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  • EU research into alternatives to animal testing

    27 - 28 August 2013

    Cologne, Germany

    EU research into alternatives to animal testing https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/eu-research-into-alternatives-to-animal-testing 2013-08-27 01:00:00 UTC 2013-08-28 01:00:00 UTC diXa University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany University of Cologne Cologne Germany Pharmacology Pathology Metabolomics Genomics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] toxicogenomicsToxicology
  • PM16 Precision medicine

    27 - 30 September 2016

    Oeiras, Portugal

    PM16 Precision medicine https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/pm16-precision-medicine The implementation of cancer genomics into the clinic is becoming a reality. Personalized medicine or Precision medicine as other authors refers, uses molecular data of a specific patient to guide clinical decisions such as prevention, diagnosis and treatment. This will revolutionize healthcare and will play a dominant role in the future of cancer therapy. Bioinformatics analyses are essential to identify patients who will benefit from treatment based on their molecular profile, and to tailor chemotherapeutic regimens accordingly. The aim of the course is to present a complete computational pipeline for the analysis and interpretation of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data such as exome sequencing or targeted panels that are commonly used in the clinic. We will address the implementation of large-scale genomic sequencing in clinical practice and the recently developed computational strategies for the analysis of NGS data with a particular emphasis on the interpretation of the results, selection of biomarkers of drug response and afford opportunities to match therapies with the characteristics of the individual patient's tumour. Exercises and case studies focused on cancer will be used to illustrate the principles of how genetics influence led to refining diagnoses and personalized treatment of cancer disease. 2016-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2016-09-30 00:00:00 UTC Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras Portugal 901 [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] PersonalizedMedicine
  • Introduction to NGS Data Analysis

    27 - 29 June 2017

    Camperdown, Australia

    Introduction to NGS Data Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-ngs-data-analysis-8290433d-ac97-4f5c-99ed-8a9bec24a058 Introduction to NGS Data Analysis is a three-day, hands-on workshop that offers attendees a basic understanding of NGS data analysis workflows. The workshop provides hands-on computational experience in analysis of NGS data using common analytical approaches for ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq data and de novo genome assembly. 2017-06-27 09:00:00 UTC 2017-06-29 17:00:00 UTC Bioplatforms Australia Johns Hopkins Centre, Camperdown, Australia Johns Hopkins Centre Camperdown Australia 2006 Bioinformatics University of Sydney kchamp@bioplatforms.com [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Genomics
  • Genopole Summer School

    4 - 7 July 2017

    Seine-Port, France

    Elixir node event
    Genopole Summer School https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatic-and-biostatistic-tools-in-medical-genomics Bioinformatic and Biostatistic tools in medical genomics 2017-07-04 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC Genopole, IFB and France Genomique Châteauform' Seine Port (77), Seine-Port, France Châteauform' Seine Port (77) Seine-Port Seine-et-Marne France 77240 Medicines research and development Metagenomics Functional genomics [] goo.gl/bzEdQ2 [] BioinformaticiansResearcher in life sciences workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Statistical-model Variant-callingSNPbioinformaticsBiomarker discoverymetagenomicsNext generation sequencing data analysisWorkflowscomputer-science
  • GATK Best Practices for Variant Discovery

    17 - 19 July 2017

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    GATK Best Practices for Variant Discovery https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/gatk-best-practices-for-variant-discovery This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling variants with the Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit, using the Best Practices developed by the GATK team. You will learn why each step is essential to the variant discovery process, what are the operations performed on the data at each step, and how to use the GATK tools to get the most accurate and reliable results out of your dataset. In the course of this workshop, we highlight key functionalities such as the GVCF workflow for joint variant discovery in cohorts, RNAseq-specific processing, and somatic variant discovery using MuTect2. We also preview capabilities of the upcoming GATK version 4, including a new workflow for CNV discovery, and we demonstrate the use of pipelining tools to assemble and execute GATK workflows. 2017-07-17 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-19 17:00:00 UTC The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom Bioinformatics Genomics Edinburgh Genomics Bert Overduin - bert.overduin@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Variant discoveryGenomicsBioinformatics
  • Long-read Data Analysis workshop

    18 - 19 July 2017

    Kensington, Australia

    Long-read Data Analysis workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/long-read-data-analysis-workshop Workshop Content: Introduction to long-read sequencing Practical considerations when performing long-read sequencing and analysis Introduction to the command line interface and NGS file formats Short and long-read de novo genome assembly (microbial) Comparison between short and long-read assemblies This workshop will be delivered using a mixture of lectures, hands-on practical sessions, and open discussions. 2017-07-18 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-19 17:00:00 UTC Bioplatforms Australia Red Centre Building, Kensington, Australia Red Centre Building Kensington Australia 2033 Bioinformatics University of New South Wales [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Genomics
  • Cancer Genomics workshop

    25 - 27 July 2017

    University of Sydney, Australia

    Cancer Genomics workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cancer-genomics-workshop-4a98d5cd-8e5d-42d0-9845-3a52e9fee96d The Cancer Genomics workshop aims to provide an introduction to cancer genomics analytical pipelines for single nucleotide variations (SNV), copy number variations (CNV) and structural variations (SV). 2017-07-25 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-27 17:00:00 UTC Bioplatforms Australia Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia Charles Perkins Centre University of Sydney Australia Bioinformatics University of Sydney kchamp@bioplatforms.com [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsCancerGenomics
  • Introduction to ChIP-seq Data Analysis and Visualisation using Ensembl

    23 - 24 November 2017

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to ChIP-seq Data Analysis and Visualisation using Ensembl https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-chip-seq-data-analysis-and-visualisation-using-ensembl-d125d464-c708-4919-8322-19d50246c22d ChIP-seq (Chromatin ImmunoPrecipitation followed by Sequencing) is a popular high-throughput sequencing assay to identify binding sites of DNA-associated proteins and histone modifications. Determining how proteins interact with DNA and the epigenetic landscape is essential for elucidating the regulation of gene expression. The aim of this workshop is to familiarise the participants with the primary analysis of ChIP-seq data sets by providing a balanced set of lectures and practicals on analysis methodologies. Practicals include publicly available ChIP-seq datasets, processed using widely used and open-source software programs (e.g. FASTQC, BWA, samtools, bedtools, wiggletools, MACS2, MEME, TOMTOM, ngsplot) and visualised on the Ensembl genome browser. 2017-11-23 09:00:00 UTC 2017-11-24 17:00:00 UTC The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom EH9 3JN Genomics ChIP-seq Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Bert Overduin - bert.overduin@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsChIP-seqGenomics
  • 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
  • Introduction to Galaxy and the GVL

    20 March 2018

    Carlton, Australia

    Introduction to Galaxy and the GVL https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-galaxy-and-the-gvl 2018-03-20 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-20 12:30:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics Melbourne Bioinformatics, 187 Grattan St, Carlton, Australia Melbourne Bioinformatics, 187 Grattan St Carlton Australia 3053 Bioinformatics University of Melbourne [] [] workshops_and_courses [] GalaxyGenomics
  • Variant Calling with Galaxy & the GVL for beginners

    21 March 2018

    Carlton, Australia

    Variant Calling with Galaxy & the GVL for beginners https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-calling-with-galaxy-the-gvl-for-beginners-0281d622-39e8-4e65-92a0-02ba3f2b2fb8 2018-03-21 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-21 12:30:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics Melbourne Bioinformatics, 187 Grattan St, Carlton, Australia Melbourne Bioinformatics, 187 Grattan St Carlton Australia Bioinformatics University of Melbourne [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Variant callingGalaxyGenomics
  • BITS2018/Eixir-IIB Workshop on Docker and Reproducibility

    25 - 26 June 2018

    Torino, Italy

    BITS2018/Eixir-IIB Workshop on Docker and Reproducibility https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bits2018-eixir-iib-workshop-on-docker-and-reproducibility Docker is a container framework for Linux that allows a developer to make easier the creation, deployment and execution of applications by using containers. During the workshop the participant will learn the core concepts of Docker and how to easily embed bioinformatic pipelines/workflows into a docker container. This workshop is a satellite event held jointly with the BITS Annual Meeting 2018. 2018-06-25 09:00:00 UTC 2018-06-26 18:00:00 UTC BITS2018/ELIXIR-IIB Via Nizza, 52 Molecular Biotechonology Center, University of Turin, Torino, Italy Via Nizza, 52 Molecular Biotechonology Center, University of Turin Torino Città Metropolitana di Torino Italy 10126 Computer science Bioinformatics University of Turin beccuti@di.unito.it [] bioinformaticiansBiologists, Genomicists, Computer ScientistsPhD and graduate students, young researchers and PIs in the life science and computational biology field 24 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest DockerReproducibilityContainercomputer-science
  • Linux for Genomics

    1 October 2018

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Linux for Genomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/linux-for-genomics-4e98de3e-0102-46ab-9720-22f1122fd31d Genomic studies produce vast amounts of data, usually in the form of very large text files. Linux is particularly suited to working with such files, and is therefore arguably one of the most important tools in a bioinformatician’s toolkit. The Linux command-line enables one to view, filter and manipulate large text files that are difficult or impossible to handle with applications like Word or Excel, write pipelines to perform certain tasks, and run bioinformatics software for which no web interface is available. In this workshop we will first cover the most used Linux commands, followed by a short introduction to several popular command-line tools that were especially developed for genomics as well as file formats commonly used in genomics (BED, FASTA, FASTQ, GFF/GTF, SAM/BAM, VCF). 2018-10-01 09:00:00 UTC 2018-10-01 17:00:00 UTC The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom EH9 3JN Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Donald Dunbar - donald.dunbar@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsGenomicsLinux
  • Workshop at CUK

    16 October 2018

    Korea (Republic of)

    Workshop at CUK https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/workshop-at-cuk During this course you will learn about the Open Targets partnership and its goals and explore the the Open Targets Platform, a publicly available resource for drug discovery and translational research. The Platform integrates genetics, omics and chemical information to compute and score gene-disease associations. 2018-10-16 09:00:00 UTC 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC The Catholic University of Korea, Korea (Republic of) The Catholic University of Korea Korea (Republic of) [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • OpenRiskNet/NanoCommons ontology meeting

    13 - 14 December 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    OpenRiskNet/NanoCommons ontology meeting https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/openrisknet-nanocommons-ontology-meeting The goal of this meeting is to get a picture of the ongoing ontology activities in the toxicology area, harmonize these efforts and the developed ontologies therein, and extend the existing toxicology ontology to support OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons tasks. Part of this will be the ontological annotation of OpenRiskNet Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as used on their cloud. Other goals include extension of the ontology with missing terms (if any), potentially write up guidance documents, and annotation of data sets (possible via OpenRiskNet data APIs). 2018-12-13 13:00:00 UTC 2018-12-14 14:00:00 UTC University of Birmingham office in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium University of Birmingham office in Brussels Brussels Belgium Ontology and terminology Toxicology [] NanoCommonsOpenRiskNetH2020 [] workshops_and_courses [] risk assessmentnanosafetydata annotationservice descriptions
  • Bioinformatics for Discovery

    23 January 2019

    Hinxton, United Kingdom

    Bioinformatics for Discovery https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-for-discovery-f51fe25c-6f52-4589-b79c-5f829803f89a In this 90 min long tutorial, we will introduce the Open Targets and its other tools to aid drug target identification and prioritisation. This workshop is part of the Bioinformatics for Discovery course and is aimed at bench biologists working in the area of discovery science who want to learn more about bioinformatics tools and resources. No prior knowledge of bioinformatics is required and no experience of programming or the use of Unix / Linux is necessary. . 2019-01-23 09:00:00 UTC 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute Main Building, Hinxton, United Kingdom EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute Main Building Hinxton Cambridgeshire United Kingdom [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Open Targets Workshop

    31 January 2019

    Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mining-gene-disease-associations-open-targets In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-01-31 09:00:00 UTC 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre, Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Open Targets Workshop

    12 February 2019

    Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-workshop In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-02-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium, Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration

    13 February 2019

    Hinxton, United Kingdom

    EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/embl-ebi-intro-to-multiomics-data-integration In this 1 hour tutorial, we will highlight how the Open Targets integrates genetics, genomics, drug information and literature in a single web portal, the Open Targets Platform . This workshop is part of the EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration course and is imed at biologists who have some experience of working with at least one type of omics data, and computational biologists/bioinformaticians who wish to gain a better understanding of the biological challenges when working with integrated datasets. No programming or command line experience is required to attend this course. 2019-02-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute Main Building, Hinxton, United Kingdom EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute Main Building Hinxton Cambridgeshire United Kingdom [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Kangwon National University

    13 February 2019

    Open Targets workshop

    Kangwon National University https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/kangwon-national-university In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-02-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC Open Targets workshop, Open Targets workshop Open Targets workshop Open Targets workshop [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • ELIXIR Data Carpentry - University of Milano-Bicocca

    14 - 15 February 2019

    Milano, Italy

    ELIXIR Data Carpentry - University of Milano-Bicocca https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-data-carpentry-university-of-milano-bicocca Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. The workshop is aimed at people from any area with little or no prior computational experience who need to develop skills for data organisation in spreadsheets, data cleaning with OpenRefine, data analysis and visualization in Python, data management with SQL. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. Find out more at https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/website/2019/02/14/DC-Milano-Bicocca.html 2019-02-14 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-15 16:30:00 UTC EXCELERATE ELIXIR-Carpentries University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy University of Milano Bicocca Milano Città Metropolitana di Milano Italy 20126 Ecology Data management Data visualisation University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy gianluca.dellavedova@unimib.it [] People from any area with little or no prior computational experience 30 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest computer-scienceEcologybioinformaticsmySQLData VisualizationData carpentry
  • Open Targets Workshop

    28 March 2019

    EMBL-EBI

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-workshop-55d54e1b-0a19-4e14-9719-6df0ad7054b9 In this workshop, we introduce Open Targets and its underlying projects for data integration for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-03-28 09:00:00 UTC 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC EMBL-EBI, EMBL-EBI EMBL-EBI EMBL-EBI [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Docker and Reproducibility

    13 - 14 June 2019

    Torino, Italy

    Docker and Reproducibility https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/docker-and-reproducibility Docker is a container framework for Linux that allows a developer to make easier the creation, deployment and execution of applications by using containers. During the workshop the participant will learn the core concepts of Docker and how to easily embed bioinformatic pipelines/workflows into a docker container. By the end of this course, the participants will learn: - the basic concepts of Docker; - to assess the advantages of a containerized software development & deployment; - to use Docker engine features necessary for running containerized applications; - how to use the Docker File and Docker Hub to create a Docker image; - the various networking mechanisms available in Docker. 2019-06-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 18:00:00 UTC ELIXIR-IIB, CNR, University of Turin University of Turin, Molecular Biotechnology Center, Torino, Italy University of Turin, Molecular Biotechnology Center Torino Città Metropolitana di Torino Italy 10126 Bioinformatics Computer science University of Turin elixir.ita.training@gmail.com [] bioinformaticiansBiologists, Genomicists, Computer ScientistsPhD and graduate students, young researchers and PIs in the life science and computational biology field 15 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served DockerContainersReproducibilitycomputer-science
  • Open Targets Genetics at ESHG

    15 June 2019

    Sweden

    Open Targets Genetics at ESHG https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/workshop-at-eshg In this workshop, we will introduce Open Targets Genetics Portal as part of the Open Targets ecosystem, highlighting variant-centric statistical evidence for prioritizing candidate causal variants at trait-associated loci, and identifying potential drug targets. We will present POSTGAP, a pipeline which merges genetic associations curated from literature with functional genomics, epigenetic and expression data (e.g., eQTL, promoter capture Hi-C, DNase hypersensitivity sites, regulatory elements) to resolve association signals at a locus and link each variant to its target gene(s) using a single evidence score. The portal also incorporates pre-computed fine-mapping at trait-associated loci across hundreds of UK Biobank phenotypes as well as cross-trait colocalization, furthering drug repurposing opportunities. This workshop will enable you to effectively use Open Targets Genetics to gain biological insight, prioritize genes, and inform target decision-making. Intended Audience: Attendees interested in the translational application of genetics and genomics with an emphasis on the identification of target genes of trait-associated loci, drug target identification, prioritisation and repurposing. Participants should bring their laptops for exploration of the Open Targets Genetics Portal in situ. 2019-06-15 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-15 00:00:00 UTC Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg Sweden [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Open Targets Genetics at ESHG

    15 June 2019

    Sweden

    Open Targets Genetics at ESHG https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-genetics-at-eshg In this workshop, we will introduce Open Targets Genetics Portal as part of the Open Targets ecosystem, highlighting variant-centric statistical evidence for prioritizing candidate causal variants at trait-associated loci, and identifying potential drug targets. We will present POSTGAP, a pipeline which merges genetic associations curated from literature with functional genomics, epigenetic and expression data (e.g., eQTL, promoter capture Hi-C, DNase hypersensitivity sites, regulatory elements) to resolve association signals at a locus and link each variant to its target gene(s) using a single evidence score. The portal also incorporates pre-computed fine-mapping at trait-associated loci across hundreds of UK Biobank phenotypes as well as cross-trait colocalization, furthering drug repurposing opportunities. This workshop will enable you to effectively use Open Targets Genetics to gain biological insight, prioritize genes, and inform target decision-making. Intended Audience: Attendees interested in the translational application of genetics and genomics with an emphasis on the identification of target genes of trait-associated loci, drug target identification, prioritisation and repurposing. Participants should bring their laptops for exploration of the Open Targets Genetics Portal in situ. 2019-06-15 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-15 00:00:00 UTC Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg Sweden [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • 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
  • Introduction to Python for Biologists

    8 - 12 July 2019

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-d98f6dfb-45c5-4377-bbe9-9e8d30ed086d Python is a dynamic, readable language that is a popular platform for all types of bioinformatics work, from simple one-off scripts to large, complex software projects. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners and assumes no prior programming experience. It gives an overview of the language with an emphasis on practical problem-solving, using examples and exercises drawn from various aspects of bioinformatics work. The workshop is structured so that the parts of the language most useful for bioinformatics are introduced as early as possible, and that students can start writing plausibly-useful programs after the first few sessions. After completing the workshop, students should be in a position to (1) apply the skills they have learned to tackling problems in their own research and (2) continue their Python education in a self-directed way. 2019-07-08 09:00:00 UTC 2019-07-12 17:00:00 UTC The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom EH9 3JN Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Training Team - edge-training@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsGenomicsPython
  • Introduction to RNA-seq Data Analysis

    5 - 7 August 2019

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to RNA-seq Data Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-rna-seq-data-analysis-5989e86e-a408-481d-b3c7-5a1413b0e4a6 RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is quickly becoming the method of choice for transcriptome profiling. Nevertheless, it is a non-trivial task to transform the vast amount of data obtained with high-throughput sequencers into useful information. Thus, RNA-seq data analysis is still a major bottleneck for most researchers in this field. The ability of correctly interpreting RNA-seq results, as well as knowledge on the intrinsic properties of these data, are essential to avoid incorrect experimental designs and the application of inappropriate analysis methodologies. The aim of this workshop is to familiarise researchers with RNA-seq data and to initiate them in the analysis by providing lectures and practicals on analysis methodologies. In the practicals Illumina-generated sequencing data and various widely used software programs will be used. 2019-08-05 09:00:00 UTC 2019-08-07 17:00:00 UTC The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom EH9 3JN RNA-Seq Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Edinburgh Genomics Training Team - edge-training@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsGenomicsRNA-seq
  • Computational PANGenomics

    9 - 13 September 2019

    Oeiras, Portugal

    Elixir node event
    Computational PANGenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/computational-pangenomics Reference genomes have become central to bioinformatics approaches, and form the core of standard analyses using contemporary sequencing data. However, the use of linear reference genomes, which provide the sequence of one representative genome for a species, is increasingly becoming a limitation as the number of sequenced genomes grows. In particular, they tend to bias us away from the observation of variation in the genomes we study. A general solution to this problem is to use a pangenome that incorporates both sequence and variation from many individuals as our reference system. This pangenome is naturally modelled as a graph with annotations and can provide all the functionality traditionally provided by linear reference genomes. Unlike linear reference genomes, a pangenome readily incorporates both small and large variation, allowing bias-free genotyping at known alleles. In this course, we will explore the use of modern bioinformatic tools that allow researchers to use pangenomes as their reference system when engaging in studies of organisms of all types. Such techniques will aid any researcher working on organisms of high genetic diversity or on organisms lacking a high-quality reference genome. This course targets all researchers interested in learning about an exciting paradigm shift in computational genomics. 2019-09-09 09:30:00 UTC 2019-09-13 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 Ciência, Biodata.pt - Elixir's portuguese node of the european project bicourses@igc.gulbenkian.pt [] This course is oriented towards biologists and bioinformaticians. The course will be of particular interest to researchers investigating organisms without a reference genome or populations featuring high levels of genetic diversity. 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest BioinformaticsGenomics
  • Nextflow 2019

    17 - 20 September 2019

    Barcelona, Spain

    Elixir node event
    Nextflow 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nextflow-2019 **Create. Deploy. Share.** Nextflow is a popular workflow management solution that allows scientists and engineers to create data-driven applications which can be effortlessly scaled across clusters and clouds. It simplifies the writing of complex distributed computational workflows in a portable and replicable manner. Nextflow allows the seamless parallelization and deployment of any existing application with minimal development and maintenance overhead, irrespective of the original programming language. Containerisation technologies and inbuilt executors for the most popular cluster systems (SLURM, PBS, UGE, LSF, etc) and cloud infrastructure (AWS Batch & Google Cloud Platform) ensures unrivalled deployment. The built-in support for code repositories provides code sharing for the collaborations that matter most and enable your applications to touch the world. But most of all, the active community of that has formed around Nextflow provides inspirational, best-in-class technical examples from global leaders in workflow deployment as well as lasting relationships in a growing community. __Nextflow Training - 17th and 18th September 2019__ The week kicks off with a two-day intensive workshop intended for Nextflow beginners and intermediate users. In these practical sessions, participants learn about Nextflow technology starting from basic through to advanced concepts, with the expectation they will acquire the proficiency to develop and deploy their own workflows. The workshop will be provided across 14 topics including processes, operators, executors, containers and best practices. A GitHub repository will be provided with all the necessary material and software as well as AWS cloud instances for running the deployments in the relevant practical sessions. The audience is expected to have at least some prior basic command line experience. __Nextflow Camp - 19th and 20th September 2019__ Nextflow Camp brings together the Nextflow community of developers and users to discuss the state of Nextflow technology, the latest developments and tackle the open questions in a collaborative manner. Each day is split between talks from Nextflow experts and tutorial breakout sessions where participants get a flavour for the possibilities for their own applications. We hope to see you in Barcelona in September! 2019-09-17 09:00:00 UTC 2019-09-20 18:00:00 UTC Paolo Di Tommaso PRBB Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, 88, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader, Barcelona, Spain PRBB Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, 88, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader Barcelona Barcelona Spain 08003 Centre for Genomic Regulation training@crg.eu AWS Bioinformaticians 50 meetings_and_conferencesworkshops_and_courses first_come_first_served NextflowWorkflowsContainersCloud ComputingHPC
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