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  • Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures

    13 November 2018 - 26 June 2020

    Milan, Italy

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    Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/executive-masters-in-management-of-research-infrastructures-12abb26e-f3b7-45ac-92c6-24008017292d This Masters development programme is aimed at current Research Infrastructures managers and leaders who wish to develop the competencies required to meet the needs of Research Infrastructures in the planning, construction and operation phases. 2018-11-13 12:00:00 UTC 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy University of Milano-Bicocca Milan Italy 20126 [] Claire Johnson [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • What is Genetic Counselling?

    27 January - 19 April 2020

    What is Genetic Counselling? https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/what-is-genetic-counselling-de9049ee-4df5-4c8c-a099-9f91c2696d3b # Overview * **Duration:** 6 weeks live, 2 hours per week * **Free** * **Certificate of achievement** available on satisfactory completion * **Start Date:** The course is run ‘live’ for 6 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? Who are genetic counsellors? Who has genetic counselling and what does a genetic counsellor do? On this course, you will find the answers to these questions whilst learning about the role of genetic counselling in healthcare and the genomic era. You will discover why people seek genetic counselling and how it compares in different contexts and countries. You will explore the main skills and knowledge needed of a genetic counsellor, as well as their key responsibilities to patients. You will also discuss the ethical issues of genetic counselling, and its varied opportunities and challenges for the future. ### Who is the course for? This course is designed for healthcare professionals, clinicians, biomedical research scientists, and anyone curious about genetic counselling. Although not required, a basic knowledge of genetics, genetic testing technologies, and inheritance patterns would help support your learning on this course. # Programme ### What topics will you cover? * Why people would see a genetic counsellor * Some of a genetic counsellor’s key tasks * A genetic counsellor’s key skills and knowledge: counselling skills, medical and scientific knowledge * Ethical issues in genetic counselling * What the future might hold for genetic counsellors ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Identify why people have genetic counselling and the different contexts in which people receive genetic counselling * Describe the different skills and knowledges needed by genetic counsellors * Compare genetic counselling in different contexts and different countries * Reflect on some ethical issues that arise in genetic counselling * Discuss the role of genetic counselling in healthcare as we enter the ‘genomic era'. ### What software or tools do you need? No specific software, hardware or other resources are required to complete the course. # Educators ## Lead Educators ### Anna Middleton I am the Chair of the Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors in the UK and ROI (2018/19) and Head of Society and Ethics Research at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Connecting Science, Cambridge, UK ### Jonathan Roberts I am a pre-registration genetic counsellor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. I am also a Staff Scientists at the Wellcome Genome Campus. I conduct my research within the Society and Ethics Research group. # 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 2020-01-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-19 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] geneticcounsellingHDRUK
  • Bioinformatics for Discovery

    4 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Bioinformatics for Discovery https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-for-discovery-b8d92a0c-662f-4bcf-9e23-e005357edfa2 We are sorry to announce that this course has been cancelled and will not be running in 2020. 2020-02-04 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-04 09:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Meredith Willmott [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, 5/6 February 2020

    5 - 6 February 2020

    Rotterdam, Netherlands

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    Ensembl Browser Workshop, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, 5/6 February 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-erasmus-mc-rotterdam-5-6-february-2020 Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart. 2020-02-05 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-06 17:00:00 UTC Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands Erasmus MC Rotterdam Rotterdam Netherlands 3015 CE [] Astrid Gall [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Searching and browsing scientific publications with the new Europe PMC

    5 February 2020

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    Searching and browsing scientific publications with the new Europe PMC https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/searching-and-browsing-scientific-publications-with-the-new-europe-pmc Literature search is an essential and routine task in scientific research. Following the release of the new Europe PMC website, this webinar will show you the new full-text searching and browsing features built to optimise the literature research. Learn how to find the most recent, most relevant and most cited articles in a topic of interest. Also, learn how to find and explore the enhanced content available in Europe PMC. 2020-02-05 15:30:00 UTC 2020-02-05 16:30:00 UTC [] Anna Swan [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to working with UNIX and bash

    6 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Introduction to working with UNIX and bash https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-working-with-unix-and-bash-4a140b91-7694-4b99-9eb4-4ea22b5f1a1c Using the Linux operating system and the bash command line interface, we will demonstrate the basic structure of the UNIX operating system and how we can interact with it using a basic set of commands. Applying this, we will learn how to navigate the filesystem, manipulate text-based data and structure simple pipelines out of these commands. Building on this foundation, the course will use a bioinformatics example to demonstrate how the skills learnt can be applied to connecting to external resources/servers, installing specialist tools and ultimately combining commands into scripts for automation and reproducibility. This course is targeted at participants with no prior experience working with UNIX-like systems (OSX, Linux) or command line interfaces. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3271167&course-title=Introduction%20to%20working%20with%20Unix%20and%20bash).'' 2020-02-06 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-06 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop, Tel Aviv University, 10th February 2020

    10 February 2020

    Tel Aviv, Israel

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    Ensembl Browser Workshop, Tel Aviv University, 10th February 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-tel-aviv-university-10th-february-2020 Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl Plants genome browser, accessing gene, variation and comparative genomics data, and mine these data with BioMart. 2020-02-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-10 09:00:00 UTC Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv Israel 6997801 [] Sari Tal Carmeli [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Exploring Human Genetic Variation

    11 - 12 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Exploring Human Genetic Variation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/exploring-human-genetic-variation-13efb0bd-ea44-48b8-8e1e-7d6fd7ee8c95 Do you want to understand more about genetic variation? Are you aware of the resources available for finding, viewing and exploring variant data? Are you trying to link variant data to phenotypes? This two-day workshop will demonstrate resources and bioinformatics tools available at EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute that will aid understanding of human genetic variation. 2020-02-11 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-12 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Rebecca Nicholl [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Ensembl Browser Workshop, Ben Gurion University, 11th February 2020

    11 February 2020

    Sede Boqer Campus, Israel

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    Ensembl Browser Workshop, Ben Gurion University, 11th February 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-workshop-ben-gurion-university-11th-february-2020 Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl Plants genome browser, accessing gene, variation and comparative genomics data, and mine these data with BioMart. 2020-02-11 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-11 09:00:00 UTC Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, Israel Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sede Boqer Campus Israel 849900 [] Beery Yaakov [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Data Science in Python

    11 - 12 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Data Science in Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-science-in-python-6eb99e4e-46e9-4333-8857-192f9123f631 This course covers concepts and strategies for working more effectively with Python with the aim of writing reusable code, using function and libraries. Participants will acquire a working knowledge of key concepts which are prerequisites for advanced programming in Python e.g. writing modules and classes. Note: this course is the continuation of the [Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python](http://training.csx.cam.ac.uk/bioinformatics/course/bioinfo-python/); participants are expected to have attended the introductory Python course and/or have acquired some working knowledge of Python. This course is also open to Python beginners who are already fluent in other programming languages as this will help them to quickly get started in Python. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3166602&course-title=Data%20Science%20in%20Python).'' 2020-02-11 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-12 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Biology Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Ensembl REST API workshop, Ben Gurion University, 12th February 2020

    12 February 2020

    Sede Boqer Campus, Israel

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    Ensembl REST API workshop, Ben Gurion University, 12th February 2020 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-rest-api-workshop-ben-gurion-university-12th-february-2020 Work with Ensembl to master the Ensembl REST API and flexibly access genome-wide data for plants, such as genes, variants, homologues and alignments. 2020-02-12 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-12 09:00:00 UTC Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, Israel Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sede Boqer Campus Israel 849900 [] Beery Yaakov [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • An introduction to long-read sequencing

    13 - 14 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    An introduction to long-read sequencing https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-long-read-sequencing Analysis of whole genome data unearths a multitude of variants of different classes, which need to be filtered, annotated and validated to arrive at a causative variant for a disease. The current short length sequences, whilst being excellent at identifying single nucleotide variants and short insertions/deletions, struggle to correctly map structural variants (SVs). Long-read sequencing technologies offer improvements in the characterisation of genetic variation and regions that are difficult to assess with short-read sequences. The aim of this course is to familiarise participants with long read sequencing technologies, their applications and the bioinformatics tools used to assemble this kind of data. Lectures will introduce this technology and provide insight into methods for the analysis of genomic data, while the hands-on sessions will allow participants to run analysis pipelines, focusing on data generated by the Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) platform. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3327123&course-title=An%20Introduction%20to%20long-read%20sequencing).'' 2020-02-13 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-14 17:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Biology Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This is aimed for life scientists with little or no experience in long-read sequencing that are looking at implementing these approaches in their research.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Reproducible Research with R

    18 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Reproducible Research with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/reproducible-research-with-r-343119a7-ebad-409f-9957-c968fe5f6d1c This course introduces concepts about reproducibility that can be used when you are programming in R. We will explore how to create notebooks - a way to integrate your R analyses into reports using Rmarkdown. The course also introduces the concept of version control. We will learn how to create a repository on GitHub and how to work together on the same project collaboratively without creating conflicting versions of files. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3239509&course-title=Reproducible%20Research%20with%20R).'' 2020-02-18 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-18 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Mining PDBe and PDBe-KB using a graph database

    18 - 20 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Mining PDBe and PDBe-KB using a graph database https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mining-pdbe-and-pdbe-kb-using-a-graph-database This workshop covers the use of the PDBe graph database to extract data for solving complex structural biology queries. 2020-02-18 12:00:00 UTC 2020-02-20 14:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Meredith Willmott [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • An Introduction to Machine Learning

    19 - 21 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    An Introduction to Machine Learning https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-machine-learning-4a589171-221a-4bc7-b5f7-f0172c7ab980 Machine learning gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. It encompasses a broad range of approaches to data analysis with applicability across the biological sciences. Lectures will introduce commonly used algorithms and provide insight into their theoretical underpinnings. In the practicals students will apply these algorithms to real biological data-sets using the R language and environment. Please be aware that the course syllabus is currently being updated following feedback from the last event; therefore the agenda below will be subjected to changes. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3241183&course-title=An%20Introduction%20to%20Machine%20Learning).'' 2020-02-19 09:30:00 UTC 2020-02-21 17:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Machine learning Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This is aimed at life scientists with little or no experience in machine learning and that are looking at implementing these approaches in their research.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • CABANA Workshop: NGS analysis applied to virome sequencing in agricultural systems

    24 February - 4 March 2020

    San Jose, Costa Rica

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    CABANA Workshop: NGS analysis applied to virome sequencing in agricultural systems https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-workshop-ngs-analysis-applied-to-virome-sequencing-in-agricultural-systems This workshop will provide wet-lab and/or computational training around the experimental design, laboratory techniques and detailed computational analysis of virome data from agricultural systems. 2020-02-24 08:00:00 UTC 2020-03-04 17:30:00 UTC University of Costa Rica (UCR), San Jose, Costa Rica University of Costa Rica (UCR) San Jose Costa Rica [] CABANA UCR Costa Rica [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Statistics bootcamp using R

    25 - 28 February 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Statistics bootcamp using R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/statistics-bootcamp-using-r This 4-days bootcamp provides an in depth look at statistical analyses using R. Day 1 aims to introduce R as a tool for statistics and graphics, with the main aim being to become comfortable with the R environment. As well as introducing core R language concepts, this course also provides the basics of using the Tidyverse for data maniupulation, and ggplot for plotting. It will focus on entering and manipulating data in R and producing simple graphs. Day 2-4 will focus on the statistical possibilities of R, covering from experimental design to analysis of quantitative and qualitative data. Ample time will be given to participants to practice different type of analysis and interact with the trainers to discuss their statistical problems. This event is organized in collaboration with the [Babraham Institutes's Bioinformatics Group](https://www.bioinformatics.babraham.ac.uk/index.html) and it is supported by the BBSRC Strategic Training Awards for Research Skills (STARS) grant (BB/P022766/1). The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3246150&course-title=Statistics%20bootcamp%20using%20R).'' 2020-02-25 11:30:00 UTC 2020-02-28 15:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration

    2 - 5 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-multiomics-data-integration-beba48af-1cd5-40f2-b174-16fd200be7d5 We are currently developing the course programme for 2020, and as further information about the course becomes available we will update this page. 2020-03-02 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-05 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] EMBL-EBI Training Team [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration and Visualisation

    2 - 6 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration and Visualisation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-multiomics-data-integration-and-visualisation This introductory course will highlight the challenges that researchers face in integrating multiomics data sets using biological examples. 2020-03-02 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-06 13:30:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Meredith Willmott [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Bioinformatics Resources for Protein Biology

    10 - 12 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Bioinformatics Resources for Protein Biology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-resources-for-protein-biology-71c4f4fc-5ec0-4ea8-9e3a-4e67268eeb86 This three day workshop will introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI that can help you in your protein studies. Each day will focus on a particular protein topic, with the aim of helping you get more from your data and also to explore publically-available data that can further support your research. 2020-03-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-12 17:30:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Rebecca Nicholl [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Using CellProfiler and CellProfiler Analyst to analyse biological images

    10 - 11 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Using CellProfiler and CellProfiler Analyst to analyse biological images https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-cellprofiler-and-cellprofiler-analyst-to-analyse-biological-images-c53c332e-80c1-47bc-9317-2dddbca08941 Microscopy experiments have proven to be a powerful means of generating information-rich data for biological applications. From small-scale microscopy experiments to time-lapse movies and high-throughput screens, automatic image analysis is more objective and quantitative and less tedious than visual inspection. This course will introduce users to the free open-source image analysis program [CellProfiler](http://cellprofiler.org/) and its companion data exploration program CellProfiler Analyst. We will show how CellProfiler can be used to analyse a variety of types of imaging experiments. We will also briefly discuss the basic principles of supervised machine learning with CellProfiler Analyst in order to score complex and subtle phenotypes. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3246450&course-title=Using%20CellProfiler%20and%20CellProfiler%20Analyst%20to%20analyse%20biological%20images).'' 2020-03-10 09:30:00 UTC 2020-03-11 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Data visualisation Data mining Biological imaging Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Researchers who want to extract quantitative information from microscopy imagesGraduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Exploring ChEMBL Data with the new ChEMBL Interface

    11 March 2020

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    Exploring ChEMBL Data with the new ChEMBL Interface https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/exploring-chembl-data-with-the-new-chembl-interface ChEMBL is a manually curated open database of bioactivity data of molecules with drug-like properties. It enables users to identify data that relates chemical structural information to biological function and used to facilitate the discovery of new drugs. 2020-03-11 15:30:00 UTC 2020-03-11 16:30:00 UTC [] Anna Swan [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python

    12 - 13 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-solving-biological-problems-with-python-a1765edb-7609-4699-a93e-9149f1f7ff2c This course provides a practical introduction to the writing of Python programs for the complete novice. Participants are lead through the core aspects of Python illustrated by a series of example programs. Upon completion of the course, attentive participants will be able to write simple Python programs and customize more complex code to fit their needs. Course materials are available [here](http://pycam.github.io). Please note that the content of this course has recently been updated. This course now mostly focuses on core concepts including Python syntax, data structures and reading/writing files. Concepts and strategies for working more effectively with Python are now the focus of a new 2-days course, [Data Science in Python](http://training.csx.cam.ac.uk/bioinformatics/course/bioinfo-dspyt/). The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3166591&course-title=An%20Introduction%20to%20Solving%20Biological%20Problems%20with%20Python).'' 2020-03-12 09:30:00 UTC 2020-03-13 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Biology Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data

    16 - 20 March 2020

    Bogota, Colombia

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    CABANA Workshop: Analysis of Crop Genomics Data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cabana-workshop-analysis-of-crop-genomics-data-0d1c7271-613b-4672-bac5-19f641f9be70 This course will introduce crop biologists to methods and approaches for analysing crop genomics data. 2020-03-16 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-20 12:30:00 UTC Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes, Bogota, Colombia Universidad de los Andes - UniAndes Bogota Colombia 111711 [] Marco Cristancho [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Data Visualisation for Biology: A Practical Workshop on Design, Techniques and Tools

    16 - 20 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Data Visualisation for Biology: A Practical Workshop on Design, Techniques and Tools https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-visualisation-for-biology-a-practical-workshop-on-design-techniques-and-tools-e75d7444-88a1-42c8-b062-a65c8816e3bc This course will give insights into, and practical experience in data visualisation for exploring biological data. 2020-03-16 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-20 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Michelle Mendonca [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Introduction to R for Biologists

    23 - 24 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Introduction to R for Biologists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-r-for-biologists-a06df643-7a60-4503-a1f7-c819402fb7a1 R is one of the leading programming languages in Data Science. It is widely used to perform statistics, machine learning, visualisations and data analyses. It is an open source programming language so all the software we will use in the course is free. This course is an introduction to R designed for participants with no programming experience. We will start from scratch by introducing how to start programming in R and progress our way and learn how to read and write to files, manipulate data and visualise it by creating different plots - all the fundamental tasks you need to get you started analysing your data. During the course we will be working with one of the most popular packages in R; tidyverse that will allow you to manipulate your data effectively and visualise it to a publication level standard. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3097843&course-title=Introduction%20to%20R%20for%20Biologists).'' 2020-03-23 09:30:00 UTC 2020-03-24 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Analysis of bulk RNA-seq data

    25 - 27 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Analysis of bulk RNA-seq data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/analysis-of-bulk-rna-seq-data-66d0a6e6-6641-406b-9df9-53937e6a1c5c The aim of this course is to familiarize the participants with the primary analysis of RNA-seq data. This course starts with a brief introduction to RNA-seq and discusses quality control issues. Next, we will present the alignment step, quantification of expression and differential expression analysis. For downstream analysis we will focus on tools available through the Bioconductor project for manipulating and analysing bulk RNA-seq. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to book or register your interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3246123&course-title=Analysis%20of%20bulk%20RNA-seq%20data).'' 2020-03-25 09:30:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR RNA-Seq Data mining Transcriptomics Data visualisation Functional genomics Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Elixir node event
    Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/training-on-the-data-integration-platforms-transmart-cbioportal The data integration platforms tranSMART and cBioPortal are widely used by researchers and clinicians to integrate, analyse and visualise large amounts of data. In this CORBEL course, data stewards/data managers are offered the opportunity to learn how to upload data to these platforms and how to use the different user interfaces. They will gain insight into these platforms and the possibilities that they offer. 2020-03-26 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:00:00 UTC Aristo Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Aristo Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands 1043 EJ [] Michelle Mendonca [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • CORBEL workshop: Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal

    26 - 27 March 2020

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Elixir node event
    CORBEL workshop: Training on the data integration platforms tranSMART & cBioPortal https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/corbel-workshop-training-on-the-data-integration-platforms-transmart-cbioportal The data integration platforms tranSMART and cBioPortal are widely used by researchers and clinicians to integrate, analyse and visualise large amounts of data. In this CORBEL course, data stewards/data managers are offered the opportunity to learn how to upload data to these platforms and how to use the different user interfaces. They will gain insight into these platforms and the possibilities that they offer. 2020-03-26 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-27 17:00:00 UTC Aristo Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Aristo Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands 1043 EJ [] Michelle Mendonca [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • ELIXIR Train the Trainer

    30 - 31 March 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Train the Trainer https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-train-the-trainer-f54326b0-a8c1-4661-aa07-341344b0ff55 This course aims to provide trainers with guidance and tips for developing and delivering training in bioinformatics, exploring a range of methods appropriate to different learning styles and examining the requirements for a successful course (both scientific and logistic). This event is organized as part of the Horizon 2020 ELIXIR-EXCELERATE project. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=3357293&course-title=Train%20the%20trainer).'' 2020-03-30 08:30:00 UTC 2020-03-31 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
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