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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
  • Malaysia International Biological Symposium: i -SIMBIOMAS 2012

    11 - 12 July 2012

    Kajang, Malaysia

    Malaysia International Biological Symposium: i -SIMBIOMAS 2012 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/malaysia-international-biological-symposium-i-simbiomas-2012 2012-07-11 09:00:00 UTC 2012-07-12 00:00:00 UTC UPM Uniten Residence Hotel, Kajang, Malaysia Uniten Residence Hotel Kajang Malaysia [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Ecology
  • 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
  • Biodiversity in the Balance: Causes and Consequences

    9 - 10 November 2012

    Heidelberg, Germany

    Biodiversity in the Balance: Causes and Consequences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/biodiversity-in-the-balance-causes-and-consequences-cac4d7a0-99ca-480c-b4ac-d7141c947d55 2012-11-09 00:00:00 UTC 2012-11-10 00:00:00 UTC EMBL Heidelberg European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg Germany Genomics [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Ecology
  • Cybertaxonomy and biodiversity information with special emphasis on geospatial related data (Novice or Advanced Training)

    1 December 2012

    Tervuren, Belgium

    Cybertaxonomy and biodiversity information with special emphasis on geospatial related data (Novice or Advanced Training) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cybertaxonomy-and-biodiversity-information-with-special-emphasis-on-geospatial-related-data-novice-or-advanced-training 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC Distributed European School of Taxonomy Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium Royal Museum for Central Africa Tervuren Belgium Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] TranscriptomicsBiodiversityInformation
  • Metagenomics approaches and data analysis

    6 - 8 February 2013

    Leiden, Netherlands

    Metagenomics approaches and data analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metagenomics-approaches-and-data-analysis 2013-02-06 00:00:00 UTC 2013-02-08 00:00:00 UTC NBIC Leiden, Netherlands Leiden Netherlands Metagenomics Genomics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] TaxonomyEcology
  • 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
  • Second EMBO Conference in Aquatic Microbial Ecology: SAME14

    23 - 28 August 2015

    Uppsala, Sweden

    Second EMBO Conference in Aquatic Microbial Ecology: SAME14 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/second-embo-conference-in-aquatic-microbial-ecology-same14 2015-08-23 01:00:00 UTC 2015-08-28 01:00:00 UTC Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Sweden Systems biology [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] Ecology
  • Software Carpentry - University of Manchester

    7 - 8 November 2016

    Software Carpentry - University of Manchester https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-university-of-manchester Find out more at https://anenadic.github.io/2016-11-07-manchester/ 2016-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC Software Carpentry University of Manchester University of Manchester Greater Manchester Computer science Bioinformatics University of Manchester Please email a.nenadic@manchester.ac.uk or andy.brass@manchester.ac.uk for more information. Software Sustainability Institute Graduate Students workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served ProgrammingPython
  • 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
  • Introduction to Python for Biologists

    12 - 16 December 2016

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Introduction to Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-d358d018-fabc-4a90-9b9c-cfd4475411f5 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. 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC Edinburgh Genomics The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom Software engineering Bioinformatics [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsComputerprogrammingPython
  • Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (2nd edition)

    20 - 21 March 2017

    Antwerpen, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (2nd edition) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/revolutionizing-next-generation-sequencing-2nd-edition Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (2nd edition) A VIB Tools & Technologies Conference Enabled by better cost-performance curves and novel technology developments, Next-Generation Sequencing technologies keep on pushing the boundaries of our scientific knowledge. The NGS-field is still expanding and to take advantage of new opportunities offered by these technologies in life sciences, VIB Conferences will host the second edition of Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing: Tools and Technologies. After a sold-out 2015 edition, RNGS17 will look at emerging tools and approaches for: Large-scale Sequencing Applications for Current and Emerging Next-Generation Sequencing Platforms Single-Cell Genomics Epigenetics Next-gen Transcriptomics technologies Ultra-long reads and Assembly Computational genomics and data analysis In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions, the conference dinner and our ‘Meet the Expert’ session! You can find more info about the sold out first edition in our event archive. 2017-03-20 08:45:00 UTC 2017-03-21 17:45:00 UTC VIB Conferences Koningin Astridplein 20, 20, Koningin Astridplein, Antwerpen, Belgium Koningin Astridplein 20, 20, Koningin Astridplein Antwerpen Anwerpen Belgium 2018 Epigenomics VIB www.vibconferences.be conferences@vib.be Bluebee Covaris Perkin Elmer SeqLL BD Bioké Diagenode Labcyte Multiplicom Takara Westburg To see all our sponsors please visit www.vibconferences.be PhD'sAcademicsPost-DocsIndustry meetings_and_conferences first_come_first_served Structural genomicsPreclinical and clinical studiesclinical sequencingPopulation geneticsSingle Cell GenomicsDNA-seqSequencingApplied NGSEpigenomicsGenome structureGenome MappingTranscriptomicsData Analysis
  • Genopole Summer School

    4 - 7 July 2017

    Seine-Port, France

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

    26 July 2017

    Sydney, Australia

    Introduction to Programming with Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-programming-with-python 2017-07-26 09:00:00 UTC 2017-07-26 16:00:00 UTC Intersect Australia Fisher Training Room 210, Fisher Library, Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Fisher Training Room 210, Fisher Library, Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney Sydney Australia Bioinformatics University of Sydney [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Python
  • Introduction to Programming with Python

    30 August 2017

    Sydney, Australia

    Introduction to Programming with Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-programming-with-python-6c9d62f1-6cc6-4094-b8cd-ff00c205a1de 2017-08-30 09:30:00 UTC 2017-08-30 16:30:00 UTC Intersect Australia USYD Camperdown, Jacaranda Training Room, Level 3, G12 Services Building , Sydney, Australia USYD Camperdown, Jacaranda Training Room, Level 3, G12 Services Building Sydney Australia Bioinformatics The University of Sydney [] [] workshops_and_courses [] PythonComputer Programming
  • Training course on Machine Learning for Biologists

    4 - 7 September 2017

    San Michele all'Adige, Italy

    Training course on Machine Learning for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/training-course-on-machine-learning-for-biologists The aim of the course is to provide a practical introduction to the analysis of "omics" data. Topics will range from data visualization/exploration to univariate/multivariate analysis and machine learning. Practical examples and applications will be illustrated by using R and Python. 2017-09-04 14:00:00 UTC 2017-09-07 13:00:00 UTC Vincenza Colonna, Alessandro Cestaro Fondazione Edmund Mach, Palazzo della Ricerca e della Conoscenza, Via E. Mach 1, San Michele all'Adige, San Michele all'Adige, Italy Fondazione Edmund Mach, Palazzo della Ricerca e della Conoscenza, Via E. Mach 1, San Michele all'Adige San Michele all'Adige Province of Trento Italy 38010 Gene expression Machine learning Fondazione Edmund Mach, San Michele all’Adige (TN), Italy elixir.ita.training@gmail.com, alessandro.cestaro@fmach.it ELIXIR Italy Computational biologistsBioinformaticiansbiological data analysts 24 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest omics datamachine learning
  • Training course on Python for Life Scientists

    11 - 15 September 2017

    Roma, Italy

    Training course on Python for Life Scientists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/training-course-on-python-for-life-scientists Python is an object-oriented programming language that is ideal for biological data analysis. The course will start from zero knowledge, and will introduce the participants to all the basic concepts of Python such as calculating, organizing data, reading and writing files, program logic and writing larger programs. All the examples and practical sessions will focus on solving biological problems. In particular the sessions will cover: - working with DNA and protein sequences - data retrieval from files and their manipulation - running applications, such as BLAST, locally and from a script - finding motifs in sequence - parsing common file formats (Uniprot, GenBank, PDB) - ways to find and correct program errors. The course will be highly interactive and the students will continuously put theory into practice while learning. Basic Unix/Linux skills will be provided at the beginning of the course. 2017-09-11 09:00:00 UTC 2017-09-15 18:00:00 UTC Veronica Morea (CNR-IBPM, Rome, Italy), Allegra Via (ELIXIR-IIB Training Coordinator, CNR-IBPM, Italy), Loredana Le Pera (ELIXIR-IIB Training Team, IIT@Sapienza, Italy) Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche - Alessandro Rossi Fanelli, 332, Viale Regina Elena, Roma, Italy Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche - Alessandro Rossi Fanelli, 332, Viale Regina Elena Roma Città Metropolitana di Roma Italy 00185 Computer science Bioinformatics Computational biology Sapienza University of Rome elixir.ita.training@gmail.com, loredanalepera@gmail.com ELIXIR Italy BiologistsBioinformatics beginners 20 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest Python for BiologistsbioinformaticsComputer ProgrammingBiological databasesPython
  • Introduction to Python for researchers

    27 - 28 September 2017

    Brisbane , Australia

    Introduction to Python for researchers https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-researchers 2017-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2017-09-28 17:00:00 UTC QFAB Bioinformatics Multimedia room 3.141, QBP, The University of Queensland, Brisbane , Australia Multimedia room 3.141, QBP, The University of Queensland Brisbane Australia Bioinformatics University of Queensland [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Python
  • Advanced Scientific Programming in Python

    14 - 21 January 2018

    Melbourne, Australia

    Advanced Scientific Programming in Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-scientific-programming-in-python Applications are now open for this international school being held in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. The Advanced Scientific Programming in Python (ASPP) summer school has had 10 extremely successful iterations in Europe (https://python.g-node.org/archives). Now, thanks to funding from the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF), Melbourne is hosting the first ASPP workshop focussed on the Asia Pacific region. 2018-01-14 17:51:00 UTC 2018-01-21 17:51:00 UTC Juan Nunez-Iglesias, Melbourne Bioinformatics University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia Imaging Neurobiology Informatics University of Melbourne aspp@melbournebioinformatics.org.au INCF Life Science Researcherspost-docsPhD studentsMaster studentsbioinformaticians workshops_and_courses [] Pythonneurosciencesbioinformatics
  • Introduction to Python for Biologists

    19 - 23 February 2018

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-bcd1d1d1-24fc-47b6-b586-fc239d27888e 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. 2018-02-19 09:00:00 UTC 2018-02-23 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 Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Bert Overduin - bert.overduin@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsProgrammingPython
  • Software Carpentry - University of Milano Bicocca

    22 - 23 February 2018

    Software Carpentry - University of Milano Bicocca https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-workshop-milano-italy Find out more at https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/2018-02-22-milan/ 2018-02-22 09:00:00 UTC 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC Software Carpentry University of Milano Bicocca University of Milano Bicocca Città Metropolitana di Milano 20126 Computer science Bioinformatics University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy elixir.ita.training@gmail.com [] Graduate StudentsResearchers 30 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interestfirst_come_first_served PythonUnix/LinuxGitSoftwareCarpentry
  • Data Manipulation and Visualisation with Python

    9 - 13 April 2018

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Data Manipulation and Visualisation with Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-manipulation-and-visualisation-with-python One of the strengths of the Python language is the availability of mature, high-quality libraries for working with scientific data. Integration between the most popular libraries has lead to the concept of a "scientific Python stack": a collection of packages which are designed to work well together. In this workshop we will see how to leverage these libraries to efficiently work with and visualise large volumes of data. 2018-04-09 09:00:00 UTC 2018-04-13 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 Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Bert Overduin - bert.overduin@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsProgrammingPython
  • Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance

    30 April - 1 July 2018

    Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-disease-outbreaks-and-antimicrobial-resistance # Overview * **Duration**: 3 weeks, 3 hours per week * Free * Certificate of achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (9 credits), Royal College of Nursing (9 credits) * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 3 weeks from the start date above. Once this period is over there will be no live monitoring of the forums, but you can still join and complete the course during the remaining period. ### Why join the course? The increase in resistance of harmful bacteria to antibiotics is a major global threat to health. Here we explore bacterial genomes and the use of genome sequencing to identify and track these drug resistant bacteria. Join us to discover how genome research is helping scientists and healthcare professionals track disease outbreaks and prevent the rise of antibiotic resistant ‘superbugs’. ### Who is the course for? This course will be of interest to scientists, healthcare professionals, biomedical researchers and bioinformaticians. The course offers all learners an opportunity to learn about genomes, disease, and antimicrobial resistance. You require no previous knowledge of genome science to complete the course. ### What do people say about this course? "_I would definitely point students to this resource. Text, videos, and figures were all very well done._" Pablo Tsukayama, Assistant Professor of Microbiology "_A highlight of the course was the introduction to whole genome sequencing – new information for me._" Christine Laws, Medical Doctor “_Exchanging genetic information quickly throughout the world is clearly going to revolutionise the ability to combat disease._” Prue van der Hoorn, Artist # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course is repeated twice a year. Next start dates: * 29 October 2018 * April 2019 (exact date TBC) ### ### What topics will you cover? * Diseases caused by bacteria * What bacterial genomes look like * Genome sequencing technology * Mechanisms of transmission and resistance * Genomic epidemiology – tracking the spread of bacterial pathogens * Antimicrobial resistance ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Explain why some bacteria are pathogenic * Explore the structure of bacterial genomes * Describe the uses of different genome sequencing technologies * Investigate how genome data are used to track the spread of bacterial disease * Discuss the role of genome sequencing in stopping the spread of antimicrobial resistance # Educators ## **Lead Educators** **[Dr Adam Reid][1]** I am a senior staff scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute near Cambridge in the United Kingdom. I'm interested in using genomics and bioinformatics to better understand infectious diseases. **[Dr Josie Bryant][2]** I am a Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Cambridge, Department of Medicine. I am working on bacterial genomics and evolution with a focus on within-patient microbial diversity ### Dr Francesca Short I am a scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I am interested in using functional genomics techniques to understand infections caused by the bacterium _Klebsiella pneumoniae_. ## **Programme Lead Educator** **[Professor Nicholas Thomson][3]** I am a Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I provide scientific oversight for this course. I am interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease. ### The course also features interviews with distinguished scientists, including: * **[Mathew Beale][4]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Daryl Domman][5]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Gal Horesh][6]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Catherine Ludden][7]** - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine * **[Tapoka Mkandawire][8]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Julian Parkhill][9]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **Lindsay Pike** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Michael Quail][10]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Susannah J. Salter][11]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Estee Torok][12]** - Addenbrooke’s Hospital and University of Cambridge [1]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/reid-adam-james [2]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/josie-bryant [3]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/thomson-nicholas-robert [4]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/beale-mathew [5]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/domman-daryl [6]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/horesh-gal [7]: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/ludden.catherine [8]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/mkandawire-tapoka-t [9]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/parkhill-julian [10]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/quail-michael-andrew [11]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/salter-susannah-j [12]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/et317@medschl.cam.ac.uk # What's Included Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get: * Unlimited access to this course * Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes * Tests to validate your learning * A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible # CDP Approval 2018-04-30 09:00:00 UTC 2018-07-01 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesAMRHDRUK
  • BioSimSpace – filling the gaps between molecular simulation codes

    27 June 2018

    BioSimSpace – filling the gaps between molecular simulation codes https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/biosimspace-filling-the-gaps-between-molecular-simulation-codes [BioSimSpace](https://biosimspace.org) is a flagship software project from the [CCP-BioSim](https://ccpbiosim.ac.uk) and [HEC-BioSim](https://hecbiosim.ac.uk) biomolecular modelling communities. The project aims to make it easier for researchers to develop, share and re-use biomolecular simulation workflow nodes. The software problem in our community is that we have lots of different pieces of software that are all incompatible and are not interoperable. This forces the community to hand-write small scripts for converting between different file formats, or to generate different software input files. The resulting scripts are specific for the software and task performed, leading to the community generating lots of bespoke and brittle workflows. BioSimSpace solves this problem by providing an **interoperability layer** between the major molecular simulation packages. In effect, BioSimSpace provides the shims that fill in the gaps between codes. BioSimSpace Python scripts can be run from the command line, used as workflow nodes in packages such as Knime, or run on the cloud as Jupyter notebooks. In this talk, we will show how BioSimSpace has been implemented, will talk about its capabilities and our future plans, and will demonstrate some BioSimSpace workflow nodes running on the cloud. 2018-06-27 15:00:00 UTC 2018-06-27 16:00:00 UTC BioExcel Molecular modelling Molecular dynamics Workflows University of Manchester [] IntermediateBeginners [] [] GROMACSPythonKNIMEJupyter notebook
  • Advanced Python for Biologists

    9 - 13 July 2018

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Advanced Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advanced-python-for-biologists-3fb71294-dcb9-4381-bdae-81701ef20595 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 people who already have a basic knowledge of Python and are interested in using the language to tackle larger problems. In it, we will look in detail at the parts of the language which are particularly useful in scientific programming, and at the tools Python offers for making development faster and easier. The workshop will use examples and exercises drawn from various aspects of bioinformatics work. After completing the workshop, students should be in a position to (1) take advantage of the advanced language features in their own programs and (2) use appropriate tools when developing software programs. 2018-07-09 09:00:00 UTC 2018-07-13 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 Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Bert Overduin - bert.overduin@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsProgrammingPython
  • 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
  • Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance

    29 October - 30 December 2018

    Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-disease-outbreaks-and-antimicrobial-resistance-5dcaec72-97fb-4389-a804-49b94d51f3cc # Overview * **Duration**: 3 weeks, 3 hours per week * Free * Certificate of achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (9 credits), Royal College of Nursing (9 credits) * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 3 weeks from the start date above. Once this period is over there will be no live monitoring of the forums, but you can still join and complete the course during the remaining period. ### Why join the course? The increase in resistance of harmful bacteria to antibiotics is a major global threat to health. Here we explore bacterial genomes and the use of genome sequencing to identify and track these drug resistant bacteria. Join us to discover how genome research is helping scientists and healthcare professionals track disease outbreaks and prevent the rise of antibiotic resistant ‘superbugs’. ### Who is the course for? This course will be of interest to scientists, healthcare professionals, biomedical researchers and bioinformaticians. The course offers all learners an opportunity to learn about genomes, disease, and antimicrobial resistance. You require no previous knowledge of genome science to complete the course. ### What do people say about this course? "_I would definitely point students to this resource. Text, videos, and figures were all very well done._" Pablo Tsukayama, Assistant Professor of Microbiology "_A highlight of the course was the introduction to whole genome sequencing – new information for me._" Christine Laws, Medical Doctor “_Exchanging genetic information quickly throughout the world is clearly going to revolutionise the ability to combat disease._” Prue van der Hoorn, Artist # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course is repeated twice a year. Next start dates: * 29 October 2018 * April 2019 (exact date TBC) ### ### What topics will you cover? * Diseases caused by bacteria * What bacterial genomes look like * Genome sequencing technology * Mechanisms of transmission and resistance * Genomic epidemiology – tracking the spread of bacterial pathogens * Antimicrobial resistance ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Explain why some bacteria are pathogenic * Explore the structure of bacterial genomes * Describe the uses of different genome sequencing technologies * Investigate how genome data are used to track the spread of bacterial disease * Discuss the role of genome sequencing in stopping the spread of antimicrobial resistance # Educators ## **Lead Educators** **[Dr Adam Reid][1]** I am a senior staff scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute near Cambridge in the United Kingdom. I'm interested in using genomics and bioinformatics to better understand infectious diseases. **[Dr Josie Bryant][2]** I am a Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Cambridge, Department of Medicine. I am working on bacterial genomics and evolution with a focus on within-patient microbial diversity ### Dr Francesca Short I am a scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I am interested in using functional genomics techniques to understand infections caused by the bacterium _Klebsiella pneumoniae_. ## **Programme Lead Educator** **[Professor Nicholas Thomson][3]** I am a Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I provide scientific oversight for this course. I am interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease. ### The course also features interviews with distinguished scientists, including: * **[Mathew Beale][4]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Daryl Domman][5]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Gal Horesh][6]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Catherine Ludden][7]** - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine * **[Tapoka Mkandawire][8]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Julian Parkhill][9]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **Lindsay Pike** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Michael Quail][10]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Susannah J. Salter][11]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Estee Torok][12]** - Addenbrooke’s Hospital and University of Cambridge [1]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/reid-adam-james [2]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/josie-bryant [3]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/thomson-nicholas-robert [4]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/beale-mathew [5]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/domman-daryl [6]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/horesh-gal [7]: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/ludden.catherine [8]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/mkandawire-tapoka-t [9]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/parkhill-julian [10]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/quail-michael-andrew [11]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/salter-susannah-j [12]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/et317@medschl.cam.ac.uk # What's Included Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get: * Unlimited access to this course * Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes * Tests to validate your learning * A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible # CDP Approval 2018-10-29 09:00:00 UTC 2018-12-30 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesAMRHDRUK
  • 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
  • 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

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