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  • Bulk RNASeq analysis for differential expression

    9 - 20 September 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Bulk RNASeq analysis for differential expression https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bulk-rnaseq-analysis-for-differential-expression During this training you will: execute a complete workflow at command line or in GenePattern to go from raw fastq files to count files execute a complete workflow in R to detect differential expression between two conditions initiate functional annotation and interpretation of the list of differentially expressed genes   2019-09-09 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-20 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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 [] []
  • Combining Workflows, Tools and Data Management - GCB 2019

    16 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Combining Workflows, Tools and Data Management - GCB 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/combining-workflows-tools-and-data-management-gcb-2019 Educators: Björn Grüning (RBC), Wolfgang Müller (de.NBI-SysBio) Date: 16.09.2019 Location: Marsilius-Arkaden Turm West, Room K13 Im Neuenheimer Feld **6.130.3** 69120 Heidelberg Germany Contents: There is a huge call towards FAIR data. However, what is *FAIR*? Many of us know how that FAIR means Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable. However the questions "How do I achieve FAIR?" and "How FAIR is FAIR enough?" are still open to debate. A completely different discussion is: How do I approach making my data FAIR? Making data FAIR can be tedious, manual work. Within this workshop we will demonstrate another approach, i.e. using the workflow system Galaxy, as well as Jupyter Notebooks to extract, enrich, process, and finally upload data into the FAIRDOMHub. This is built around the example use case of building an age estimator for humans from RNA data. On the way, we will give reference to the software and services we provide and the type of advice that we can give. Keywords: FAIR data, Galaxy, Jupyter Notebooks, FAIRDOMHub Tools: Galaxy, Jupyter Notebooks, FAIRDOMHub Prerequisites: None 2019-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-16 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Getting started with the de.NBI Cloud - GCB 2019

    16 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Getting started with the de.NBI Cloud - GCB 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/getting-started-with-the-de-nbi-cloud-gcb-2019 Educators: Alexander Sczyrba, Peter Belmann, Sebastian Jünemann, Jan Krüger, Alex Walender (BiGi) Location: Heidelberg GCB Date: 16th September Content: The need for high-throughput data analysis has grown tremendously since the introduction of next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms. The massive amount of data produced creates a new class of resource barriers to be overcome including limited bandwidth, storage volume and compute power. Small research labs can hardly cope with the data generated. A solution to the mere resource problem are cloud computing environments as virtually unlimited and flexible resources. The de.NBI Cloud is a full academic cloud federation, providing compute and storage re-sources free of charge for academic users. It provides a powerful IT infrastructure in combination with flexible bioinformatics workflows and analysis tools to the life science community in Germany. The de.NBI Cloud offers reliable IT security concepts and user access rules to en-sure secure data access and storage. It closes the gap of missing computational resources for life science researchers in Germany. The de.NBI Cloud project started in 2016 as collaboration between the universities of Bielefeld, Freiburg, Gießen, Heidelberg and Tübingen. The close cooperation with the ELIXIR cloud ensures the connectivity and sustainability in the international context. The de.NBI Cloud operates the major service levels: • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) suited for experienced power users that want full control over the compute environment; plain access to virtualized infrastructure • Platform as a Service (PaaS) suited for experienced users who utilize fully configured infrastructure for the deployment of custom workflows • Software as a Service (SaaS) suited for users without cloud experience who can use virtual machines (VMs) of pre-configured, state-of-the-art analysis tools and pipelines Cloud computing requires initial efforts and skills to port existing workflows to these new mod-els. The same holds true for emerging programming models. Cloud environments can be difficult to use by scientists with little system administration and programming skills. Challenges exist in managing cloud environments as there is a lack of tools which simplify accessing and using these environments and helping bootstrap users by providing basic software stacks. Keywords: OpenStack, Cloud Computing, virtual machines (VMs) Tools: OpenStack, BiBiGrid Prerequisites: The participants should bring their own laptop computers. The goal of the tutorial is to provide a fundamental introduction to the underlying OpenStack infrastructure. Target audience are bioinformaticians or experienced computational data analysts who would like to utilize scalable and flexible cloud resources for their research. Participants will learn how to setup a cloud project and work with virtual instances, and how to efficiently utilize cloud computing resources. We will also address networking and security issues, demonstrate how to deploy bioinformatics tools in the cloud, and how to set up a customized compute cluster in a cloud environment using BiBiGrid. All topics will be covered by short talks and practical hands-on sessions. 2019-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-16 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Proteomics and metabolomics with OpenMS and pyOpenMS - GCB2019

    16 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Proteomics and metabolomics with OpenMS and pyOpenMS - GCB2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/proteomics-and-metabolomics-with-openms-and-pyopenms Educators: Julianus Pfeuffer, Timo Sachsenberg Date: 16.09.2019 Location: GCB 2019. Heidelberg Contents: Computational mass spectrometry provides important tools and bioinformatic solutions for the analysis of proteomics data. Different methods for label-free quantification have been developed in recent years and were successfully applied in a wide range of studies. Targeted approaches for label-free quantification, like SWATH-MS, achieve deep proteome coverage over a large number of samples while non-targeted methods have shown great potential in unbiased discovery studies. This de.NBI training event introduces key concepts of both targeted SWATH-MS and non-targeted label-free analysis using workflow-based processing of real-life datasets. We will introduce several open-source software tools for proteomics, primarily focusing on OpenMS (http://www.OpenMS.org). In a hands-on session, we will demonstrate how to combine these tools into complex data analysis workflows including visualization of the results. Participants will have the opportunity to bring their own data and design custom analysis workflows together with instructors. For participants interested in developing their own algorithms and methods within the OpenMS framework, we provide a brief introduction to pyOpenMS – the python interface to the OpenMS development library. Training material and handouts will be prepared for both users that want to design proteomic workflows, as well as training material for algorithm and tool developers. Software Requirements: The participants should bring their own laptop computers. Installer versions of required software will be made available. Keywords: LC-MS based proteomics, OpenMS, workflows, KNIME, data analysis Tools: OpenMS/pyOpenMS, KNIME 2019-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-16 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • MOFA Workshop - GCB 2019

    16 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    MOFA Workshop - GCB 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mofa-workshop-gcb-2019 Educators: Oliver Stegle (HD-HuB) Date: 16.09.2019 Location: Heidelberg, Germany Contents: This tutorial provides an introduction to Multi-Omics Factor Analysis (MOFA), a novel unsupervised framework for the integration of multi-omic data sets (Argelaguet et al, Molecular Systems Biology. 2018). Intuitively, MOFA can be viewed as a versatile and statistically rigorous generalization of principal component analysis to multi-omics data. Given multiple ‘omics data types on overlapping sets of samples, MOFA infers a low-dimensional data representation in terms of (hidden) factors. These learnt factors represent the driving sources of variation across data modalities, thus facilitating the identification of molecular phenotypes and disease subgroups. In the first part of the tutorial I will give a 30-minute presentation to explain the model, its applications and limitations. The second part will consist on a hands-on activity where we will use two real-case data sets to show how MOFA can be used for integrative analysis. The first data set will be a large study of blood cancer patients (Dietrich, J Clin Invest. 2018), and the second will be a single-cell multi-omics data set (Angermueller, Nature Methods. 2016). The attendants are also encouraged to bring their own multi-omics data sets. Keywords: MOFA, R, Tools: MOFA, R, Prerequisites: A working knowledge of R is expected. The tutorial requires the installation of the following software: • R>=3.4 + Rstudio • Python>=2.7 • MOFA R package (+ dependencies) • MOFAdata R package (+ dependencies) • mofapy python package (+ dependencies) 2019-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-16 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Integrating computational meta-omics for microbiome research - GCB 2019

    16 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Integrating computational meta-omics for microbiome research - GCB 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/integrating-computational-meta-omics-for-microbiome-research-gcb-2019 Educators: Dirk Benndorf (BiGi / MetaProtServ), Thilo Muth Date: 16.09.2019 Location: German Cancer Research Center Im Neuenheimer Feld 280 69120 Heidelberg Germany Contents: The field of microbiome research starts to investigate microbial functions in relation to dysbiosis (i.e. the unbalanced composition of the microbiome) being associated with health disorders and disease states. While many microbiome studies mainly rely on genome-based analyses, the integration of meta-omics data at the gene, transcript, protein and metabolite level is a holistic approach that extends the capabilities of microbiome studies. However, the potential of integrative meta-omics has not been fully exploited so far. An important reason is that bioinformatics methods are developed by different research communities. This limits the exchange of ideas and transfer of methods between researchers across different omics fields. In this workshop, we want to bring together bioinformaticians and researchers working in meta-omics and microbiome-focused disciplines. The meta-omics workshop aims to: (i) provide a platform of presenting new algorithms and software tools for integrative multi-omics approaches or related single omics technology (ii) stimulate discussions on challenges and open questions (iii) help exchanging ideas on bioinformatics methods (iv) identify what is currently lacking for integrative omics in microbiome research Abstract proposals for oral presentations (15 min talk + 5 min discussion) of tools, methods or open problems can be submitted until July 31, 2019 Draft schedule: • Abstract deadline for open speaker slots: July 31, 2019 • Response to applications for speaker slots: August 20, 2019 • Each talk is limited to 15 minutes and additional 5 minutes of discussion for each talk. Coffee break of 15 minutes after the first half of the workshop. Final plenary discussion (20 minutes). • Proposed time schedule: 13.30 – 16.30 Learning goals: In this workshop, we want to bring together bioinformaticians and researchers working in meta-omics and microbiome-focused disciplines. Prerequisites: Registration on GCB 2019. Abstract proposals for oral presentations (15 min talk + 5 min discussion) of tools, methods or open problems can be submitted until July 31, 2019 Keywords: Microbiome, Metaproteomics, MetaProteomeAnalyzer, Prophane Tools: MetaProteomeAnalyzer, Prophane Contact: Dr. Thilo Muth (Bioinformatics Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin; mutht@rki.de) Dr. Dirk Benndorf (Bioprocess Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg; benndorf@mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de) 2019-09-16 13:00:00 UTC 2019-09-16 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Microscopy Image Analysis Course

    19 - 20 September 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Microscopy Image Analysis Course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/microscopy-image-analysis-course Educators: Karl Rohr, Thomas Wollmann, Manuel Gunkel (HD-HuB), Qi Gao, Leonid Kostrykin Date: 19.-20.9.2019 Location: Heidelberg University IPMB (Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology) Im Neuenheimer Feld 364 Contents: The course gives an introduction into the field of microscopy image analysis for cell biology and the use of software tools for automated processing of image data. Basic methods for computer-based analysis of microscopy images are introduced such as image preprocessing, segmentation, feature extraction, classification, colocalization, and tracking. Concepts of software platforms with focus on ImageJ and their use for analyzing cell microscopy image data are also taught. Workflow systems for automating image analysis pipelines are also considered (e.g., KNIME, Galaxy). The course consists of lectures and practical sessions. Participants should bring their laptops for the practical sessions. The target group are researchers with a background in biology or medicine that need to analyze their data and have little or no experience in automated image analysis. Learning goals: - Introduction into cell microscopy image analysis - Application of software tools for automated analysis of image data Prerequisites: Basic knowledge in using software tools for image analysis is helpful but not mandatory Keywords: Computer-based image analysis, image preprocessing, segmentation, feature extraction, classification, colocalization, tracking Tools: Image J Course fee: Participants will be charged with a course fee of 40 Euros (to cover the lunch and infrastructure related cost). The invoice details will be shared via email. Registration: Please register directly on the HD-HuB website: https://www.hd-hub.de/course-dates/3-all/47-microscopy-image-analysis-course In the "Comments" section of the registration form, please provide some information about yourself and your motivation to attend the training (e.g. Position, Field of study/Background, Topic of work, Knowledge of image analysis methods/tools). Registration closes on August 11, 2019. The capacity is limited to 20 participants and applicants will be selected after registration closed. You will be notified of the outcome by e-mail on August 23, 2019. 2019-09-19 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-20 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] [] [] []
  • International Summer School on Rare Disease Registries and FAIRification of Data

    23 - 27 September 2019

    Roma, Italy

    International Summer School on Rare Disease Registries and FAIRification of Data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/international-summer-school-on-rare-disease-registries-and-fairification-of-data Registries are key resources in order to increase timely and accurate diagnosis, improve patients management, tailor treatments, facilitate clinical trials, support healthcare planning and speed up research. This course is composed of two training modules: The first module “Rare Disease Registries” starts on September 23 till September 25, 2019, during these three days participants will learn (a) what resources are needed for the establishment / maintenance of a high quality registry (b) the features of successful strategies to ensure (i) long-time sustainability of the registry, (ii) quality, (iii) legal and ethical issues in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and (iv) FAIR principles The second module “FAIRification of data”, starts on September 26 till September 27, 2019 during these two days participants, working with IT-trainers, will make use case data FAIR. The potential of a FAIR registry, as the basis for cross resource questions, will be demonstrated by executing a query across the use cases that become FAIR. In this part a time slot will be allocated to discuss FAIR data management and FAIR project planning. 2019-09-23 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-27 18:00:00 UTC European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP-RD), Istituto Superiore di Sanità of Italy Via Giano della Bella, 34, Roma, Italy Via Giano della Bella, 34 Roma Città Metropolitana di Roma Italy Rare diseases Istituto Superiore di Sanità claudio.carta@iss.it [] Cliniciansmedical specialistsregistry curatorsdatabase managershealthcare professionals rare disease patients representatives workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest Rare DiseasesRegistryethical issues
  • Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

    23 September - 18 October 2019

    Edgbaston, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolomics-understanding-metabolism-in-the-21st-century-8c9cebe4-268d-4e19-9073-3a9d99e51df5 This online course explores metabolomics, an emerging field that aims to measure the complement of metabolites (the metabolome) in living organisms. The metabolome represents the downstream effect of an organism's... 2019-09-23 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-18 23:59:00 UTC Online, Edgbaston, United Kingdom Online Edgbaston 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 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 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Practical Data and Software Skills for Reproducible Research Workshops

    2 - 4 October 2019

    Roma, Italy

    Practical Data and Software Skills for Reproducible Research Workshops https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/practical-data-and-software-skills-for-reproducible-research-workshops Two one-day introductory workshops on the skills and technologies you need for publishable and reproducible data-driven science. People can register for one or both workshops. Practical Data Skills Workshop: 2-3 October, 2019 Practical Software Skills Workshop: 3-4 October, 2019 Working with “Big data” is challenging for most researchers and the barriers to publication can be difficult. These workshops introduce free open-source approaches that reduce these challenges and help you deliver research that is more impactful, open, and reproducible. Training will focus on solutions developed by publicly funded cyberinfrastructure developed in the US (CyVerse) and Europe (CyVerse UK, ELIXIR, EOSC, and others). Lessons learned will prepare you with skills you can apply no matter which computing platforms you use. 2019-10-02 14:30:00 UTC 2019-10-04 14:30:00 UTC University of Arkansas in collaboration with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the National Research Council of Italy, Earlham Institute, Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), the Netherlands eScience Center and the University of Arizona University of Arkansas Rome Center: Palazzo Taverna, Via di Monte Giordano, 36 - 00186 Rome Italy., Roma, Italy University of Arkansas Rome Center: Palazzo Taverna, Via di Monte Giordano, 36 - 00186 Rome Italy. Roma Città Metropolitana di Roma Italy 00186 University of Arkansas Jason Williams (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY) Email: Williams@cshl.edu University of Arkansas Investigators and researchers working in all areas of the life sciences. workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Open scienceReproducible ResearchData skillsSoftware skills
  • Linux Introduction

    3 October 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Linux Introduction https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/linux-introduction-88e35601-7e20-4a65-8451-ad4baff0ed63 This course will give a short practical summary of the basic things one needs when using mainly the command line in Linux: Overview and distributions How to start working with Linux Short introduction to Graphical User Interface Command line basics: getting help, useful commands Linux File System: navigating, file paths, file manipulation, disk space, archiving Text editing Groups, users, security: access rights Process control This course provides several hands-on sessions 2019-10-03 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-03 13:00:00 UTC Vlaams Supercomputer Centrum Willem de Croylaan 52, 52, Willem de Croylaan, Leuven, Belgium Willem de Croylaan 52, 52, Willem de Croylaan Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3001 [] [] [] workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Linux basics
  • 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 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition)

    10 - 11 October 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/the-brain-mosaic-cellular-heterogeneity-in-the-cns-2nd-edition Recent advances in technology now allow us to explore multiple aspects of heterogeneity at the single cell level. Nowhere is this more important than in the Central Nervous System (CNS), where cellular heterogeneity has profound effects on all aspects of normal brain function and behavior and explains important aspects of disease pathology. With the second edition of the Brain Mosaic conference we aim to bring together leaders in this emerging discipline to discuss how it is advancing our knowledge of CNS function and disease. Speakers at this neuroscience meeting on ‘single cell’ will emphasize the multi-disciplinary nature of the field in several sessions: • Single cell sequencing and cell diversity • Spatial transcriptomics • New developments in technology and bioinformatics • CNS sequencing and relevance to disease research • Connections an activity Poster information: Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation Deadlines: • Early Bird: 8 September 2019 • Late Registration: 26 September 2019 • Abstract deadline: 29 August 2019 2019-10-10 08:00:00 UTC 2019-10-11 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences KU Leuven - Promotion & Jubileumzaal, Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat, Leuven, Belgium KU Leuven - Promotion & Jubileumzaal, Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3000 Bioinformatics Transcriptomics Sequencing [] Evy Vierstraete +32 9 244 66 11 conferences@vib.be [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Single cell sequencing Sequencingcell diversitySpatial transcriptomicsTranscriptomicstranscriptomicsAlzheimers Clinical Trials And StudiesAlzheimers DiseaseAmnesiaAnimal Models In DementiaAnxiety Autoimmune Disorders & Multiple SclerosisBehavioral IssuesBiopsychiatry Blood-Brain BarrierBrain DiagnosisBrain Disease & FailureBrain InjuryBrain TumourCentral Nervous SystemCerebrovascular DiseaseChild NeurologyClinical NeurophysiologyCNS TumorsCognitive DisordersDementiaDementia CareDemyelinationDiagnosis And TherapyEpilepsyGenetics Genetics And Epigenetics Geriatric NeurologyGut- Brain AxisHeadacheIntervention NeuroradiologyMeningitisMental HealthMental Health NursingMetastatisMovement DisordersMultiple SclerosisMultiple Sclerosis DiagnosisNervous SystemNeural EngineeringNeural EnhancementNeuro-Oncology NeuroanaatomyNeuroanatomyNeurocritical CareNeurodegenerationNeurodegenerative DisorderNeurodegenerative DisordersNeurogeneticsNeuroimagingNeuroimmunologyNeurological DisordersNeurological Disorders And StrokeNeurological InfectionsNeurological SurgeryNeurologistNeurologyNeuromedicinesNeuromuscular MedicineNeuronal AutoantibodiesNeuropathyNeuropeptidesNeuropharmacologyNeuroscienceNeurosurgeryNeurotoxicologyNeurotoxinsNeurotransmissionNeurotransmittersParkinsonParkinsons DiseasePediatric NeurologyPharmacology Psychiatry Psychology PsychoneuroimmunologyRecent Research And Case StudiesRehabilitation TherapyStem Cell Treatment For Neurological DisordersStrokesTraumatic Brain InjuryCNS sequencing disease researchbioinformatics• New developments in technology
  • Software Carpentry Workshop

    16 - 18 October 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Software Carpentry Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-workshop-ab3af408-aa91-49ed-bab2-5db1f2e6d15d Educators: Malvika Sharan, Georg Zeller, Mike Smith, Thomas Schwarzl, Frank Thommen (HD-HuB), Holger Dinkel Date: 16-10-2019 - 18-10-2019 09:00-18:00 Location: ATC Computer Training Lab, EMBL Heidelberg Contents: Computation is an integral part of today's research as data has grown too large or too complex to be analysed by hand. An ever-growing fraction of science is performed computationally and many wet-lab biologists spend part of their time on the computer. Many scientists struggle with this aspect of research as they have not been properly trained in the necessary set of skills. The result is that too much time is spent using inefficient tools when progress could be faster. This course provides training in several key tools, with a focus on good development practices that encourage efficient and reproducible research computing. Topics covered include: Introduction to Python scripting Introduction to the Unix shell and usage of cluster resources Version control with Git and Github Analysis pipeline management Scientific Python & working with biological data Literate programming with Jupyter notebooks Learning goals: This course aims to teach software writing skills and best practices to researchers in biology who wish to analyse data, and to introduce a toolset that can help them in their work. The goal is to enable them to be more productive and to make their science better and more reproducible. Prerequisites: This is a course for researchers in the life sciences who are using computers for their analyses, even if not full time. The target student will be familiar with some command line/programmatic computer usage, will want to become more confident using these tools efficiently and reproducibly. A target student will have written a for loop in some language before, but will not know what git is (or at least not be very comfortable using git). Keywords: Programming; Command Line; Version Control; Bioinformatics; Data Analysis; Cluster Computing Tools: Python; Bash; Unix/Linux; Git; GitHub; SnakeMake; Biopython; Pandas; Numpy; SciPy; Matplotlib 2019-10-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-18 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI / ELIXIR Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • 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 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Machine Learning in R

    6 - 7 November 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Machine Learning in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/machine-learning-in-r Date Nov 6 - Nov 7 2019 Location EMBL Heidelberg Tutors and helpers - Dr. Malvika Sharan - Prof Bernd Bischl - Martin Binder - Giuseppe Casalicchio Affiliation: Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich Course Information This two-day course, on the implementation of Machine Learning in R, using mlr package will be delivered as practical sessions on programming and data analysis. The main goal of mlr is to provide a unified interface for machine learning tasks as classification, regression, cluster analysis and survival analysis in R. Sessions will be driven by many practical exercises and case studies. Before this workshop, participants are expected to review the official material introducing the principle of Machine Learning (see the prerequisite). Course Content This 2-day course will cover hands-on sessions using `mlr` and other relevant packages. Daily schedule - 09:30-12:30 3h morning, 90 min Theory + 90 min Practical - 12:30-13:30 1h Lunchbreak - 13:30-16:30 3h afternoon, 90 min Theory + 90 min Practical - 16:30-17:00 Time for general questions Day 1 Introduction to the concepts and Practical with mlr - Performance Evaluation and Resampling (Metrics, CV, ROC) - Introduction to Boosting Day 2 Introduction to the concepts and Practical with mlr - Tuning and Nested Cross-Validation - Regularization and Feature Selection Prerequisite The course is aimed at advanced R programmers, preferably with some knowledge of statistics and data modeling (See prerequisite materials from Day-1, 2, & 4). In this course, our learners will learn more about machine learning and its application and implementation through the hands-on sessions and use cases. Optional: Discussion-Based Session On The Principle of Machine Learning Anna Kreshuk (EMBL Group Leader) will lead a one-day discussion-based session on 14 October 2019 to address your questions on the prerequisite materials on the principle of Machine Learning. This will also allow you to connect with other participants of this workshop informally, and discuss the materials in smaller groups. Please register for this workshop separately: https://bio-it.embl.de/events/machine-learning-discussion-workshop-2019/. Registration Please register on this page: https://bio-it.embl.de/events/machine-learning-in-r-2019/ Please note that the maximum capacity of this course is 40 participants and registration is required to secure a place. If you have any questions, please contact Malvika Sharan. In your registration, please mention your EMBL group name, or institute's name (e.g. DKFZ, Uni-HD) if you are registering as an external participant. Costs 60,00 EUR Keywords: Machine Learning, R 2019-11-06 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-07 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • 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 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Genome Engineering

    19 November 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Genome Engineering https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-engineering 2019-11-19 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-19 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Provinciehuis Vlaams-Brabant, Leuven, Belgium Provinciehuis Vlaams-Brabant Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments

    25 November 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/analysis-of-16s-rrna-metagenomic-experiments Processing and statistical analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments using R & Lotus pipeline. The following analytical steps from raw data to communicable results will be on the programme: - Preparation of sequencing data, read filtering, data cleaning - Data normalization - Numerical ecology: Clustering, Ordination, Diversity, Modelling - Univariate & Multivariate Statistics - Biological interpretation 2019-11-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-25 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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
  • Hands on introduction to ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq analysis

    17 February 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Hands on introduction to ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/hands-on-introduction-to-chip-seq-and-atac-seq-analysis The aim is to: have an understanding of the nature of ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq data perform a complete analysis workflow including QC, read mapping, visualization in a genome browser and peak-calling using command line and open source software for each each step  have an overview of possible downstream analyses perform a motif analysis with online web programs This training does not cover all methods available today. It does not aim at bringing users to a professional NGS analyst level but provides enough information to allow biologists understand what DNA sequencing practically is and to communicate with NGS experts for more in-depth needs. 2020-02-17 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-17 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
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