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  • Train-the-Trainer course

    28 - 30 November 2016

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    Train-the-Trainer course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/train-the-trainer-course ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Train-the-Trainer course, Nov 28-30, 2016 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2016-11-28 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-30 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana Slovenia Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Computer sciencelife sciencestrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Linux Command line course

    30 November 2016

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    Linux Command line course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/linux-command-line-course ELIXIR tutorial "Linux Command line course", Nov 30, 2016 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2016-11-30 09:00:00 UTC 2016-11-30 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana Slovenia Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Computer sciencelife sciencestrainingeLearningEeLP
  • 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 DNA-seq NGS Analysis Workshop, November 2017

    20 - 21 November 2017

    Leicester, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Introduction to DNA-seq NGS Analysis Workshop, November 2017 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-dna-seq-ngs-analysis-workshop-november-2017 This two day course serves as the first in a larger two-part course in conjunction with our Exome Variants, Copy Number Calling, Variant Annotation and Reporting workshop in December 2017, as well as a standalone introduction to DNA-seq. Attendees will receive an introduction to next generation sequencing (NGS) platforms, data analysis and tools for data quality control, read alignment (mapping) and refinement using DNA-seq data. The course will conclude with a basic introduction to variant calling as a lead-in to the December workshop. 2017-11-20 09:00:00 UTC 2017-11-21 17:00:00 UTC University of Leicester BBASH College Court, Leicester, United Kingdom College Court Leicester Leicestershire United Kingdom LE2 3UF Bioinformatics Genetics University of Leicester [] AcademicspostdocsPhD studentsClinical Scientists workshops_and_courses [] DNA-seqbioinformatics
  • Using public data resources to build a business model

    18 July 2018

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Using public data resources to build a business model https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-public-data-resources-to-build-a-business-model Entrepeneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC) is organising an event entitled Using public data resources to build a business model together with ELIXIR UK, Repositive and One Nucleus to explore how public life sciences data infrastructures generate innovation and support the creation of start-ups and SMEs. 2018-07-18 18:00:00 UTC 2018-07-18 21:00:00 UTC Entrepeneurial Postdocs of Cambridge and ELIXIR-UK Postdoc Centre, 16, Mill Lane, Cambridge, United Kingdom Postdoc Centre, 16, Mill Lane Cambridge Cambridgeshire United Kingdom CB2 1SB Data integration and warehousing Bioinformatics University of Cambridge epoc@admin.cam.ac.uk ELIXIROne NucleusRepositive Researcherspost-docsPhD students meetings_and_conferencesworkshops_and_courses [] bioinformaticsentrepeneurshipdatalife sciences
  • ELIXIR Data Carpentry - University of Milano-Bicocca

    14 - 15 February 2019

    Milano, Italy

    ELIXIR Data Carpentry - University of Milano-Bicocca https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-data-carpentry-university-of-milano-bicocca Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. The workshop is aimed at people from any area with little or no prior computational experience who need to develop skills for data organisation in spreadsheets, data cleaning with OpenRefine, data analysis and visualization in Python, data management with SQL. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. Find out more at https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/website/2019/02/14/DC-Milano-Bicocca.html 2019-02-14 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-15 16:30:00 UTC EXCELERATE ELIXIR-Carpentries University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy University of Milano Bicocca Milano Città Metropolitana di Milano Italy 20126 Ecology Data management Data visualisation University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy gianluca.dellavedova@unimib.it [] People from any area with little or no prior computational experience 30 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest computer-scienceEcologybioinformaticsmySQLData VisualizationData carpentry
  • Genome assembly and annotation course 5

    1 - 5 July 2019

    Milan, Italy

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course 5 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-5 A **genome assembly and annotation course** will take place on **July 1-5, 2019** in **Milan, Italy**, hosted by the Italian ELIXIR Node in cooperation with other ELIXIR nodes that are involved in the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE task 10.3 “Capacity Building in Genome Assembly and Annotation”. Some of the most experienced assembly and annotation experts in Europe will be teaching at the course. The course is aimed at researchers interested in learning more about genome assembly and annotation. It will include information useful for both the beginner and the more advanced user. We will start by introducing general concepts and then continue with a step-by-step description of all major components of a genome assembly and annotation workflow, from raw data all the way to a final assembled and annotated genome. There will be a mix of lectures and hands-on practical exercises using Unix/Linux command line. After the course, the participants will have knowledge of commonly used assembly practices and tools. They will be able to run assembly and annotation projects on their own. **Prerequisites:** - **Working knowledge of Unix/Linux command line** - **As part of the course agenda, course participants will prepare a short presentation about their own projects.** Optionally, they may also bring their own data. **Instructions how to register for the course are available on the [ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EELP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=45).** You will be able to access the course after you register and your registration is approved by the course organizers. 2019-07-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-07-05 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715, Milan, Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715 Milan Città Metropolitana di Milano Italy Genomics University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy General questions: gianluca.dellavedova@unimib.it Questions about the course agenda: henrik.lantz@nbis.se National Research Council of ItalyINRANBIS - National Bioinformatics Infrastructure SwedenELIXIR EXCELERATE life scientistsResearchersPhD students 24 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Genomics AssemblyTrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Introduction to Python for Biologists

    12 - 16 August 2019

    Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Introduction to Python for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-965f36b3-e040-43cd-bb06-f4e5e3cc588e Registration fee: £500 Places: 15 (first come, first served) Application deadline: 14th June 2019 DESCRIPTION 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. The instructor of the workshop is the Founder of Python for Biologists, Dr. Martin Jones. Format The workshop will take place over 5 days. Each day will consist of 2 half-day sessions, each consisting of a ~1 hour lecture followed by 2 hours of practical exercises. It is important that attendees attend each session as they will use examples and exercises that build on the materials from previous sessions. For more information and a detailed syllabus please see the following link: https://pythonforbiologists.com/introduction-to-python-for-biologists Who should attend This workshop is aimed at all researchers and technical workers with a background in biology who want to learn programming. The syllabus has been planned with complete beginners in mind. Requirements Attendees will require a level of biological and bioinformatics background so they can appreciate the examples and exercises (i.e. they should know what a protein accession number, BLAST report, and FASTA sequence is). Attendees will require the ability to us a text editor (e.g. nano, vim, or gedit). No previous programming knowledge is required. Attendees will use their own laptops during the workshop. Instructions for any software to be installed will be sent out prior to the course. If you are not sure if this course is suitable for you please do not hesitate to contact Dr Martin Jones (martin@pythonforbiologists.com) Please fill in the following form (https://forms.gle/mkjiASxS7sKBxeGo7) if you would like to register for the Introduction to Python for Biologists workshop. Applicants will be asked to pay a registration fee of £500. After the application deadline (14th of June) or when all places are fill applicants will be asked to pay for the workshop. Once your fee is paid your place on the course will be confirmed. 2019-08-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-08-16 17:00:00 UTC Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool (https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/genomic-research/) 126 Mount Pleasant, 126, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, United Kingdom 126 Mount Pleasant, 126, Mount Pleasant Liverpool Merseyside United Kingdom L3 5SR University of Liverpool [] [] 15 workshops_and_courses [] pythonbioinformaticsprogrammingintrobeginner
  • Disorder in Disorders: Pathogenic mechanisms of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

    27 - 31 January 2020

    Disorder in Disorders: Pathogenic mechanisms of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/disorder-in-disorders-pathogenic-mechanisms-of-intrinsically-disordered-proteins Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDPs) are a highly abundant class of proteins that lack stable tertiary and/or secondary structures under physiological conditions. Numerous IDPs are associated with human diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, amyloidoses, neurodegenerative diseases, and diabetes. Overall, intriguing interconnections among intrinsic disorder, cell signaling, and human diseases suggest that protein conformational diseases may result not only from protein misfolding, but also from misidentification, missignaling, and unnatural or nonnative folding. The winter school will alternate lectures to practicals. During lectures, experts of the field will provide students an overview of IDP biological mechanisms that develop pathogenic phenotypes. They will explore the concepts of folding, unfolding and misfolding, highlighting their differences and similarities. Practical exercises aim at transferring to students basic skills for the study of IDPs and will revolve around the use of bioinformatic tools to solve complex problems. The school includes a half-day workshop on ELIXIR interoperability services and support for the IDP Community. 2020-01-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-01-31 17:00:00 UTC Università degli Studi di Padova - Casa della Gioventù, Via Rio Bianco,12 Università degli Studi di Padova - Casa della Gioventù, Via Rio Bianco,12 Protein properties Protein disordered structure Bioinformatics University of Padova, Italy idpfun@ngp-net.bio.unipd.it [] PhD studentspostdoctoral researchersLife Science Researchers workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest intrinsically disordered proteinsprotein foldingbioinformatics
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