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  • BITS2018/Eixir-IIB Workshop on Docker and Reproducibility

    25 - 26 June 2018

    Torino, Italy

    BITS2018/Eixir-IIB Workshop on Docker and Reproducibility https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bits2018-eixir-iib-workshop-on-docker-and-reproducibility Docker is a container framework for Linux that allows a developer to make easier the creation, deployment and execution of applications by using containers. During the workshop the participant will learn the core concepts of Docker and how to easily embed bioinformatic pipelines/workflows into a docker container. This workshop is a satellite event held jointly with the BITS Annual Meeting 2018. 2018-06-25 09:00:00 UTC 2018-06-26 18:00:00 UTC BITS2018/ELIXIR-IIB Via Nizza, 52 Molecular Biotechonology Center, University of Turin, Torino, Italy Via Nizza, 52 Molecular Biotechonology Center, University of Turin Torino Città Metropolitana di Torino Italy 10126 Computer science Bioinformatics University of Turin beccuti@di.unito.it [] bioinformaticiansBiologists, Genomicists, Computer ScientistsPhD and graduate students, young researchers and PIs in the life science and computational biology field 24 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_servedregistration_of_interest DockerReproducibilityContainercomputer-science
  • Genome assembly and annotation course 4

    24 - 28 September 2018

    Montferrier-sur-Lez (Montpellier area), France

    Elixir node event
    Genome assembly and annotation course 4 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-4 ELIXIR Genome assembly and annotation course 4, Sept 24-28 2018 at the CIRAD, Montpellier, France 2018-09-24 09:00:00 UTC 2018-09-28 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR-BE, ELIXIR-FR, ELIXIR-NO, ELIXIR-PT, ELIXIR-SE, ELIXIR-SI Cirad, 389, Avenue Agropolis, Montferrier-sur-Lez (Montpellier area), France Cirad, 389, Avenue Agropolis Montferrier-sur-Lez (Montpellier area) Hérault France Genomics CIRAD elixir@mf.uni-lj.si [] life scientistsResearchersPhD students 25 [] registration_of_interest Genomics AssemblyTrainingeLearningEeLP
  • Linux for Genomics

    1 October 2018

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Linux for Genomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/linux-for-genomics-4e98de3e-0102-46ab-9720-22f1122fd31d Genomic studies produce vast amounts of data, usually in the form of very large text files. Linux is particularly suited to working with such files, and is therefore arguably one of the most important tools in a bioinformatician’s toolkit. The Linux command-line enables one to view, filter and manipulate large text files that are difficult or impossible to handle with applications like Word or Excel, write pipelines to perform certain tasks, and run bioinformatics software for which no web interface is available. In this workshop we will first cover the most used Linux commands, followed by a short introduction to several popular command-line tools that were especially developed for genomics as well as file formats commonly used in genomics (BED, FASTA, FASTQ, GFF/GTF, SAM/BAM, VCF). 2018-10-01 09:00:00 UTC 2018-10-01 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 3JN Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Donald Dunbar - donald.dunbar@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsGenomicsLinux
  • Introduction to High Performance Computing

    15 October 2018

    Melbourne, Australia

    Introduction to High Performance Computing https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-high-performance-computing-3be3f197-c7f9-45d0-8728-dea417d57580 2018-10-15 02:30:00 UTC 2018-10-15 05:30:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics Melbourne Bioinformatics Boardroom, 187 Grattan St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia Melbourne Bioinformatics Boardroom, 187 Grattan St, Carlton Melbourne Australia 3053 Bioinformatics Melbourne Bioinformatics [] [] [] [] bioinformaticsHPC
  • 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
  • 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
  • OpenRiskNet/NanoCommons ontology meeting

    13 - 14 December 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    OpenRiskNet/NanoCommons ontology meeting https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/openrisknet-nanocommons-ontology-meeting The goal of this meeting is to get a picture of the ongoing ontology activities in the toxicology area, harmonize these efforts and the developed ontologies therein, and extend the existing toxicology ontology to support OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons tasks. Part of this will be the ontological annotation of OpenRiskNet Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as used on their cloud. Other goals include extension of the ontology with missing terms (if any), potentially write up guidance documents, and annotation of data sets (possible via OpenRiskNet data APIs). 2018-12-13 13:00:00 UTC 2018-12-14 14:00:00 UTC University of Birmingham office in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium University of Birmingham office in Brussels Brussels Belgium Ontology and terminology Toxicology [] NanoCommonsOpenRiskNetH2020 [] workshops_and_courses [] risk assessmentnanosafetydata annotationservice descriptions
  • 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
  • Open Targets Workshop

    31 January 2019

    Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mining-gene-disease-associations-open-targets In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-01-31 09:00:00 UTC 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre, Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre Cancer Research UK Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories - London Bioscience Innovation Centre [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • ELIXIR Software Carpentry - CNR-IGB, Italy

    11 - 12 February 2019

    Napoli, Italy

    ELIXIR Software Carpentry - CNR-IGB, Italy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-software-carpentry The workshop is aimed at biologists with little or no prior computational experience and is focused on Reproducible Scientific Analysis. The curriculum will include: The Unix Shell, R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis, Version Control with Git. For instance, after attending this workshop you will be able to: automate repetitive tasks, capture small data manipulation steps that are normally not recorded to make research reproducible, R data and plot manipulation, use a few easy-to-remember commands to do most day-to-day version control tasks. Full details at: https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/website/2019/02/11/SWC-Naples.html 2019-02-11 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-12 17:30:00 UTC Via Pietro Castellino, 111, 111, Via Pietro Castellino, Napoli, Italy Via Pietro Castellino, 111, 111, Via Pietro Castellino Napoli Città Metropolitana di Napoli Italy 80131 Computer science The National Research Council Italy vincenza.colonna@igb.cnr.it [] Biologists with little or no prior computational experience 25 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Software CarpentryPython R-programmingGit
  • Open Targets Workshop

    12 February 2019

    Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-workshop In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-02-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium, Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium Korea Genome Organisation - Winter symposium [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration

    13 February 2019

    Hinxton, United Kingdom

    EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/embl-ebi-intro-to-multiomics-data-integration In this 1 hour tutorial, we will highlight how the Open Targets integrates genetics, genomics, drug information and literature in a single web portal, the Open Targets Platform . This workshop is part of the EMBL-EBI Intro to multiomics data integration course and is imed at biologists who have some experience of working with at least one type of omics data, and computational biologists/bioinformaticians who wish to gain a better understanding of the biological challenges when working with integrated datasets. No programming or command line experience is required to attend this course. 2019-02-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-13 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
  • Kangwon National University

    13 February 2019

    Open Targets workshop

    Kangwon National University https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/kangwon-national-university In this workshop, we introduce the Open Targets consortium, its underlying projects and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-02-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC Open Targets workshop, Open Targets workshop Open Targets workshop Open Targets workshop [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • 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
  • Open Targets Workshop

    28 March 2019

    EMBL-EBI

    Open Targets Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-workshop-55d54e1b-0a19-4e14-9719-6df0ad7054b9 In this workshop, we introduce Open Targets and its underlying projects for data integration for access and visualisation of biological data in drug target identification and discovery. 2019-03-28 09:00:00 UTC 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC EMBL-EBI, EMBL-EBI EMBL-EBI EMBL-EBI [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Software carpentry workshop

    1 - 3 April 2019

    Bergen, Norway

    Software carpentry workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-workshop-3acee97f-5c7d-48a0-b87d-a6523f239ce9 Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. The WS is over three days. The first day will concentrate on Unix shell and Git, and day two and day three on R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis. 2019-04-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-04-03 17:00:00 UTC Bergen, Bergen, Norway Bergen Bergen Hordaland Norway 5008 University of BergenElixir Norway David Grellscheid <d.grellscheid@gmail.com> [] Graduate StudentsResearchers workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Software Carpentry R-programmingUNIXShellReproducible Science
  • Semmelweis University Data Carpentry Workshop

    17 - 18 April 2019

    Budapest, Hungary

    Semmelweis University Data Carpentry Workshop https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/semmelweis-university-data-carpentry-workshop Data Carpentry workshop on data organization, cleaning, analysis and plotting using Excel, OpenRefine, R and RStudio. 2019-04-17 09:00:00 UTC 2019-04-18 17:00:00 UTC Endre Sebestyén Histology Seminar Room (ground floor), Semmelweis University, 1st Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research, H-1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26., Budapest, Hungary Histology Seminar Room (ground floor), Semmelweis University, 1st Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research, H-1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26. Budapest Hungary 1085 Data visualisation Data quality management Semmelweis University, 1st Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research Endre Sebestyén - sebestyen.endre@med.semmelweis-univ.hu Semmelweis UniversityOmixon Biocomputing Ltd Graduate StudentspostdocsResearchers 25 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served R-programmingdata visualizationData analysis
  • Data processing with R tidyverse

    14 - 17 May 2019

    Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

    Data processing with R tidyverse https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-processing-with-r-tidyverse-7eaa0e9d-7b8d-4dc3-9fb0-5d766e8bfe8f R is a powerful language for data science in many disciplines of research with a steep learning curve. The tidyverse group of packages provide a dialect that greatly simplifies data importing, cleaning, processing, and visualization as well as providing reproducible workflows, replacing many intricacies of R with clear and easy to learn syntax. 2019-05-14 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-17 17:00:00 UTC MSA 4.510, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg MSA 4.510 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg University of Luxembourg roland.krause@elixir-luxembourg.org [] Researchers 25 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Data analysis R-programming
  • 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 &amp; 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
  • Data Carpentry: an introduction to data analysis with R

    20 May 2019

    Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Data Carpentry: an introduction to data analysis with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-carpentry-an-introduction-to-data-analysis-with-r 2019-05-20 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-20 09:00:00 UTC UCLouvain Bioinformatics Platform De Duve Institute UCLouvain, 75, Avenue Hippocrate, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium De Duve Institute UCLouvain, 75, Avenue Hippocrate Woluwe-Saint-Lambert Belgium [] [] [] 30 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served Data Analysis R-programming
  • Introduction to Linux and HPC for biologists

    27 May 2019

    Melbourne, Australia

    Introduction to Linux and HPC for biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-linux-and-hpc-for-biologists 2019-05-27 09:30:00 UTC 2019-05-27 16:30:00 UTC Melbourne Bioinformatics 187 Grattan St, 187, Grattan Street, Melbourne, Australia 187 Grattan St, 187, Grattan Street Melbourne Melbourne City Australia Bioinformatics University of Melbourne [] [] [] [] HPCbioinformaticslinux
  • Metadynminer webinar

    31 May 2019

    Elixir node event
    Metadynminer webinar https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metadynminer-webinar **Metadynminer** is an R package for analysis and visualization of metadynamics results. It can load results from Plumed, a popular open-source metadynamics package. We will show basic and advanced options how to use Metadynminer and present plans for a future version. **Agenda:** - 20 min presentation - 10 min discussion 2019-05-31 15:00:00 UTC 2019-05-31 15:30:00 UTC UCT Prague Statistics and probability UCT Prague Mr. Vojtech Spiwok, UCT Prague (Vojtech.Spiwok@vscht.cz) ELIXIR-CZ bioinformaticiansStatistics workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served metadynamics R-programmingWebinar
  • Software Carpentry workshop "R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis"

    6 - 7 June 2019

    Madrid, Spain

    Elixir node event
    Software Carpentry workshop "R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis" https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-workshop-r-for-reproducible-scientific-analysis Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. 2019-06-06 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-07 17:00:00 UTC INB/ELIXIR-ES and CNIO Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, 3, Calle de Melchor Fernández Almagro, Madrid, Spain Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, 3, Calle de Melchor Fernández Almagro Madrid Madrid Spain 28029 Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) EXCELERATEINB/ELIXIR-ESISCIII Graduate StudentsResearchers 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Software Carpentry R-programmingcontrol versionGitGitHubReproducibleResearchUnixShell scriptData visualizationData handling
  • Docker and Reproducibility

    13 - 14 June 2019

    Torino, Italy

    Docker and Reproducibility https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/docker-and-reproducibility Docker is a container framework for Linux that allows a developer to make easier the creation, deployment and execution of applications by using containers. During the workshop the participant will learn the core concepts of Docker and how to easily embed bioinformatic pipelines/workflows into a docker container. By the end of this course, the participants will learn: - the basic concepts of Docker; - to assess the advantages of a containerized software development &amp; deployment; - to use Docker engine features necessary for running containerized applications; - how to use the Docker File and Docker Hub to create a Docker image; - the various networking mechanisms available in Docker. 2019-06-13 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 18:00:00 UTC ELIXIR-IIB, CNR, University of Turin University of Turin, Molecular Biotechnology Center, Torino, Italy University of Turin, Molecular Biotechnology Center Torino Città Metropolitana di Torino Italy 10126 Bioinformatics Computer science University of Turin elixir.ita.training@gmail.com [] bioinformaticiansBiologists, Genomicists, Computer ScientistsPhD and graduate students, young researchers and PIs in the life science and computational biology field 15 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served DockerContainersReproducibilitycomputer-science
  • Open Targets Genetics at ESHG

    15 June 2019

    Sweden

    Open Targets Genetics at ESHG https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/workshop-at-eshg In this workshop, we will introduce Open Targets Genetics Portal as part of the Open Targets ecosystem, highlighting variant-centric statistical evidence for prioritizing candidate causal variants at trait-associated loci, and identifying potential drug targets. We will present POSTGAP, a pipeline which merges genetic associations curated from literature with functional genomics, epigenetic and expression data (e.g., eQTL, promoter capture Hi-C, DNase hypersensitivity sites, regulatory elements) to resolve association signals at a locus and link each variant to its target gene(s) using a single evidence score. The portal also incorporates pre-computed fine-mapping at trait-associated loci across hundreds of UK Biobank phenotypes as well as cross-trait colocalization, furthering drug repurposing opportunities. This workshop will enable you to effectively use Open Targets Genetics to gain biological insight, prioritize genes, and inform target decision-making. Intended Audience: Attendees interested in the translational application of genetics and genomics with an emphasis on the identification of target genes of trait-associated loci, drug target identification, prioritisation and repurposing. Participants should bring their laptops for exploration of the Open Targets Genetics Portal in situ. 2019-06-15 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-15 00:00:00 UTC Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg Sweden [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • Open Targets Genetics at ESHG

    15 June 2019

    Sweden

    Open Targets Genetics at ESHG https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-genetics-at-eshg In this workshop, we will introduce Open Targets Genetics Portal as part of the Open Targets ecosystem, highlighting variant-centric statistical evidence for prioritizing candidate causal variants at trait-associated loci, and identifying potential drug targets. We will present POSTGAP, a pipeline which merges genetic associations curated from literature with functional genomics, epigenetic and expression data (e.g., eQTL, promoter capture Hi-C, DNase hypersensitivity sites, regulatory elements) to resolve association signals at a locus and link each variant to its target gene(s) using a single evidence score. The portal also incorporates pre-computed fine-mapping at trait-associated loci across hundreds of UK Biobank phenotypes as well as cross-trait colocalization, furthering drug repurposing opportunities. This workshop will enable you to effectively use Open Targets Genetics to gain biological insight, prioritize genes, and inform target decision-making. Intended Audience: Attendees interested in the translational application of genetics and genomics with an emphasis on the identification of target genes of trait-associated loci, drug target identification, prioritisation and repurposing. Participants should bring their laptops for exploration of the Open Targets Genetics Portal in situ. 2019-06-15 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-15 00:00:00 UTC Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg Sweden [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • 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

    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 [] BioinformaticsGenomicsPython
  • Introduction to RNA-seq Data Analysis

    5 - 7 August 2019

    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. 2019-08-05 09:00:00 UTC 2019-08-07 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 RNA-Seq Genomics Bioinformatics Edinburgh Genomics Edinburgh Genomics Training Team - edge-training@ed.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] BioinformaticsGenomicsRNA-seq
  • Computational PANGenomics

    9 - 13 September 2019

    Oeiras, Portugal

    Elixir node event
    Computational PANGenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/computational-pangenomics Reference genomes have become central to bioinformatics approaches, and form the core of standard analyses using contemporary sequencing data. However, the use of linear reference genomes, which provide the sequence of one representative genome for a species, is increasingly becoming a limitation as the number of sequenced genomes grows. In particular, they tend to bias us away from the observation of variation in the genomes we study. A general solution to this problem is to use a pangenome that incorporates both sequence and variation from many individuals as our reference system. This pangenome is naturally modelled as a graph with annotations and can provide all the functionality traditionally provided by linear reference genomes. Unlike linear reference genomes, a pangenome readily incorporates both small and large variation, allowing bias-free genotyping at known alleles. In this course, we will explore the use of modern bioinformatic tools that allow researchers to use pangenomes as their reference system when engaging in studies of organisms of all types. Such techniques will aid any researcher working on organisms of high genetic diversity or on organisms lacking a high-quality reference genome. This course targets all researchers interested in learning about an exciting paradigm shift in computational genomics. 2019-09-09 09:30:00 UTC 2019-09-13 17:00:00 UTC The Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), 6, Rua Quinta Grande Oeiras Portugal 2781-901 Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Biodata.pt - Elixir's portuguese node of the european project bicourses@igc.gulbenkian.pt [] This course is oriented towards biologists and bioinformaticians. The course will be of particular interest to researchers investigating organisms without a reference genome or populations featuring high levels of genetic diversity. 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest BioinformaticsGenomics
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