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  • Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners

    17 - 19 October 2016

    Elixir node event
    Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/unix-linux-tutorial-for-beginners-b1fe99bb-880f-43eb-8d81-7366ba9a5d0c ELIXIR tutorial "Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners", Oct 17-19, 2016 2016-10-17 09:00:00 UTC 2016-10-19 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, ELIXIR Sweden, NBIS Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of MedicineNBIS [] life scientistsResearchersPhD studentsUndergraduate students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Computer sciencelife sciencestrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Large-scale analytical workflows on the cloud using Galaxy and Globus

    16 November 2016

    Large-scale analytical workflows on the cloud using Galaxy and Globus https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/large-scale-analytical-workflows-on-the-cloud-using-galaxy-and-globus We would like to invite you to attend the 8th webinar in BioExcel’s webinar series on computational methods and applications for biomolecular research, which will take place on 16th November 2016: Presenter: Ravi Madduri (introduction by Stian Soiland-Reyes) When: Wed 16th November 2016 16:00 CET (2016-11-16 15:00 UTC) Registration: Free In this BioExcel webinar we are delighted to have Ravi Madduri from Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago present Globus Genomics, a system developed for rapid analysis of large quantities of next-generation sequencing (NGS) genomic data, combining Galaxy workflows with cloud technologies like Amazon EC2 and Globus File Transfer. This system achieves a high degree of end-to-end automation that encompasses every stage of data analysis including initial data retrieval from remote sequencing centers or storage (via the Globus file transfer system); specification, configuration, and reuse of multi-step processing pipelines (via the Galaxy workflow system); creation of custom Amazon Machine Images and on-demand resource acquisition via a specialized elastic provisioner (on Amazon EC2); and efficient scheduling of these pipelines over many processors (via the HTCondor scheduler). The system allows biomedical researchers to perform rapid analysis of large NGS datasets in a fully automated manner, without software installation or a need for any local computing infrastructure. Ravi’s work is part of the BD2K center Big Data for Discovery Science, building infrastructure for reproducible workflows using minids (minimal viable identifiers), analyzing data at scale using identified Docker containers, publish results in to Globus Publication services thus providing an end-to-end framework for reproducible research. In this BioExcel webinar, Ravi will present Globus Genomics and the technologies used to achieve large-scale analytical Galaxy workflows on the cloud. We think this will be of interest not just for the genomics community, but for any scientific workflow users who need to consider distributed deployments, data management and scalability. 2016-11-16 15:00:00 UTC 2016-11-16 16:00:00 UTC BioExcel Whole genome sequencing High-throughput sequencing Genomics Workflows University of ManchesterUniversity of ChicagoArgonne National Laboratory Please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5808939110698431491. You will then receive an email with details of how you can connect to the webinar. [] bioinformaticianssoftware engineersGalaxy usersCloud users workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served CloudGalaxyGlobusNGSNext generation sequencing data analysis
  • RNA-seq data analysis using Chipster

    31 January 2017

    Elixir node event
    RNA-seq data analysis using Chipster https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-data-analysis-using-chipster ELIXIR tutorial “RNA-seq data analysis using Chipster”, Jan 31, 2017 2017-01-31 09:00:00 UTC 2017-01-31 17:00:00 UTC IOCB Prague, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, ELIXIR-FI Transcriptomics Genomics IOCB PragueUniversity of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine [] Researchers workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest transcriptomics RNA-SeqeLearningEeLP
  • How to get the most out of your microarray experiment. A Webinar

    14 February 2017

    Elixir node event
    How to get the most out of your microarray experiment. A Webinar https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-microarray-experiment-a-webinar ELIXIR webinar "How to get the most out of your microarray experiment", Feb 14, 2017 2017-02-14 12:30:00 UTC 2017-02-14 15:00:00 UTC NBIS, SciLifeLab Molecular biology NBISSciLifeLab [] Researchers workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest life sciencesmicroarrayseLearningEeLP
  • Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners 2

    27 - 29 March 2017

    Elixir node event
    Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners 2 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/unix-linux-tutorial-for-beginners-2 ELIXIR tutorial "Unix/Linux Tutorial for Beginners 2", Mar 27-29, 2017 2017-03-27 09:00:00 UTC 2017-03-29 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, ELIXIR Sweden, NBIS Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of MedicineNBIS [] life scientistsResearchersPhD studentsUndergraduate students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Computer sciencelife sciencestrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Building pharmacological workflow blocks for virtual screening (BioExcel and OpenPHACTS)

    17 July 2017

    Building pharmacological workflow blocks for virtual screening (BioExcel and OpenPHACTS) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/building-pharmacological-workflow-blocks-for-virtual-screening BioExcel’s webinar series continues with Nick Lynch, who will introduce Open PHACTS, an integrated pharmacological data platform and [BioExcel strategic partner](http://bioexcel.eu/partnership-between-bioexcel-and-open-phacts-foundation/). Nick is joined by Stian Soiland-Reyes and Adam Hospital who will explain in details how BioExcel is building a Virtual Screening workflow combining Open PHACTS with the BioExcel-supported tools for biomolecular simulation and modelling. The [Open PHACTS Discovery Platform](http://www.openphacts.org/) brings together vast amounts of linked data in a single integrated, open infrastructure providing a platform for researchers to access and query publicly-available pharmacological data. The platform integrates major open data sources (e.g. ChEMBL, UniProt, WikiPathways, SureChEMBL, DrugBank, Disgenet and their associated Chemistry) on compounds, patents, diseases, targets and pathways; linked by identifiers, semantic and structural chemistry information, re-exposed as a collection of unified web APIs, workflow components plus tool integrations. The platform is maintained by the [Open PHACTS Foundation](), which is supported by members from biopharmaceutical industry and Research Organisations with an active developer and user community. [BioExcel](http://bioexcel.eu/) is an European Centre of Excellence that support academia and industry in the use of high-end computing in biomolecular research. Part of BioExcel’s roadmap for workflows is to develop Workflow Blocks for biomolecular simulation and modelling, which includes Open PHACTS as a data service. Such blocks, including the Open PHACTS platform, can be deployed in private or public cloud environments, and used to build portable pipelines. BioExcel is currently developing a series of [pilot use cases](http://bioexcel.eu/research/pilot-use-cases/), including a Virtual Screening workflow using Open PHACTS. In this webinar, **Nick Lynch** (Open PHACTS Foundation), **Stian Soiland-Reyes** (The University of Manchester) and **Adam Hospital** (IRB Barcelona) will present the Open PHACTS platform and how it will be used with BioExcel workflow blocks to build a virtual screening pipeline. [BioExcel webinars](http://bioexcel.eu/category/webinar/) include an audience Q&A session during which attendees can ask questions and make suggestions. Please [**register** at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/295609582301212161](https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/295609582301212161) - you will then receive an email with details of how you can connect to the webinar. 2017-07-17 15:00:00 UTC 2017-07-17 16:00:00 UTC BioExcel Molecular modelling Workflows Pharmacology University of Manchester Stian Soiland-Reyes, The University of Manchester [] [] workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest []
  • Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences 3

    13 - 15 February 2018

    Elixir node event
    Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences 3 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introductory-linux-tutorial-for-life-sciences-3 ELIXIR tutorial "Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences 3", Feb 13-15, 2018 2018-02-13 09:00:00 UTC 2018-02-15 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, ELIXIR Sweden, NBIS University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana Slovenia Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of MedicineNBIS [] life scientistsResearchersPhD studentsUndergraduate students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Computer sciencelife sciencestrainingeLearningEeLP
  • CWLEXEC: Run Common Workflow Language on HPC with IBM Spectrum LSF

    28 February 2018

    CWLEXEC: Run Common Workflow Language on HPC with IBM Spectrum LSF https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cwlexec-a-new-open-source-tool-to-run-cwl-workflows-on-lsf The [Common Workflow Language (CWL)](http://www.commonwl.org/) is a community-led specification for describing analysis _workflows_ and tools in a way that makes them portable and scalable across a variety of software and hardware environments, from workstations to cluster, cloud, and _high performance computing_ (HPC) environments. [IBM Spectrum LSF](https://www.ibm.com/us-en/marketplace/hpc-workload-management) (formerly IBM Platform LSF) is a complete workload management solution for demanding HPC environments. Featuring intelligent, policy-driven scheduling, it helps organizations accelerate research and design while controlling costs through superior resource utilization. Recognizing the popularity of CWL among LSF users, we introduce a new open source project **CWLEXEC** to support running CWL workflows on LSF. The project will feature smooth integration with LSF with high efficiency and scalability, self-healing of workflows, support user-specified submission options while keeping CWL definitions portable, and other benefits. * **Title**: CWLEXEC: A new open source tool to run CWL workflows on LSF * **Presenter:** Qingda Wang, Principal Architect, IBM Spectrum LSF Family Products and OEM * **Time**: 2018-02-28 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET 2018-02-28 14:00:00 UTC 2018-02-28 15:00:00 UTC BioExcel Bioinformatics Genomics Workflows University of ManchesterBioExcel CoE Stian Soiland-Reyes http://ask.bioexcel.eu/ [] bioinformaticiansHPC users workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest WorkflowsCWLHPCLSF
  • BioSimSpace – filling the gaps between molecular simulation codes

    27 June 2018

    BioSimSpace – filling the gaps between molecular simulation codes https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/biosimspace-filling-the-gaps-between-molecular-simulation-codes [BioSimSpace](https://biosimspace.org) is a flagship software project from the [CCP-BioSim](https://ccpbiosim.ac.uk) and [HEC-BioSim](https://hecbiosim.ac.uk) biomolecular modelling communities. The project aims to make it easier for researchers to develop, share and re-use biomolecular simulation workflow nodes. The software problem in our community is that we have lots of different pieces of software that are all incompatible and are not interoperable. This forces the community to hand-write small scripts for converting between different file formats, or to generate different software input files. The resulting scripts are specific for the software and task performed, leading to the community generating lots of bespoke and brittle workflows. BioSimSpace solves this problem by providing an **interoperability layer** between the major molecular simulation packages. In effect, BioSimSpace provides the shims that fill in the gaps between codes. BioSimSpace Python scripts can be run from the command line, used as workflow nodes in packages such as Knime, or run on the cloud as Jupyter notebooks. In this talk, we will show how BioSimSpace has been implemented, will talk about its capabilities and our future plans, and will demonstrate some BioSimSpace workflow nodes running on the cloud. 2018-06-27 15:00:00 UTC 2018-06-27 16:00:00 UTC BioExcel Molecular modelling Molecular dynamics Workflows University of Manchester [] IntermediateBeginners [] [] GROMACSPythonKNIMEJupyter notebook
  • Software Sustainability – Why and How to do it

    21 November 2019

    Software Sustainability – Why and How to do it https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-sustainability-why-and-how-to-do-it This is a BioExcel webinar by Steve Crouch from [Software Sustainability Institute](https://software.ac.uk/) (SSI). We’ll explore the importance of **research software**, and the practices we can employ to develop it to help ensure its **sustainability** in the short, medium, and long term. We’ll also look at the different and emerging styles of _Management Plans_ for software, and how _software evaluation_ can identify areas for improvement and assist in the shaping of future development goals, and the potential for automation to allow evaluation to be conducted at scale. Software has a crucial role in the research process across many disciplines. As it continues to underpin our science and help push the boundaries of what is achievable, it becomes increasingly important that the sustainability of our software is given sufficient attention to ensure it can continue to evolve and grow to meet ever-changing research goals. 2019-11-21 14:00:00 UTC 2019-11-21 15:00:00 UTC [] Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3718052847120092173 [] [] [] registration_of_interest Webinarsustainabilityresearch softwaresoftware development
  • Systems Medicine - Virtual Spring Seminar Series 2020

    29 April - 27 May 2020

    Elixir node event
    Systems Medicine - Virtual Spring Seminar Series 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/systems-medicine-virtual-spring-seminar-series-2020 ELIXIR Slovenia will organize a **Virtual Spring Seminar Series 2020** where experts from all over the world will share their experiences with systems medicine. Systems medicine is a field that will enable the translation of recent technological and scientific advances into the clinical practice. With systems medicine we will boost our understanding of disease mechanisms and the efficacy of treatments. Ultimately, systems medicine will bring a more personalised approach to healthcare, which may radically change the interaction between patients, doctors and other healthcare professionals. New healthcare approaches are an urging need, even accelerated in the Covid-19 era. The webinars will be hosted by **Prof. Dr. Damjana Rozman, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia**. You can join the webinars on **Zoom** by [following this link](https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89751733107?pwd=REJ5ak1DUllyU2xvMHFpR2ZPNWhZdz09). **Programme:** **Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 16h – 17h CEST** Prof. Dr. Sona Vasudevan, Georgetown University, Washington D.C, USA Title: Systems Medicine with Three-dimensional Insights **Thursday, 30 April 2020, 16h – 18h CEST** Henning Hermjakob, EMBL-EBI, Cambridge, UK Johannes Griss, Medical University of Vienna, Austria Title: Reactome Pathway Analysis and Visualization **Thursday, 7 May 2020, 16h – 17h CEST** Prof. Dr. Josep Roca, University of Barcelona, Spain Title: Digital Health for Enhanced Understanding and Management of Health Events: COPD and COVID-19 as Use Cases **Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 16h – 17h CEST** Prof. Dr. Anke-Hilse Maitland-van der Zee, Amsterdam UMC, the Netherlands Title: Precision Medicine in Respiratory Medicine, Translation into Clinical Practice **Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 16h – 17h CEST** Prof. Dr. Kristel van Steen, KU Leuven, Belgium Title: TBA **Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 16h – 17h CEST** TBA 2020-04-29 16:00:00 UTC 2020-05-27 17:00:00 UTC University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Systems medicine Personalised medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine ELIXIR Slovenia PhysiciansLife Science ResearchersbioinformaticiansClinicians workshops_and_courses [] systems medicinepersonalized medicineWebinareLearning
  • RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy

    14 - 15 July 2020

    RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-analysis-using-galaxy-ee56bb75-434e-44f3-8a78-515b8586165c This hands-on workshop introduces the concepts of RNA-Seq analysis, from data preparation through to statistical testing for differential gene expression, along with more advanced topics such as identification of novel transcription features and pathway and functional enrichment analysis. 2020-07-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-15 00:00:00 UTC QCIF [] QCIF [] Postgraduate studentsPostdoctoral researchers workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served []

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