From December 2 to 6, Mahendra Mariadassou, Cédric Midoux and Olivier Rué went to Roscoff to give a training course dedicated to the analysis of amplicon metagenomic data. This training was jointly organised by IFREMER and the ABIMS bioinformatics platform.

The 25 participants were trained in FROGS (bioinformatics and bistatistics) and dada2 under Galaxy environment.

Various presentations on metabarcoding were given by Olivier Chapleur (IRSTEA, Antony), Raffaele Siano (IFREMER, Brest), Marjorie Couton (Biological Station, Roscoff) and Angélique Gobet (IFREMER, Palavas).