITH Durban, South Africa Sep '13 30
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Atlanta, GA Jul '13 29
NIH Office of Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Biology (OCICB) Bethesda, MD Apr '13 22
Colorado State University (CSU) Fort Collins, CO Apr '13 57
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) of Virginia Tech (VT) Blacksburg, VA Mar '13 29
Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Baltimore, MD Mar '13 24
Seattle Biomed Seattle, WA Feb '13 52
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Richland, WA Feb '13 12
Louisiana State University National Hansens Disease (Leprosy) Clinical Center Baton Rouge, LA Jan '13 38
Brucellosis 2012 (65th) International Research Conference Chicago, IL Dec '12 50
Global Consortium for Drug-resistant TB Diagnostics Web-based workshop Nov '12 28
University of North Carolina, Duke University, North Carolina State Durham, NC Oct '12 50
Albert Einstein School of Medicine Bronx, NY Jun '12 29
Tuberculosis Community Annotation Annotation Project (TBCAP) Jamboree Arlington, VA Mar '12 20
Texas A&M College of Medicine Health Science Center College Station, TX Feb '12 53
VT Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (GBCB) graduate program Blacksburg, VA Oct '11 24
UC Davis Davis, CA Apr '11 16
NIAID Office of Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Biology (OCICB) Bethesda, MD Feb '11 16
XX Latin-American Meeting on Microbiology Montevideo, Uruguay Sep '10 50