Event types: Workshops and courses
PGDH17 Population Genetics and Demographic History: model-based approaches
13 March 2017
Oeiras, PortugalPGDH17 Population Genetics and Demographic History: model-based approaches http://gtpb.igc.gulbenkian.pt/bicourses/PGDH17/ https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/pgdh17-population-genetics-and-demographic-history IMPORTANT DATES for this Course Deadline for applications: Mar 6th 2017 (New) Course date: March 13th - March 17th 2017 Candidates with adequate profile will be accepted in the next 72 hours after the application until we reach 20 participants. Course description 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 two methods that have been recently developed to analyse genomic data. The PSMC of Li and Durbin reconstructs the demographic history of a species or population with the genome of a single individual. The Rehh package is an R implementation of the Extended Haplotype Homozygosity (EHH) test for selective sweeps and looks for signals of selection based on the analysis of genomic regions. 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 SPAms and ms). We will also show how to simulated 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. Course Pre-requisites Basic molecular population genetics and molecular ecology. Basic R knowldedge. Basic knowledge of genomic data. 2017-03-13 09:30:00 UTC 2017-03-13 09:30:00 UTC Pedro Fernandes Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras Portugal 2781-901 Genomics Population genetics  firstname.lastname@example.org   20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest 
ADER17 - Analysis of Differential Expression with RNAseq
17 April 2017
Oeiras, PortugalADER17 - Analysis of Differential Expression with RNAseq http://gtpb.igc.gulbenkian.pt/bicourses/ADER17/ https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ader17-analysis-of-differential-expression-with-rnaseq IMPORTANT DATES for this Course Deadline for applications: April 10th 2017 Course dates: April 17th - April 20th 2017 Candidates with adequate profile will be accepted in the next 72 hours after the application, until we reach 20 participants. Course description Overview High-throughput technologies allow us to detect transcripts present in a cell or tissue. This course covers practical aspects of the analysis of differential gene expression by RNAseq. Participants will be presented with real world examples and work with them in the training room, covering all the steps of RNAseq analysis, from planning the gathering of sequence data to the generation of tables of differentially expressed gene lists and visualization of results. We we will also cover some of the initial steps of secondary analysis, such as functional enrichment of the obtained gene lists. Target Audiences Life Scientists who want to be able to use NGS data to evaluate gene expression (RNAseq). Computational researchers that wish to get acquainted with the concepts and methodologies used in RNAseq are also welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring their own data and will have the opportunity to apply the concepts learned in the course. Pre-requisites Familiarity with elementary statistics and a few basics of scripting in R. Please have a look at the following resources and gauge your ability to use R in statitics at the basic level: Introduction to Data Science with R Videos from Coursera's four week course in R Statistics at Square One - BMJ Basic Unix command line skills, such as being able to navigate in a directory tree and copy files. See, for example, "Session 1" of the Software Carpentry training for a Unix introduction (Shell-novice material from the Software Carpentry Foundation). 2017-04-17 07:30:00 UTC 2017-04-17 07:30:00 UTC Pedro Fernandes Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras Portugal 1000-029 Transcriptomics RNA-Seq  email@example.com   20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest 
GOBLET/ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Workshop on e-learning
21 November 2017
Oeiras, PortugalGOBLET/ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Workshop on e-learning https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=28 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/goblet-elixir-excelerate-workshop-on-e-learning GOBLET/ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Workshop on e-learning, Nov 21, 2017 at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal 2017-11-21 09:00:00 UTC 2017-11-21 17:00:00 UTC Instituto Gulbenkian, ELIXIR Portugal, GOBLET Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande Oeiras Portugal Bioinformatics Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência  Researchersteachers workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest TeachingeLearningEeLPbioinformatics
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