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  • Protein sequence databases and sequence annotation

    3 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Protein sequence databases and sequence annotation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/protein-sequence-databases-and-sequence-annotation-9c461b78-1753-471b-9ce6-5609ad05f550 Overview Using high-throughput technologies, you can identify long lists of candidate genes that differ between two experimental conditions. 2020-03-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-03 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Enrichment Analysis - CANCELLED

    5 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Enrichment Analysis - CANCELLED https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/enrichment-analysis-7d93b0c3-8f3b-474c-b601-c2c49248f1b5 Overview Several statistical methods are available to determine whether a set of genes shows statistically significant differences between two classes (two biological states, two phenotype states, two experimental conditions, etc). 2020-03-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-05 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Advanced Technical Presentation 1: Core Techniques

    9 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Advanced Technical Presentation 1: Core Techniques https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-technical-presentation-1-core-techniques-0ce3fba8-5124-48aa-91a7-1ca0e393ab56 Overview Presenting technical information to an audience is one of the hardest tasks any scientist can face — in particular because presenting effectively is not a natural talent for most people. 2020-03-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-09 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Advanced Technical Presentation 2: Design and Delivery Skills

    10 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Advanced Technical Presentation 2: Design and Delivery Skills https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-technical-presentation-2-design-and-delivery-skills-74bb77e2-c81c-4e39-bc4d-7322411c7fef Overview The Advanced Technical Presentation: Core Techniques class taught at SIB on Monday 9 March 2020 covers the fundamentals of giving great presentations. 2020-03-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-10 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Advanced Technical Presentation 3: Persuasive Speaking

    11 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Advanced Technical Presentation 3: Persuasive Speaking https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-technical-presentation-3-persuasive-speaking-131f2242-147a-439a-934f-9a551a178811 Overview You have 10 minutes to speak. You have 5 people listening to you. You have 1 chance to sell them your idea. And you're probably going to blow it. Not because your idea isn't innovative. Not because your plan isn't well thought out. 2020-03-11 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-11 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • API Design for Programmers

    12 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    API Design for Programmers https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/api-design-for-programmers Overview Good API design is essential to good software development because, from the point-of-view of the users of your modules, the API is the software. 2020-03-12 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-12 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • On the Shoulders of Giants: 400 Years of Raku

    12 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    On the Shoulders of Giants: 400 Years of Raku https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/on-the-shoulders-of-giants-400-years-of-raku Overview Raku is a new and astonishingly powerful dynamic multiparadigm programming language. Though it was only officially released in 2015, it has actually been in development for well over four centuries. 2020-03-12 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-12 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Better coding practices

    13 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Better coding practices https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/better-coding-practices-bef56731-96e9-4fa5-a995-2ac848215638 Overview One of the major challenges in any modern development environment is "code rot". 2020-03-13 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-13 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • 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 [] []
  • Data Management Plan

    24 - 25 March 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Data Management Plan https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-management-plan-8fceda8b-11e7-4107-a28b-92357be90aa0 Overview Recent studies have shown that worldwide, between 51% and 89% of published life sciences research is not reproducible, with consequent losses estimated at around $100 billions/year in biomedical research (Chalmers et al., 2009; Freedman et 2020-03-24 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-25 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

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    Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/training-on-the-data-integration-platforms-transmart-cbioportal The data integration platforms tranSMART and cBioPortal are widely used by researchers and clinicians to integrate, analyse and visualise large amounts of data. In this CORBEL course, data stewards/data managers are offered the opportunity to learn how to upload data to these platforms and how to use the different user interfaces. They will gain insight into these platforms and the possibilities that they offer. 2020-03-26 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:00:00 UTC Aristo Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Aristo Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands 1043 EJ [] Michelle Mendonca [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • CORBEL workshop: Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

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    CORBEL workshop: Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/corbel-workshop-training-on-the-data-integration-platforms-transmart-cbioportal The data integration platforms tranSMART and cBioPortal are widely used by researchers and clinicians to integrate, analyse and visualise large amounts of data. In this CORBEL course, data stewards/data managers are offered the opportunity to learn how to upload data to these platforms and how to use the different user interfaces. They will gain insight into these platforms and the possibilities that they offer. 2020-03-26 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:00:00 UTC Aristo Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Aristo Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands 1043 EJ [] Michelle Mendonca [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Single-cell Transcriptomics

    1 - 3 April 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Single-cell Transcriptomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/single-cell-transcriptomics The course is now full with a long waiting list. 2020-04-01 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-03 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Gene expression made useful easily: tools and database of Bgee

    27 April 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Gene expression made useful easily: tools and database of Bgee https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/gene-expression-made-useful-easily-tools-and-database-of-bgee Overview This is a course on bioinformatics resources taught by the developers of the resources. 2020-04-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-27 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Intermediate stats: data analysis in practice

    29 - 30 April 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Intermediate stats: data analysis in practice https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/intermediate-stats-data-analysis-in-practice-748030b1-feea-4f71-abb1-5c5eae32b85a Overview Do you feel unable to statistically analyse data, despite having already followed an introduction course on statistics ? If yes, this course was created for you. 2020-04-29 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-30 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • 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
  • Introduction to openBIS

    6 May 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Introduction to openBIS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-openbis-9ae2a417-c9f0-4dde-95c2-2e02a439c4c0 Overview This 1-day course provides a general overview of openBIS, followed by a practical training session, for wet lab scientists. openBIS is a combined data management platform, Electronic Laboratory Notebook, and Inventory Management System. 2020-05-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-06 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences

    7 May 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-unix-in-life-sciences-5d5cdc55-5d27-4659-9432-73f5045c9373 Overview With a constant evolution of technologies, life scientists (such as laboratory biologists) are faced with an increasing need for bioinformatics skills to deal with high-throughput data storage, retrieval and analysis. 2020-05-07 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-07 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First steps with R in Life Sciences

    3 - 4 June 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    First steps with R in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-r-in-life-sciences-4ddd6df7-e4ed-4f77-a73f-8540aae27887 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. 2020-06-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-04 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • ELIXIR All Hands 2020

    8 - 11 June 2020

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    ELIXIR All Hands 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-all-hands-2020 The ELIXIR All Hands 2020 will be held in the Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam. Timeline 21 October - 15 November 2019 Call for workshops and Call for presentations. December 2019 Selection of presentations and workshops. 7 February 2020 Accepted presentations (incl. talks, demonstrations and posters) announced by this date. 24 February 2020 Registration opens for 300 delegates on a first come, first served basis. 31 March 2020 Registration closes, or earlier, if capacity is reached. Deadline for poster submissions, or earlier, if capacity is reached. Submission of posters is re-opened. Priority will be given to those participants that have not previously submitted a poster. Accommodation For 2020 All Hands meeting, ELIXIR will not have a block reservation for accommodation, but each participant will need to book their own accommodation. The venue is located in central Amsterdam with plenty of options, but keep in mind that June is a busy month in the city and therefore it is recommended to reserve accommodation early. Walking distance hotels from venue Eye Film Museum: Sir Adam Hotel Park Plaza Victoria Ibis Styles Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Central Station Multatuli Hotel Registration The registration to the All Hands meeting is now open with limited capacity. We welcome registrations from participants from ELIXIR Nodes. The registration will close 31 March, or sooner if capacity is reached. Check the Weekly Brief on 24 February for details on how to register or log in to the site and return to this page. You will see the registration link once you are logged in. Code of Conduct The ELIXIR Code of Conduct has been created to ensure that people at ELIXIR events can interact with each other in a respectful and safe environment. It provides ways you can voice your concern if you believe there has been a breach to this Code of Conduct. The ELIXIR Code of Conduct will be in place at this event. Social activities This Google doc lists recommended tourist sites, social activities and things to do in your free time. Note: The All Hands meeting ends on Thursday 11 Jun 2020 at 11:00 CEST. After the end of the meeting, there are two project meetings taking place starting at 11:00 CEST. These are the CONVERGE AGM and the Federated Human Data Strategic Implementation Study meeting. Both of these meetings are restricted to named project partners. 2020-06-08 12:00:00 UTC 2020-06-11 11:00:00 UTC Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands Eye Filmmuseum Amsterdam Netherlands 1031 KT [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Galaxy introduction for life scientists

    17 June 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Galaxy introduction for life scientists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/galaxy-introduction-for-life-scientists Overview Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research. Galaxy gives you access to thousands of tools. 2020-06-17 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-17 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with Perl in Life Sciences

    24 - 25 June 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    First Steps with Perl in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-perl More information soon 2020-06-24 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-25 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with Perl in Life Sciences

    24 - 25 June 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    First Steps with Perl in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-perl-in-life-sciences More information soon 2020-06-24 09:00:00 UTC 2020-06-25 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Advanced Statistics: Statistical Modeling

    17 - 20 August 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Advanced Statistics: Statistical Modeling https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-statistics-statistical-modeling-6f35f6b7-7d91-47b8-8ae4-3c447f2dd0da Overview While the statistical models and tools presented in an introductory statistics course (such as linear regression) can be used to answer a wide range of questions in life sciences, many types of data can not be analyzed using these tools. 2020-08-17 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-20 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with Python in Life Sciences

    1 - 3 September 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First Steps with Python in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-python-in-life-sciences-date-to-be-confirmed More information on due time... 2020-09-01 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-03 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Comparative Genomics

    16 - 18 September 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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    Comparative Genomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/comparative-genomics-081ccefb-bceb-4008-b66a-ab370648018c Overview The aims of this course are to (i) explore key evolutionary concepts, (ii) examine different methodological approaches, and (iii) gain hands-on experience in eukaryotic comparative genomic analyses. 2020-09-16 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-18 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences

    23 September 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-unix-in-life-sciences-a8e36e3f-7bff-40fb-bc07-755d310fe911 Overview With a constant evolution of technologies, life scientists (such as laboratory biologists) are faced with an increasing need for bioinformatics skills to deal with high-throughput data storage, retrieval and analysis. 2020-09-23 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-23 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • UNIX scripting for Life Scientists

    1 - 2 October 2020

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    UNIX scripting for Life Scientists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/unix-scripting-for-life-scientists More information on due time... 2020-10-01 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-02 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
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