VIB Bioinformatics Core

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This training builds further on the Basic statistics in R training, showing you how to do statistical analyses in R. Where the Basic statistics in R training is an introduction to the use of R and RStudio and stops at very basic analyses (t-tests and non-parametric equivalents), this training...

Basic statistics in R, part II https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-statistics-in-r-part-ii This training builds further on the Basic statistics in R training, showing you how to do statistical analyses in R. Where the Basic statistics in R training is an introduction to the use of R and RStudio and stops at very basic analyses (t-tests and non-parametric equivalents), this training gives you a full overview of statistical analyses in R including regression, ANOVA... Emphasis will be placed on practical applications. To this end, theory will be complemented with hands-on exercises in R, a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Topics include distributions, plots, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing... Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

In this hands-on training you will learn how to use the CLC Bio Main Workbench for basic and advanced sequence analysis. The software supports a large number of DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and microarray analysis. Since BITS provides a VIB-wide license to CLC Bio Main Workbench, this...

Scientific topics: Local alignment, Global alignment

Introduction to CLC Bio Main Workbench https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-clc-bio-main-workbench In this hands-on training you will learn how to use the CLC Bio Main Workbench for basic and advanced sequence analysis. The software supports a large number of DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and microarray analysis. Since BITS provides a VIB-wide license to CLC Bio Main Workbench, this training is targeted specifically to VIB scientists. Local alignment Global alignment Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This training will focus on the processing of raw data obtained via either Gas Chromatography- (GC) or Liquid Chromatography- (LC) mass spectrometry (MS). In addition, based on the comparative analysis between two sample sets (e.g. control vs treatment), the subsequent identification of...

Scientific topics: Metabolomics

Analysis of metabolome data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analysis-of-metabolome-data This training will focus on the processing of raw data obtained via either Gas Chromatography- (GC) or Liquid Chromatography- (LC) mass spectrometry (MS). In addition, based on the comparative analysis between two sample sets (e.g. control vs treatment), the subsequent identification of differential metabolites will be introduced. Afterwards, the trainee should be able to perform independently a comparative analysis of raw metabolome data and to pinpoint the well-known metabolites in the chromatogram. Metabolomics Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22

This training gives an introduction to ChIP-seq data analysis, covering the processing steps starting from the reads to the peaks. Among all possible downstream analyses, the practical aspect will focus on motif analyses. A particular emphasis will be put on deciding which downstream analyses to...

Scientific topics: Mapping, ChIP-seq

Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/hands-on-introduction-to-chip-seq-analysis This training gives an introduction to ChIP-seq data analysis, covering the processing steps starting from the reads to the peaks. Among all possible downstream analyses, the practical aspect will focus on motif analyses. A particular emphasis will be put on deciding which downstream analyses to perform depending on the biological question. This training does not cover all methods available today. It does not aim at bringing users to a professional NGS analyst level but provides enough information to allow biologists understand what DNA sequencing practically is and to communicate with NGS experts for more in-depth needs. Mapping ChIP-seq Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad...

Basic statistics theory https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-statistics-theory This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need. Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

Probabilistic models describe how the observed data was generated, and what structure the signal and noise from potentially multiple sources may have. Many classical statistical models are special cases of probabilistic models with special modeling assumptions. Probabilistic models can be...

Scientific topics: Statistics and probability

Probabilistic programming with (R)Stan https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/probabilistic-programming-with-r-stan Probabilistic models describe how the observed data was generated, and what structure the signal and noise from potentially multiple sources may have. Many classical statistical models are special cases of probabilistic models with special modeling assumptions. Probabilistic models can be implemented, improved, and critizised in a flexible, explicit and transparent manner, and the analysis can be supported with prior information about the data. This 1-day course provides an introduction to Bayesian/probabilistic models. We will implement standard linear models based on the rstanarm package of the R statistical programming environment and readily available example data sets. The workshop is an ideal opportunity to familiarize yourself with the basic ideas in probabilistic modeling such as prior information, likelihood, model criticism and validation, as well as some of the available tools. At the end, you should be able to implement basic probabilistic models yourself, and understand their relative advantages and pitfalls compared to their classical alternatives. Statistics and probability Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22

This training session will provide the basics of protein structure determination and how this information is stored in databases. We will explore and search in online databases containing protein structure information. With the aid of the Yasara View program we will visualize the structure....

Scientific topics: Protein structure analysis

Protein Structure Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/protein-structure-analysis This training session will provide the basics of protein structure determination and how this information is stored in databases. We will explore and search in online databases containing protein structure information. With the aid of the Yasara View program we will visualize the structure. Different hands-on exercises will allow you to compare the structure of homologues, to predict a structural model of proteins without any structure information and to find homologuous structures. We will use the FoldX program to quantify various interactions in the structures. Protein structure analysis Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates,...

Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Ghent https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/electronic-lab-notebook-introduction The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates, advanced searching, printing, tips and tricks Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This training gives an introduction to the use of popular NGS analysis software packages at the command line. It reviews several exchangeable tools and provide hints to evaluate quality and content of DNA-Seq data by a biologist.   This training does not cover all methods available today. It...

Scientific topics: DNA

Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/hands-on-introduction-to-ngs-variant-analysis This training gives an introduction to the use of popular NGS analysis software packages at the command line. It reviews several exchangeable tools and provide hints to evaluate quality and content of DNA-Seq data by a biologist.   This training does not cover all methods available today. It does not aim at bringing users to a professional NGS analyst level but provides enough information to allow biologists understand what DNA sequencing practically is and to communicate with NGS experts for more in-depth needs. DNA Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast...

Analyzing flow cytometry data using FlowJo https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analyzing-flow-cytometry-data-using-flowjo Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast way. The training will be focused on getting familiar with all the tools available within the software. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This course is organised over two full days. With this extensive hands-on session, we introduce you Perl. The first day,we will cover the basics of Perl programming: what is a variable, different types, how to assign values to variable, what can you do with them, strings, arrays and hashes. Logic...

Gentle hands-on introduction to Perl programming https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/gentle-hands-on-introduction-to-perl-programming This course is organised over two full days. With this extensive hands-on session, we introduce you Perl. The first day,we will cover the basics of Perl programming: what is a variable, different types, how to assign values to variable, what can you do with them, strings, arrays and hashes. Logic statements will be discussed, Everything will be demonstrated with step by step exercises. At the end of the day, you will be send home with some challenges to do yourself and additional learning material. As a homework, you may write a program to analyze your own data. On the second day of the training, we will look to the solutions of the homework and explain the results of the tasks. We will dig a little deeper in good programming hygiene, and create some more complex scripts using regexes and reading in files. By the end of the day, a firm basis for perl programming should be established to allow further self-study. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs beginner bioinformaticians 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats and compression VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and...

Initiation GIMP and Inkscape https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/initiation-gimp-and-inkscape-ghent Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats and compression VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming options Scaling and cropping Using Layers Contrast and brightness Undo/redo Image print size Saving/Exporting images Exercises Inkscape annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters Installation and documentation User interface Import image/vector files Drawing lines Creating paths Drawing objects Fill and stroke Aligning and distributing objects/nodes Z-order Adding text and text options Path effects Live path effects Diagrams Exporting images Exercises Image format PhD students SVG Life Science Researchers post-docs 2017-10-09

IPA is software that allows researchers to analyze, integrate and understand data derived from experiments that generate a list of relevant genes, proteins or chemicals. The software relies on the Ingenuity Knowledge Base, a thoroughly curated database of high quality information on biological...

Analyzing biological networks with Ingenuity Pathway Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analyzing-biological-networks-with-ingenuity-pathway-analysis IPA is software that allows researchers to analyze, integrate and understand data derived from experiments that generate a list of relevant genes, proteins or chemicals. The software relies on the Ingenuity Knowledge Base, a thoroughly curated database of high quality information on biological interactions and functional annotation. The database is limited to information on human, mouse and rat. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of scientific workflow systems. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real biomedical datasets. The course will be based on freely available...

Building bioinformatics workflows https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/building-bioinformatics-workflows This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of scientific workflow systems. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real biomedical datasets. The course will be based on freely available open source software and more specifically on Galaxy and KNIME. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs beginner bioinformaticians 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

The main ambition of this workshop is that researchers will be able to handle their data in a more reproducible and efficient way. They should be able to retrieve, view, manipulate, process and manage their own and other one's data. The following topics will be covered during the workshop: ...

Data Carpentry Workshop - Data Management beyond Excel https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/data-carpentry-workshop-data-management-beyond-excel The main ambition of this workshop is that researchers will be able to handle their data in a more reproducible and efficient way. They should be able to retrieve, view, manipulate, process and manage their own and other one's data. The following topics will be covered during the workshop: How to use spreadsheet programs (e.g. Excel) more efficiently: what you can and can't do Getting data out of spreadsheets and into more powerful tools (e.g. R) Using databases, managing and querying data in SQL Workflows and automating repetitive tasks, including using command line PhD students post-docs Life Science Researchers 2016-04-22 2016-09-13

Most statistical and data mining tools assume that the data files are in a specific format, often completely different from the format that is created by the instrument that generates the data. Moreover, most of these tools only provide limited functionality for getting the raw data files in the...

Data manipulation in OpenRefine https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/data-manipulation-in-openrefine Most statistical and data mining tools assume that the data files are in a specific format, often completely different from the format that is created by the instrument that generates the data. Moreover, most of these tools only provide limited functionality for getting the raw data files in the correct format. OpenRefine is a powerful tool for cleaning up messy data and transforming it in the required format.  Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

On the first day, we will refresh Perl syntax and types of variables. This basic knowledge will serve as a starting point to explain the use of subroutines, and how to make a module of your subroutine. On the second day we will prepare for Bioperl by explaining how you can reuse Perl code....

Introductory session on programming with Bioperl https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introductory-session-on-programming-with-bioperl On the first day, we will refresh Perl syntax and types of variables. This basic knowledge will serve as a starting point to explain the use of subroutines, and how to make a module of your subroutine. On the second day we will prepare for Bioperl by explaining how you can reuse Perl code. Object-oriented programming will only be explained to the extent necessary for using Bioperl. We will write our first simple program in Bioperl and explore places where you can find information on the Bioperl modules. On the third day we will practice Bioperl further in real-life examples like sequence processing and applications that are defined by the participants. By the end of the session, you will understand Bioperl, and have already some first programming skills in Bioperl, which will allow you to practice further at an accelerated speed in order to becoming proficient in Bioperl. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs beginner bioinformaticians 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying molecular networks. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data and...

Introduction to network biology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-network-biology This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying molecular networks. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data and software. In particular, special attention will go to the use of Cytoscape and its extensions. PhD students Life Science Researchers post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-04-14

The training will start with an introduction to FlowJo v10 but there will be enough details and features to make it worth even for advanced users. In the afternoon, advanced tools in FlowJo and new plugins (tSNE, SPADE) will be presented showing you how to work in high...

Advanced FlowJo training https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/advanced-flowjo-training The training will start with an introduction to FlowJo v10 but there will be enough details and features to make it worth even for advanced users. In the afternoon, advanced tools in FlowJo and new plugins (tSNE, SPADE) will be presented showing you how to work in high dimensionality. Prerequisites Participants must have experience with FlowJo. Schedule See the TRAINING AT VIB website for a detailed schedule of this training. Training material Not available Links Not available Scientific topics FlowJo Target audience Life Science Researchers, PhD students, post-docs, beginner bioinformaticians Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22

The morning session will give you an overview of the possibilities of Genevestigator, a search engine of curated and normalized publicly available gene expression data. The interface allows you to visualize spatio-temporal (tissue - developmental stage) and perturbational gene expression...

Scientific topics: Gene expression analysis, Gene expression, Biomarkers

Analysis of public microarray data using Genevestigator https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analysis-of-public-microarray-data-using-genevestigator The morning session will give you an overview of the possibilities of Genevestigator, a search engine of curated and normalized publicly available gene expression data. The interface allows you to visualize spatio-temporal (tissue - developmental stage) and perturbational gene expression information of many species in a user-friendly graphical way. The afternoon session will focus on the practical applications in a hands-on tutorial on Genevestigator followed by concrete examples of software that can be used to further interpret the results of your Genevestigator searches, like Ingenuity Pathway Analysis and DAVID. Finally, you will be able to work on the questions that you want to answer in your own research under the supervision of the trainer. Participants are therefore encouraged to submit a description of the objectives of the analysis they want to perform. Gene expression analysis Gene expression Biomarkers Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This training will explain the basics of text mining, presenting the opportunities as well as the challenges of automatically extracting information from the literature. Further, the course will demonstrate how text mining data can be incorporated into a variety of applications and research...

Scientific topics: Data submission, annotation and curation, Natural language processing

Text mining and curation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/text-mining-and-curation This training will explain the basics of text mining, presenting the opportunities as well as the challenges of automatically extracting information from the literature. Further, the course will demonstrate how text mining data can be incorporated into a variety of applications and research projects, covering not only human biology but also (other) animals, plants, bacteria, fungi and viruses. To ensure high quality of the textual data, the second day of the workshop will focus on manual evaluation and curation of the automatically retrieved information. Data submission, annotation and curation Natural language processing Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-04-14

The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates,...

Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/electronic-lab-notebook-introduction-leuven The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates, advanced searching, printing, tips and tricks Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming...

Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/initiation-gimp-and-inkscape-leuven Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming options Scaling and cropping Using Layers Contrast and brightness Undo/redo Image print size Saving/Exporting images Exercises Inkscape annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters Installation and documentation User interface Import image/vector files Drawing lines Creating paths Drawing objects Fill and stroke Aligning and distributing objects/nodes Z-order Adding text and text options Path effects Live path effects Diagrams Exporting images Exercises Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15

The aim of this training is to teach you how to use Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software on your own data. This can be for various applications: Creating and modifying biological networks e.g. which genes are involved in a certain disease Mapping data to biological processes,...

Scientific topics: Microarray experiment, Proteomics, Protein interactions, Metabolomics

Custom training: Ingenuity Pathway Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/custom-training-ingenuity-pathway-analysis The aim of this training is to teach you how to use Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software on your own data. This can be for various applications: Creating and modifying biological networks e.g. which genes are involved in a certain disease Mapping data to biological processes, networks and pathways mapping a list of genes/proteins/chemicals mapping quantitative data e.g. microarray/proteomics/metabolomics data High quality visualisation of biological networks and pathways Assessing the biological significance of pathways in certain physiological conditions e.g. detecting overrepresented pathways in diseases Microarray experiment Proteomics Protein interactions Metabolomics Life Science Researchers post-docs PhD students 2016-04-22 2016-09-26

This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques. R is for free...

Basic statistics in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-statistics-in-r This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques. R is for free and for more information you can visit the site at the CRAN web site. This training is an introduction to the use of R and RStudio and stops at very basic analyses (t-tests and non-parametric equivalents). A full overview of statistical analyses in R including regression, ANOVA will be given in the follow-up training Basic statistics in R, part II Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This training will start with the presentation of a 16S pipeline (psbweb05.psb.ugent.be/lotus/) in a linux environment, using a minimal amount of linux commands. This will enable the preprocessing of the data going from raw reads to taxonomic tables and phylogenetic trees. The 2nd part of the...

Metagenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/metagenomics This training will start with the presentation of a 16S pipeline (psbweb05.psb.ugent.be/lotus/) in a linux environment, using a minimal amount of linux commands. This will enable the preprocessing of the data going from raw reads to taxonomic tables and phylogenetic trees. The 2nd part of the training will give an overview of numerical ecology and takes part entierly in R. post-docs PhD students beginner bioinformaticians Life Science Researchers 2016-04-22 2016-08-31

The aim of this training is to help you use OpenRefine on your own data. This can contain subjects like: load data files, import and parse data files from a URL clean data files: rename columns, transform and edit cells, split multivalue cells... transform data from one format to another:...

Scientific topics: Data quality management

Custom training: OpenRefine https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/custom-training-openrefine The aim of this training is to help you use OpenRefine on your own data. This can contain subjects like: load data files, import and parse data files from a URL clean data files: rename columns, transform and edit cells, split multivalue cells... transform data from one format to another: e.g. merge data from two files using  a column that is common to both data files, create new rows based on columns and vice versa... export cleaned, transformed data data manipulation pipelines data dashboards Data quality management Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

This hands-on training provides a comprehensive introduction to relational databases and the use of the MySQL relational database management system. MySQL is the leading free management system for relational databases. The training shows you how to use MySQL to efficiently store your data in...

Basics of databases and MySQL https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basics-of-databases-and-mysql This hands-on training provides a comprehensive introduction to relational databases and the use of the MySQL relational database management system. MySQL is the leading free management system for relational databases. The training shows you how to use MySQL to efficiently store your data in databases and manage both data and access to the data. The training gives an overview of the SQL syntax that allows you to access and manipulate the data. Additionally, the use of Python to automatically access MySQL databases is explained. Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

You will acquire the basic techniques that are used in recombinant DNA technology, particularly restriction enzymes, modification enzymes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), plasmids (different vectors, mechanism to select and detect), site directed mutagenesis, heterologous gene expression in...

Scientific topics: Gene expression analysis

Cloning with SnapGene https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/cloning-with-snapgene You will acquire the basic techniques that are used in recombinant DNA technology, particularly restriction enzymes, modification enzymes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), plasmids (different vectors, mechanism to select and detect), site directed mutagenesis, heterologous gene expression in prokaryotes/eukaryotes. You will be able to use a cloning program like CLC Bio Main Workbench or SnapGene. Gene expression analysis Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09

The UCSC Genome Browser provides a way to examine data from many genomes and includes extensive annotation tracks for various data types such as known UCSC (and Ensembl) genes, predicted genes, SNPs, miRNAs, comparative multi-species analysis and much more. During this training you will learn how...

UCSC Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/ucsc-genome-browser The UCSC Genome Browser provides a way to examine data from many genomes and includes extensive annotation tracks for various data types such as known UCSC (and Ensembl) genes, predicted genes, SNPs, miRNAs, comparative multi-species analysis and much more. During this training you will learn how to navigate this vital tool for your research. Required skills No specific prior knowledge is required.  BITS provides 15 laptops for their training sessions. Depending on the number of participants (max 20), it is possible that you have to share the laptop with one other participant but you can also choose to bring your own laptop for this training session. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
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  • Ensembl REST API Workshop

    14 May 2018

    Gent, Belgium

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    Ensembl REST API Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-rest-api-workshop-cacab7f0-969e-47e7-87d0-14b7e0115671 2018-05-14 09:30:00 UTC 2018-05-14 13:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Gent, Belgium BioAccelerator Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] []
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop

    4 May 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

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    Ensembl Browser Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-b667a41e-0be6-404c-b081-8798a934aef8 "There are probably quite few people out there who all assume that Ensembl today is the same as it was years ago. It is not. With many new features and datasets incorporated/interlinked, it offers data exploration like never before. This course was a very useful update on what Ensembl has become" Browser workshop, CRUK, April 2016 2018-05-04 09:30:00 UTC 2018-05-04 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
  • qPCR analysis using qbasePLUS

    29 May 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

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    qPCR analysis using qbasePLUS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/qpcr-analysis-using-qbaseplus 2018-05-29 09:30:00 UTC 2018-05-29 16:30:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
  • Basic statistics in R, part II

    25 - 1 June 2018

    Gent, Belgium

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    Basic statistics in R, part II https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/basic-statistics-in-r-part-ii 2018-06-25 09:30:00 UTC 2018-06-01 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Gent, Belgium BioAccelerator Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to tidyverse R in Leuven

    5 March 2018

    Heverlee, Belgium

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    Introduction to tidyverse R in Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-tidyverse-in-leuven The use of R in the data science field has increased enormously in the last few years. One very useful toolkit for a wide variety of analyses is the ‘tidyverse’: a collection of R-packages used for data manipulation, exploration and visualisation that share a common design philosophy. Tidyverse packages are intended to make statisticians and data scientists more productive by guiding them through workflows that facilitate communication, and result in reproducible work products. This is a four hour workshop, were you will learn: The difference between tidy and untidy data How to create tidy datasets and manipulate them using the main tidyr and dplyr verbs Integrate data visualization into your workflow using ggplot2 Use tidyverse functions to research biological problems   Requirements 2018-03-05 13:00:00 UTC 2018-03-05 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Belgium Heverlee Campus. Dept. of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), room B91.200, Heverlee, Belgium Heverlee Campus. Dept. of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), room B91.200 Heverlee Belgium 3001 [] [] [] [] []
  • Probabilistic programming with (R)Stan, a new approach to linear models

    26 February 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

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    Probabilistic programming with (R)Stan, a new approach to linear models https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/probabilistic-programming-with-r-stan-a-new-approach-to-linear-models - rstan R package (https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/rstan/vignettes/rstan.html)​ ​ 2018-02-26 09:30:00 UTC 2018-02-26 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
  • Transcriptomics and Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis

    26 - 31 August 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Transcriptomics and Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/transcriptomics-and-single-cell-rna-seq-analysis-c68d0326-09c8-41a4-90d9-c38feeab6d45 2018-08-26 09:30:00 UTC 2018-08-31 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to tidyverse R in Ghent

    7 March 2018

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to tidyverse R in Ghent https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-tidyverse-r-in-ghent The use of R in the data science field has increased enormously in the last few years. One very useful toolkit for a wide variety of analyses is the ‘tidyverse’: a collection of R-packages used for data manipulation, exploration and visualisation that share a common design philosophy. Tidyverse packages are intended to make statisticians and data scientists more productive by guiding them through workflows that facilitate communication, and result in reproducible work products. This is a four hour workshop, were you will learn: The difference between tidy and untidy data How to create tidy datasets and manipulate them using the main tidyr and dplyr verbs Integrate data visualization into your workflow using ggplot2 Use tidyverse functions to research biological problems   Requirements 2018-03-07 13:00:00 UTC 2018-03-07 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Belgium Campus: Campus Sterre S8 Victor Van Straelen -  (wing B) - ground floor PC-room 0.1, Ghent, Belgium Campus: Campus Sterre S8 Victor Van Straelen -  (wing B) - ground floor PC-room 0.1 Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Biopython

    29 - 30 March 2018

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Biopython https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-biopython ​​Understand what Biopython is and what it can do. Learn how to get Biopython running. Learn how to retrieve data records from NCBI. Learn how to read and write sequence files. Learn how to run BLAST from Python and read the results. Learn how to read and write phylogenetic tree files. Learn how to read and write 3D structure files. Learn how to use the Biopython documentation, examples, and where to find help. Understand what alternatives to Biopython exist and what they can do.   Biopython is the best-known Python library to process biological data. This training is aimed to empower you to use Biopython to make your research more efficient. The first day of the training is to give an overview of Biopython. You are going to start with your first steps in Biopython on the command line. Afterwards, you will take a tour of the most important components: sequences, NCBI queries, BLAST, trees, and 3D structures. You will try each of these modules on practical examples. Please don't hesitate to ask questions about Python basics or particular data formats (e.g. XML or NGS data). The second day of the training is to broaden your perspective: What other features does the library have? How can you use the documentation effectively? What is Biopython not capable of?  What can I do to visualize my data? Are there alternatives? If you have your own data that you would like to work on with Biopython in more detail, there is room for that. For me, the most important thing is to identify concrete Python modules and functions that help you to get your research done. Participants are encouraged to submit a description of their research topic and/or the questions they would like to answer with Biopython. Additionally, participants can bring their own data that they would like to process in Python to the training. 2018-03-29 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-30 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Ghent, Belgium BioAccelerator Ghent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] []
  • RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression in Genepattern

    20 - 24 April 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression in Genepattern https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-analysis-for-differential-expression-in-genepattern You will execute a complete analysis workflow in GenePattern and R to detect differential expression between two conditions We'll go through the different steps of the workflow: Quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or contaminating adapters. Mapping of the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model. Quality control  of the mapping results. Adjusting the mapping data to compensate for artefacts like duplicates. Calculate transcript counts usable for differential expression and merging of count tables  Computing differential expression using EdgeR and DESeq2. • fastQC • trimmomatic• Groomer • tophat2 • STAR• samtools• Picard • RSeQC• HTSeq• R - RStudio - Bioconductor - various packages    Familiarity with RNA-seq assembly RNA-seq analysis for isoform detection RNA-seq analysis for detection of short RNA species .Organised by the VIB Bioinformatics Core​ 2018-04-20 09:30:00 UTC 2018-04-24 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
  • Basic statistics in R

    12 - 26 March 2018

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Basic statistics in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/basic-statistics-in-r Get an idea of what R and Rstudio is, where to find more information, how to install and use it Use R to handle data: data types, reading data Use R to create graphics Use mathematical functions and basic statistical techniques in R  Write and manage R scripts This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques.  R is for free and for more information you can visit the site the CRAN web site.This training is an introduction to the use of R and RStudio and stops at very basic analyses (t-tests and non-parametric equivalents). A full overview of statistical analyses in R including regression, ANOVA will be given in the follow-up training Basic statistics in R, part II.   Requirements The training is intended for people who have no experience with R. However, understanding of basic statistical concepts is required, such as data types, normal distribution, descriptive statistics, tests for comparing groups... If you don't have sufficient statistical background you are strongly encouraged to attend the Basic statistics theory training.  This training is recommended for people with no experience in R who are planning to follow a training that requires some R background, like the metagenomics training and the RNA-Seq training. BITS provides 15 laptops for their training sessions. Depending on the number of participants (max 20), it might be that you have to share the laptop with one other participant but you can also choose to bring your own laptop for this training session. 2018-03-12 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-26 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Ghent, Belgium BioAccelerator Ghent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to tidyverse R (Brussels)

    13 March 2018

    Bruxelles, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to tidyverse R (Brussels) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-tidyverse-r-brussels 2018-03-13 13:00:00 UTC 2018-03-13 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Belgium Herman Teirlinck 01.47 - Jan van Ruusbroec, Bruxelles, Belgium Herman Teirlinck 01.47 - Jan van Ruusbroec Bruxelles Belgium 1000 [] [] [] [] []
  • Basic statistics theory

    2 March 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Basic statistics theory https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/basic-statistics-theory After this basic statistics theory session, you should be able to: Understand basic statistical concepts and methods for statistical analysis of life sciences data Choose the correct statistical test for analyzing your data This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need. Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training. No skills required.  9h30-12h30: Theoretical background 2018-03-02 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-02 16:30:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] []
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