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  • Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology

    5 - 9 October 2020

    Online, Online

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    Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/machine-learning-for-bioinformatics-and-systems-biology From October 5-9, 2020 the next BioSB course on Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology will be organised as an online course. Course overview Modern biology is a data-rich science, driven by our ability to measure the detailed molecular… The post Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2020-10-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-09 00:00:00 UTC Online, Online, Online Online Online Online [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Computing Skills for Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry Course 2020

    19 - 23 October 2020

    Computing Skills for Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry Course 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/computing-skills-for-reproducible-research-software-carpentry-course-2020 Educators: Renato Alves (HD-HuB) Date: 19-10-2020 - 23-10-2020 09:00-18:00 Location: Online 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 2020-10-19 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-23 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Singel Cell Analysis course

    19 - 23 October 2020

    Online, Online

    Elixir node event
    Singel Cell Analysis course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/singel-cell-analysis-course This week-long course organised by the MGC will cover the practicalities of single-cell sample prep and analysis with a particular focus on single-cell RNA-seq libraries. The course features a mix of lectures and practicals, and you will have the opportunity… The post Singel Cell Analysis course appeared first on Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences. 2020-10-19 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-23 00:00:00 UTC Online, Online, Online Online Online Online [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Introduction to Protein Structure Analysis, autumn session

    29 October 2020

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Protein Structure Analysis, autumn session https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-protein-structure-analysis-autumn-session Get to know the data generated from protein structure determination experiments (high-resolution NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, ...) and where to get it. Display protein structure data and compare structures, through the use of Yasara. Create high-quality graphical representations of the structures. Calculate the effect of mutations on the stability of your protein. 2020-10-29 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-29 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Gentle hands-on introduction to Python programming

    16 - 30 November 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Gentle hands-on introduction to Python programming https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/gentle-hands-on-introduction-to-python-programming-tbc-autumn Learning the basics of Python programming: different variables, reading files, writing files, conditional statements Being able to write a basic Python script from scratch 2020-11-16 09:00:00 UTC 2020-11-30 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Emerging Technologies in Single Cell research

    19 - 20 November 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Emerging Technologies in Single Cell research https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/emerging-technologies-in-single-cell-research Biomedical research is at a turning point. Single cell technologies are opening extraordinary opportunities to address today’s medical challenges. These new tools will enhance our molecular understanding of functional cell states. They will give us major insights into when, how and why diseases of all kinds arise. Working at the cutting edge of this field, VIB has teamed up with LifeTime, a pan-European research initiative that wants to combine single-cell multi-omics, advanced imaging, artificial intelligence/machine learning and personalized disease models to fundamentally change the current medical practice. At the first edition of Emerging Technologies in Single Cell research, a two-day conference, VIB and LifeTime will bring together top researchers in the fields of multi-omics and artificial intelligence. Travel Grants We offer 5 travel grants to international attendees, which will reimburse travel costs up to 400 Euros. Are you interested in attending SingleCell20 and want to have a chance on a travel grant? Submit your motivation below by clicking on the 'Apply for a grant' button before 27 September 2020. The organizing committee will notify you of your travel grant acceptance by the end of June. No registration is needed before submitting a travel grant proposal. When you’re awarded with a travel grant you will receive a practical email containing the next steps. Note that being awarded a travel grant does not mean being registered for the conference. Scroll down to apply for your grant. 2020-11-19 08:00:00 UTC 2020-11-20 18:00:00 UTC VIB KU Leuven Universiteitshal, 22, Naamsestraat, Leuven, Belgium KU Leuven Universiteitshal, 22, Naamsestraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium VIBLifeTime VIB Conferences team - +32 9 244 66 11 - Conferences@vib.be [] AcademicsPhD studentsIndustry 300 meetings_and_conferences [] Single cell sequencing Single Cell GenomicsSingle Cell technologiessingle cell rna-seq
  • DDA and DIA proteomic analysis in Galaxy

    3 - 4 December 2020

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    DDA and DIA proteomic analysis in Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/label-free-proteomics-data-analysis-in-galaxy At the beginning of the course we will introduce you to the Galaxy platform and teach you how to perform basic tasks such as importing data, running tools, working with histories, creating workflows, and sharing your work.  Then, we will dive into proteomic analyses which are split up into two parts. First, we will use MaxQuant to analyze classical proteomic shotgun (label-free data dependent acquisition = DDA) data. MaxQuant is a standalone tool that enables peptide and protein identification as well as quantification.  In the second part we will perform a complete analysis workflow for data independent acquisition (DIA) data using a variety of open-source tools (including diapysef, OpenSwath, Pyprophet, MSstats). This includes generating a peptide library, refining the library and utilizing the library to identify and quantify peptides in DIA data.  2020-12-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-12-04 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Git & GitHub

    10 December 2020

    Ghent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Git & GitHub https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-git-github-tbc-autumn Get you started with Git from zero (note that if you already use Git, this workshop will be too basic for you). We'll work with GitHub (Desktop) and have a look into git on a command-line level.  Introduction, set-up & configurations Working locally: Create a repository, clone, edit, staging commits, commit & push Working with your history & logs Working in a project: Forking, branching & pull requests How to version control your code in Rstudio with GitHub 2020-12-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-12-10 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Clemenspoort Gent, Ghent, Belgium Clemenspoort Gent Ghent Belgium 9000 [] [] [] [] [] []

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