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  • 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
  • Implementation of Data Management Plans & Data Stewardship in practice

    11 September 2018

    Athens, Greece

    Elixir node event
    Implementation of Data Management Plans & Data Stewardship in practice https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/implementation-of-data-management-plans-data-stewardship-in-practice ELIXIR workshop “Implementation of Data Management Plans & Data Stewardship in practice”, taking place on Sept 11, 2018 as part of the ECCB2018 in Athens, Greece. 2018-09-11 17:30:00 UTC 2018-09-11 19:00:00 UTC Hellenic Society for Computational Biology Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, 364, Leoforos Andrea Siggrou, Athens, Greece Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, 364, Leoforos Andrea Siggrou Athens Attica Greece Data management Data submission, annotation and curation Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center [] bioinformaticiansdata stewards 30 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest data managementdata stewardshipeLearningEeLP
  • Workshop on Research Objects (RO2018)

    29 October 2018

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Workshop on Research Objects (RO2018) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/workshop-on-research-objects-ro2018 In this workshop we will explore recent advancements in Research Objects and publishing of research data. **Deadlines**: * 2018-07-01 Abstracts due * 2018-07-15 Research articles and software/data articles due A travel bursary is available for accepted speakers, sponsored by [BioExcel](http://bioexcel.eu) (H2020-675728) ## Research Objects Scholarly Communication has evolved significantly in recent years, with an increasing focus on **Open Research**, [FAIR](https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.18)data sharing and community-developed open source methods. A question remains on how to publish, archive and explore digital research outputs. A number of initiatives have begun to explore how to package and describe research outputs, data, methods, workflows, provenance and structured metadata, reusing existing Web standards and formats. Such efforts aim to address the challenges of structuring multi-part research outcomes with their context, handling distributed and living content and porting and safely exchange what we collectively can call **Research Objects** between platforms and between researchers. In the workshop **RO2018**, part of [IEEE eScience 2018](https://www.escience2018.com) in Amsterdam, we will explore recent advancements in Research Objects and publishing of research data with peer-reviewed presentations, invited talks, short demos, lightning talks and break-out sessions to further build relationships across scientific domains and RO practitioners. ## Call for Papers RO2018 welcomes submissions of academic abstracts (1-2 pages), data/software articles (3-6 pages) and short research articles (4-8 pages) on cross-cutting case studies or specific research on topics including, but not limited to: FAIR metrics; platforms, infrastructure and tools; lifecycles; access control and secure exchange; examples of exploitation and application; executable containers; metadata, packaging and formats; credit, attribution and peer review; dealing with scale and distribution; driving adoption within current scholarly communications and alignments with community efforts; and domain-specific and cross-domain Research Objects. Further details on submitting: [http://www.researchobject.org/ro2018/submitting-to-ro2018/](http://www.researchobject.org/ro2018/submitting-to-ro2018/) ## Timeline 2018-07-01 Abstracts due 2018-07-15 Research articles and software/data articles due 2018-08-31 Notification of acceptance 2018-08-31 IEEE eScience 2018 early-bird registration deadline 2018-10-29 RO2018 workshop at IEEE eScience 2018 2018-10-29 09:00:00 UTC 2018-10-29 17:00:00 UTC The University of Manchester, researchobject.org, IEEE Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, 11, Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam, Netherlands Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, 11, Piet Heinkade Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands Workflows Software engineering Ontology and terminology Informatics Data submission, annotation and curation Data identity and mapping Data integration and warehousing Data architecture, analysis and design Data management Computer science [] For any questions, email the Workshop Organizers at ro2018@easychair.org BioExcel [] workshops_and_courses [] digital archivesdata repositorylinked dataWorkflows
  • 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
  • ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana

    16 - 17 May 2019

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-software-carpentry-ljubljana **ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana** **16-17 May 2019, Faculty of Medicine,** **Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia)** ELIXIR Software Carpentry is a workshop intended for all those who would like to learn more about the basics of R - software environment used in bioinformatics for statistical computing and graphics. The workshop will include a keynote lecture about data management in ELIXIR-SI. The workshop 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 course is free of charge. The limit of participants is 20.** If the number of registered applicants exceeds this limit, selection of participants will be made. It will be based on the time of their registration and their affiliations, as well as geographic distribution. Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced software carpentry instructors. The course is recommended for anyone who would like to learn more about using statistical computing and graphics in the bioinformatics field, both for research or operational work. **Program topics:** - Keynote lecture about ELIXIR-SI data management - Introduction to Linux/Unix command line - Git - R **The course is organised by ELIXIR Slovenia in collaboration with Data & Software Carpentry.** More info about the course is available on the **[ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EeLP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=46)**. 2019-05-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-17 16:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Central Slovenia Slovenia SI-1000 Statistics and probability Data management Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine elixir@mf.uni-lj.si Data & Software Carpentry Life Science ResearchersBeginners in statisticsPhD studentsMaster students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest EeLPeLearningStatistics R-programmingSoftware Carpentry
  • Advances in Computational Biology Conference 2019

    28 - 29 November 2019

    Barcelona, Spain

    Elixir node event
    Advances in Computational Biology Conference 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/advances-in-computational-biology-conference-2019 The first **Advances in Computational Biology conference – _Fostering collaboration among women scientists_** will bring together researchers working on systems biology, omics technologies, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing with applications to biology from both the public and private sectors. One of the main purposes of the conference is to **visualize and promote the research done by women scientists** and for this reason, all presenters will be women, although the conference is open to everyone. We want to create a space to foster collaborations between scientists, providing an excellent opportunity to share ideas and build research networks. Topics included: - **Learning from Biological Sequences**: population genomics, evolutionary genomics, systems biology, transcriptomics, sequence analysis - **When Computational Biology meets Medicine**: biomedical applications, mutational landscapes, clinical genomics - **Machines Speeding up Research**: high performance computing, machine learning in the life sciences, imaging data analysis, dynamic simulations and algorithm development Key dates: - Open registration: May 6th, 2019 - Abstract submission opens: May 6th, 2019 - **Abstract submission deadline: July 1st, 2019** - Early bird registration deadline: September 15th, 2019 - Registration deadline: November 1st, 2019 - AdvCompBio Conference: November 28th - 29th, 2019 The programme will include poster and oral presentations, as well as keynotes from leading scientists in the computational biology and high-performance computing fields. The keynote speakers of the conference are: **Christine Orengo**, group leader of Orengo Group at University College London, **Natasa Przulj**, group leader of the Life Sciences – Integrative Computational Network Biology at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and **Marie-Christine Sawley**, director of the Exascale Lab at Intel. The confirmed chairs of the conference are: **Alison Kennedy**, director of the STFC Hartree Centre, **Janet Kelso**, group leader of the Minerva Research Group for Bioinformatics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and **Nuria Lopez-Bigas**, leader of the Biomedical Genomics Research Group at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona. Furthermore, the participants will have the opportunity to interact personally with female leaders in the fields of IT, academic research and politics that support the conference. The conference is organised by the Bioinfo4Women programme from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) with the collaboration of IMIM-UPF Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB), the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). It is an affiliate conference of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). 2019-11-28 09:00:00 UTC 2019-11-29 17:00:00 UTC La Pedrera, 92, Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona, Spain La Pedrera, 92, Passeig de Gràcia Barcelona Barcelona Spain Imaging Machine learning Computational biology Computer science Biomedical science Sequence analysis Transcriptomics Evolutionary biology Population genomics Omics Systems biology Bioinformatics [] [] ResearchersPhD studentsPostdoctoral studentsComputer scienceComputational biologistsbioinformaticians meetings_and_conferences [] HPCBioinformaticsComputational BiologyArtificial IntelligenceGenomicsTranscriptomicsSystems biologyPopulation GenomicsEvolutinary genomicsSequence Analysisbiomedical applicationsmutational landscapesclinical genomicsImagingdynamic simulationsalgorithmsmachine learning

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