Introductory Courses

Online Course Title Description Length
NextSeq: System Overview

By the end of this course, you will be able to: identify features of the NextSeq system, describe NextSeq sequencing technology, and describe the simplified sequencing workflow of the NextSeq system.


20 min

Sample Prep

Online Course Title Description Length
AmpliSeq for Illumina: Library Prep Protocol

This course identifies the items needed for the AmpliSeq for Illumina library prep protocol, introduces pool planning resources for a multiplexed amplicon run, demonstrates the steps in the library prep protocol, and lists best practices for the protocol.

30 min
AmpliSeq for Illumina: Overview

This course describes the AmpliSeq for Illumina assay technology, lists the three types of panels, introduces the steps in the amplicon sequencing workflow, and lists the analysis options for amplicon sequencing data.

15 min
Illumina Experiment Manager

This course provides an introduction to Illumina Experiment Manager, and shows you the steps to create sample plates and sample sheets.

25 min
Nextera DNA Flex Library Preparation

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify the Nextera DNA Flex kit, describe how the protocol works, identify what is needed to complete the protocol, and define the various steps in the library preparation workflow.

20 min

Instruments & Software

Online Course Title Description Length
NextSeq: How to Start a Run

By the end of this course, you will be able to: identify the steps to start a run on the NextSeq, describe how to prepare the reagent cartridge, and start a sequencing run using NCS.


20 min
NextSeq: Does My Run Look Good?

This course introduces three options for monitoring your NextSeq run. It also describes key metrics in NextSeq Control Software (NCS), Sequencing Analysis Viewer (SAV), and BaseSpace Sequence Hub.

10 min
Preparing Runs with BaseSpace Sequence Hub

This course provides an overview of how to use the BaseSpace Sequence Hub Prep tab to enter sample information and parameters for your sequencing run.

25 min