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EMBO practical course on Integrative Modelling of Biomolecular Interactions
11 - 15 May 2020
Izmir, TurkeyEMBO practical course on Integrative Modelling of Biomolecular Interactions http://meetings.embo.org/event/20-biomolecular-interactions https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/embo-practical-course-on-integrative-modelling-of-biomolecular-interactions Proteins and their interactions are the mainstays of any cellular process. Studying these interactions at atomic detail is invaluable, paving the route to a mechanistic understanding of biological function and providing the first essential step towards the development of new drugs. Because of the costs and challenges associated with experimental techniques, structural biologists often turn to computational methods. This course will present docking-based computational methods and related bioinformatics approaches, aiming at predicting how proteins interact with other biomolecules or ligands. Lectures will provide the theoretical background on state-of-the-art algorithms for sampling and scoring docking models, describe the use of low- and high-resolution information, and conservation- and coevolution-based interface prediction methods. Further, to broaden the scope of the course beyond protein-protein interactions, we will cover protein-peptide docking, data-driven molecular simulations, and other relevant topics in the field, including modeling of large assemblies and membrane proteins. Roughly half of the course wil consist of practical sessions where the students will run computations on interesting biological problems. Finally, to encourage interaction between all participants and stimulate discussions, students will be prompted to present their own research, both in flash presentations and poster sessions, and bring their own research problems to dedicated troubleshooting sessions. 2020-05-11 09:00:00 UTC 2020-05-15 18:00:00 UTC Alexandre Bonvin, Ezgi Karaca and João Rodrigues Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center Dokuz Eylül University Health Campus Mithatpasa St. 58/5 35340 Balcova, Izmir/TURKEY, Izmir, Turkey Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center Dokuz Eylül University Health Campus Mithatpasa St. 58/5 35340 Balcova, Izmir/TURKEY Izmir Balçova Turkey 35340  firstname.lastname@example.org BrukerF1000 ResearchBioExcelEMBO Press  24 workshops_and_courses  Protein-Protein Complex modelingmodellingDockingInteractions
Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT)
8 June - 9 August 2020Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT) https://coursesandconferences.wellcomegenomecampus.org/our-events/bacterial-genomes-compara-genomics-online-nov-19/ https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-comparative-genomics-using-artemis-comparison-tool-act-34117159-0fd6-4263-8a2c-9882b99f2572 # Overview * **Duration**: 3 weeks, 5 hours per week * Free * Certificate of achievement available on satisfactory completion * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 3 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? Disease outbreaks are still a big problem in our modern world. Comparison between two or more bacterial genomes can help improve understanding of the causes of pathogenicity and outbreaks of disease caused by bacteria. On this course you will learn how to use the free Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT). Developed at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, ACT will help you to visualise the comparison of genomes and analyse the results. ### Who is the course for? This course would benefit those interested in learning how to use tools to investigate and research bacterial genomes, and acquire bioinformatics skills to evaluate the role of microbial genes in disease. Learners will gain experience in comparative genomics, using the Artemis Comparison Tool to probe, visualise and compare genomes, and analyse the results. This course will be of interest to anyone interested in microbiology, including undergraduates, post-graduates, biomedical researchers, microbiologists, bioinformaticians, teachers, and healthcare professionals. The opportunity to gain experience in using the Artemis Comparison Tool, a computational tool designed for comparative genomics, will also be of interest to all those who have studied our pre-requisite courses: those with an interest in genomics and disease outbreaks, teachers and their 16-18-year-old science and computing students. Ideally, you will have completed [Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics] and [Bacterial Genomes: Accessing and Analysing Microbial Genome Data] before joining this course. : /our-events/bacterial-genomes-dna-protein-function-bioinformatics-online-sep19/ : /our-events/bacterial-genomes-accessing-analysing-microbial-genome-data-feb19/ # Programme ### What topics will you cover? Week 1 * Introduction to comparative genomics * Introduction to ACT Week 2 * Analyse available data * Generate your own comparison files * Make your own comparisons in ACT Week 3 * Identify pseudogenes in Mycobacterium leprae using ACT * Peer review project: Comparative genomics on two clinically relevant plasmids from Shigella ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Explain the advantages of comparative genomics * Explore basic tools of ACT * Interpret results from already generated comparison files * Produce new comparisons and analyse results * Develop hypothesis based on results observation ### What software or tools do you need? This course will give you an opportunity to learn about and use Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT), a free tool used to display pairwise comparisons between two DNA sequences. To run this software effectively, you will require a computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) with 2GB RAM. The current version of ACT requires version 11 of Java to run successfully. Java 11 can be downloaded from [this link]. Older versions of ACT require Java 8 to run successfully. Java 8 can be downloaded from [this link]. : https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk11-downloads-5066655.html : https://www.java.com/en/download/ # Educators ## Lead Educators ### Dr Anna Protasio I am a researcher in parasitology and life sciences. I am passionate about bioinformatics and how we can use these tools to answer questions in biology. ### Dr Christine Boinett I am a researcher in bacterial genetics and my interest is in understanding the development of resistance in bacterial pathogens using next generation sequencing techniques. ### Dr. Ulrike Böhme I am a researcher in parasitology at the Wellcome Sanger Institute where I work as biocurator for Plasmodium genomes. ### Dr. Pablo Tsukayama I am a professor of microbiology at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and a visiting research scholar at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I study how pathogen populations evolve and spread in Peru. ### Martin Aslett I am the IT Manager for the Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences team. My interests lie in bioinformatics and its application to microbial genomics. ### Matthew Dorman I am a graduate student at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, where I research the virulence and the molecular genetics of bacterial pathogens as part of the Infection Genomics programme. ## Programme Lead Educator ### Professor Nicholas Thomson I am a Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I provide scientific oversight for this course. I am interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease. # 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 2020-06-08 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-09 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses  email@example.com   workshops_and_courses  comparativegenomicsHDRUK
Genome assembly using Galaxy
14 July 2020
Saint Lucia, AustraliaGenome assembly using Galaxy https://qfab.org/training/Genome%20assembly%20with%20Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-using-galaxy-bfd44b56-d4a3-4863-a62b-e7656374a9a9 2020-07-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-14 17:00:00 UTC QCIF The University of Queensland, Saint Lucia, Australia The University of Queensland Saint Lucia Queensland Australia 4072 University of Queensland Mark Crowe - firstname.lastname@example.org  Postgraduate studentsPostdoctoral researchers   Genome AssemblyDe novo genome assemblyGalaxyBioinformatics
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