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  • CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data

    16 - 20 March 2020

    Bogota, Colombia

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    CABANA Workshop: Analysis of 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, Germany

    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 [] []
  • Translational Immunology

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Gent, Belgium

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    Translational Immunology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/translational-immunology The aim of this conference is to bridge the translational gap in immunopathology, bringing together clinicians, research scientists and industry partners to discuss prominent advances from the bench to the clinic. The different sessions will have a particular focus on precision medicine in general, starting from disease-oriented cases and lessons learned. Innovative and alternative therapeutic strategies in immune-mediated disorders will be presented, besides the regulatory challenges that companies and researchers are dealing with. Poster information Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation 2020-03-26 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:00:00 UTC VIB Universiteit Gent - Het Pand, 1, Onderbergen, Gent, Belgium Universiteit Gent - Het Pand, 1, Onderbergen Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 Translational medicine Immunology [] [] [] [] first_come_first_served Immunologytargeted therapeuticstherapeutic application
  • Entry Level Bioinformatics

    30 March - 3 April 2020

    Oeiras, Portugal

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    Entry Level Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/entry-level-bioinformatics This is an entry level course in three parts, aimed at those with a reasonable biological background but no significant experience with bioinformatics. The course content is designed to show how, by going through guided exercises, a researcher in the bio-medical area can access sequence data and steer his/her analysis to efficiently extract results, checking how credible they are and reason about using them confidently, in a reproducible way. This course will also provide a soft introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis. This part of the course aims at providing basic skills that are needed when one needs to process NGS data, using open source bioinformatics tools. Thirdly, the course will cover the broad theme of analytical automation, and how it enhances the capacity of researchers by widening the scope of their experiments, comparing results in a large scale and summarising the findings in simple but very reproducible ways. 2020-03-30 09:30:00 UTC 2020-04-03 18:00:00 UTC The Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics, Biodata.pt - Elixir's portuguese node of the european project Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande Oeiras Portugal 2780-156 Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência bicourses@igc.gulbenkian.pt [] Researchers at any level, wishing to investigate how they might begin to exploit the ever expanding abundance of computing and data resources. 20 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served introduction to bioinformaticsNGSAutomationScripting
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop- KEMRI Centre for Global Health Research in Kisumu Kenya, 1st April 2020

    1 April 2020

    Kisumu, Kenya

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    Ensembl Browser Workshop- KEMRI Centre for Global Health Research in Kisumu Kenya, 1st April 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-kemri-centre-for-global-health-research-in-kisumu-kenya-1st-april-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. 2020-04-01 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-01 09:00:00 UTC KEMRI Centre for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya KEMRI Centre for Global Health Research Kisumu Kenya 40100 [] Bernard Kikaire [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • ELIXIR Bioinformatics Industry Forum

    28 April 2020

    London, United Kingdom

    ELIXIR Bioinformatics Industry Forum https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-bioinformatics-industry-forum With the ELIXIR Bioinformatics Industry Forum we want to build a community for technical specialists to discuss visionary ideas, bottlenecks and solutions to some of the major challenges in the data driven life science sector. What unites all participants is the drive to move science forward through a collaborative effort.   With these events we will:  Give companies the chance to present technical advances in their field, and to discuss and share feedback on these from ELIXIR members. Provide a forum for knowledge exchange and collaboration in the pre-competitive space. Create networking opportunities with bioinformatics opinion leaders, academic experts in ELIXIR and other industry members. Provide a forum to articulate scientific and technical challenges with experts in the field and potentially develop innovative solutions for e.g. analytics, infrastructure and AI exploitation.   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, roundtable sessions to discuss and interact with other participants, panel discussions addressing hot topics in the data driven life science sector and visionary talks on the latest developments in bioinformatics.    A dedicated session with five minute Flash Talks will give you the chance to introduce your work to a broad audience (see registration form to submit a Flash Talk).    Who should attend: Bioinformaticians, Developers, IT specialists, Data Scientist/Engineers and anyone interested in the data driven life sciences sector   2020-04-28 10:00:00 UTC 2020-04-28 10:00:00 UTC Wellcome Collection, London, United Kingdom Wellcome Collection London United Kingdom NW1 2BE [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop, DKFZ, 5 May 2020

    5 May 2020

    Heidelberg, Germany

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    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, Germany

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    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
  • CABANA: Data-driven Biology to Address UN Grand Challenges in Latin America Symposium

    14 May 2020

    London, United Kingdom

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    CABANA: Data-driven Biology to Address UN Grand Challenges in Latin America Symposium https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-data-driven-biology-to-address-un-grand-challenges-in-latin-america-symposium The CABANA project is a Global Challenge Research Fund project operating in Latin America. We will be hosting a one-day symposium at the Royal Society on 14th May 2020 entitled "Data-driven biology to address UN grand challenges in Latin America". We will have members of the science and donor community from the UK and Latin America attending. Our speakers will be a mix of academics from the UK and Latin America working with Bioinformatics for the prevention of infectious diseases, food security and the protection of biodiversity. 2020-05-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-14 18:00:00 UTC The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom The Royal Society London United Kingdom SW1Y 5AG [] Marina Pujol [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • CABANA: Addressing UN Sustainable Goals in Latin America Through Data-driven Biology Symposium

    14 May 2020

    London, United Kingdom

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    CABANA: Addressing UN Sustainable Goals in Latin America Through Data-driven Biology Symposium https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-addressing-un-sustainable-goals-in-latin-america-through-data-driven-biology-symposium The CABANA (www.cabana.online) project is a Global Challenge Research Fund project operating in Latin America. We will be hosting a one-day symposium at the Royal Society on Thursday 14th May 2020 entitled "Addressing UN Sustainable Goals in Latin America through data-driven biology". 2020-05-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-14 18:00:00 UTC The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom The Royal Society London United Kingdom SW1Y 5AG [] Marina Pujol [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Mass spectrometry data processing

    2 - 3 June 2020

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Mass spectrometry data processing https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mass-spectrometry-data-processing-f80a1c34-fcd4-40bf-83df-1ba4b05dd38e Obtain a good understanding of the origins and properties of mass spec data Obtain an understanding of the processing of mass spec data, aimed at identifying and quantifying peptides and proteins Gain sufficient understanding of the software tools and database used, and of the issues and caveats involved, to critically analyse and assess results from mass spectrometry based proteomics experiments 2020-06-02 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-03 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Using MOFA for integration of omics data

    9 June 2020

    Gent, Belgium

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    Using MOFA for integration of omics data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-mofa-for-integration-of-omics-data-f849603e-3ab6-453b-b6d4-6d22f3666d6e Participants can bring their own data to the course. What kind of preprocessing of the data is required for MOFA? How to train MOFA on a multi-omic data set? How to interpret the MOFA factors by their loadings, using gene set enrichment or sample ordination? How to use MOFA for downstream analyses including regression, classification or clustering? How to impute missing values with MOFA? How to select the number of factors and compare different MOFA fits? 2020-06-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-09 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • A tour of machine learning: classification

    31 August - 1 September 2020

    Gent, Belgium

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    A tour of machine learning: classification https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/a-tour-of-machine-learning-classification-67c1e87f-922a-469a-8aaa-f93f3b51b01b Machine learning has become ubiquitous in biotechnology (as in many other fields), fueled largely by the increasing availability and amount of data. Learning algorithms can figure out how to perform important tasks by generalizing examples. Typical applications are diagnoses/prognoses, gene/protein annotation, drug design, image recognition, text mining and many others. However, building successful machine learning models requires a substantial amount of “black art” that is hard to find in textbooks. This course is an interactive Jupyter Notebook (Python) that will teach you how to build successful machine learning models. No background in machine learning is assumed, just a keen interest. 2020-08-31 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-01 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (4th edition)

    10 - 11 September 2020

    Gent, Belgium

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    Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (4th edition) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-engineering-and-synthetic-biology-4th-edition Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modification of genomes and breakthroughs in DNA synthesis technologies, the pace of progress enabled by these tools in the last years has been breathtaking. The first three editions (September 2013, January 2016, January 2018) were a roaring success and we are pleased to announce the 4th edition of GESB in beautiful Ghent in September, 2020. Travel Grants We offer 5 travel grants to international attendees, which will reimburse travel costs up to 400 Euros. Are you interested in attending GESB20 and want to have a chance on a travel grant? Submit your motivation below by clicking on the 'Apply for a grant' button before 4 June 2020. The organizing committee will notify you of your travel grant acceptance by the end of June. No registration is needed before submitting a travel grant proposal. When you’re awarded with a travel grant you will receive a practical email containing the next steps. Note that being awarded a travel grant does not mean being registered for the conference. Scroll down to apply for your grant. Poster information: Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation Deadlines: • Early Bird: 30 July 2020 • Late Registration: 26 August 2020 • Abstract deadline: 2 July 2020 Speakers: • Edward Lemke - Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), DE, Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU), DE & EMBL, DE • Sarah Christine Heilshorn - Stanford University, US • Jane Langdale - University of Oxford, UK • George Guo-Qiang Chen - Tsinghua University, CN • Jason Gammack - Inscripta, US • Janice Chen - Mammoth Biosciences, US • Dan Voytas - University of Minnesota, US & Co-Founder & CSO, Calyxt, US • Alexis Komor - University of California, US • Fred Van Ex - Inari Agriculture, BE • Ross Sozzani - NC State Univeristy, US • Bruno Correia - EPFL, CH • Patrick Yizhi Cai - Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, UK • Tilmann Buerckstuemmer - Aelian Biotechnology, AT • Peter Smibert - New York Genome Center, Techn Innovation lab, US • Tara Deans - University of Utah, US • Jonathan Gootenberg - McGovern Institute, MIT, US • Steve Harvey - CEO Camena Biosciences, UK • Rob Marchmont - VP Sphere Fluidics, UK • Charlie Silver - CEO Mission Bio, US • Bryan Dickinson - The University of Chicago, US • Holger Puchta - Botanical Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), DE • Ping-Wei Ho - VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, BE • And more to come! 2020-09-10 08:00:00 UTC 2020-09-11 18:00:00 UTC VIB De Bijloke, Bijlokekaai 7, 7, Bijlokekaai, Gent, Belgium De Bijloke, Bijlokekaai 7, 7, Bijlokekaai Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 [] VIB Conferences team - +32(0)92446611 - conferences@vib.be TakaraTwist Bioscience IndustryPhD studentsAcademics 400 meetings_and_conferences [] genome engineeringSynthetic biologycrisprdna synthetistechnologies
  • NBIS Course Umeå: Python programming with applications to bioinformatics, Umeå

    19 - 24 October 2020

    Glasburen

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    NBIS Course Umeå: Python programming with applications to bioinformatics, Umeå https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-umea-python-programming-with-applications-to-bioinformatics-umea-2dee9df0-cf81-4e7d-b14e-1dd65909a0fa #training TBA edu.intro-python@nbis.se or education@nbis.se Course leaders: Nina Norgren and Malin Klang 2020-10-19 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-24 00:00:00 UTC Glasburen Glasburen [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] #trainingtraining
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