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  • 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
  • Introduction to RNA-Seq: From quality control to pathway analysis

    23 - 24 September 2019

    Bern, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to RNA-Seq: From quality control to pathway analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-from-quality-control-to-pathway-analysis-8a09dd6b-98c7-41cd-8be2-0efc7118f049 Please note that this course is oversubscribed with a long waiting list. Those on the waiting list will only be contacted in the case there is a cancellation. 2019-09-23 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-24 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Bern, Switzerland SIB Bern Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Initiation to Linux command line

    25 September 2019

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Initiation to Linux command line https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/initiation-to-linux-command-line After this training you will: feel comfortable using Linux command line use bash to execute commands in Linux and know your way around the file system 2019-09-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-25 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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
  • Galaxy Training: Using Galaxy for RNA-seq

    8 October 2019

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Galaxy Training: Using Galaxy for RNA-seq https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/galaxy-training-using-galaxy-for-rna-seq This practical aims to familiarize you with the Galaxy user interface & execute a complete analysis of RNA-seq data. It will teach you how to perform basic tasks such as importing data, running tools, working with histories, creating workflows, and sharing your work. In this tutorial we will introduce you to bare basics of Galaxy: Getting data from external databases such as UCSC Performing simple data manipulation Understanding Galaxy’s History system Creating and running a workflow The RNA-seq data analysis part comprises: Filtering and quality control of reads Mapping of reads to reference genomes Examples of downstream data-analysis possibilities (variant calling, differential expression, etc.)  This workshop is organised by ELIXIR Belgium. 2019-10-08 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-08 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • CABANA Workshop: Chemoinformatics in Drug Discovery

    15 - 18 October 2019

    Irapuato, Mexico

    Elixir node event
    CABANA Workshop: Chemoinformatics in Drug Discovery https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-workshop-chemoinformatics-in-drug-discovery The aim of this workshop is to introduce researchers to the field of Chemoinformatics, especially in the areas of Structure-Based Drug Design (SBDD) and Ligand-Based Drug Design (LBDD). 2019-10-15 08:30:00 UTC 2019-10-18 17:45:00 UTC LANGEBIO, Cinvestav, Irapuato, Mexico LANGEBIO, Cinvestav Irapuato Mexico 36821 [] Derrin Crawte [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • 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 [] []
  • 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 [] []
  • Bioinformatics and Software Developers Community Event: Containerization & Reproducible Workflows

    7 November 2019

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Bioinformatics and Software Developers Community Event: Containerization & Reproducible Workflows https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-and-software-developers-community-event-containerization-reproducible-workflows Get insights from your peers Isolate your computer environment or newly developed software tools using Docker Containers Use Nextflow as your workflow pipeline 2019-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-07 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • NGS bioinformatics quality control and variant annotation for cancer diagnosis

    12 November 2019

    Bern, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    NGS bioinformatics quality control and variant annotation for cancer diagnosis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ngs-bioinformatics-quality-control-and-variant-annotation-for-cancer-diagnosis-7036fccb-a8a7-45bc-84cd-ee3593c3e85b Overview This course is organised by SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, in collaboration with the Clinical Pathology Division of the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG). 2019-11-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-12 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Bern, Switzerland SIB Bern Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics

    25 - 29 November 2019

    Leiden University, Netherlands

    Elixir node event
    Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/constraint-based-modelling-introduction-and-advanced-topics Constraint-based modeling is a powerful modeling methodology that is being used to model a diverse range of biological phenomena. These include both fundamental and applied questions relevant to biotechnology, microbiology and medicine. Central to constraint-based modeling is the use of… The post Constraint-based modelling: introduction and advanced topics appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2019-11-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-29 00:00:00 UTC Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands, Leiden University, Netherlands Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands Leiden University Netherlands [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • NGS - Single-cell RNA-Seq Analysis

    28 - 29 November 2019

    Bern, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    NGS - Single-cell RNA-Seq Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/single-cell-rna-seq-analysis-daefd42f-71d5-4c9e-bd4a-1e897d3198a7 Overview In contrast to the Bulk RNA sequencing used to quantify the abundance of gene and transcript expression at a whole population level, single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNAseq) allows researchers to study gene expression profile at a single cell 2019-11-28 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-29 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Bern, Switzerland SIB Bern Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
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