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  • GATK workshop

    20 - 22 February 2017

    Leuven, Belgium

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    GATK workshop This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling variants with the Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit, using the “Best Practices” developed by the GATK team. You will learn  why each step is essential to the variant discovery process what are the operations performed on the data at each step how to use the GATK tools to get the most accurate and reliable results out of your dataset. • samtools Familiarity with Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non-human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non-human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points​. The training will take 3 days, you can register for each day separately 2017-02-20 09:30:00 UTC 2017-02-22 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3010 Sequence analysis [] [] [] [] [] GATKBroad's Genome Analysis Toolkit
  • Handle your data the tidy way: Data science using R and the tidyverse

    13 December 2017

    Leuven, Belgium

    Handle your data the tidy way: Data science using R and the tidyverse The use of R in the data science field has increased enormously the last few years. One very useful toolkit for a wide variety of analyses is the ‘tidyverse’: a collection of R-packages used for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. Tidyverse packages are intended to make statisticians and data scientists more productive by guiding them through workflows that facilitate communication, and result in reproducible work products. In this workshop you will learn: The difference between tidy and untidy data How to create tidy datasets and manipulate them using the main tidyr and dplyr verbs Make your results reproducible by using Rmarkdown and Rstudio Integrate data visualisation into your workflow using ggplot2 Apply the tidyverse to biological problems LEVEL: A very basic knowledge of the R programming language (or any other programming language) is expected. We expect a little bit of R-experience for this workshop. If you’re already an R-wizard but never did anything using Tidyverse, then this workshop is a great introduction to it! If you’re not an R-wizard but now a little bit of R, then this course is a great way to improve your R-skills fast. If you’re already pretty good with Tidyverse, I guess we can not help you as this is an introduction Please remember to bring your own laptop with the last version of R installed. Location: Campus Gusthuisberg O&N2 HP5 (05.204) and HP7 (05.208) classrooms 2017-12-13 14:00:00 UTC 2017-12-13 18:00:00 UTC Stijn Wittouck and Sander Wuyts UCLL Campus Gasthuisberg, 49, Herestraat, Leuven, Belgium UCLL Campus Gasthuisberg, 49, Herestraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium KU Leuven Daniele Parisi Elixir Belgium bioinformaticians [] [] R-programmingtidyverse
  • Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

    8 - 9 March 2018

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition) Registration is now open! As an integral part of biological research, the field of bioinformatics brings forth innovative computational approaches leading to high-impact results in an increasingly data-dense environment. After a sold-out first edition in March 2016, this second edition will feature recent developments in bioinformatics research, and highlight the power of computational biology in the fields of medical, agricultural, and biotechnology research. Renowned speakers will present how bioinformatics is applied broadly in life sciences, and shed light on the future perspectives of their research. During four plenary sessions, the speakers will focus on the topics: Medical Integrative Omics Proteomics and Metabolomics Structural Bioinformatics Systems Biology ​Conference attendees will have ample networking opportunities besides an exciting scientific program. Find out more about the first edition 'ABLS' Poster information: Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation 2018-03-08 08:45:00 UTC 2018-03-09 17:30:00 UTC VIB Conference series Iers college, 1, Janseniusstraat, Leuven, Belgium Iers college, 1, Janseniusstraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3000 VIB Practical questions: VIB conferences team +32 9 244 66 11 [] PhDAcademicsIndustry 250 meetings_and_conferences first_come_first_served ProteomicsMetabolomicsbioinformaticsSystems biologyProteinsEpigenomicscellular signalingMass spectrometry datamass spectrometry
  • 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) 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 [] [] 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

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