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  • Metagenomic Bioinformatics Analysis

    18 - 19 February 2020

    Heidelberg, Germany

    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 [] []
  • Data Carpentry

    3 - 4 March 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Data Carpentry https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-carpentry-6bde217e-337f-4bea-96f7-e419c62f5fe9 Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyse, and no prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. 2020-03-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-04 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 Earlham Institute training@earlham.ac.uk [] post-docsPhD studentspostgrad workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Data carpentryCommand lineData analysis
  • De Novo Assembly 2020

    12 March 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    De Novo Assembly 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/de-novo-assembly-2020 The course will provide an introduction to de novo assembly, with a hands on introduction followed by in-depth analysis of the key steps in the process. It covers several aspects such as the initial setup of a de novo genome sequencing project, quality control and preprocessing of datasets, generation and evaluation of first pass assemblies and assembly improvement. 2020-03-12 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-12 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 Earlham Institute training@earlham.ac.uk [] PhD studentspost-docs workshops_and_courses [] De Novode-novo genome assembly
  • 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 [] []
  • Population genomics: Background, tools and programming

    1 - 8 April 2020

    Procida, Italy

    Population genomics: Background, tools and programming https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/population-genomics-background-tools-and-programming-0e44cebb-4ef0-4f06-b9f4-f512f0bef569 This EMBO Practical Course will cover coalescent theory, the effect of demography in space and time, genetic clustering, the detection and quantification of admixture and selection. Lectures on these topics will be complemented by hands-on computer practicals introducing a wide range of software packages, both in R and Python. This course is aimed at evolutionary biologists who already have basic bioinformatics skills. The main criterion for selection will be how much a candidate can benefit from the course. 2020-04-01 13:00:00 UTC 2020-04-08 15:30:00 UTC EMBO Via Principessa Margherita, 46, Procida, Italy Via Principessa Margherita, 46 Procida Città Metropolitana di Napoli Italy 80079 Population genomics [] embo.popgen.2020@gmail.com [] Evolutionary BiologistsPhD studentsPost-Docs workshops_and_courses [] Population GenomicsGenetic DiversityGWASPopulation geneticsgenetic clustering
  • First steps with R in Life Sciences

    16 - 17 April 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First steps with R in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-r-in-life-sciences-52ebf63a-a4fb-4898-8b44-212e3eced3c5 --> Overview R is a complete, flexible and open source system for statistical analysis and graphics, which has become a tool of choice for biologists and biomedical scientists who need to analyse and visualise large amounts of data. 2020-04-16 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-17 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Single-Cell RNAseq Training Course 2020

    20 - 25 April 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Single-Cell RNAseq Training Course 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/single-cell-rnaseq-training-course-2020-1444ff72-59f8-4c26-bc86-813bc4ee8efd The course will provide an introduction to Single-Cell Genomics for bench-based researchers with no required prior experience of computational data analysis. It covers several aspects such as the experimental design, cell sorting and processing for production of high-quality samples for sequencing, generation of sequencing data, assessing the quality of sequence data, data visualisation, differential expression analyses and identifying Copy Number Variations at the single-cell level. Options when applying are: Single-Cell RNAseq Course (Mon-Fri: lab and bioinformatics @800) Single-Cell RNAseq Bioinformatics only (Weds-Fri @£300) 2020-04-20 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-25 00:00:00 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 [] PhD studentspost-docsBench biologists workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest []
  • First Steps with Python in Life Sciences

    18 - 20 May 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First Steps with Python in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-python-in-life-sciences-d45a8059-cedd-4e69-bcac-8da973f4496d Overview Python is an open-source and general-purpose scripting language which runs on all major operating systems. 2020-05-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-20 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with Python in Life Sciences

    18 - 20 May 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First Steps with Python in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-python-in-life-sciences-402cdbc1-5a65-4f48-8581-994a44441dc5 Overview Python is an open-source and general-purpose scripting language which runs on all major operating systems. 2020-05-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-20 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Advanced topics in single-cell transcriptomics

    27 - 29 May 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Advanced topics in single-cell transcriptomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-topics-in-single-cell-transcriptomics More information soon 2020-05-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-29 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Introduction to high-performance computing (sciCORE cluster)

    3 June 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to high-performance computing (sciCORE cluster) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-high-performance-computing-scicore-cluster-17743d87-92b4-473f-9591-384d43fe776d Overview This full-day course has a practical focus, where participants will learn how to use the Linux command line and interact with the sciCORE cluster. All new users of sciCORE are strongly encouraged to follow this course. 2020-06-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-03 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First steps in Python, and more!

    9 - 11 June 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First steps in Python, and more! https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-in-python-and-more Overview Python is an open-source and general-purpose scripting language which runs on all major operating systems. 2020-06-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-11 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Protein Bioinformatics: Sequence-Structure-Function - Dates to be confirmed

    18 - 20 November 2020

    Basel, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Protein Bioinformatics: Sequence-Structure-Function - Dates to be confirmed https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/protein-bioinformatics-sequence-structure-function-dates-to-be-confirmed Overview Sequence-structure-function relationships of proteins are central to a comprehensive understanding of cellular biology. However, many proteins lack direct and detailed information regarding structure, function, and complex formation. 2020-11-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-11-20 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
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