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  • CAS Personalized Molecular Oncology

    1 October 2018 - 31 July 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    CAS Personalized Molecular Oncology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cas-personalized-molecular-oncology The CAS in Personalized Molecular Oncology aims at providing a comprehensive and integrative view of the field, by covering all the aspects involved along the pipeline: (i) tumor biology and genetics, (ii) molecular pathology, (iii) clinical bioinformatics, and (iv) clinical oncology. First of its kind in Switzerland, it will focus on the methodologies used to generate, analyze and interpret patients’ molecular profiles, also touching upon the associated technical, regulatory and ethical challenges. As an important outcome, it will establish a common language between the wide range of professionals involved in the personalized oncology process, from biologists, bioinformaticians, pathologists to clinicians, enabling an efficient and better informed use of e.g. genomic data for both routine clinical practice and clinical research. Moreover, it should empower professionals to develop a vision for their own institution, by critically evaluating the potential benefits and limitations of current and future developments in personalized oncology. The CAS is organized jointly by the University Hospital of Basel, the University Hospital of Lausanne, and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. 2018-10-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-07-31 17:00:00 UTC SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics Pathologie Universitätsspital Basel, 40, Schönbeinstrasse, Basel, Switzerland Pathologie Universitätsspital Basel, 40, Schönbeinstrasse Basel Switzerland University Hospital of BaselSIB Swiss Institute of BioinformaticsUniversity Hospital of Lausanne Dr. Aitana Lebrand Clinical Bioinformatics SIB | Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics Ch. des Mines 9 CH-1202 Genève Tel. +41 (0)22 379 02 67 aitana.lebrand@sib.swiss [] Professionals involved in personalized molecular oncology, including laboratory managers, biologists, bioinformaticians, pathologists, geneticists, clinicians and pharmaceutical company employees. workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Tumor biology and geneticsMolecular pathologyClinical BioinformaticsClinical oncology
  • Data Manipulation and Visualisation

    21 June 2019

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Data Manipulation and Visualisation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-manipulation-and-visualisation-624117fd-575d-40d8-bfb0-a3ce7edbdf82 R is a highly-regarded, free, software environment for statistical analysis, with many useful features that promote and facilitate reproducible research. In this course, we give an introduction to the R environment and explain how it can be used to import, manipulate and analyse tabular data. After the course you should feel confident to start exploring your own dataset using the materials and references provided. 2019-06-21 08:30:00 UTC 2019-06-21 16:00:00 UTC Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield United Kingdom S10 2BP [] bioinformatics-core@sheffield.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Introduction to RNA-seq analysis in R

    24 June 2019

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Introduction to RNA-seq analysis in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-rna-seq-analysis-in-r-4ff2ae93-b96a-4dc0-8f92-957042a88c1d In this workshop, you will be learning how to analyse RNA-seq count data, using R. This will include reading the data into R, quality control and performing differential expression analysis and gene set testing, with a focus on the edgeR analysis workflow. You will learn how to generate common plots for analysis and visualisation of gene expression data, such as boxplots and heatmaps. You will also be learning how alignment and counting of raw RNA-seq data can be performed in R. This workshop is aimed at biologists interested in learning how to perform differential expression analysis of RNA-seq data when reference genomes are available.. 2019-06-24 08:30:00 UTC 2019-06-24 16:00:00 UTC The Diamond, Workroom 1, Sheffield, United Kingdom The Diamond, Workroom 1 Sheffield United Kingdom S3 7RD [] bioinformatics-core@sheffield.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • SIB PhD Training Network Annual Retreat

    24 - 26 June 2019

    Fribourg, Switzerland

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    SIB PhD Training Network Annual Retreat https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/sib-phd-training-network-annual-retreat-09268123-5621-4f87-b0bd-7ed24ab7783e This course is exclusively reserved to the members of the SIB PhD Training Network. 2019-06-24 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-26 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Fribourg, Switzerland SIB Fribourg Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Sharing Bioinformatics Training and Building a Region-wide Programme

    9 - 10 July 2019

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Sharing Bioinformatics Training and Building a Region-wide Programme https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/sharing-bioinformatics-training-and-building-a-region-wide-programme High-throughput genomic data analysis is now a defining skill in the life sciences. There is already a shortage of researchers who can bridge the gap between computational approaches to data and biological insights, and this demand is only getting stronger. Bioinformatics training is under-provisioned in the North of England, with many small Bioinformatics teams at different institutes lacking the resources to deliver a full Bioinformatics training programme. 2019-07-09 09:30:00 UTC 2019-07-10 14:30:00 UTC Sheffield, United Kingdom Sheffield United Kingdom [] bioinformatics-core@sheffield.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • ISMB/ECCB 2019

    21 - 25 July 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

    ISMB/ECCB 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ismb-eccb-2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019 is the largest and most high profile annual meeting of scientists working in computational biology and provides an intense multidisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest developments in computational tools for data driven biological research. ELIXIR will be present at this year's ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference with three dedicated Tech Tracks on Monday 22 July and a COSI on Scalable Plant-Research in Cloud Environments on Wednesday 24 July. ELIXIR will also be have a booth (booth numbers 23 and 24) in the exhibition area with information about our services including Global Alliance, Galaxy, Plants, TeSS and Beacons.  Further details about the conference, including how to register, can be found on the ISMB/ECCB 2019 website. 2019-07-21 10:00:00 UTC 2019-07-25 17:00:00 UTC Congress Center Basel, Basel, Switzerland Congress Center Basel Basel Switzerland 4058 [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Introduction to Python for Biologists

    12 - 16 August 2019

    Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Introduction to Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-965f36b3-e040-43cd-bb06-f4e5e3cc588e Registration fee: £500 Places: 15 (first come, first served) Application deadline: 14th June 2019 DESCRIPTION Python is a dynamic, readable language that is a popular platform for all types of bioinformatics work, from simple one-off scripts to large, complex software projects. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners and assumes no prior programming experience. It gives an overview of the language with an emphasis on practical problem-solving, using examples and exercises drawn from various aspects of bioinformatics work. The workshop is structured so that the parts of the language most useful for bioinformatics are introduced as early as possible, and that students can start writing plausibly-useful programs after the first few sessions. After completing the workshop, students should be in a position to (1) apply the skills they have learned to tackling problems in their own research and (2) continue their Python education in a self-directed way. The instructor of the workshop is the Founder of Python for Biologists, Dr. Martin Jones. Format The workshop will take place over 5 days. Each day will consist of 2 half-day sessions, each consisting of a ~1 hour lecture followed by 2 hours of practical exercises. It is important that attendees attend each session as they will use examples and exercises that build on the materials from previous sessions. For more information and a detailed syllabus please see the following link: https://pythonforbiologists.com/introduction-to-python-for-biologists Who should attend This workshop is aimed at all researchers and technical workers with a background in biology who want to learn programming. The syllabus has been planned with complete beginners in mind. Requirements Attendees will require a level of biological and bioinformatics background so they can appreciate the examples and exercises (i.e. they should know what a protein accession number, BLAST report, and FASTA sequence is). Attendees will require the ability to us a text editor (e.g. nano, vim, or gedit). No previous programming knowledge is required. Attendees will use their own laptops during the workshop. Instructions for any software to be installed will be sent out prior to the course. If you are not sure if this course is suitable for you please do not hesitate to contact Dr Martin Jones (martin@pythonforbiologists.com) Please fill in the following form (https://forms.gle/mkjiASxS7sKBxeGo7) if you would like to register for the Introduction to Python for Biologists workshop. Applicants will be asked to pay a registration fee of £500. After the application deadline (14th of June) or when all places are fill applicants will be asked to pay for the workshop. Once your fee is paid your place on the course will be confirmed. 2019-08-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-08-16 17:00:00 UTC Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool (https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/genomic-research/) 126 Mount Pleasant, 126, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, United Kingdom 126 Mount Pleasant, 126, Mount Pleasant Liverpool Merseyside United Kingdom L3 5SR University of Liverpool [] [] 15 workshops_and_courses [] pythonbioinformaticsprogrammingintrobeginner
  • Introduction to RNA-Seq: From quality control to pathway analysis

    21 - 22 October 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    Introduction to RNA-Seq: From quality control to pathway analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-rna-seq-9b1ad1ee-b319-4f6e-bdeb-6b6a297145b2 Overview This two-day course will present the theory and bioinformatics tools required to analyze RNA-seq gene expression data, from the raw data to the biological interpretation. 2019-10-21 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-22 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Best practices in programming 2019

    5 - 6 November 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    Best practices in programming 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/best-practices-in-programming-2019 This workshop is organised by the SIB PhD Training Network. Priority is given to its members, but is open to everyone. 2019-11-05 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-06 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Ligand-protein docking, and computer-aided drug design

    12 - 14 November 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    Ligand-protein docking, and computer-aided drug design https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ligand-protein-docking-and-computer-aided-drug-design-b5c29e56-da43-431c-9283-e0ac2a452322 Overview This workshop aims to present basics on molecular visualization, ligand-protein docking and several computer-aided drug design tools developed at SIB. Numerous case examples are taken from different therapeutic fields. 2019-11-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-14 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics

    25 - 29 November 2019

    Leiden University, Netherlands

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    Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/constraint-based-modelling-introduction-and-advanced-topics Constraint-based modeling is a powerful modeling methodology that is being used to model a diverse range of biological phenomena. These include both fundamental and applied questions relevant to biotechnology, microbiology and medicine. Central to constraint-based modeling is the use of… The post Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2019-11-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-29 00:00:00 UTC Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands, Leiden University, Netherlands Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands Leiden University Netherlands [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Statistics for Life Scientists

    2 - 4 December 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    Statistics for Life Scientists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/statistics-for-life-scientists-e25eb89a-c498-4fa4-8a59-fda57cfb60d8 Overview Statistics are an integral aspect of scientific research, particularly for the life sciences which rely heavily on quantitative methodologies. 2019-12-02 09:00:00 UTC 2019-12-04 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Intermediate R

    9 - 11 December 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

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    Intermediate R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/intermediate-r-ec2abb58-3433-4f1a-9ba4-b04b28549eeb Overview This 3-day intermediate course will move beyond simple scripts/recipes towards a more systematic understanding of R and its data structures. 2019-12-09 09:00:00 UTC 2019-12-11 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Basel, Switzerland SIB Basel Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
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