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  • Dresden Deep Learning Hackathon

    9 - 13 September 2019

    Dresden, Germany

    Dresden Deep Learning Hackathon https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/dresden-deep-learning-hackathon Educators: Florian Jug, Peter Steinbach, others (DAIS/CIBI) Date: 09.09.2019 – 13.09.2019 Location: SLUB, Klemperer-Saal Zellescher Weg 18 01069 Dresden Germany Contents: The Dresden Deep Learning Hackathon ( #d3hack2019 ) is meant to bring together machine learning experts and scientific practitioners. Teams of 2-4 scientists can apply for the hackathon given a scientific problem they want to solve with machine learning. Upon approval, they will be assisted by one or two machine learning experts for 5 days consecutively! This effort is meant to give your team a head-start and potentially create an end-to-end machine learning solution for your science. The teams are motivated to publish a scientific paper about the hackathon efforts at dedicated conferences or in established journals - at best jointly with their mentors - after the hackathon. A win-win situation for all parties involved. The scope of scientific domains that can apply is not limited. For sure, our mentors have a given background mostly with regard to 2D or 3D images. So we will try to match that as close as possible. However, we are still in the process of fixing mentors (we have expressions of interest of about 5 more than listed below). We will also consider a limited amount of applications using standard machine learning (MLP, SVM, RandomForests,...). If you are unclear whether your topic fits the hackathon, please reach out to us. Most importantly, any team without a readily available data set for training will be discarded from the candidate list. In other words, if you are interested in applying machine learning to your data, you shouldn't use the hackathon to annotate your data. The workshop admission fee amounts to € 300 per participant to cover room rent and catering. We are still looking for sponsors, so there is a non-negligible probability that the admission fee will be reduced in the future. The call for applications closes on June 30, 2019, at 12pm AoE! After this date, a review board of mentors and organizers will judge the applications and send out confirmations to the applications until mid July the latest. The registration mechanism of participants will be circulated then. For members of non-academic institutions: We cannot allow applications from non-academic institutions or industry to our hackathon. If you want to participate with a project as a company, this project needs to be embedded in a scientific group and the majority of team members need to be employed by a scientific institution. On top, the results of the hackathon are expected to be published. So be prepared to undisclose your results and (at best) the data and code which produced these results. Learning goals: - Fundamentals of deep learning with CNNs. - Keras API with the Tensorflow backend. - How to define your deep net. - How to train it. Prerequisites: Bring your own laptop. Keras and Tensorflow backend should already be installed. (We will have GPU nodes you can use if your laptop does not offer a fast GPU.) Solid understanding of the fundamentals of linear algebra. Programming skills (never programmed… that will not work out, sorry!) Keywords: DeepLearning, Keras, Tensorflow, Python Tools: Keras, Python, Tensorflow 2019-09-09 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-13 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Dresden, Dresden, Germany Dresden Dresden Dresden Germany [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Metagenomics: Data Analysis and Interpretation

    16 - 19 September 2019

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Metagenomics: Data Analysis and Interpretation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metagenomics-data-analysis-and-interpretation This course will provide an overview of the main aspects involved in metagenomics data analysis and discussion around the interpretation and actual examples of the impact and applications of metagenomics derived research. A substantial part of the course will be devoted to hands-on experience with bioinformatics resources and tools relevant in metagenomics data analysis. Participants will start with an overview of NGS technologies, a look at experimental approaches and emerging technologies, including a tour of Earlham Institute’s Genomic Pipelines laboratories. Then the remainder of the course will be spent in front of the computers learning how to produce metagenomic assemblies, and taking participants from data to publication-ready figures. 2019-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-19 17:00:00 UTC Earlham Institute Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane, Norwich, United Kingdom Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane Norwich Norfolk United Kingdom NR4 7UZ [] training@earlham.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Multiple biofluid and tissue types, from sample preparation to analysis strategies for metabolomics

    25 - 27 September 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Multiple biofluid and tissue types, from sample preparation to analysis strategies for metabolomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/multiple-biofluid-and-tissue-types-from-sample-preparation-to-analysis-strategies-for-metabolomics This 3-day course will provide a comprehensive theoretical overview and hands-on training for the range of methods applied for sample preparation of complex biological samples for analysis applying LC-MS analysis. The course will be led by experts in the field to illustrate the different approaches that are available to analyse a range of biological samples and apply complementary liquid chromatography approaches to maximise the coverage of the metabolome. The course will be taught by experts in metabolomics who have experience of the analysis of microbial, plant and mammalian samples. 2019-09-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-27 00:00:00 UTC Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics

    25 - 27 September 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/multiple-biofluid-and-tissue-types-from-sample-preparation-to-analysis-strategies-for-metabolomics-243914d0-27d4-46a1-bc95-4e513ae0fbb3 This 3-day course provides a theoretical overview and hands-on training to apply multiple sample preparation and UPLC-MS methods to characterise the metabolomes of complex biological samples using the mass spec... 2019-09-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-27 15:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist

    9 - 11 October 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-metabolomics-for-the-microbiologist-610da160-7cff-4be4-8e8d-5fdb5dda50c5 This three-day course introduces how untargeted metabolomics can be applied to study microbial systems in academic and industrial research. The course provides an overview of the metabolomics pipeline, experimental... 2019-10-09 09:15:00 UTC 2019-10-11 16:00:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Metabolomics Data Processing and Data Analysis

    21 October - 15 November 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolomics Data Processing and Data Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolomics-data-processing-and-data-analysis-e8f98f61-45aa-432d-b65a-b94867d6886d This online course explores the tools and approaches that are used to process and analyse metabolomics data. You will investigate the challenges that are typically encountered in the analysis of metabolomics data... 2019-10-21 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-15 23:59:00 UTC Online, Birmingham, United Kingdom Online Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

    25 October 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-metabolomics-for-the-clinical-scientist-b43defc4-bb00-4b8e-9a15-3a2f7e634bc0 This 1-day course in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham provides clinicians with an overview of the metabolomics pipeline, highlighting the benefits of this technique to the medical field. 2019-10-25 09:45:00 UTC 2019-10-25 16:15:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Metabolomics with the Q Exactive

    4 - 6 November 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolomics with the Q Exactive https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolomics-with-the-q-exactive-b48060e4-345d-43be-be3f-ea24fb58b55c This 3-day course introduces you to using the Q Exactive mass spectrometer in your metabolomics investigations. The course is led by experts in the field of metabolomics and includes lectures, laboratory sessions... 2019-11-04 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-06 15:45:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Metabolite Identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap Elite

    7 - 8 November 2019

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolite Identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap Elite https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolite-identification-with-the-q-exactive-and-ltq-orbitrap-elite This 2-day course provides a hands-on approach to teach attendees about the latest techniques and tools available to perform metabolite identification in non-targeted metabolomics studies. The course is led by experts... 2019-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-08 17:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data

    2 - 6 December 2019

    Bogota, Colombia

    Elixir node event
    CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-workshop-analysis-of-crop-genomics-data This course will introduce crop biologists to methods and approaches for analysing crop genomics data. 2019-12-02 08:30:00 UTC 2019-12-06 12:45:00 UTC Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes, Bogota, Colombia Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes Bogota Colombia 111711 [] Marco Cristancho [] [] [] [] HDRUK
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