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  • CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data

    2 - 6 December 2019

    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 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
  • A tour of machine learning: classification

    13 - 14 January 2020

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    A tour of machine learning: classification https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/a-tour-of-machine-learning-classification-b217275f-0a31-4994-b5c6-be3d999cc9f7 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. 2020-01-13 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-14 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Hands-On introduction to NGS variant analysis

    20 - 21 January 2020

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Hands-On introduction to NGS variant analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/hands-on-introduction-to-ngs-variant-analysis-9abd671c-4d42-4124-b084-9f2453cc9799 Using a full publicly available chromosome read-set from one of the 1000 genome samples: ​Perform a complete analysis workflow including QC, read mapping, read coverage analysis, and variant calling against the human reference genome. Use GenePattern and open source software to evaluate each step of a classical NGS variant workflow and feel the complexity of the task. Quickly compare the obtained results with gold standard public data The skills acquired during this session should allow participants understand what variant calling implies. Participants with experience in command line can do the workflow using command line tools. 2020-01-20 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-21 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Software Carpentry

    21 - 22 January 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Software Carpentry https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-e28d91b4-59e7-47d7-a7f0-54b3d09e0172 Our goal is to help scientists become more productive by teaching them basic computing skills like program design, version control, testing and task automation. In this two-day bootcamp, short tutorials will alternate with hands-on practical exercises. Participants will be encouraged both to help one another, and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems during and between sessions. 2020-01-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-22 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-docspostgrad workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served SoftwareCarpentrypythonUnix Shell
  • Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics

    10 - 12 February 2020

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

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    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-793294d9-6efa-46db-a619-72bc81d31ac8 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... 2020-02-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-12 15:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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
  • Automated Workflow Composition in the Life Sciences

    9 - 13 March 2020

    Leiden, Netherlands

    Automated Workflow Composition in the Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/automated-workflow-composition-in-the-life-sciences In the age of computational science, researchers in the life sciences – just as in other domains – regularly face the need of composing several individual software tools into pipelines or workflows that perform the specific data analysis processes that they need in their research. For over 20 years now, dedicated scientific workflow management systems have been supporting scientists in this task, and they continue to gain popularity. In fact, recent years have seen significant progress in the functional annotation of bioinformatics software tools, as well as their virtualization, containerization and assembly into workflows for automatically executing the processes. At least since the rise of the Semantic Web in the early 2000s, also the idea of semantics-based automated composition of workflows has been around to simplify the work with scientific workflows further and free life science researchers from having to deal with the technicalities of software composition. This would not only save valuable research time, but also reduce errors, allow benchmarking of data analysis pipelines and enable new scientific findings by discovering workflows that researchers would not have thought of themselves. However, despite its obvious potential and appeal, the need for optimizing data analysis workflows, and despite different research groups working on the topic, automated workflow composition has not yet arrived in the daily practice of life science researchers. The reasons for this are manifold. Some are more practical (for example the lack of automatic composition tools in the commonly used software frameworks), others are of more fundamental nature (such as questions on specification languages, composition algorithms, formal semantics and workflows representations). On one important aspect, namely the semantic annotation of tools on a large scale, the life science community has made significant progress in the last years: The EDAM ontology provides a controlled vocabulary of bioinformatics operations, data types and formats, and the bio.tools registry has become a large collection of bioinformatics tools that are semantically annotated with terms from the EDAM ontology. As demonstrated in a recent Bioinformatics publication (https://academic.oup.com/bioinformatics/article/35/4/656/5060940), this forms a solid basis for performing automated workflow composition in the life sciences domain. Nevertheless, it is still a long way to its use in daily scientific practice. This workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners who have been working on different aspects related to automated workflow composition in the life sciences. These include life science researchers, tool providers, infrastructure developers, ontologists, algorithmics researchers and many more. They do not normally come together as a group at the regular scientific events, so a Lorentz workshop devoted to this topic provides a unique opportunity to join forces and together significantly advance the field. 2020-03-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-13 17:00:00 UTC Jon Ison, Anna-Lena Lamprecht, Magnus Palmblad and Veit Schwämmle Lorentz Center Oort, Leiden, Netherlands Lorentz Center Oort Leiden Netherlands 2333 Omics Workflows Leiden University reinards@lorentzcenter.nl ELIXIRLorentz CenterLUMC software developers, bioinformaticiansbiocurators 50 workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Translational Immunology

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    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
  • Metabolomics with the Q Exactive

    30 March - 1 April 2020

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolomics with the Q Exactive https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolomics-with-the-q-exactive-eba04310-9a59-4f5b-9a52-ee37d888cc0c 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... 2020-03-30 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-01 15:45:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Metabolite Identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap Elite

    2 - 3 April 2020

    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-87815650-e41c-4df1-a050-61ef00722504 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... 2020-04-02 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-03 17:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist

    27 - 29 April 2020

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-metabolomics-for-the-microbiologist-a6738e97-af92-47b2-bbfe-ba5592458700 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... 2020-04-27 09:15:00 UTC 2020-04-29 16:00:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Workshop Metagenomics

    1 May 2020

    Leiden, Netherlands

    Elixir node event
    Workshop Metagenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/workshop-metagenomics-50fa03ae-bc84-447a-92fe-b353cea33030 In deze cursus wordt een algemene achtergrond van metagenomics gegeven. Hands-on data-analyse is een belangrijk onderdeel: tijdens computer practica kan je 16S- en metagenoom datasets analyseren. De workflow van monstervoorbereiding, DNA-isolatie, selectie van platform, read mapping, annotatie en metagenoomassemblage wordt behandeld.… The post Workshop Metagenomics appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2020-05-01 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-01 00:00:00 UTC Leiden, Netherlands, Leiden, Netherlands Leiden, Netherlands Leiden Netherlands [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • ELIXIR Heads of Nodes Retreat (2020)

    6 - 7 May 2020

    Woking, United Kingdom

    ELIXIR Heads of Nodes Retreat (2020) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-heads-of-nodes-retreat-2020 The ELIXIR Heads of Nodes (HoN) will hold their annual Retreat from 6-7 May 2020 in Woking, UK. A full agenda and documents for this meeting will be made available to meeting participants in due course. Location Set in the Surrey country side, this venue has been chosen as an ideal venue just 30 minutes from central London and 20 minutes from Heathrow and Gatwick Airport. You are encouraged to travel to and from Heathrow Airport. Contacts For all documentation inquiries, please contact: Joana Wingender (joana.wingender@elixir-europe.org) For all logistical inquiries, please contact: Melissa Balzano (melissa.balzano@elixir-europe.org)    2020-05-06 11:00:00 UTC 2020-05-07 15:00:00 UTC The Talbot Inn, Woking, United Kingdom The Talbot Inn Woking United Kingdom GU23 6BB [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Analyse Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data

    8 June 2020

    Leiden, Netherlands

    Elixir node event
    Analyse Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/analyse-next-generation-sequencing-ngs-data Deze tweedaagse workshop geeft toepasbare up to date informatie over NGS. Verschillende platforms, de werking van sequencers en nucleïnezuur isolatie komen uitvoerig aan bod. De analyse van NGS data bij DNA en RNA sequencing wordt geïntroduceerd. Verschillende toepassingen zoals genoom… The post Analyse Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2020-06-08 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-08 00:00:00 UTC Leiden, Netherlands, Leiden, Netherlands Leiden, Netherlands Leiden Netherlands [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Using MOFA for integration of omics data

    15 June 2020

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    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? 2020-06-15 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-15 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics

    23 - 25 September 2020

    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-7d1a21e4-32f0-4e9a-a67c-32d2932fa6f5 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... 2020-09-23 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-25 15:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist

    7 - 9 October 2020

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-metabolomics-for-the-microbiologist-5b05fb3a-a745-44e2-80ec-b515cec15eee 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... 2020-10-07 09:15:00 UTC 2020-10-09 16:00:00 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

    2 - 4 November 2020

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metabolomics with the Q Exactive https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metabolomics-with-the-q-exactive-920cedd9-d06b-4970-9619-562b1e06ae2f 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... 2020-11-02 09:00:00 UTC 2020-11-04 15:45:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Metabolite Identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap Elite

    5 - 6 November 2020

    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-46935e8e-1043-4de4-8494-74207989c510 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... 2020-11-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-11-06 17:30:00 UTC School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom B15 2TT [] [] [] [] [] []
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