Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance
31 August 2020 - 3 January 2021Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance https://coursesandconferences.wellcomegenomecampus.org/our-events/bacterial-genomes-disease-outbreaks-amr-online-mar20-copy/ https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-disease-outbreaks-and-antimicrobial-resistance-2aa0df3a-e74c-4f5c-acc3-8c2ee0847f71 # Overview * **Duration**: 3 weeks, 3 hours per week * Free * Certificate of achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (9 credits), Royal College of Nursing (9 credits) * **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? The increase in resistance of harmful bacteria to antibiotics is a major global threat to health. Here we explore bacterial genomes and the use of genome sequencing to identify and track these drug resistant bacteria. Join us to discover how genome research is helping scientists and healthcare professionals track disease outbreaks and prevent the rise of antibiotic resistant ‘superbugs’. ### Who is the course for? This course will be of interest to scientists, healthcare professionals, biomedical researchers and bioinformaticians. The course offers all learners an opportunity to learn about genomes, disease, and antimicrobial resistance. You require no previous knowledge of genome science to complete the course. ### What do people say about this course? "_I would definitely point students to this resource. Text, videos, and figures were all very well done._" Pablo Tsukayama, Assistant Professor of Microbiology "_A highlight of the course was the introduction to whole genome sequencing – new information for me._" Christine Laws, Medical Doctor “_Exchanging genetic information quickly throughout the world is clearly going to revolutionise the ability to combat disease._” Prue van der Hoorn, Artist # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course is repeated twice a year. ### What topics will you cover? * Diseases caused by bacteria * What bacterial genomes look like * Genome sequencing technology * Mechanisms of transmission and resistance * Genomic epidemiology – tracking the spread of bacterial pathogens * Antimicrobial resistance ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Explain why some bacteria are pathogenic * Explore the structure of bacterial genomes * Describe the uses of different genome sequencing technologies * Investigate how genome data are used to track the spread of bacterial disease * Discuss the role of genome sequencing in stopping the spread of antimicrobial resistance # Educators ## **Lead Educators** **[Dr Adam Reid]** I am a senior staff scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute near Cambridge in the United Kingdom. I'm interested in using genomics and bioinformatics to better understand infectious diseases. **[Dr Josie Bryant]** I am a Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Cambridge, Department of Medicine. I am working on bacterial genomics and evolution with a focus on within-patient microbial diversity ### Dr Francesca Short I am a scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. I am interested in using functional genomics techniques to understand infections caused by the bacterium _Klebsiella pneumoniae_. ## **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. ### The course also features interviews with distinguished scientists, including: * **[Mathew Beale]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Daryl Domman]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Gal Horesh]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Catherine Ludden]** - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine * **[Tapoka Mkandawire]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Julian Parkhill]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **Lindsay Pike** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Michael Quail]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Susannah J. Salter]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Estee Torok]** - Addenbrooke’s Hospital and University of Cambridge : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/reid-adam-james : https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/josie-bryant : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/thomson-nicholas-robert : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/beale-mathew : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/domman-daryl : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/horesh-gal : https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/ludden.catherine : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/mkandawire-tapoka-t : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/parkhill-julian : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/quail-michael-andrew : http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/salter-susannah-j : https://firstname.lastname@example.org # 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 # CDP Approval 2020-08-31 09:00:00 UTC 2021-01-03 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses  email@example.com   workshops_and_courses  bacterialgenomesAMRHDRUK
RNA-Seq Data Analysis Workshop
21 - 24 September 2020
Leipzig, GermanyRNA-Seq Data Analysis Workshop https://www.ecseq.com/workshops/workshop_2020-04-RNA-Seq-data-analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-data-analysis-workshop-28ebaa59-8138-4d5b-887f-289b6a27f990 Advance your research. Understand RNA-Seq analyses challenges and solve them yourself. In a nutshell - Learn the essential computing skills for NGS bioinformatics - Understand NGS analysis algorithms (e.g. read alignment) and data formats - Use bioinformatics tools for handling RNA-Seq data - Create diagnostic graphics and statistics - Compare different approaches for differential expression analysis The purpose of this workshop is to get a deeper understanding in Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) with a special focus on bioinformatics issues. Advantages and disadvantages of current sequencing technologies and their implications on data analysis will be discovered. You will be trained on understanding NGS data formats and handling potential problems/errors therein. In the course we will use a real-life RNA-seq dataset from the current market leader illumina. All workshop attendees will be enabled to perform important first tasks of NGS data analysis themselves. The course layout has been adapted to the needs of beginners in the field of NGS bioinformatics and allows scientists with no or little background in computer science to get a first hands-on experience in this new and fast evolving research topic. 2020-09-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-24 17:00:00 UTC ecseq Bioinformatics GmbH iad Pc-Pool, Leipzig, Germany iad Pc-Pool Leipzig Leipzig Germany Sequence analysis Sequencing Bioinformatics  ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH Sternwartenstr. 29 D-04103 Leipzig Germany Email: events@ecSeq.com  BiologistsBiologists, Genomicists, Computer ScientistsMolecular BiologistsbioinformaticiansPathologistsPhD studentspostdoc 12 workshops_and_courses first_come_first_served NGS bioinformatics RNA-Seqtranscriptomics
WEBINAR: So you think your genome assembly is good enough?
24 September 2020
AustraliaWEBINAR: So you think your genome assembly is good enough? https://unimelb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uS5PjXYxQdeih7jervHGKg https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/webinar-so-you-think-your-genome-assembly-is-good-enough 2020-09-24 16:00:00 UTC 2020-09-24 18:00:00 UTC Australian BioCommons Australia Australia Bioinformatics Australian Biocommons     bioinformaticsGenome Assembly
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