6 events found
Metagenomic Bioinformatics Analysis
18 - 19 February 2020
Heidelberg, GermanyMetagenomic Bioinformatics Analysis https://www.denbi.de/training/773-metagenomic-bioinformatics-analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metagenomic-bioinformatics-analysis Educators: Laura Carroll, Nicolai Karcher, Alessio Milanese, Jakob Wirbel, Georg Zeller (HD-HuB) Date: 18/02/2020 - 19/02/2020 09:00 - 17:00 Location: ATC Computer Training Lab, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Contents: Shotgun metagenomic sequencing approaches are being increasingly employed to characterize the human microbiome. Such complex metagenomics data sets are a rich source for generating functional hypotheses about the roles that gut microbiota play in human health and disease. In this bioinformatics course, participants will be exposed to computational and statistical approaches for the analysis of shotgun metagenomic data. Through a combination of theory-centric lectures and hands-on, practical exercises, the course will cover topics such as taxonomic profiling (i.e., determining “who’s there” in a microbial community), functional analysis (i.e., broadly assessing the functional and metabolic potential of a microbial community, and also mining for specific gene families such as toxins), and comparative metagenomics (i.e., identifying taxa or microbial functions associated with a disease of interest). Learning goals: - Pre-processing and quality control of Illumina metagenomic data - Taxonomic profiling - Exploratory analyses and visualization methods for metagenomic data - Functional metagenomic profiling (using both general purpose databases and targeted approaches) - Comparative analysis of metagenomic data Prerequisites: - Familiarity with the Linux command line interface (e.g., running programs from the command line, creating and moving between directories, accessing a remote host via SSH) - Basic knowledge of the R programming language (e.g., loading data into R, manipulating data frames, creating basic plots) Keywords: Metagenomics 2020-02-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-19 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany    workshops_and_courses  
CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data
16 - 20 March 2020
Bogota, ColombiaCABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data http://www.ebi.ac.uk/training/events/2020/cabana-workshop-analysis-crop-genomics-data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-workshop-analysis-of-crop-genomics-data-0d1c7271-613b-4672-bac5-19f641f9be70 This course will introduce crop biologists to methods and approaches for analysing crop genomics data. 2020-03-16 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-20 12:30:00 UTC Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes, Bogota, Colombia Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes Bogota Colombia 111711  Marco Cristancho     HDRUK
Introduction to Regular Expressions
18 March 2020
Heidelberg, GermanyIntroduction to Regular Expressions https://www.denbi.de/training/774-introduction-to-regular-expressions https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-regular-expressions Educators: Supriya Khedkar, Toby Hodges (HD-HuB) Date: 18/03/2020 09:30 - 16:00 Location: EMBL Heidelberg; Room 202 Contents: Do you often work with lots of data files on the computer, are you often trying to spot particular files or lines of text in them that are important for you? If so, then using regular expressions could save you a lot of time and frustration! Regular expressions (regex/REs) are a language designed to describe patterns of characters that you want to match in a body of text. For example, if you want to extract every Ensembl Gene ID in a GFF file, find tandem repeats in a large set of sequences, or extract every email address in a large document, regular expressions are the perfect tool. Regular expressions are incorporated into a wide range of software and programming languages, and the workshop will include examples of their use on the UNIX command line and in R and Python. Learning goals: This workshop will provide an introduction to REs and cover some of the simple but powerful ways that these can be used to find patterns in large volumes of text data. The workshop will be interactive and driven by examples to demonstrate how you might use regular expressions in your work. Prerequisites: Participants are required to bring their own laptop to the workshop, with a text editor suitable for programming (e.g. Atom, Sublime Text, VSCode, Notepad++) installed. Keywords: UNIX command line, R, Python Tools: UNIX command line, R, Python 2020-03-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-18 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany    workshops_and_courses  
Innovation and SME Forum: Data Driven Innovation in the Agritech Sector
24 - 25 March 2020
Lyon, FranceInnovation and SME Forum: Data Driven Innovation in the Agritech Sector https://www.elixir-europe.org/events/sme-2020-lyon https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/innovation-and-sme-forum-data-driven-innovation-in-the-agritech-sector The Innovation and SME Forum on Data Driven Innovation in the Agritech Sector will take place 24-25 March in Lyon, France. This event aims to inform participants about ELIXIR resources and create a space for networking between industry and academia. What can attendees expect? Attendees at this event will be immersed in a world of data-driven innovation, with a mix of high-level keynote presentations and hands-on sessions to discuss and interact with other companies, academics and ELIXIR partners. A dedicated session with Flash Talks, will give SMEs and Start-Ups the chance to introduce their work to a broad audience (see registration form). Who should attend? This event is open to anyone interested in the data driven life sciences sector, for example: Researchers in academia and industry Large and small companies that develop services for data management and analysis Policy makers and funders Organisers This event is a collaborative effort, organised by ELIXIR France, ELIXIR Belgium, EMPHASIS and the Bayer Life Hub Lyon. 2020-03-24 12:00:00 UTC 2020-03-25 14:00:00 UTC Bayer Life Hub Lyon, Lyon, France Bayer Life Hub Lyon Lyon France 69009    meetings_and_conferences  
Ensembl Browser Workshop, DKFZ, 5 May 2020
5 May 2020
Heidelberg, GermanyEnsembl Browser Workshop, DKFZ, 5 May 2020 http://www.ebi.ac.uk/training/events/2020/ensembl-browser-workshop-dkfz-5-may-2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-dkfz-5-may-2020 Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart. 2020-05-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-05 09:00:00 UTC Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) - German Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), Heidelberg, Germany Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) - German Cancer Research Centre (GCRC) Heidelberg Germany 69120  Astrid Gall     HDRUK
Ensembl REST API Workshop, DKFZ, 6 May 2020
6 May 2020
Heidelberg, GermanyEnsembl REST API Workshop, DKFZ, 6 May 2020 http://www.ebi.ac.uk/training/events/2020/ensembl-rest-api-workshop-dkfz-6-may-2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-rest-api-workshop-dkfz-6-may-2020 Work with Ensembl to master the Ensembl REST API and flexibly access genome-wide data, such as genes, variants, regulatory features, homologues and alignments. 2020-05-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-06 09:00:00 UTC Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) - German Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), Heidelberg, Germany Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) - German Cancer Research Centre (GCRC) Heidelberg Germany 69120  Astrid Gall     HDRUK
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