What is it for?

For having used appropriate bioinformatics tools in predicting the position of genetic polymorphisms in draft or finished genomes from next-generation sequence data.

What skills does it represent?

This badge covers the running of alignment and variant calling software and assessment of its output in a critical fashion.

Key Skill

The bearer is able to construct and run a variant calling pipeline and produce an informed assessment on the quality of the variants that are produced.