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  • Basic statistics in R

    7 - 21 October 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Basic statistics in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/basic-statistics-in-r-011ad5b2-0f63-42b2-b89a-164c5e271d37 Get an idea of what R and Rstudio is Use R to handle data: creating, reading, reformatting and writing data Use R to create graphics Use basic statistical techniques in R : normality tests, t-tests, wilcoxon tests, chi square tests, correlations, survival analysis... Write and use R scripts 2019-10-07 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-21 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • 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 [] []
  • ELIXIR Norway All Hands Meeting

    22 - 24 October 2019

    Oslo, Norway

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Norway All Hands Meeting https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-norway-all-hands-meeting-2019 Yearly gathering of all hands involved in ELIXIR Norway, including our SAC and stakeholder panel. Registration here by 22 September: https://forms.gle/hprhrTnthstT46E37 Schedule: 22 October 0900 - 23 October 1200: Pre-meeting on workflows and data management (WP4) 23 October 1200 - 24 October 1300: ELIXIR Norway all hands meeting (All) 24 October 1300 - 25 October 1300: Meeting with SAC and stakeholders (node leaders, WP leaders, coordinators 25 October 1300 - 25 October 1600: Board meeting (Head of Node, Node coordinator) 2019-10-22 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-24 13:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Norway Thon Hotel Opera, 4, Dronning Eufemias gate, Oslo, Norway Thon Hotel Opera, 4, Dronning Eufemias gate Oslo Norway [] christine.stansberg@uib.no [] ELIXIR Norway staffELIXIR Norway SACELIXIR Norway stakeholder panel meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • 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 [] []
  • Nanopore day, Heidelberg

    7 November 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Elixir node event
    Nanopore day, Heidelberg https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nanopore-day-heidelberg Hear about the latest tech updates for Oxford Nanopore as well as hearing from local users about their latest work using nanopore technology. There is no delegate fee for this event. Your place at this event will be confirmed via email from events@nanoporetech.com. Completion of this form does not constitute confirmation. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 2019-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-07 17:00:00 UTC Oxford Nanopore Technology EMBL Heidelberg, 1, Meyerhofstraße, Heidelberg, Germany EMBL Heidelberg, 1, Meyerhofstraße Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences first_come_first_served Long read sequencing
  • de.NBI & ELIXIR - Train the Trainer Workshop to Learn Teaching Techniques

    11 - 12 November 2019

    Heidelberg, Germany

    de.NBI & ELIXIR - Train the Trainer Workshop to Learn Teaching Techniques https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/de-nbi-elixir-train-the-trainer-workshop-to-learn-teaching-techniques de.NBI & ELIXIR - Train the Trainer Workshop to Learn Teaching Techniques Heidelberg Educators: Malvika Sharan, Toby Hodges (HD-HuB), Elisabeth Zielonka Date: 11-11-2019 - 12-11-2019 09:30-17:00 Location: EMBL Heidelberg Room 202 Contents: The course is aimed at everyone who is interested in becoming a better teacher. The workshop is a mix of lectures and hands-on lessons where you practise giving a short lesson using approaches learned and implement some of the teaching techniques which we will discuss. This is training for teaching, not technical training; you do not need any particular technical background, and we will not be teaching that. This workshop is based on the constantly revised and updated curriculum. We will offer two parallel tracks (The Carpentries Track and ELIXIR Track), and you will be asked to choose one track that you would like to attend during this event. The Carpentries Track to become Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry and Library Carpentry instructors, run workshops and contribute to the Carpentry training materials. ELIXIR Track is a non-programming module which will prepare you to organise or teach at the bioinformatics or wet-biology workshops. The Carpentries Track This module is aimed at those who want to become Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry instructors, run workshops and contribute to the Carpentry training materials. You don't currently have to be an instructor or a teacher to attend this workshop, but you do need to be willing and committed to becoming one and to improving your teaching techniques. Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on two-day workshop covers the basics of educational psychology and instructional design and looks at how to use these ideas in both intensive workshops and regular classes. Please note that after this course is over, you will be asked to do three short follow-up exercises online in order to finish qualifying as an instructor: the details are available athttps://carpentries.github.io/instructor-training/checkout/. If you have any questions about the workshop, the reading material, or anything else, please get in touch. ELIXIR (non-programming) Track ELIXIR unites Europe’s leading life science organisations in managing and safeguarding the increasing volume of data being generated by publicly funded research. It coordinates, integrates and sustains bioinformatics resources across its member states and enables users in academia and industry to access services that are vital for their research. In this module the trainer will deliver the ELIXIR curriculum aimed at the instructors interested in teaching workshops on the topics related to bioinformatics or wet-biology. 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: When possible, participants should bring a laptop that can be connected to the Internet to follow teaching materials and developing a shared note. A device for recording audio and video (mobile phones and laptops are OK) will also be useful as throughout the two days, we are going to record one another teaching in pairs or threes. It does not have to be high-quality, but it should be good enough that you can understand what someone is saying. All participants are required to abide by The Carpentries' Code of Conduct. Keywords: Train the Trainer, 2019-11-11 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-12 17:00:00 UTC de.NBI / ELIXIR Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg Heidelberg Karlsruhe Germany [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Basic statistics in R - Leuven

    18 November - 2 December 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Basic statistics in R - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/basic-statistics-in-r-leuven Get an idea of what R and Rstudio is Use R to handle data: creating, reading, reformatting and writing data Use R to create graphics Use basic statistical techniques in R : normality tests, t-tests, wilcoxon tests, chi square tests, correlations, survival analysis... Write and use R scripts 2019-11-18 09:00:00 UTC 2019-12-02 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Genome Engineering

    19 November 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Genome Engineering https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-engineering 2019-11-19 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-19 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Provinciehuis Vlaams-Brabant, Leuven, Belgium Provinciehuis Vlaams-Brabant Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments

    25 November 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/analysis-of-16s-rrna-metagenomic-experiments Processing and statistical analysis of 16S rRNA metagenomic experiments using R & Lotus pipeline. The following analytical steps from raw data to communicable results will be on the programme: - Preparation of sequencing data, read filtering, data cleaning - Data normalization - Numerical ecology: Clustering, Ordination, Diversity, Modelling - Univariate & Multivariate Statistics - Biological interpretation 2019-11-25 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-25 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Advanced R Shiny

    5 December 2019

    Zurich, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Advanced R Shiny https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-r-shiny Overview Shiny is the leading R package for developing interactive web apps. These give your clients, users, or students the power and sophistication of R with a friendly, no-code interface custom designed to your purpose. 2019-12-05 09:00:00 UTC 2019-12-05 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Zurich, Switzerland SIB Zurich Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Gentle hands-on introduction to Python programming

    9 - 10 January 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-6124936d-cd9a-431f-b7de-2736a4c81e66 Learning the basics of Python programming: different variables, reading files, writing files, conditional statements Being able to write a basic Python script from scratch 2020-01-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-10 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Software Carpentry

    21 - 22 January 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Software Carpentry https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-e28d91b4-59e7-47d7-a7f0-54b3d09e0172 Our goal is to help scientists become more productive by teaching them basic computing skills like program design, version control, testing and task automation. In this two-day bootcamp, short tutorials will alternate with hands-on practical exercises. Participants will be encouraged both to help one another, and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems during and between sessions. 2020-01-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-22 17:00:00 UTC Earlham Institute Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane, Norwich, United Kingdom Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane Norwich Norfolk United Kingdom NR4 7UZ Earlham Institute training@earlham.ac.uk [] PhD studentspost-docspostgrad workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served SoftwareCarpentrypythonUnix Shell
  • NBIS Course: Single cell RNA sequencing analysis course

    27 - 31 January 2020

    Solna, Sweden

    Elixir node event
    NBIS Course: Single cell RNA sequencing analysis course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nbis-course-single-cell-rna-sequencing-analysis-course #training #url: https://nbisweden.github.io/workshop-scRNAseq/ Single cell RNA sequencing analysis course Links:  Course: https://nbisweden.github.io/workshop-scRNAseq/ Registration form: https://forms.gle/6VFVTFep6iYk7wLr9 The first 3 days of the course will cover the basic steps in single cell RNAseq (scRNAseq) processing and data analysis. Topics covered will include: An overview of the current scRNAseq technologies Basic overview of pipelines for processing raw reads into expression values Quality control of scRNAseq data Dimensionality reduction and clustering techniques Data normalization Differential gene expression for scRNAseq data Trajectory analysis Comparison of different analysis pipelines such as Seurat, Scran and Scanpy On the fourth day we offer a “Bring your own data” day where you can analyse your data using the tools that you have discovered during the course, with TAs present to help you run the analyses and discuss your results. If you do not have your own data you can still select a public dataset of interest and analyse during that day. Application deadline -- December 16 Acceptance notification — December 20 contact: education@nbis.se 2020-01-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-31 00:00:00 UTC Solna, Sweden Solna Sweden [] Åsa Björklund - asa.bjorklund@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] #trainingtraining
  • Introduction to the analysis of NGS data

    10 February 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to the analysis of NGS data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-the-analysis-of-ngs-data-29290307-aebd-49d0-89f9-bc31fe089b47 This training is an introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data. This training is intended for newbies to the field and will teach them all background knowledge required to successfully complete the advanced NGS analysis trainings. To this end the training will give an overview of: - The Illumina platform - NGS data formats and file handling - Quality control of NGS data - Assembly and mapping of NGS data - Supporting IT: Galaxy and GenePattern platform 2020-02-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-10 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (3rd edition)

    13 - 14 February 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (3rd edition) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/applied-bioinformatics-in-life-sciences-3rd-edition Bioinformatics has quickly become an integral part of life sciences research by enabling innovative computational approaches in an increasingly data-dense environment. Inspired by the sold-out editions in 2016 and 2018, VIB (a non-profit life sciences research institute) is organizing this third edition to highlight recent developments in bioinformatics research, and to showcase its impact in medical, agricultural, and biotechnological research. Nationally and internationally renowned speakers will present recent scientific findings in applied bioinformatics. They will shed light on the future perspectives of their research in the following plenary sessions: - Microbial & plant genomics: from simple to complex - Structural bioinformatics and proteomics - Data integration, machine learning and networks - Single cell bioinformatics Besides an inspiring scientific program, conference participants will have ample networking opportunities during poster sessions and the conference dinner. ### Speaker line-up: - Roser Vento, Sanger Institute, UK - Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Zentrum München, DE - Thijs Ettema, Wageningen University, NL - Rohit Pappu, Washington University, US - Patrick Aloy, Structural Bioinformatics Lab, IRB Barcelona, ES - Helen Parkinson, EMBL-EBI, UK - Nick Loman, University of Birmingham, UK - Daifeng Wang, Stony Brook University, US - Aedin Culhane, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, US - Sushmita Roy, Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin, US - Olga Vitek, Northeastern University, US - Nikolai Slavov, Northeastern University, US - Evangelia Petsalaki, EMBL-EBI, UK - Ashley Lu, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research, BE - Sofia Forslund, Experimental and Clinical Research Centre (ECRC, a joint venture of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine and the Charité University Hospital), DE - Laurent Gatto, De Duve Institute – UC Louvain, BE - Erik Garrison, UC Santa Cruz, US ### Travel Grants We offer 5 travel grants to international attendees, which will reimburse travel costs up to 400 Euros. Are you interested in attending ABLS20 and want to have a chance on a travel grant? Submit your motivation below by clicking on the 'Apply for a grant' button before 15 November. The organizing committee will notify you of your travel grant acceptance on 22 November 2019. 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. 2020-02-13 08:00:00 UTC 2020-02-14 18:00:00 UTC VIB Provinciehuis Provincie Vlaams-Brabant Provincieplein 1 3010 Leuven Belgium, Leuven, Belgium Provinciehuis Provincie Vlaams-Brabant Provincieplein 1 3010 Leuven Belgium Leuven Belgium 3010 Genomics Bioinformatics Data integration and warehousing Machine learning VIBKU Leuven conferences@vib.be [] [] 250 meetings_and_conferences [] bioinformaticsgenomicsProteomicsData Integrationmachine learning
  • Hands on introduction to ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq analysis

    17 February 2020

    Leuven, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Hands on introduction to ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/hands-on-introduction-to-chip-seq-and-atac-seq-analysis The aim is to: have an understanding of the nature of ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq data perform a complete analysis workflow including QC, read mapping, visualization in a genome browser and peak-calling using command line and open source software for each each step  have an overview of possible downstream analyses perform a motif analysis with online web programs This training does not cover all methods available today. It does not aim at bringing users to a professional NGS analyst level but provides enough information to allow biologists understand what DNA sequencing practically is and to communicate with NGS experts for more in-depth needs. 2020-02-17 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-17 00:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010 [] [] [] [] [] []
  • Data Carpentry

    3 - 4 March 2020

    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Data Carpentry https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-carpentry-6bde217e-337f-4bea-96f7-e419c62f5fe9 Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyse, and no prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. 2020-03-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-04 17:00:00 UTC Earlham Institute Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane, Norwich, United Kingdom Earlham Institute (EI), Colney Lane Norwich Norfolk United Kingdom NR4 7UZ Earlham Institute training@earlham.ac.uk [] post-docsPhD studentspostgrad workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Data carpentryCommand lineData analysis
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