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  • PO21 Precision Oncology

    25 - 29 October 2021

    Oeiras, Portugal

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    PO21 Precision Oncology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/po21-precision-oncology Precision Oncology (PO) is already revolutionizing healthcare and will play a dominant role in the future of cancer therapy. PO integrates tumor multi-omic profiles and data that reflect the course of the disease, lifestyle and environment to guide clinical decisions during cancer patient journey such as prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Bioinformatics analyses are essential to identify patients who will benefit from treatment based on their molecular profile, and to tailor chemotherapeutic regimens accordingly. The aim of the course is to present a complete computational pipeline for the analysis and interpretation of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data such as exome sequencing or targeted panels that are commonly used in the clinic. We will address the implementation of large-scale genomic sequencing in clinical practice and the recently developed computational strategies for the analysis of NGS data with a particular emphasis on the interpretation of the results, selection of biomarkers of drug response and afford opportunities to match therapies with the characteristics of the individual patient's tumor. Exercises and case studies focused on cancer will be used to illustrate the principles of how genetics influence led to refining diagnoses and personalized treatment of cancer disease. Although focused on cancer, some of the principles and steps could be extrapolated to other complex diseases. 2021-10-25 09:30:00 UTC 2021-10-29 18:30:00 UTC Pedro Fernandes Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras Oeiras Portugal 2780-156 Oncology IGC - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Pedro L Fernandes, Training Coordinator, pfern@igc.gubenkian.pt Oeiras Valley healthcare professionals Bioinformaticians 14 workshops_and_courses [] Clinical oncologyVariant callingDrug Targetting
  • AM21 Applied Metagenomics

    2 - 5 November 2021

    Oeiras, Portugal

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    AM21 Applied Metagenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/am21-applied-metagenomics This course will give a comprehensive introduction to the research field of metagenomics. It will cover the basic concepts of microbiome analysis of shotgun metagenomic data using state of the art bioinformatics (amplicon sequencing will not be covered). The analysis methods that are being introduced are generic for all types of microbiomes, but we will be using data from the human microbiome as showcases. The course will start with the main preprocessing steps of raw sequence data, before various downstream analysis will be covered separately. These include taxonomic analysis, assembly, binning, and finally functional analysis with focus on antibiotic resistance genes. The theoretical part for each topic will be introduced via lectures, followed by practical hands-on exercises. 2021-11-02 09:30:00 UTC 2021-11-05 18:00:00 UTC Pedro Fernandes Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras Oeiras Portugal 2780-156 Metagenomic sequencing Metagenomics IGC - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Pedro L. Fernandes, Training Coordinator, pfern@igc.gulbenkian.pt Oeiras Valley bioinformaticiansMicrobiologistsDrug resistance 10 [] [] Metagenomics
  • A tour of machine learning: classification

    8 - 9 November 2021

    Gent, Belgium

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    A tour of machine learning: classification https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/a-tour-of-machine-learning-classification-ef0d581e-647b-4565-a0a8-cfc496bb61f4 At the end of the workshop you will be able to compute and evaluate prediction models from your data using the Scikit-Learn Python library. You will also be able to understand current advances in Machine Learning such as Deep Learning.  2021-11-08 09:00:00 UTC 2021-11-09 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core iGent, Gent, Belgium iGent Gent Belgium 9052 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Translational Immunology

    22 - 23 November 2021

    Gent, Belgium

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    Translational Immunology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/translational-immunology The organizing committee is looking forward to organize the postponed edition of this event on 22 - 23 November 2021 in Ghent, Belgium. 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. Internationally renowned speakers will present their latest findings during 5 plenary sessions: Making the most of your antibodies T Cell activation and exhaustion Bugs and drugs in immunology From drug to market Tissue immunity Information for poster submissions The format for your poster should be: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation. The best three abstracts were given a short talk slot in the plenary program. The 2 best posters will win the Poster prize sponsored by Elsevier's journal "Cellular Immunology"! Travel grants We offer 5 travel grants to international attendees, which will reimburse travel costs up to 400 Euros. Are you interested in attending Translational Immunology and want to have a chance on a travel grant? Submit your motivation below by clicking on the 'Apply for a grant' button before 30 August 2021. The organizing committee will notify you of your travel grant acceptance by the end of March. 2021-11-22 09:00:00 UTC 2021-11-23 17:00:00 UTC VIB De Bijloke, Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, 9000 Gent, Gent, Belgium De Bijloke, Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, 9000 Gent Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 Immunology Translational medicine VIB conferences@vib.be [] PhD StudentsAcademicsPhysiciansIndustry [] first_come_first_served Immunologytargeted therapeuticstherapeutic application

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