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ELIXIR Data Carpentry for Genomics - Ljubljana

29-30 Jan 2019, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

ELIXIR Data Carpentry for Genomics is a course intended for all those who would like to learn more about the basics of data processing and data management in the field of genomics.

The course will be in English. The limit of participants is 20. If there are more applicants than available places, the participants will be selected based on their institutional and geographic background, while also taking into account the time of their registration. The course is free of charge. You can find more info about the course on the ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EeLP).

The course will take place in the computer classroom at the Institute of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (IBMI), Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana.

Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced data carpentry instructors. Instructors will be Vasilis Lenis (University of Plymouth, UK) and Živa Ramšak (ELIXIR Slovenia; National Institute of Biology Ljubljana). The course is recommended for anyone who would like to learn more about how to process and manage big scale genomic data.

Program topics:
* Introduction - Presentation of ELIXIR Slovenia and ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform
* Project management in genomics and introduction to cloud computing
* Introduction to Linux/Unix command line
* Data wrangling and processing for genomics

The course is organised by ELIXIR Slovenia in collaboration with ELIXIR Hub and Data & Software Carpentry.

Start: Tuesday, 29 January 2019 @ 08:15

End: Wednesday, 30 January 2019 @ 12:30

Timezone: Amsterdam

Venue: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Vrazov Trg 2, SI-1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia

City: Ljubljana

Country: Slovenia

Postcode: SI-1000

  • Registration of interest

Organizer: ELIXIR Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine

Host institutions: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine

Keywords: EeLP, eLearning, genomics, Data carpentry

Target audience:
  • Life Science Researchers
  • PhD students
  • Master students

Capacity: 20

Event type:
  • Workshops and courses


Scientific topics: Genomics, Data management, Computer science