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  • COMBINE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM 2015

    9 October 2015

    Sydney, Australia

    COMBINE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM 2015 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/combine-student-symposium-2015 The COMBINE Student Symposium is an opportunity for students and early-career researchers in computational biology, bioinformatics, and the life sciences to share their research with others in these fields. 2015-10-09 09:00:00 UTC 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC University of Sydney Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney, Australia Charles Perkins Centre Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Computational biology [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] ABRBioinformaticslifescience
  • Software Carpentry Introduction to Programming with R and Use of Unix Shell and Git, plus Data Carpentry Processing and Visualization of Genomic Datasets

    11 - 13 April 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Software Carpentry Introduction to Programming with R and Use of Unix Shell and Git, plus Data Carpentry Processing and Visualization of Genomic Datasets https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-introduction-to-programming-with-r-and-use-of-unix-shell-and-git-plus-data-carpentry-processing-and-visualization-of-genomic-datasets Workshops in bioinformatics and statistics CBBU, COMBINE, and SCU are organizing a series of introductory bioinformatics and statistics workshops. The workshops are primarily aimed at students, postdocs and early-mid career researchers, but are open to everybody from our College. 2016-04-11 09:00:00 UTC 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Bioinformatics Data visualisation Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformaticsSoftwareCarpentry
  • Data Interpretation and Reporting with R

    11 May 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    Data Interpretation and Reporting with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-interpretation-and-reporting-with-r This hands-on workshop will introduce users of the R software environment to the techniques involved in generating reproducible, dynamic data analyses and reports. Using literate programming approaches, participants will learn to build automated reusable reports in R. Practical exercises will include integration and manipulation of datasets, generation of summary statistics about a dataset, and how to produce high-quality tables and charts. Recommended participants Biologists and bioinformaticians wishing to structure and interpret data and generate dynamic reports using R. Prior expertise with R and the command line interface is required, to a level equivalent of that provided by the QFAB workshop “Introduction to R”. What will I learn? During this course you will learn about: Building dynamic reports for reproducible research with literate programming techniques Reformatting data and summarising and integrating datasets Generating high-quality graphic presentations of data Producing reusable scripts in R After this course you should be able to: Import tabular data files into R Use R to merge data from two or more files based on common fields Extract data from a table and summarise it in both text and graphical formats Create a knitR template that combines automated data analysis with free-form text interpretation 2016-05-11 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC University of Queensland University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia University of Queensland Brisbane Australia Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRRQFAB
  • Experimental design and statistics

    17 May 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Experimental design and statistics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/experimental-design-and-statistics This workshop will be run in the form of five 2-hour long sessions. There will be two sessions per week starting from mid-May. Preliminary dates are May 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, and June 3rd. The times and venues are: Tue May 17 - 1 - 3pm, Slatyer Seminar Room Fri May 20 - 10am - 12pm, Gould Seminar Room Tue May 24 - 1 - 3pm, RN Robertson boardroom Fri May 27 - 10am - 12pm, Slatyer Seminar Room Fri Jun 3 - 10am - 12pm in STB-S1 at The Sciences Teaching Bldg. 2016-05-17 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformatics
  • Differential Gene Expression Analysis with R (microarray and NGS)

    25 May 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    Differential Gene Expression Analysis with R (microarray and NGS) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/differential-gene-expression-analysis-with-r-microarray-and-ngs This hands-on workshop will introduce users of the R software environment to the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of microarray and next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. Practical exercises will include quality control and normalisation of data for differential gene expression, and linking genomic information to external public datasets. Recommended participants Biologists and bioinformaticians wishing to use R for RNA expression analysis. Prior expertise with R and the command line interface is required, to a level equivalent of that provided by the QFAB workshop “Introduction to R”. What will I learn? During this course you will learn about: Pre-processing and quality control of microarray and RNA-Seq data The use of R packages for the identification of differentially-expressed genes from expression data Systems biology interpretation of gene lists using pathway analysis Integration of expression and genome data with Ensembl databases After this course you should be able to: Import Affymetrix CEL files to R as data objects Carry out standard QC tests on microarray and RNA-Seq datasets Use the limma-voom R package to produce lists of differentially expressed genes between pairs of samples Identify over-represented gene ontology categories in gene lists using the GOStats package 2016-05-25 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia University of Queensland Brisbane Australia Sequencing Gene expression Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRQFABR
  • RNA-Seq Data Analysis Using Galaxy

    26 May 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    RNA-Seq Data Analysis Using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-data-analysis-using-galaxy RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy is a one-day, workshop that introduces the concepts of RNA-Seq analysis. This workshop provides hands-on experience with RNA-Seq data preparation, statistical testing for differential gene expression, identifying novel transcription features and generating graphical summaries of RNA-Seq data. The workshop will focus on the use of Galaxy, a platform that provides a simple and user-friendly interface to bioinformatics tools, and will also feature an introduction to the R environment used widely by bioinformaticians. 2016-05-26 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC Children’s Medical Research Institute Children’s Medical Research Institute, Westmead, Sydney, Australia Children’s Medical Research Institute, Westmead Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design RNA-Seq [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BPAABRGalaxy
  • RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy

    26 - 27 May 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-analysis-using-galaxy RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy is a one-day, workshop that introduces the concepts of RNA-Seq analysis. This workshop provides hands-on experience with RNA-Seq data preparation, statistical testing for differential gene expression, identifying novel transcription features and generating graphical summaries of RNA-Seq data. The workshop will focus on the use of Galaxy, a platform that provides a simple and user-friendly interface to bioinformatics tools, and will also feature an introduction to the R environment used widely by bioinformaticians. 2016-05-26 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC Children’s Medical Research Institute Sydney, Australia Sydney Australia Biomedical science RNA-Seq Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BPAABRBioinformatics
  • Variant Detection Using Galaxy

    27 May 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Variant Detection Using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-detection-using-galaxy Variant Detection using Galaxy is a one-day, hands-on workshop that will cover the concepts of detecting small variants, including SNPs and small indels, from next-generation sequencing data. You will use and compare a number of popular detection tools, visualise variants using a genome browser, and annotate SNPs for predicting biological effects. Course Outline -During this course you will learn about; -The tool and workflows of SNP and indel detection -Quality filtering and other techniques for improving SNP prediction accuracy -Comparison of variant detection software -the use of the Galaxy platform for variant detection analysis 2016-05-27 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC Children’s Medical Research Institute Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia Children’s Medical Research Institute Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBPAGalaxyvariantcalling
  • Software carpentry introduction to programming with Python and use of Unix Shell and Git

    30 May - 1 June 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Software carpentry introduction to programming with Python and use of Unix Shell and Git https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-introduction-to-programming-with-python-and-use-of-unix-shell-and-git Workshops in bioinformatics and statistics CBBU, COMBINE, and SCU are organizing a series of introductory bioinformatics and statistics workshops. The workshops are primarily aimed at students, postdocs and early-mid career researchers, but are open to everybody from our College. This workshop is for novices and doesn't require any prior knowledge in Python, Git or Shell. The cost is $90 AUD to cover lunches and teas. It possible to pay with the GLC or bank transfer. Anybody interested please register no later than 22 May. 2016-05-30 09:00:00 UTC 2016-06-01 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Bioinformatics Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformaticsSoftwareCarpentry
  • Software Carpentry with R COMBINE Workshop

    11 - 12 July 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    Software Carpentry with R COMBINE Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-with-r-combine-workshop This Software Carpentry with R workshop is a tie-in to the 2016 UQ Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology. The workshop is being brought to you by COMBINE. Attendees must have registered for at least some part of the UQ Winter School. 2016-07-11 09:00:00 UTC 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia Brisbane Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Computer science Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRCOMBINEBioinformatics
  • Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers at USYD Camperdown

    26 September 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers at USYD Camperdown https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/excel-fu-excel-for-researchers-at-usyd-camperdown This introductory-intermediate level workshop presented by Intersect Australia runs over one day and comprises a series of hands-on exercises modelled around a mock research project. Attendees will leave with two key skills – how to handle their research data within Excel, and how to use advanced features of Excel to answer research questions pertaining to their data. Who can access Intersect training services? * Researchers, research groups, and Higher-Degree Research students from any Intersect member organisation. * For people and organisations outside the Intersect membership, training can be provided on a fee-for-service basis. Please email: training@intersect.org.au 2016-09-26 09:00:00 UTC 2016-09-26 00:00:00 UTC University of Sydney Camperdown, Sydney, Australia Camperdown Sydney Australia Data management Data architecture, analysis and design Computer science [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABR
  • Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers at UNSW Kensington

    26 September 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers at UNSW Kensington https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/excel-fu-excel-for-researchers-at-unsw-kensington This introductory-intermediate level workshop presented by Intersect Australia runs over one day and comprises a series of hands-on exercises modelled around a mock research project. Attendees will leave with two key skills – how to handle their research data within Excel, and how to use advanced features of Excel to answer research questions pertaining to their data. Who can access Intersect training services? * Researchers, research groups, and Higher-Degree Research students from any Intersect member organisation. * For people and organisations outside the Intersect membership, training can be provided on a fee-for-service basis. Please email: training@intersect.org.au 2016-09-26 09:00:00 UTC 2016-09-26 00:00:00 UTC University of New South Wales Kensington, Sydney, Australia Kensington Sydney Australia Data management Data architecture, analysis and design Computer science [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABR
  • Cleaning & Exploring your data with Open Refine at USYD Camperdown

    27 September 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Cleaning & Exploring your data with Open Refine at USYD Camperdown https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cleaning-exploring-your-data-with-open-refine-at-usyd-camperdown This three hour workshop presented by Intersect Australia introduces Open Refine which is a powerful tool for cleaning, normalisation and exploration of datasets. In this tutorial attendees will work through the various features of Refine, including importing data, faceting, clustering, and calling into remote APIs, by working on a fictional but plausible humanities research project. Who can access Intersect training services? * Researchers, research groups, and Higher-Degree Research students from any Intersect member organisation. * For people and organisations outside the Intersect membership, training can be provided on a fee-for-service basis. Please email: training@intersect.org.au 2016-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC University of Sydney Camperdown, Sydney, Australia Camperdown Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRDatamanipulation
  • Introduction to R and RStudio

    31 October 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Introduction to R and RStudio https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-r-and-rstudio Introduction to R and RStudio co-organized with Teresa Neeman from Australian National University Statistical Consulting Unit. The workshop will be over 2 half-days 31/10 and 1/11 9:30am - 1:30pm, and will cover basic concepts in R, including: introduction to R and RStudio, importing and graphing data, basic data processing, and statistics, good coding practice. The short course will help you to be more confident using R and will prepare you for understanding statistical modelling in R. This workshop is for R and RStudio novices. No previous experience in R or RStudio is expected. We especially invite mid-year honours students. Please note that this workshop was already advertised to honours students by Giel Van Dooren. To sign up please email no later than October 7th. The workshops are offered at no cost. 2016-10-31 09:00:00 UTC 2016-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Data visualisation Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformatics
  • HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: BIOCONDUCTOR / SHINY FOR GENOMIC ANALYSIS

    3 November 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: BIOCONDUCTOR / SHINY FOR GENOMIC ANALYSIS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/hands-on-workshop-bioconductor-shiny-for-genomic-analysis The Bioconductor project (http://bioconductor.org) is a widely used collection of over 1,200 R packages for high-throughput genomic analysis. This workshop introduces established and new Bioconductor packages and workflows for analyzing high-throughput sequence data. The Shiny (http://shiny.rstudio.com) library and web server make it possible to create an interactive interface to R code and graphics. In the second part of this workshop, participants will write a simple genome browser using Shiny. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to create their own interactive apps allowing sharing of analyses with collaborators. 2016-11-03 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia Brisbane Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABR
  • Multivariate data analysis methods for biological data using the R package mixOmics

    4 November 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    Multivariate data analysis methods for biological data using the R package mixOmics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/multivariate-data-analysis-methods-for-biological-data-using-the-r-package-mixomics The workshop will introduce the fundamental concepts of multivariate dimension reduction methodologies for data exploration, identification of biomarkers and integration of large data sets; especially in the context of systems biology, or in research areas where statistical data integration is required. The mixOmics workshop is aimed to data analysts in the fields of bioinformatics, computational biology and applied statistics with a good statistical knowledge and a good working knowledge in R. 2016-11-04 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia Brisbane Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABR
  • Data Processing in R for beginners

    8 November 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Data Processing in R for beginners https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-processing-in-r-for-beginners Data Processing in R for beginners co-organized with Janet Gardner from EEG. This will be a 6 hours workshop on 8/11 9:30 - 12:30 - lunch break - 1:00pm - 4:00pm and will be covering: Brief introduction to R and RStudio. Data types in R, and type conversions. Loading and saving tab and coma delimited files. Data exploration: basic statistic (mean, std. deviation and so on), basic plots (dotplots and histograms). Data sub-setting and filtering. Adding new columns with calculated values. Find-and-replace for values in a column. Detecting and handling errors an missing values in the data. Designing an appropriate structure for a spreadsheet. Joining datasets. Programming - creating functions in R. To sign up please email marcin.adamski@anu.edu.au no later than October 7th. The workshops are offered at no cost. 2016-11-08 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Bioinformatics Data visualisation Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformatics
  • ABACBS/GOBLET RNA-Seq Data Analysis Workshop

    10 November 2016

    Brisbane, Australia

    ABACBS/GOBLET RNA-Seq Data Analysis Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/abacbs-goblet-rna-seq-data-analysis-workshop This hands-on course introduces the participants to RNA-seq data analysis methods, tools and file formats. It covers the whole workflow from quality control and alignment to quantification and differential expression analysis, and also experimental design is discussed. This course is suitable to those who intend to employ RNA-seq in their research and who would like to understand the concepts underlying this method, even if they do not intend to analyse the data themselves. 2016-11-10 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia Brisbane Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABR
  • Data Processing in R for advanced users

    15 November 2016

    Canberra, Australia

    Data Processing in R for advanced users https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-processing-in-r-for-advanced-users Data Processing in R for advanced users co- organized with Janet Gardner from EEG. This will be a 6 hours workshop on 15/11 9:30 - 12:30 - lunch break - 1:00pm - 4:00pm covering the same subjects as workshop #2 but will be much more focused on writing code (programming in R) and practical exercises and will skip the basics. To sign up please email marcin.adamski@anu.edu.au no later than October 7th. The workshops are offered at no cost. 2016-11-15 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC Australian National University Canberra, Australia Canberra Australia Bioinformatics Data visualisation Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBioinformatics
  • 4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics - ECTB2019

    11 - 12 November 2019

    Granada, Spain

    Elixir node event
    4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics - ECTB2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/4th-european-conference-on-translational-bioinformatics-ectb2019 We are pleased to present the 4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics: Biomedical Big Data Supporting Precision Medicine (#ECTB2019). The fourth ECTB edition follows the successful precedent of previous editions organized in 2016 at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2017 at the European Bioinformatics Institute, UK and in 2018 at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB). ECTB2019 will bring together researchers, clinicians, developers, and companies interested in exchanging experiences on the translation of research and innovative developments into healthcare tools and services based on genomics and bioinformatics applications. The conference is organised in collaboration with the University of Granada, Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS) and the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES). 2019-11-11 10:15:00 UTC 2019-11-12 16:00:00 UTC University of Granada, Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS) and the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Granada, 11, Avenida de la Investigación, Granada, Spain Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Granada, 11, Avenida de la Investigación Granada Spain Biomedical science Genomics Bioinformatics Translational medicine University of Granada [] ResearchersCliniciansDevelopersCompanies meetings_and_conferences [] Translational researchTranslational Bioinformaticsbiomedical applicationsBig DataPrecision MedicineGenomicsBioinformaticsClinical BioinformaticstoolsservicesHealthcareApplications
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