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  • Genome assembly and annotation course

    12 - 14 October 2016

    Prague, Czechia

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course ELIXIR Genome assembly and annotation course, Oct 12-14 2016 at the IOCB, Prague, Czech Republic 2016-10-12 09:00:00 UTC 2016-10-14 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR CZ, IOCB Prague Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, 2, Flemingovo náměstí, Prague, Czechia Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, 2, Flemingovo náměstí Prague Hlavní město Praha Czechia Genomics IOCB Prague [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest genomicsassemblytrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Introduction to Galaxy and the Genomics Virtual Laboratory

    4 May 2017

    Carlton, Australia

    Introduction to Galaxy and the Genomics Virtual Laboratory https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-galaxy-and-the-genomics-virtual-laboratory Galaxy is an open source, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research. It allows users without programming experience to easily specify parameters and run individual tools as well as larger workflows. It also captures run information so that any user can repeat and understand a complete computational analysis. Finally, it allows users to share and publish analyses via the web. This beginners workshop will introduce Galaxy’s interface, tool use, histories, and workflows and get new users of the Genomics Virtual Laboratory up and running. 2017-05-04 09:30:00 UTC 2017-05-04 12:30:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics Melbourne Bioinformatics, Lab-14, 700 Swanston St, Carlton, Australia Melbourne Bioinformatics, Lab-14, 700 Swanston St Carlton Australia Bioinformatics University of Melbourne [] [] workshops_and_courses [] genomics
  • At The Forefront Of Plant Research

    15 - 16 June 2017

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    At The Forefront Of Plant Research https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/at-the-forefront-of-plant-research Understanding and exploiting plant life lies at the heart of human civilization. Not only do we rely on plants to feed a growing world population and to improve our standard of living, plants also play a pivotal role in providing a significant portion of our energy needs, and in fulfilling our demand for renewable industrial resources. It is expected that technological advances will further boost crop productivity and quality in a wider range of applications. In addition, new technologies will enable the development of agricultural practices that are in better harmony with the natural environment. The genomics revolution has been steering plant life sciences for more than a decade now. For that reason it is good to reflect and look ahead to which new opportunities are on the horizon. The aim of this conference is to unite leaders from a wide range of pioneering research topics, to give us a glimpse of where plant science will lead us to in the coming decade. 2017-06-15 08:00:00 UTC 2017-06-16 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences NV Zebrastraat, 32, Zebrastraat, Gent, Belgium NV Zebrastraat, 32, Zebrastraat Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 Plant biology VIB conferences@vib.be [] Life Science Researchers 250 meetings_and_conferences [] plantbiologygenomics
  • Genome assembly and annotation course 2

    19 - 23 June 2017

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course 2 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-2 ELIXIR Genome assembly and annotation course 2, June 19-23 2017 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2017-06-19 09:00:00 UTC 2017-06-23 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR SI, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana Slovenia Genomics University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest genomicsassemblytrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Genome Annotation with Monica Munoz-Torres

    3 July - 10 May 2017

    James Cook University, Australia

    Genome Annotation with Monica Munoz-Torres https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-annotation-with-monica-munoz-torres-e0429e7a-0897-4426-bb63-1136a2131375 2017-07-03 09:00:00 UTC 2017-05-10 17:00:00 UTC James Cook University Room 034-011C, James Cook University, Townsville Campus, James Cook University, Australia Room 034-011C, James Cook University, Townsville Campus James Cook University Australia Bioinformatics James Cook University ira.cooke@jcu.edu.au [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Bioinformaticsgenomics
  • An Introduction to Genomics with R

    18 July 2017

    Adelaide, Australia

    An Introduction to Genomics with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-genomics-with-r 2017-07-18 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-18 17:00:00 UTC University of Adelaide Room 422, Horace Lamb Building, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia Room 422, Horace Lamb Building, The University of Adelaide Adelaide SA Australia Bioinformatics University of Adelaide [] [] workshops_and_courses [] R-programminggenomics
  • 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
  • Genome Annotation using Apollo

    21 November 2017

    Carlton, Australia

    Genome Annotation using Apollo https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-annotation-using-apollo This workshop will include a short background lecture on the fundamentals of gene prediction and genome annotation followed by a hands-on component where we will conduct manual curation exercises using Apollo. The workshop has been organised by EMBL-ABR and will be led by Dr Monica Munoz-Torres from Phoenix Bioinformatics who is an expert in genome annotation, current chair of the International Society for Biocuration Executive Committee, and former Project Manager of the Apollo Project. Monica will be joining us direct from the San Francisco Bay Area, and we will have locally trained trainers on hand at various EMBL-ABR Nodes around Australia to help and facilitate the workshop locally. 2017-11-21 11:00:00 UTC 2017-11-21 14:00:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics 187 Grattan St, 187, Grattan Street, Carlton, Australia 187 Grattan St, 187, Grattan Street Carlton Melbourne Australia Genomics Bioinformatics University of MelbourneUniversity of New South WalesUniversity of AdelaideJames Cook UniversityUniversity of QueenslandMonash University [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Annotationgenomicsbioinformatics
  • Population Genomics: background and tools

    21 - 27 April 2018

    Napoli, Italy

    Population Genomics: background and tools https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/population-genomics-background-and-tools Study methods in population genomics have been profoundly reshaped in the last few years thanks to the growing availability of complete genomic sequences at population level. The rapid and recent growth of data and methods calls for new approaches to become routine in evolutionary genomics laboratories. The objective of this Practical Course is to give an overview of state of the art methods in population genomics combining lecturing from outstanding experienced population geneticists and software developers. All conceptual innovation will be presented in lectures and applied in practice both individually and in group work. 2018-04-21 09:00:00 UTC 2018-04-27 16:30:00 UTC Chiara Batini (University of Leicester, UK), Vincenza Colonna (CNR, Napoli, IT) and Allegra Via (CNR-IBPM, IT) Via Pietro Castellino, 111, Napoli, Italy Via Pietro Castellino, 111 Napoli Città Metropolitana di Napoli Italy 80131 Genomics Bioinformatics Population genetics Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istituto di Genetica e Biofisica “Adriano Buzzati-Traverso” elixir.popgen.2018@gmail.com Elixir Italy evolutionary biologists who already have bioinformatics skills. PhD students and Post-Doc researchers will benefit the most out of this course, but applications from all candidates will be evaluated in their context 28 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest genomicsPopulation genetics
  • Beacon - 2018 AHM Workshop

    7 June 2018

    Berlin, Germany

    Elixir node event
    Beacon - 2018 AHM Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/beacon-2018-ahm-workshop ELIXIR workshop "Beacon", Jun 7 2018 at the ELIXIR AHM 2018, Berlin, Germany 2018-06-07 09:00:00 UTC 2018-06-07 13:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Germany and Beacon community Hotel Berlin Berlin, 17, Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany Hotel Berlin Berlin, 17, Lützowplatz Berlin Berlin Germany Genomics Hotel Berlin Berlin [] life scientistsResearchers 30 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest genomicsdata managementeLearningEeLP
  • 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
  • Genome sequencing technologies, assembly, variant calling and statistical genomics

    22 October - 2 November 2018

    Oslo, Norway

    Elixir node event
    Genome sequencing technologies, assembly, variant calling and statistical genomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-sequencing-technologies-assembly-variant-calling-and-statistical-genomics-3d1544a3-a560-4b49-9e8c-af9167caea91 2018-10-22 09:00:00 UTC 2018-11-02 17:00:00 UTC NORBIS, the Norwegian national research school in bioinformatics, biostatistics and systems biology Gaustadalléen 23, 23, Gaustadalléen, Oslo, Norway Gaustadalléen 23, 23, Gaustadalléen Oslo Oslo kommune Norway Sequencing Statistics and probability Bioinformatics Genomics university of Oslo contact-norbis@uib.no NORBIS PhD studentsPost DocsResearchers [] registration_of_interest genomicsbioinformaticsGenome sequence analysis
  • 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
  • ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools

    20 - 21 December 2018

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-ttr-course-basic-genomics-using-advanced-analysis-tools **NEW DATE FOR THE COURSE HAS BEEN SET: Dec. 20-21** **ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools Genomic Data Science with Galaxy** **December 20-21, 2018**, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia) Galaxy is an open source, web-based platform for data intensive biomedical research. The Galaxy Platform provides user friendly software for producing reproducible genomic pipelines for data analysis. This workshop will provide a 2 day introductory session to Galaxy software system. The course 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 limit of participants is 20**. This course will focus on introducing the Galaxy user interface and how it can be used for basic genomic analyses. Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced instructors from the Galaxy Community. We will cover the basic features of Galaxy, including where to find tools, how to import and use your data, and an introduction to workflows. This session is recommended for anyone who has not used, or only rarely uses Galaxy. **Program topics:** Quick introduction to Galaxy UI (20.12. morning) From peaks to genes (20.12. morning) Reference-based RNA-seq - Quality control (20.12. afternoon) Reference-based RNA-seq - Sequencing (21.12. morning) Lecturers will be **Christophe Antoniewski** and **Olivier Inizan** from ELIXIR France. Course is organised by **ELIXIR Slovenia** in collaboration with **ELIXIR France**. ELIXIR is an European ESFRI priority research infrastructure for bioinformatics that provides databases, (software) tools, services and training (including training materials) for information, cloud storage and supercomputers in the area of life sciences. It coordinates, develops, integrates and sustains life science (bioinformatics) resources across Europe. **Prerequisites:** Wi-Fi enabled laptop with a modern web browser. Latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera will work best. **Location: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana** If you have any questions about this course, please contact ELIXIR-SI 2018-12-20 09:00:00 UTC 2018-12-21 12:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia and Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana Central Slovenia Slovenia SI-1000 Genomics University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine elixir@mf.uni-lj.si [] life scientistsPostgraduate studentsbeginner bioinformaticians 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest galaxygenomicstrainingeLearningEeLP
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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