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  • Nuclear structure and dynamics

    28 September - 2 October 2011

    LIsle sur la Sorgue, France

    Nuclear structure and dynamics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/nuclear-structure-and-dynamics 2011-09-28 09:00:00 UTC 2011-10-02 00:00:00 UTC EMBO Domaine de Mousquety, LIsle sur la Sorgue, France Domaine de Mousquety LIsle sur la Sorgue France Genomics [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] SystemsBiologyTranscriptomics
  • Quality Control – From Molecules to Organelles

    19 September - 22 October 2012

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Quality Control – From Molecules to Organelles https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/quality-control-from-molecules-to-organelles 2012-09-19 00:00:00 UTC 2012-10-22 00:00:00 UTC EMBL Heidelberg European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg Germany Proteomics Genomics [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Transcriptomics
  • The Complex Life of mRNA

    8 - 11 October 2012

    Heidelberg, Germany

    The Complex Life of mRNA https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/the-complex-life-of-mrna-9b8c002c-8adf-488c-bec3-d5470bcb09cc 2012-10-08 00:00:00 UTC 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC EMBL Heidelberg European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg Germany Genomics [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Transcriptomics
  • The Complex Life of mRNA

    5 - 8 October 2014

    Heidelberg, Germany

    The Complex Life of mRNA https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/the-complex-life-of-mrna 2014-10-05 01:00:00 UTC 2014-10-08 01:00:00 UTC EMBO/EMBL European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg Germany Genomics [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Transcriptomics
  • Variant Analysis with GATK

    13 - 14 June 2016

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Variant Analysis with GATK https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-analysis-with-gatk-3624e45d-cd74-4297-bc4c-d40298e39632 This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling variants with the [Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit](https://www.broadinstitute.org/gatk/), 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. The workshop is composed of one day of lectures (including many opportunities for Q&A) and one day of hands­on training. On the first day, we explain the rationale, theory and application of our Best Practices for Variant Discovery in high­-throughput sequencing data. On the second day, we walk attendees through hands­on exercises that teach how to manipulate the standard data formats involved in variant discovery and how to apply GATK tools appropriately to various use cases and data types. In the course of these exercises, we demonstrate useful tips and tricks for interacting with GATK, dealing with problems, and using third­party tools such as Samtools, IGV and RStudio. Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non ­human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non­ human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points. The timetable can be found [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/postgraduate/specialized/gatk). Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://marstons.bio.cam.ac.uk/course-booking/?CourseID=Variant%20Analysis%20with%20GATK%20_13-14.06.2016_1572767&CourseName=Variant%20Analysis%20with%20GATK&CourseDate=13-14.06.2016&CourseDuration=2&EventID=1572767).'' 2016-06-13 08:30:00 UTC 2016-06-14 16:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR RNA-Seq Genomics Exome sequencing Data visualisation Data mining ChIP-seq Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] The lecture­ based component of the workshop is aimed at a mixed audience of people who are new to the topic of variant discovery or to GATKseeking an introductory course into the toolsor who are already GATK users seeking to improve their understanding of and proficiency with the tools.The hands­on component is aimed at novice to intermediate users who are seeking detailed guidance with GATK and related tools.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Interpreting the clinical genome with DECIPHER

    8 July 2016

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Interpreting the clinical genome with DECIPHER https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/interpreting-the-clinical-genome-with-decipher [DECIPHER](https://decipher.sanger.ac.uk/) is a collaborative data sharing and interpretation platform that enables the secure upload, analysis and subsequent sharing of anonymised phenotype-linked patient variant data in rare genetic disorders. DECIPHER is a worldwide user community of over 250 clinical genetics centres and research groups from over 40 countries that utilise the built-in tools for aiding the interpretation of variants as well as to discover other patients that share similar phenotype and genomic findings. DECIPHER facilitates collaboration and exchange of information between a global community of clinical centers and researchers leading thereby accelerating discovery and diagnosis. Access to consented anonymised records is free to all users. User accounts are provided to bona-fide clinicians and lab scientists to enable deposition and sharing of anonymised patient data. The purpose of this half-day workshop is to acquaint participants with the DECIPHER website and database and introduce the various built-in tools for visualisation and interpretation of phenotype-linked genomic variation in anonymised consented patient data. It is hoped that by the end of this workshop, users will be able to carry out effective searches of data, use the built-in genome browser to visualise variation in context of other pathogenic and reference data sources, find other patients with similar variants and shared phenotypes, and identify most likely causes of phenotypic presentation by gene prioritisation. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://marstons.bio.cam.ac.uk/course-booking/?CourseID=Interpreting%20the%20clinical%20genome%20with%20DECIPHER_bioinfo-dec_08.07.2016_1734472&CourseName=Interpreting%20the%20clinical%20genome%20with%20DECIPHER&CourseDate=08.07.2016&CourseDuration=0.5&EventID=1734472).'' 2016-07-08 08:30:00 UTC 2016-07-08 11:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Rare diseases Genotype and phenotype Genomics Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This course is suitable for all users who have an interest in Clinical Genetics with a special emphasis on rare disorders. It is also pertinent to those who seek to develop a better understanding of the role of accurate phenotyping in aiding the interpretation of filtered variants in patients and understanding genotype-phenotype correlations.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Large-scale analytical workflows on the cloud using Galaxy and Globus

    16 November 2016

    Large-scale analytical workflows on the cloud using Galaxy and Globus https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/large-scale-analytical-workflows-on-the-cloud-using-galaxy-and-globus We would like to invite you to attend the 8th webinar in BioExcel’s webinar series on computational methods and applications for biomolecular research, which will take place on 16th November 2016: Presenter: Ravi Madduri (introduction by Stian Soiland-Reyes) When: Wed 16th November 2016 16:00 CET (2016-11-16 15:00 UTC) Registration: Free In this BioExcel webinar we are delighted to have Ravi Madduri from Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago present Globus Genomics, a system developed for rapid analysis of large quantities of next-generation sequencing (NGS) genomic data, combining Galaxy workflows with cloud technologies like Amazon EC2 and Globus File Transfer. This system achieves a high degree of end-to-end automation that encompasses every stage of data analysis including initial data retrieval from remote sequencing centers or storage (via the Globus file transfer system); specification, configuration, and reuse of multi-step processing pipelines (via the Galaxy workflow system); creation of custom Amazon Machine Images and on-demand resource acquisition via a specialized elastic provisioner (on Amazon EC2); and efficient scheduling of these pipelines over many processors (via the HTCondor scheduler). The system allows biomedical researchers to perform rapid analysis of large NGS datasets in a fully automated manner, without software installation or a need for any local computing infrastructure. Ravi’s work is part of the BD2K center Big Data for Discovery Science, building infrastructure for reproducible workflows using minids (minimal viable identifiers), analyzing data at scale using identified Docker containers, publish results in to Globus Publication services thus providing an end-to-end framework for reproducible research. In this BioExcel webinar, Ravi will present Globus Genomics and the technologies used to achieve large-scale analytical Galaxy workflows on the cloud. We think this will be of interest not just for the genomics community, but for any scientific workflow users who need to consider distributed deployments, data management and scalability. 2016-11-16 15:00:00 UTC 2016-11-16 16:00:00 UTC BioExcel Whole genome sequencing High-throughput sequencing Genomics Workflows University of ManchesterUniversity of ChicagoArgonne National Laboratory Please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5808939110698431491. You will then receive an email with details of how you can connect to the webinar. [] bioinformaticianssoftware engineersGalaxy usersCloud users workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served CloudGalaxyGlobusNGSNext generation sequencing data analysis
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    3 March 2017

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-93225941-4ff0-4ea8-a58b-e80f50e1433b The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=1968864&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2017-03-03 09:30:00 UTC 2017-03-03 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to genome variation analysis using NGS

    18 - 19 May 2017

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to genome variation analysis using NGS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-genome-variation-analysis-using-ngs This course provides an introduction to the analysis of human genome sequence variation with next generation sequencing data (NGS), including: *an introduction to genetic variation as well as data formats and analysis workflows commonly used in NGS data analysis; *an overview of available analytical tools and discussion of their limitations; and *hands-on experience with common computational workflows for analysing genome sequence variation using bioinformatics and computational genomics approaches. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=1923651&course-title=Introduction%20to%20genome%20variation%20analysis%20using%20NGS).'' 2017-05-18 08:30:00 UTC 2017-05-19 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Genomics Data visualisation Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served HDRUK
  • Variant Analysis with GATK

    12 - 14 July 2017

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Variant Analysis with GATK https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-analysis-with-gatk-f9388ff6-86d9-4162-b17b-e4332acd9850 This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling variants with the [Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit](https://www.broadinstitute.org/gatk/), 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 germline 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. The workshop is composed of one day of lectures and two days of hands­on training, structured as follows. Day 1: theory and application of the Best Practices for Variant Discovery in high­throughput sequencing data. Day 2 and the morning of Day 3: hands­on exercises on how to manipulate the standard data formats involved in variant discovery and how to apply GATK tools appropriately to various use cases and data types. Day 3 afternoon: hands-on exercises on how to write workflow scripts using WDL, the Broad's new Workflow Description Language, and to execute these workflows locally as well as through a publicly accessible cloud-based service. Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non­human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non­-human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2047357&course-title=Variant%20Analysis%20with%20GATK).'' 2017-07-12 08:30:00 UTC 2017-07-14 16:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Genomics Data visualisation Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals 42 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    8 September 2017

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-78c9c268-5a46-4613-a3bd-3cb535de682a The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2195183&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2017-09-08 08:30:00 UTC 2017-09-08 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • 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 using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    12 March 2018

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-using-the-ensembl-genome-browser The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2279657&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2018-03-12 09:30:00 UTC 2018-03-12 12:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Variant Discovery with GATK4

    16 - 19 July 2018

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Variant Discovery with GATK4 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-analysis-with-gatk-1c39207f-184f-4cb6-a01e-2e4ee6aa4ee3 This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling variants with the [Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit](https://www.broadinstitute.org/gatk/), 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 germline GVCF workflow for joint variant discovery in cohorts, somatic variant discovery using MuTect2, and copy number variation discovery using GATK-CNV. All analyses are demonstrated using GATK version 4. Finally, we demonstrate the use of pipelining tools to assemble and execute GATK workflows. The workshop covers basic genomics, all currently supported Best Practices pipelines as well as pipelining with WDL/Cromwell/FireCloud. This includes the logic of the major pipelines, file formats and data transformations involved, and hands-on operation of the tools using goal-oriented exercises. *Day 1: Introduction to Genomics, GATK Best Practices and Pipelining *Day 2: Germline short variant discovery (SNPs + Indels) *Day 3: Somatic variant discovery (SNVs + Indels + CNVs) *Day 4: Writing pipelines with WDL and running them in FireCloud Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non-human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non-human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2483603&course-title=Variant%20Discovery%20with%20GATK4).'' 2018-07-16 08:30:00 UTC 2018-07-19 15:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Genomics Data visualisation Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] The course is aimed primarily at mid-career scientists – especially those whose formal education likely included statisticsbut who have not perhaps put this into practice since.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    20 July 2018

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-4e8fa566-d250-4e95-9309-42a094810456 The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2526393&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2018-07-20 08:30:00 UTC 2018-07-20 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    12 November 2018

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-b42db759-b556-4b79-9941-512d1189c6c7 The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2664356&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2018-11-12 09:30:00 UTC 2018-11-12 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    10 April 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-2d9e2b70-9d6f-48e2-828c-f60c49897a26 The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2827337&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2019-04-10 08:30:00 UTC 2019-04-10 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Variant Discovery with GATK4

    8 - 11 July 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Variant Discovery with GATK4 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-discovery-with-gatk4 This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling germline short variants, somatic short variants, and copy number alterations with the [Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK)](https://www.broadinstitute.org/gatk/), using “Best Practices” developed by the GATK methods development team. A team of methods developers and instructors from the Data Sciences Platform at Broad will give talks explaining the rationale, theory, and real-world applications of the GATK Best Practices. You will learn why each step is essential to the variant-calling process, what key operations are 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. If you are an experienced GATK user, you will gain a deeper understanding of how the GATK works under-the-hood and how to improve your results further, especially with respect to the latest innovations. *Day 1: Introductory and Overview. The first day of the workshop gives a high-level overview of various topics in the morning, and in the afternoon we show how these concepts apply to a case study. The case study is tailored based on the audience, as represented by their answers in our pre-workshop survey. *Day 2: Germline Short Variant Discovery. Today we dive deep into the tools that make up the GATK Best Practices Pipeline. In the morning we discuss variant discovery, and in the afternoon we look at refinement and filtering. You will have the opportunity both in the morning and in the afternoon to get hands-on with these tools and run them yourself. *Day 3: Somatic Variant Discovery. Today we will cover Somatic Variant Discovery in more depth. In the morning we primarily focus on calling short variants with Mutect2, and in the afternoon we look at copy number alterations. Both sections have a paired hands-on activity. *Day 4: Pipelining. Over the first three days, you would have learned a lot about different pipelines and tools that you can use in GATK. Today we will be learning all about how those pipelines are written in a language called WDL. In the afternoon we cover other useful topics to working on the cloud, including Docker and BigQuery. Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non-human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non-human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points. The hands-on GATK tutorials in this workshop will be conducted on [Terra](https://terra.bio/), a new platform developed at Broad in collaboration with Verily Life Sciences for accessing data, running analysis tools and collaborating securely and seamlessly. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2858057&course-title=Variant%20Discovery%20with%20GATK4).'' 2019-07-08 08:30:00 UTC 2019-07-11 15:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Genomics Data visualisation Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] The course is aimed primarily at mid-career scientists – especially those whose formal education likely included statisticsbut who have not perhaps put this into practice since.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • 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 [] HDRUK
  • Bioinformatics Workflows with Snakemake

    30 September - 1 October 2019

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Bioinformatics Workflows with Snakemake https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-workflows-with-snakemake Researchers needing to implement data analysis workflows face a number of common challenges, including the need to organise their tasks, make effective use of compute resources, handle unexpected errors in processing, and document and share their methods. The Snakemake workflow system provides effective solutions to these problems. By the end of the course, you will be confident in using Snakemake to tackle complex workflow problems and in your day-to-day research. 2019-09-30 09:00:00 UTC 2019-10-01 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 3FL Workflows Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Edinburgh Genomics Training Team - edge-training@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • An Introduction to Data Exploration, Experimental Design, and Biomarker Expression Analysis using JMP Software Tools

    10 October 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    An Introduction to Data Exploration, Experimental Design, and Biomarker Expression Analysis using JMP Software Tools https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-data-exploration-experimental-design-and-biomarker-expression-analysis-using-jmp-software-tools Through the use of real world examples and the [JMP, JMP Pro, and JMP Genomics software](https://www.jmp.com/en_us/home.html), we will cover best practices used in both industry and academia today to visually explore data, plan biological experiments, detect differential expression patterns, find signals in next-generation sequencing data and easily discover statistically appropriate biomarker profiles and patterns. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3129245&course-title=JMP%20workshop).'' 2019-10-10 12:00:00 UTC 2019-10-10 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Biomarkers Data visualisation Data quality management Omics Genomics Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • 4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics - ECTB2019

    11 - 12 November 2019

    Granada, Spain

    Elixir node event
    4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics - ECTB2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/4th-european-conference-on-translational-bioinformatics-ectb2019 We are pleased to present the 4th European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics: Biomedical Big Data Supporting Precision Medicine (#ECTB2019). The fourth ECTB edition follows the successful precedent of previous editions organized in 2016 at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2017 at the European Bioinformatics Institute, UK and in 2018 at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB). ECTB2019 will bring together researchers, clinicians, developers, and companies interested in exchanging experiences on the translation of research and innovative developments into healthcare tools and services based on genomics and bioinformatics applications. The conference is organised in collaboration with the University of Granada, Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS) and the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES). 2019-11-11 10:15:00 UTC 2019-11-12 16:00:00 UTC University of Granada, Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS) and the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Granada, 11, Avenida de la Investigación, Granada, Spain Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Granada, 11, Avenida de la Investigación Granada Spain Biomedical science Genomics Bioinformatics Translational medicine University of Granada [] ResearchersCliniciansDevelopersCompanies meetings_and_conferences [] Translational researchTranslational Bioinformaticsbiomedical applicationsBig DataPrecision MedicineGenomicsBioinformaticsClinical BioinformaticstoolsservicesHealthcareApplications
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser

    27 November 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-61d56b3e-79d2-49c2-bf4d-5b80e40bb5eb The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3089173&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2019-11-27 09:30:00 UTC 2019-11-27 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to RNA-seq Data Analysis

    17 - 19 February 2020

    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. 2020-02-17 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-19 17:00:00 UTC Kings Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Kings Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom EH25 9RG RNA-Seq Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Edinburgh Genomics Training Team - edge-training@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser (ONLINE TRAINING)

    1 September 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser (ONLINE TRAINING) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-467135ab-7028-4d4f-8a24-bbffa5548b3b PLEASE NOTE The Bioinformatics Team are presently teaching as many courses live online, with tutors available to help you work through the course material on a personal copy of the course environment. We aim to simulate the classroom experience as closely as possible, with opportunities for one-to-one discussion with tutors and a focus on interactivity throughout. The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3351117&course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2020-09-01 08:30:00 UTC 2020-09-01 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK

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