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  • Course: Biostatistics Essentials: a blackboard approach

    21 - 24 May 2019

    Uppsala, Sweden

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    Course: Biostatistics Essentials: a blackboard approach https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/course-biostatistics-essentials-a-blackboard-approach Course name: Biostatistics Essentials: a blackboard approach Course dates: 2019-05-21 and 2019-05-23 Course location: SciLifeLab, Uppsala University, BMC, Husargatan 3 Please apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/6aIQ4BFIrGDJ9cL92 ------------------------------------------------ National course open for PhD students, postdocs, researchers and other employees in need of biostatistical skills within all Swedish universities. The course is geared towards life scientists wanting to be able to understand and use basic statistical methods. It would also suit those already applying biostatistical methods but have never got a chance to reflect on and truly grasp the basic statistical concepts, such as the commonly misinterpreted p-value! Important date Application opens: now Application closes: 2019-03-31 Confirmation to accepted students: 2019-04-16 Responsible teachers: Olga Dethlefsen, Eva Freyhult If you do not receive information according to the above dates please contact olga.dethlefsen@nbis.se, eva.freyhult@nbis.se Course content ● Basic statistical theory and concepts incl. stochastic variables, density and distribution functions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals ● Hypothesis testing ● Resampling ● Linear and logistic regression methods ● Model selection and regularization ● Unsupervised learning, incl. clustering and dimension reduction methods Education In this course we focus on active learning approach. The course participants are expected to do some pre-course reading and exercises, corresponding up to 16h studying. The education consists of teaching blocks alternating between mini-lectures, group discussions, live coding sessions etc. A special focus is put on understanding basic concepts by solving problems with pen and paper. We believe in less-is-more principle, so be ready to say no to digital exhaustion to truly learn something with our modern “blackboard approach”. Literature ● An Introduction to Statistical Learning, Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani (.pdf freely available) ● Additional teachers’ choice Entry requirements ● No prior knowledge is assumed ● BYOL (bring your own laptop) with R and RStudio installed ● Prior experience using R and RStudio is welcome; pre-course exercises will be available for those new to R/RStudio Due to limited space the course can accommodate maximum of 25 participants. If we receive more applications, participants will be selected based on several criteria. Selection criteria include correct entry requirements, motivation to attend the course as well as gender and geographical balance. Course fee A course fee* of 1700 SEK will be invoiced to accepted participants. The fee includes lunches, coffee and snacks. *Please note that NBIS cannot invoice individuals 2019-05-21 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-24 00:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
  • 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference

    22 - 24 May 2019

    Alcalá de Henares, Spain

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    4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/4th-instruct-biennial-structural-biology-conference Instruct is a distributed European Research Infrastructure, which provides scientists with access to all major cutting edge technologies that enable biomacromolecular structure determination at atomic resolution. Access to all of these technologies has been available to European member researchers from February 2012. The inaugural Instruct Structural Biology Meeting at Heidelberg in 2013 successfully showcased integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research and biomedicine. The second Biennial took place in Florence in 2015 continuing the integrative line with an increased focus on innovation. The last edition which took place in Brno in the Czech Republic included sessions representing recent structural biology highlights, emerging methods and technologies and results of biomedical importance. We have already confirmed outstanding speakers for this 4th edition and we are looking forward to see you there. **Registration Fees:** €65 for participants from Instruct Countries €450 for participants from non-Instruct Countries This will cover attendance, coffee breaks, lunch and conference gala. There will be additional costs for accommodation. **Abstract Submission Deadlines:** Abstract submission: March 1st 2019 Student fellowship: March 1st 2019 Women in Science fellowship: March 1st 2019 Registration closed: April 1st 2019 Every eligible abstract will be selected for poster presentation and four abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. 2019-05-22 13:00:00 UTC 2019-05-24 16:00:00 UTC Parador de Alcalá de Henares, 8, Calle Colegios, Alcalá de Henares, Spain Parador de Alcalá de Henares, 8, Calle Colegios Alcalá de Henares Madrid Spain Structural biology [] INB/ELIXIR-ES [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • SIB PhD Training Network Annual Retreat

    24 - 26 June 2019

    Fribourg, Switzerland

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    SIB PhD Training Network Annual Retreat https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/sib-phd-training-network-annual-retreat-09268123-5621-4f87-b0bd-7ed24ab7783e This course is exclusively reserved to the members of the SIB PhD Training Network. 2019-06-24 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-26 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Fribourg, Switzerland SIB Fribourg Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • NBIS course: Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data

    9 - 14 September 2019

    Uppsala, Sweden

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    NBIS course: Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-introduction-to-bioinformatics-using-ngs-data https://www.scilifelab.se/events/introduction-to-bioinformatics-using-ngs-data-uppsala-2/ 2019-09-09 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
  • 4th Disease Maps Community Meeting - DMCM2019

    2 - 4 October 2019

    Sevilla, Spain

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    4th Disease Maps Community Meeting - DMCM2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/4th-disease-maps-community-meeting-dmcm2019 The [4th Disease Maps Community Meeting] (http://disease-maps.org/DMCM2019) is hosted by the [Clinical Bioinformatics Area] (http://www.clinbioinfosspa.es/), FPS, Hospital Virgen del Rocio. **Invited Talks** * _Schizophrenia Map: Data to knowledge to data_ **Jessica Dale Tenenbaum**, Duke University at Durham, North Carolina, USA * _Logic modeling to integrate disease maps and various omics data_ **Julio Saez-Rodriguez**, RWTH-Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany * _Toward whole-cell computational models for precision medicine_ **Jonathan Karr**, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA * _Computational approaches to tackle chemoresistance in high-grade serous ovarian cancer_ **Sampsa Hautaniemi**, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland **Afternoon discussion sessions** Afternoon breakout discussion sessions are planned following the example of the 2nd Disease Maps Community Meeting in Luxembourg. We invite proposals: a title and a brief description of the topic (1 page maximum). 4-6 topics will be selected, introduced 2nd October and discussed 3rd and 4th October with summaries presented at the end to all the participants. **Abstract subimission and registration** http://disease-maps.org/DMCM2019 2019-10-02 09:30:00 UTC 2019-10-04 13:30:00 UTC Disease Maps Project Centro de Documentación Clínica Avanzada, s/n, Avda de Manuel Siurot, Sevilla, Spain Centro de Documentación Clínica Avanzada, s/n, Avda de Manuel Siurot Sevilla Spain 41013 Systems medicine Translational medicine Bioinformatics Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS)Hospital Virgen del Rocio disease-maps-coord@googlegroups.com [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] BioinformaticsClinical BioinformaticsDiseasesDisease mapsTranslational Bioinformaticssystems medicine
  • NBIS Course Uppsala: Python programming with applications to bioinformatics

    7 - 12 October 2019

    Uppsala, Sweden

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    NBIS Course Uppsala: Python programming with applications to bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-prel-python-programming-with-applications-to-bioinformatics https://www.scilifelab.se/events/python-programming-with-applications-to-bioinformatics-uppsala/ Apply here: https://forms.gle/35KuAqxjXqvwaGG19 contact: education@nbis.se 2019-10-07 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-12 00:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
  • NBIS Course: R programming for Life Scientists

    11 - 16 November 2019

    Uppsala, Sweden

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    NBIS Course: R programming for Life Scientists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-pre-r-programming-for-life-scientists More information will follow contact: education@nbis.se 2019-11-11 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
  • NBIS Course: De novo Genome Assembly

    20 - 23 November 2019

    Uppsala, Sweden

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    NBIS Course: De novo Genome Assembly https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-prel-de-novo-genome-assembly More information will follow, see https://www.scilifelab.se/education/courses%26training for questions: education@nbis.se 2019-11-20 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-23 00:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
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