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  • Genome assembly and annotation course 3

    23 - 27 October 2017

    Oeiras, Portugal

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course 3 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-3 ELIXIR Genome assembly and annotation course 3, Oct 23-27 2017 at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal 2017-10-23 09:00:00 UTC 2017-10-27 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR PT, Instituto Gulbenkian Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande Oeiras Portugal Genomics Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest genomics AssemblyTrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Hands-on workshop in Marine Metagenomics

    26 - 30 November 2018

    Tromsø, Norway

    Elixir node event
    Hands-on workshop in Marine Metagenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/hands-on-workshop-in-marine-metagenomics ELIXIR Norway in cooperation with ELIXIR Slovenia is pleased to announce the first Hands-on workshop in Marine Metagenomics. The aim of the workshop is to introduce the participants to the research field of metagenomics with focus on samples from the marine environment. The theoretical part for each subject will be introduced via lectures, followed by a practical Hands-on session. Place: The Arctic University of Norway, each day from 09.00 until 16.00 Target audience: Researcher and students above bachelor level Prerequisite: None, but study or research interest in metagenomics is expected **COURSE FEE: € 250,-** **Deadline for application: November 1, 2018** **[Register here](https://goo.gl/forms/Zw6lk3pAoMdVcykE3)** The maximum number of participants is 20. If the interest for the course is greater than this, we will select participants based on a geographical distribution and on how relevant the workshop will be to the participant. 2018-11-26 09:00:00 UTC 2018-11-30 16:00:00 UTC Arctic University of Norway, ELIXIR Norway, ELIXIR Slovenia Institutt for pedagogikk og lærerutdanning (Faculty of Humanities), Teorifagbygget-Hus 1, Tromsø, Norway Institutt for pedagogikk og lærerutdanning (Faculty of Humanities), Teorifagbygget-Hus 1 Tromsø Troms Norway 9019 Genomics Metagenomics Marine biology Arctic University of Norway [] ResearchersPhD studentsMaster students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Marine MetagenomicseLearningEeLP
  • ELIXIR Data Carpentry - Ljubljana

    29 - 30 January 2019

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Data Carpentry - Ljubljana https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-data-carpentry-ljubljana **ELIXIR Data Carpentry for Genomics - Ljubljana** **29-30 Jan 2019, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia)** **ELIXIR Data Carpentry for Genomics** is a course intended for all those who would like to learn more about the basics of data processing and data management in the field of genomics. The course will be in English. **The limit of participants is 20.** If there are more applicants than available places, the participants will be selected based on their institutional and geographic background, while also taking into account the time of their registration. The course is free of charge. You can find more info about the course on the [**ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EeLP)**](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=44). The course will take place in the computer classroom at the **Institute of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (IBMI)**, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana. Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced data carpentry instructors. Instructors will be **Vasilis Lenis (University of Plymouth, UK)** and **Živa Ramšak (ELIXIR Slovenia; National Institute of Biology Ljubljana)**. The course is recommended for anyone who would like to learn more about how to process and manage big scale genomic data. **Program topics:** * Introduction - Presentation of ELIXIR Slovenia and ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform * Project management in genomics and introduction to cloud computing * Introduction to Linux/Unix command line * Data wrangling and processing for genomics The course is organised by **ELIXIR Slovenia** in collaboration with **ELIXIR Hub** and **Data & Software Carpentry**. 2019-01-29 08:15:00 UTC 2019-01-30 12:30:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Vrazov Trg 2, SI-1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Vrazov Trg 2, SI-1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenia SI-1000 Genomics Data management Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine ELIXIR EXCELERATE Life Science ResearchersPhD studentsMaster students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest EeLPeLearninggenomicsData carpentry
  • Population Genetics and Demographic History: model-based approaches

    13 - 17 May 2019

    Oeiras, Portugal

    Elixir node event
    Population Genetics and Demographic History: model-based approaches https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/pgdh19 Genetic and genomic data are increasingly used by ecologists and evolutionary biologists in general. It has thus become important for many biologists with different levels of experience to produce and analyse genetic (and genomic) data. In this course we will take a practical approach to the analysis of genetic and genomic data, but we will also provide some of the theoretical background required to understand the outputs of the software used. This course will be organised so as to mix lectures where important notions are introduced with practicals where freely available software will be used. While this will not be the focus of the course, we will also introduce and discuss genealogical (coalescent-based) simulation methods and those based on forward-in-time simulations. Altogether this will allow to discuss the potentialities and limitations of the tools available to the community. In this five-day course we will introduce the main concepts that underlie many of the models that are frequently used in population genetics. We will focus on the importance of demographic history (e.g. effective sizes and migration patterns) in shaping genetic data. We will go through the basic notions that are central to population genetics, insisting particularly on the statistics used to measure genetic diversity and population differentiation. The course will also cover a short introduction to coalescent theory, Bayesian inference in population genetics and data simulation. We will also introduce methods that have been recently developed to analyse genomic data such as the PSMC method of Li and Durbin that reconstructs the demographic history of a species or population with the genome of a single individual. Most theory will be put into practice in practical sessions, analyzing real and/or simulated datasets. In these sessions, we will look at measures of genetic diversity and differentiation and use methods to infer demographic history. We will learn how to perform coalescent simulations of genetic/genomic data (using mainly Richard Hudson's ms program). We will also show how to simulate data for PSMC analyses. This will allow users to compare the PSMC obtained with real data to those obtained for the models they used. We will also look at how habitat fragmentation can be simulated using an in-house program. Some exercises will make use of R scripts (R being a freely available statistical program). Basic R knowledge is a pre-requisite but we will provide a short introduction to R. The R statistical package is a very powerful tool to analyse data outputs from many population genetics software, and can also be used to simulate genetic data under simple demographic scenarios. 2019-05-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-17 17:00:00 UTC The Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande Oeiras Portugal 2781-901 Instituto Gulbenkian de CiênciaBiodata.pt - Elixir's portuguese node of the european projec bicourses@igc.gulbenkian.pt [] Basic molecular population genetics and molecular ecology. Basic R knowldedge. Basic knowledge of genomic data. 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Model-based Population Genetics
  • ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana

    16 - 17 May 2019

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-software-carpentry-ljubljana **ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana** **16-17 May 2019, Faculty of Medicine,** **Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia)** ELIXIR Software Carpentry is a workshop intended for all those who would like to learn more about the basics of R - software environment used in bioinformatics for statistical computing and graphics. The workshop will include a keynote lecture about data management in ELIXIR-SI. The workshop will be in English. The course will take place in the computer classroom at the Institute of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (IBMI), Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana. **The course is free of charge. The limit of participants is 20.** If the number of registered applicants exceeds this limit, selection of participants will be made. It will be based on the time of their registration and their affiliations, as well as geographic distribution. Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced software carpentry instructors. The course is recommended for anyone who would like to learn more about using statistical computing and graphics in the bioinformatics field, both for research or operational work. **Program topics:** - Keynote lecture about ELIXIR-SI data management - Introduction to Linux/Unix command line - Git - R **The course is organised by ELIXIR Slovenia in collaboration with Data & Software Carpentry.** More info about the course is available on the **[ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EeLP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=46)**. 2019-05-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-17 16:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Central Slovenia Slovenia SI-1000 Statistics and probability Data management Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine elixir@mf.uni-lj.si Data & Software Carpentry Life Science ResearchersBeginners in statisticsPhD studentsMaster students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest EeLPeLearningStatistics R-programmingSoftware Carpentry
  • Genome assembly and annotation course 5

    1 - 5 July 2019

    Milan, Italy

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course 5 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-5 A **genome assembly and annotation course** will take place on **July 1-5, 2019** in **Milan, Italy**, hosted by the Italian ELIXIR Node in cooperation with other ELIXIR nodes that are involved in the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE task 10.3 “Capacity Building in Genome Assembly and Annotation”. Some of the most experienced assembly and annotation experts in Europe will be teaching at the course. The course is aimed at researchers interested in learning more about genome assembly and annotation. It will include information useful for both the beginner and the more advanced user. We will start by introducing general concepts and then continue with a step-by-step description of all major components of a genome assembly and annotation workflow, from raw data all the way to a final assembled and annotated genome. There will be a mix of lectures and hands-on practical exercises using Unix/Linux command line. After the course, the participants will have knowledge of commonly used assembly practices and tools. They will be able to run assembly and annotation projects on their own. **Prerequisites:** - **Working knowledge of Unix/Linux command line** - **As part of the course agenda, course participants will prepare a short presentation about their own projects.** Optionally, they may also bring their own data. **Instructions how to register for the course are available on the [ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EELP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=45).** You will be able to access the course after you register and your registration is approved by the course organizers. 2019-07-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-07-05 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715, Milan, Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715 Milan Città Metropolitana di Milano Italy Genomics University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy General questions: gianluca.dellavedova@unimib.it Questions about the course agenda: henrik.lantz@nbis.se National Research Council of ItalyINRANBIS - National Bioinformatics Infrastructure SwedenELIXIR EXCELERATE life scientistsResearchersPhD students 24 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Genomics AssemblyTrainingeLearningEeLP
  • ELIXIR Norway: Hands-on bioinformatics NeLS workshop

    26 November 2019

    Tromsø, Norway

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Norway: Hands-on bioinformatics NeLS workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-norway-hands-on-bioinformatics-nels-workshop We are pleased to announce the second hands-on bioinformatics NeLS workshop organised in Tromsø by [ELIXIR Norway](https://www.elixir-norway.org/). The topic is on how you can use the Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences - [NeLS](nels.bioinfo.no) to store and share data, and to run analyses via customisable analysis workflows in Galaxy. More specifically, we will go through how you can store data in NeLS and upload it directly into Galaxy. We will also construct and run a complete sequence analysis workflow for taxonomic profiling on a metagenomic sample. There are no requirements for programming skills or experience using the command line, as Galaxy provides a web interface for running analysis. 2019-11-26 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-26 15:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Norway University of Tromsø, Medisin og helsefagbygget (MH øst): Datarom (U7.110), Tromsø, Norway University of Tromsø, Medisin og helsefagbygget (MH øst): Datarom (U7.110) Tromsø Tromsø Norway 9019 Bioinformatics University of Tromsø ELIXIR Norway life scientistsdata managers 20 workshops_and_courses by_invitation bioinformaticsNeLSGalaxyEeLPeLearning
  • Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences 4

    10 - 12 December 2019

    Elixir node event
    Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences 4 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introductory-linux-tutorial-for-life-sciences-4 NBIS (the Swedish node of ELIXIR) and ELIXIR Slovenia are offering an "Introduction to Linux" course targeted at life scientists who want to extend their skills and knowledge. Big data (usually in the form of large text files) are generated nowadays in many fields of science. Trying to handle this data with applications like Word or Excel is difficult or impossible, while using the Linux command line can improve data processing efficiency. Unix/Linux provides an excellent computing environment for several disciplines (such as bioinformatics, physics, engineering) and the command line interpreter (shell) serves as an interface to many big-data processing programs. The course provides a basic introduction to Unix/Linux commands and covers how Unix/Linux commands can be used to manage and inspect your data and results, and how to generate and run pipelines and workflows using basic shell scripting. Finally, we will show you how the command line is used for access to supercomputers for boosting your scientific research. Participants will be able to attend the course either by traveling to Stockholm or to Umeå in Sweden, to Ljubljana in Slovenia, or by connecting remotely via the ELIXIR Slovenia eLearning Platform (EeLP). The number of remote students is limited to 30. The number of students per classroom is limited to 15 for Stockholm and Umeå, and 20 for Ljubljana. Additional participants will be placed on a waiting list and contacted as soon as space becomes available. The course will be broadcast from Sweden. ***The registration deadline has been extended until Friday, November 22.*** 2019-12-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-12-12 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Sweden (NBIS) and ELIXIR Slovenia Bioinformatics Computer science NBISUniversity of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine [] Life Science ResearchersbioinformaticiansBiophysicistsengineers [] [] life sciences LinuxUnixEeLPeLearningCommand line
  • ELIXIR Norway: Workshop in Data Management for Life Science projects

    21 February 2020

    Tromsø, Norway

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Norway: Workshop in Data Management for Life Science projects https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-norway-workshop-in-data-management-for-life-science-projects The topic of the workshop is how to generate a data management plan for a research project that will meet the requirements of the funding organisations. The intended audience are researchers (PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, associate professors, professors) who are planning to submit a grant application for a research project. You will set up a data management plan for your project using the **ELIXIR Norway Data Steward Wizard (DSW) tool**. DSW is more flexible and provides more domain specific templates than the easyDMP offered by Uninett/Sigma2. **Course content:** -Requirements from the funding bodies and legal requirements -Licensing of data, biological material and software -Information on national and local storage infrastructures -Relevant deposition repositories (data archives) -Hands on training and assistance to generate a data management plan **Requirements:** -Bring your laptop -Optionally you can also bring your research project (if you have one) **Teachers:** -Korbinian Bösl -Erik Hjerde -Nils Peder Willassen 2020-02-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-21 15:30:00 UTC ELIXIR Norway University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway University of Tromsø Tromsø Troms Norway 9019 Data quality management University of Tromsø ELIXIR Norway PhD candidatesPost-Doctoral FellowsResearchersAssociate ProfessorsProfessorsdata managers workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest data stewardship DSWdata managementlife sciencesData management planeLearningEeLP

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