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  • H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 2

    22 August 2018

    H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 2 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/h3abionet-2018-genotyping-chip-data-analysis-and-gwas-lecture-series-4a0ce1cc-f48d-4f1e-98b5-2bfc55abce6a ### Overview of Genome Wide Association Studies and study designs The second of a series of seven online lectures for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) will provide a basic overview on genome-wide association studies (GWAS). This is timely with the H3Africa genotyping data becoming available for several of the H3Africa research groups. To enable genomic research, the H3Africa Consortium had to build some of its own resources. This has involved sequencing whole genomes from selected under-represented African populations, analyzing the data to identify common genetic variation across major groups and developing a unique GWAS array, enriched for common African variation. The H3Africa SNP genotyping array, is currently the best-suited array available for African genome-wide association studies. What does it take to develop a genome study to understand genetic and environmental contributions to complex disease traits? This GWAS lecture will cover the research process from protocol development to data quality control and GWAS analysis approaches. It will include the two main study designs: Case : control (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease) Continuous trait (e.g. LDL-Cholesterol, body mass index, height) GWAS. I will discuss the basic building blocks of a GWAS study, the different study designs, power of a study to detect genetic association (based in sample size, allele frequency and expected effect size), and replication studies. The advantages and disadvantages of doing GWAS in African populations will be discussed. 2018-08-22 15:00:00 UTC 2018-08-22 17:00:00 UTC H3ABioNet Genotyping experiment Population genetics Population genomics GWAS study H3ABioNet info@h3abionet.org H3ABioNet Anyone intersted in GWAS and using the H3Africa genotyping chip workshops_and_courses [] H3ABioNetGWASH3AfricaH3Africa genotyping arrayAfrican populationsStudy designAWI-GENAfrican genomicsPopulations GenomicsGenetic DiversityH3Africa genotyping arrayCase Control studyGenotypesComplex traitsGWAS study designsAllelic associationGenotype associationGWAS workflowQuantitative traitsSample sizeCommon and rare variantsAfrican genome structureH3ABioNet GWAS 2018 Lecture Series
  • H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 3

    27 August 2018

    H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 3 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/h3abionet-2018-genotyping-chip-data-analysis-and-gwas-lecture-series-lecture-3 ### Genotype calling from Illumina files The third of a series of seven H3ABioNet online lectures for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) will introduce genotyping SNP array chips with particular emphasis on the H3Africa genotype chip. The lecture will cover common file formats when obtaining genotyping chip data from a service provider such as Illumina and software used for genotype calling. This lecture will also cover genotype calling, sample and probe quality control, probe viewing and exporting of data using GenomeStudio. Converting the data to PLINK format and some tips on troubleshooting and common pitfalls will be discussed. 2018-08-27 15:00:00 UTC 2018-08-27 16:00:00 UTC H3ABioNet Population genomics Bioinformatics Genotyping experiment Genomics Computational biology H3ABioNet info@h3abionet.org H3ABioNet Anyone intersted in GWAS and using the H3Africa genotyping chip 150 workshops_and_courses [] Genotype callingH3ABioNetGenotype callingGenome StudioH3Africa genotyping arrayAfrican populationsArray processingIllumina arraysFile formatsAnnotationsNon-polymorphicTop/Bottom annotationGenotype array probesIntensitiesConvert to PLINK format BioinformaticsGenome Wide Association Studies
  • H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 4

    29 August 2018

    H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 4 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/h3abionet-2018-genotyping-chip-data-analysis-and-gwas-lecture-series-lecture-4 ### Quality control and its importance in GWAS In the fourth of a series of seven H3ABioNet online lectures for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS), the importance of doing good quality control for a GWAS will be discussed. The lecture will cover the types of errors one should control for, the specific bioinformatics tools used for quality control. Specific sample and SNP quality control steps that should be undertaken in a GWAS will be explored using specific examples. 2018-08-29 15:00:00 UTC 2018-08-29 16:30:00 UTC H3ABioNet Genotyping experiment GWAS study Computational biology Bioinformatics Population genomics Population genetics H3ABioNet info@h3abionet.org H3ABioNet Anyone intersted in GWAS and using the H3Africa genotyping chip 150 workshops_and_courses [] Genome Wide Association StudiesGenotype callingH3Africa genotyping arrayAfrican populationsQuality Control for GWASSample Quality ControlSNP Quality ControlPopulation GenomicsGenotypingPLINK formatPrincipal Component AnalysisLow minor allele frequencyMissingnessGWAS workflowDiscordant Sex informationNextflowGenotyping rate callHeterozygosity rateRelated and duplicate individualsIdentity by DescentHardy Weinberg EquilibriumBioinformaticsH3ABioNet GWAS 2018 Lecture Series
  • H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 6

    5 September 2018

    H3ABioNet 2018 Genotyping Chip Data Analysis and GWAS lecture series - Lecture 6 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/h3abionet-2018-genotyping-chip-data-analysis-and-gwas-lecture-series-lecture-6 ### Imputation and its importance in GWAS The sixth of a series of seven H3ABioNet online lectures for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) will introduce the fundamentals of genotype imputation and its importance in GWAS. This lecture will cover the reference panels, file formats, algorithms and tools commonly used for imputation. It will discuss the assessment of the quality of imputation as well as the evaluation of reference panel and imputation methods. The lecture will also explain how imputation enhances the scope a GWAS and describe some of the additional analyses that become possible due to the use of imputed data. 2018-09-05 15:00:00 UTC 2018-09-05 16:30:00 UTC H3ABioNet Population genetics Population genomics Computational biology Bioinformatics Genotyping experiment GWAS study H3ABioNet info@h3abionet.org H3ABioNet Anyone intersted in GWAS and using the H3Africa genotyping chip 150 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served ImputationGWASAfrican populationsImputation panel
  • 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
  • MSc course, Understanding bioinformatics resources and their application

    4 - 5 December 2018

    United Kingdom

    MSc course, Understanding bioinformatics resources and their application https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/msc-course-understanding-bioinformatics-resources-and-their-application 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. 2018-12-04 09:00:00 UTC 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC UCL, United Kingdom UCL United Kingdom [] [] [] [] [] 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
  • 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
  • Open Targets webinar - Daiichi-Sankyo

    15 May 2019

    United Kingdom

    Open Targets webinar - Daiichi-Sankyo https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-webinar-c-comend-training-in-translational-research In this webinar, we introduce Open Targets and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for systematic target identification and prioritisation in drug discovery. 2019-05-15 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC Hinxton, United Kingdom Hinxton United Kingdom [] [] [] 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/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
  • The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition)

    10 - 11 October 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/the-brain-mosaic-cellular-heterogeneity-in-the-cns-2nd-edition Recent advances in technology now allow us to explore multiple aspects of heterogeneity at the single cell level. Nowhere is this more important than in the Central Nervous System (CNS), where cellular heterogeneity has profound effects on all aspects of normal brain function and behavior and explains important aspects of disease pathology. With the second edition of the Brain Mosaic conference we aim to bring together leaders in this emerging discipline to discuss how it is advancing our knowledge of CNS function and disease. Speakers at this neuroscience meeting on ‘single cell’ will emphasize the multi-disciplinary nature of the field in several sessions: • Single cell sequencing and cell diversity • Spatial transcriptomics • New developments in technology and bioinformatics • CNS sequencing and relevance to disease research • Connections an activity Poster information: Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation Deadlines: • Early Bird: 8 September 2019 • Late Registration: 26 September 2019 • Abstract deadline: 29 August 2019 2019-10-10 08:00:00 UTC 2019-10-11 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences KU Leuven - Promotion & Jubileumzaal, Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat, Leuven, Belgium KU Leuven - Promotion & Jubileumzaal, Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3000 Bioinformatics Transcriptomics Sequencing [] Evy Vierstraete +32 9 244 66 11 conferences@vib.be [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Single cell sequencing Sequencingcell diversitySpatial transcriptomicsTranscriptomicstranscriptomicsAlzheimers Clinical Trials And StudiesAlzheimers DiseaseAmnesiaAnimal Models In DementiaAnxiety Autoimmune Disorders & Multiple SclerosisBehavioral IssuesBiopsychiatry Blood-Brain BarrierBrain DiagnosisBrain Disease & FailureBrain InjuryBrain TumourCentral Nervous SystemCerebrovascular DiseaseChild NeurologyClinical NeurophysiologyCNS TumorsCognitive DisordersDementiaDementia CareDemyelinationDiagnosis And TherapyEpilepsyGenetics Genetics And Epigenetics Geriatric NeurologyGut- Brain AxisHeadacheIntervention NeuroradiologyMeningitisMental HealthMental Health NursingMetastatisMovement DisordersMultiple SclerosisMultiple Sclerosis DiagnosisNervous SystemNeural EngineeringNeural EnhancementNeuro-Oncology NeuroanaatomyNeuroanatomyNeurocritical CareNeurodegenerationNeurodegenerative DisorderNeurodegenerative DisordersNeurogeneticsNeuroimagingNeuroimmunologyNeurological DisordersNeurological Disorders And StrokeNeurological InfectionsNeurological SurgeryNeurologistNeurologyNeuromedicinesNeuromuscular MedicineNeuronal AutoantibodiesNeuropathyNeuropeptidesNeuropharmacologyNeuroscienceNeurosurgeryNeurotoxicologyNeurotoxinsNeurotransmissionNeurotransmittersParkinsonParkinsons DiseasePediatric NeurologyPharmacology Psychiatry Psychology PsychoneuroimmunologyRecent Research And Case StudiesRehabilitation TherapyStem Cell Treatment For Neurological DisordersStrokesTraumatic Brain InjuryCNS sequencing disease researchbioinformatics• New developments in technology
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