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  • Variant Detection Using Galaxy

    27 May 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Variant Detection Using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-detection-using-galaxy Variant Detection using Galaxy is a one-day, hands-on workshop that will cover the concepts of detecting small variants, including SNPs and small indels, from next-generation sequencing data. You will use and compare a number of popular detection tools, visualise variants using a genome browser, and annotate SNPs for predicting biological effects. Course Outline -During this course you will learn about; -The tool and workflows of SNP and indel detection -Quality filtering and other techniques for improving SNP prediction accuracy -Comparison of variant detection software -the use of the Galaxy platform for variant detection analysis 2016-05-27 09:00:00 UTC 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC Children’s Medical Research Institute Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia Children’s Medical Research Institute Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRBPAGalaxyvariantcalling
  • Variant Calling with Galaxy and the Genomics Virtual Laboratory (beginners)

    8 June 2016

    The University of Melbourne, Australia

    Variant Calling with Galaxy and the Genomics Virtual Laboratory (beginners) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-calling-with-galaxy-and-the-genomics-virtual-laboratory-beginners This tutorial covers the concepts of detecting small variants (SNVs and indels) in human genomic DNA using a small set of reads from chromosome 22. The tutorial is designed to introduce the tools, datatypes and workflow of variant detection. We will align reads to the genome, look for differences between reads and reference genome sequence, and filter the detected genomic variation manually to understand the computational basis of variant calling. 2016-06-08 09:00:00 UTC 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC VLSCI - University of Melbourne Lab-14, VLSCI, The University of Melbourne, Australia Lab-14, VLSCI The University of Melbourne Australia Genomics Bioinformatics Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsvariantcallingABRVLSCI
  • Introduction to Molecular Modelling & Visualisation for Life Sciences

    4 July 2016

    University of Melbourne, Australia

    Introduction to Molecular Modelling & Visualisation for Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-molecular-modelling-visualisation-for-life-sciences This VLSCI workshop introduces beginners to molecular modelling and visualisation techniques using packages such as VMD and NAMD. After introductory talks, participants will be given practical exercises to visualise molecules as well as learn how to submit jobs to the VLSCI clusters. 2016-07-04 09:00:00 UTC 2016-07-04 00:00:00 UTC VLSCI - University of Melbourne Lab-14, VLSCI, University of Melbourne, Australia Lab-14, VLSCI University of Melbourne Australia Computational chemistry Computational biology Molecular modelling Molecular dynamics Data architecture, analysis and design [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRVLSCIComputationalBiologyMolecularInteractions
  • Cleaning & Exploring your data with Open Refine at USYD Camperdown

    27 September 2016

    Sydney, Australia

    Cleaning & Exploring your data with Open Refine at USYD Camperdown https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cleaning-exploring-your-data-with-open-refine-at-usyd-camperdown This three hour workshop presented by Intersect Australia introduces Open Refine which is a powerful tool for cleaning, normalisation and exploration of datasets. In this tutorial attendees will work through the various features of Refine, including importing data, faceting, clustering, and calling into remote APIs, by working on a fictional but plausible humanities research project. Who can access Intersect training services? * Researchers, research groups, and Higher-Degree Research students from any Intersect member organisation. * For people and organisations outside the Intersect membership, training can be provided on a fee-for-service basis. Please email: training@intersect.org.au 2016-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC University of Sydney Camperdown, Sydney, Australia Camperdown Sydney Australia Data architecture, analysis and design Data management [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] ABRDatamanipulation
  • 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
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