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  • Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance

    9 March - 12 July 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-disease-outbreaks-and-antimicrobial-resistance-9b6d1f32-b676-422b-93fe-ad935f02bf74 # 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][1]** 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][2]** 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][3]** 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][4]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Daryl Domman][5]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Gal Horesh][6]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Catherine Ludden][7]** - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine * **[Tapoka Mkandawire][8]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Julian Parkhill][9]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **Lindsay Pike** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Michael Quail][10]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Susannah J. Salter][11]** - Wellcome Sanger Institute * **[Estee Torok][12]** - Addenbrooke’s Hospital and University of Cambridge [1]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/reid-adam-james [2]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/josie-bryant [3]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/thomson-nicholas-robert [4]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/beale-mathew [5]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/domman-daryl [6]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/horesh-gal [7]: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/ludden.catherine [8]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/mkandawire-tapoka-t [9]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/parkhill-julian [10]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/quail-michael-andrew [11]: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/salter-susannah-j [12]: https://www.infectiousdisease.cam.ac.uk/directory/et317@medschl.cam.ac.uk # 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 2020-03-09 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-12 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesAMRHDRUK
  • Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics

    20 April - 16 August 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-from-dna-to-protein-function-using-bioinformatics-92c9e794-2186-4766-8435-3273e0756322 # Overview * **Duration**: 2 weeks, 5 hours per week * Free * Certificate of Achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (10 credits) * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 2 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? Join us in our quest to discover what makes microbes dangerous. Use bioinformatics to probe genomes, to explore and represent DNA and protein sequences. Then, use databases to find protein sequences’ conserved domains and investigate their functions. ### Who is the course for? The course will be of interest to undergraduates, post-graduates, researchers, bioinformaticians, biomedical researchers, microbiologists, healthcare professionals and all those who are interested in learning about the underlying mechanisms of bacterial disease, DNA sequences and protein data, or how to use online analytical tools to probe genomes. The topics covered in this course are applicable to the genomes of all organisms. It is not essential to have previous knowledge or experience in bioinformatics. Scientific terminology is explained. The opportunity to use online computational tools in the context of bacterial genomes will also be of interest to teachers and their 16-18-year-old science and computing students. ### What do people say about this course? "_Clear introduction of the – often viewed as complex – field of bioinformatics_." Mqondisi Tshabalala, PhD student, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa "_Highlights of the course were the investigations with the databases - these reinforced the learning._" Dr. Alan McLintic, Anaesthesiologist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Scientists, University of Auckland, New Zealand # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course will be repeated: Next start dates: * September 2019 (date TBC) ### What topics will you cover? * Bioinformatics tools, DNA and protein sequences * Retrieving DNA and protein sequences from repositories * Databases for protein annotation * Inferring function from sequence ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * assess DNA representations and protein sequences * perform searches in primary databases (repositories) and retrieve gene/protein data * interpret different repository submission formats * investigate biological databases for research * identify the putative function of proteins based on their conserved domains # 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. ### 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. ### 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. ## **Educator** ### 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 Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease; provides scientific oversight for this course. The course also features interviews with two distinguished experts: ### Dr Rob Finn Team Leader of EMBL-EBI Sequence Families Team ### Dr Claire Chewapreecha Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow and Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK, and King Mongkut University of Technology, Thailand. # 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 # CPD Approval 2020-04-20 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-16 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesinformaticsHDRUK
  • Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics

    20 April - 16 August 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-from-dna-to-protein-function-using-bioinformatics-58453edc-686a-4baa-87e1-e8f5dbab3cb1 # Overview * **Duration**: 2 weeks, 5 hours per week * Free * Certificate of Achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (10 credits) * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 2 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? Join us in our quest to discover what makes microbes dangerous. Use bioinformatics to probe genomes, to explore and represent DNA and protein sequences. Then, use databases to find protein sequences’ conserved domains and investigate their functions. ### Who is the course for? The course will be of interest to undergraduates, post-graduates, researchers, bioinformaticians, biomedical researchers, microbiologists, healthcare professionals and all those who are interested in learning about the underlying mechanisms of bacterial disease, DNA sequences and protein data, or how to use online analytical tools to probe genomes. The topics covered in this course are applicable to the genomes of all organisms. It is not essential to have previous knowledge or experience in bioinformatics. Scientific terminology is explained. The opportunity to use online computational tools in the context of bacterial genomes will also be of interest to teachers and their 16-18-year-old science and computing students. ### What do people say about this course? "_Clear introduction of the – often viewed as complex – field of bioinformatics_." Mqondisi Tshabalala, PhD student, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa "_Highlights of the course were the investigations with the databases - these reinforced the learning._" Dr. Alan McLintic, Anaesthesiologist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Scientists, University of Auckland, New Zealand # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course will be repeated: Next start dates: * September 2019 (date TBC) ### What topics will you cover? * Bioinformatics tools, DNA and protein sequences * Retrieving DNA and protein sequences from repositories * Databases for protein annotation * Inferring function from sequence ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * assess DNA representations and protein sequences * perform searches in primary databases (repositories) and retrieve gene/protein data * interpret different repository submission formats * investigate biological databases for research * identify the putative function of proteins based on their conserved domains # 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. ### 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. ### 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. ## **Educator** ### 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 Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease; provides scientific oversight for this course. The course also features interviews with two distinguished experts: ### Dr Rob Finn Team Leader of EMBL-EBI Sequence Families Team ### Dr Claire Chewapreecha Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow and Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK, and King Mongkut University of Technology, Thailand. # 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 # CPD Approval 2020-04-20 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-16 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesinformaticsHDRUK
  • Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics

    20 April - 16 August 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-from-dna-to-protein-function-using-bioinformatics-f8f943e2-2214-43f4-80a9-0215800cbed1 # Overview * **Duration**: 2 weeks, 5 hours per week * Free * Certificate of Achievement available on satisfactory completion * **CPD Approval**: Royal College of Pathologists (10 credits) * **Start Date**: The course is run ‘live’ for 2 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? Join us in our quest to discover what makes microbes dangerous. Use bioinformatics to probe genomes, to explore and represent DNA and protein sequences. Then, use databases to find protein sequences’ conserved domains and investigate their functions. ### Who is the course for? The course will be of interest to undergraduates, post-graduates, researchers, bioinformaticians, biomedical researchers, microbiologists, healthcare professionals and all those who are interested in learning about the underlying mechanisms of bacterial disease, DNA sequences and protein data, or how to use online analytical tools to probe genomes. The topics covered in this course are applicable to the genomes of all organisms. It is not essential to have previous knowledge or experience in bioinformatics. Scientific terminology is explained. The opportunity to use online computational tools in the context of bacterial genomes will also be of interest to teachers and their 16-18-year-old science and computing students. ### What do people say about this course? "_Clear introduction of the – often viewed as complex – field of bioinformatics_." Mqondisi Tshabalala, PhD student, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa "_Highlights of the course were the investigations with the databases - these reinforced the learning._" Dr. Alan McLintic, Anaesthesiologist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Scientists, University of Auckland, New Zealand # Programme and start dates ### Course start dates This course will be repeated twice a year. ### What topics will you cover? * Bioinformatics tools, DNA and protein sequences * Retrieving DNA and protein sequences from repositories * Databases for protein annotation * Inferring function from sequence ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * assess DNA representations and protein sequences * perform searches in primary databases (repositories) and retrieve gene/protein data * interpret different repository submission formats * investigate biological databases for research * identify the putative function of proteins based on their conserved domains # 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. ### 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. ### 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. ## **Educator** ### 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 Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, interested in bacterial evolution and the spread of infectious disease; provides scientific oversight for this course. The course also features interviews with two distinguished experts: ### Dr Rob Finn Team Leader of EMBL-EBI Sequence Families Team ### Dr Claire Chewapreecha Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow and Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK, and King Mongkut University of Technology, Thailand. # 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 # CPD Approval 2020-04-20 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-16 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] bacterialgenomesinformaticsHDRUK
  • Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT)

    8 June - 9 August 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT) 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][1] and [Bacterial Genomes: Accessing and Analysing Microbial Genome Data][2] before joining this course. [1]: /our-events/bacterial-genomes-dna-protein-function-bioinformatics-online-sep19/ [2]: /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][1]. Older versions of ACT require Java 8 to run successfully. Java 8 can be downloaded from [this link][2]. [1]: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk11-downloads-5066655.html [2]: 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 [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] comparativegenomicsHDRUK
  • Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT)

    8 June - 9 August 2020

    Bacterial Genomes: Comparative Genomics using Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bacterial-genomes-comparative-genomics-using-artemis-comparison-tool-act-78fb77a6-ce29-4ed5-a32b-56b7f46a5d8e # 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][1] and [Bacterial Genomes: Accessing and Analysing Microbial Genome Data][2] before joining this course. [1]: /our-events/bacterial-genomes-dna-protein-function-bioinformatics-online-sep19/ [2]: /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][1]. Older versions of ACT require Java 8 to run successfully. Java 8 can be downloaded from [this link][2]. [1]: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk11-downloads-5066655.html [2]: 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 [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] comparativegenomicsHDRUK
  • Systems Biology: From Large Datasets to Biological Insight

    6 - 10 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Systems Biology: From Large Datasets to Biological Insight https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/systems-biology-from-large-datasets-to-biological-insight-7d62660b-3786-4a60-a850-004aace58aaf Run jointly with the Wellcome Genome Campus, Connecting Science, this course will provide participants with an introduction to network analysis and an in-depth training in the main modelling approaches used in systems biology. 2020-07-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-10 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Advanced Courses [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Systems biology: From large datasets to biological insight (Cancelled)

    6 - 10 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Systems biology: From large datasets to biological insight (Cancelled) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/systems-biology-from-large-datasets-to-biological-insight-cancelled EMBL-EBI has taken the difficult decision to pause our programme of external courses and conferences. As a result, we are cancelling this course and apologise for the inconvenience. 2020-07-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-10 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Advanced Courses [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Cancer genomics (Virtual)

    6 - 10 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Cancer genomics (Virtual) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cancer-genomics-virtual The delivery of this course has changed from face-to-face to virtual and that the date has moved back one week. 2020-07-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-10 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
  • An Introduction to Biological Networks & their Visualization (Webinar)

    10 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    An Introduction to Biological Networks & their Visualization (Webinar) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-biological-networks-their-visualization-webinar This webinar is an Introduction to Biological Networks, their types, and applications. It will include two of the most commonly used open source Network Visualisation Platforms (R-igraph and Cytoscape) with step-wise protocols for creating and visualising your own data as a network. It will present some of the major layout algorithms, visual styles and tips for effective visualisation, with examples from biology revealing how these can improve analysis and provide insights. The webinar will be presented in the form of a lecture as well as a tutorial with step-wise screenshots that enable listeners to emulate simple Network creation and analysis. Please note that this is a webinar and not a coding exercise. Links to publicly available resources and hands-on tutorials will be shared with you for further reading and practice. 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=3499445&amp;course-title=Introduction%20to%20Biological%20Networks%20webinar).'' 2020-07-10 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-10 10:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Data visualisation University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This webinar is suitable for students and early career researchers in the Life Sciences.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals.<span style="color:#FF0000">There is no fee charged for this event''<span style="color:#FF0000">. workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python (ONLINE LIVE TRAINING)

    13 - 14 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python (ONLINE LIVE TRAINING) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-solving-biological-problems-with-python-online-live-training-80e28bc7-9c00-4d53-8652-0b814c574e74 PLEASE NOTE The Bioinformatics Team are presently teaching as many courses live online, with tutors available to help you work through the course material on a personal copy of the course environment. We aim to simulate the classroom experience as closely as possible, with opportunities for one-to-one discussion with tutors and a focus on interactivity throughout. 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/). 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=3503210&amp;course-title=An%20Introduction%20to%20Solving%20Biological%20Problems%20with%20Python).'' 2020-07-13 08:30:00 UTC 2020-07-14 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
  • An Introduction to Machine Learning (ONLINE LIVE TRAINING)

    15 - 17 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    An Introduction to Machine Learning (ONLINE LIVE TRAINING) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/an-introduction-to-machine-learning-online-live-training PLEASE NOTE The Bioinformatics Team are presently teaching as many courses live online, with tutors available to help you work through the course material on a personal copy of the course environment. We aim to simulate the classroom experience as closely as possible, with opportunities for one-to-one discussion with tutors and a focus on interactivity throughout. 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. 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=3513753&amp;course-title=An%20Introduction%20to%20Machine%20Learning).'' 2020-07-15 08:30:00 UTC 2020-07-17 16:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Machine learning Data mining 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
  • Proteomics Bioinformatics

    26 - 31 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Proteomics Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/proteomics-bioinformatics-9b73f6df-951a-4be8-98df-a6d73fcb5f07 This course provides hands-on training in the basics of mass spectrometry and proteomics bioinformatics. 2020-07-26 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-31 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Advanced Courses [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Proteomics bioinformatics (Cancelled)

    26 - 31 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Proteomics bioinformatics (Cancelled) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/proteomics-bioinformatics-cancelled EMBL-EBI has taken the difficult decision to pause our programme of external courses and conferences. As a result, we are cancelling this course and apologise for the inconvenience. 2020-07-26 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-31 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Advanced Courses [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • KNIME: Practical introduction to KNIME Analytics platform and its application in bioinformatics (Webinar)

    29 - 30 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    KNIME: Practical introduction to KNIME Analytics platform and its application in bioinformatics (Webinar) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/knime-practical-introduction-to-knime-analytics-platform-and-its-application-in-bioinformatics-webinar This event introduces participants to the [KNIME](https://www.knime.com/) Analytics Platform, an open source data science platform with a visual workflow editor, that can be used by users without prior programming experience or integrated with existing scripts written in R or Python. These sessions are aimed towards anyone who has an interest in building data science workflows with different kinds of life science data. The sessions will cover how to aggregate data from different sources (e.g., files, databases, web services), how to calculate simple statistics (e.g., for data exploration), network mining (e.g., protein-protein interactions) and big data analytics (e.g., next-generation sequencing data). The webinar will combine practical and taught content to demonstrate how users can use KNIME to design and utilise reproducible data science workflows, such as analytics tasks, and better explore and understand their data. 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=3508000&amp;course-title=KNIME%20webinar).'' 2020-07-29 13:00:00 UTC 2020-07-30 15:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Data visualisation Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This hands-on event is suitable for anyone who has an interest in building data science workflows with different kinds of life science data.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals<span style="color:#FF0000">There is no fee charged for this event''<span style="color:#FF0000"> workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Inferring Co-Expressing Genes and Regulatory Networks from RNA-Seq Data (Webinar)

    30 July 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Inferring Co-Expressing Genes and Regulatory Networks from RNA-Seq Data (Webinar) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/inferring-co-expressing-genes-and-regulatory-networks-from-rna-seq-data-webinar One of the most important tasks of systems biology is to create explanatory and predictive models of complex biological systems. Availability of gene expression data in different conditions has paved the way for reconstructing direct or indirect regulatory connections between various genes and gene products. Most often, we are not interested in single interactions between gene products; instead, we try to reconstruct networks that provide insights into the investigated biological processes. This webinar will introduce the importance and applications of Gene Expression Datasets (Microarrays and RNA-Seq), followed by methods of extraction and analysis of Co-Expression Networks and Transcriptional Regulatory Networks from these datasets. The webinar will focus on the pros and cons of Weighted and Unweighted Networks, citing examples to aid decisions about which networks to use and when. The webinar will be presented in the form of a lecture and tutorial with screenshots that enable listeners to emulate the protocols in R. Note that this is a webinar and not a coding exercise. Links to further reading and practice will be shared. 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=3516387&amp;course-title=Co-Expressing%20Genes%20and%20Regulatory%20Networks%20webinar).'' 2020-07-30 10:00:00 UTC 2020-07-30 12:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This webinar is suitable for students and early career researchers with interest in GenomicsGraduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals.<span style="color:#FF0000">There is no fee charged for this event''<span style="color:#FF0000">. workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • What is Genetic Counselling?

    3 August - 25 October 2020

    What is Genetic Counselling? https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/what-is-genetic-counselling # 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. ### What do people say about this course? _"What a great course. Perfect introduction to genetic counseling. This has given me a very real insight into the work that is carried out prior to my role in a genetic testing laboratory. Also overwhelming to think of the hours that go into the counselling sessions, ensuring patients are prepared, informed and able to make their own decisions." - Previous Participant_ _"Thank you very much for such an informative, enjoyable and though-provoking course. I have learnt a lot during these six weeks and I definitely know more now than I did prior to starting! I am glad to say that this has increased my interest in Genetic counselling as a profession and am very likely going to pursue it as a career." - Previous Participant_ _"Thank you Anna and Jonathan for a very interesting course, I have enjoyed the role play as it allowed me to be in the GC and clients shoes, and discussing my thoughts/comments with my fellow learners, and learning about the difference in other countries that was shared. Kept me gripped learning something new." _- _Previous Participant_ _"It has been a great and interesting time in the last six weeks. Understanding the personal feelings/ views of patients (autonomy, empathy, patience, etc), professional ways of communication in GC, ethics of GC, with the professional know how of the Genetic Counsellors; the different contexts of Genetic Services in different countries,and also sharing the view of my co-learners, has been a great experience._ _These will greatly assist in the discharge of my duties to the the patients as I come across them whether at my duty post or elsewhere."_ - Previous Participant # 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 2020-08-03 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-25 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] geneticcounsellingHDRUK
  • Identification of Eigen-genes, consensus modules and Network Motifs in co-expression (or other biological) networks. (Webinar)

    10 August 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Identification of Eigen-genes, consensus modules and Network Motifs in co-expression (or other biological) networks. (Webinar) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/identification-of-eigen-genes-consensus-modules-and-network-motifs-in-co-expression-or-other-biological-networks-webinar One of the most important tasks of systems biology is to create explanatory and predictive models of complex biological systems. Availability of gene expression data in different conditions has paved the way for reconstructing direct or indirect regulatory connections between various genes and gene products. Most often, we are not interested in single interactions between gene products; instead, we try to reconstruct networks that provide insights into the investigated biological processes or the entire system as a whole. This webinar will expand upon the concept of Gene Co-expression Networks to elucidate Weighted Gene Co-expression Network Analysis (WGCNA), and introduce the importance of visualising clustered gene expression profiles as single ‘Eigengenes’. It will describe the complete protocol for WGCNA analysis starting from normalised Gene Expression Datasets (Microarrays or RNA-Seq). This will be followed by a discussion on methods of extraction and analysis of consensus modules and Network motifs from Gene Co-Expression Networks and Transcriptional Regulatory Networks. The webinar will be presented in the form of a lecture and tutorial with screenshots that enable listeners to emulate the protocols in R. Note that this is a webinar and not a coding exercise. Links to further reading and practice will be shared. 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=3516410&amp;course-title=Identification%20of%20Eigen-genes%20in%20co-expression%20networks%20webinar).'' 2020-08-10 10:00:00 UTC 2020-08-10 12:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This webinar is suitable for students and early career researchers with interest in GenomicsGraduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals.<span style="color:#FF0000">There is no fee charged for this event''<span style="color:#FF0000">. workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Managing a bioinformatics core facility (Virtual)

    18 - 20 August 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Managing a bioinformatics core facility (Virtual) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/managing-a-bioinformatics-core-facility-virtual The delivery of this course has changed from face-to-face to virtual. Bioinformatics core facilities play an essential role in enabling research in the molecular life sciences. This is constantly evolving as new research tools emerge, as experiments become increasingly data intensive, and as their clients – experimental researchers – become more exposed to the power of data-driven biology. 2020-08-18 09:00:00 UTC 2020-08-20 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Marina Pujol [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Using the Ensembl Genome Browser (ONLINE TRAINING)

    1 September 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Using the Ensembl Genome Browser (ONLINE TRAINING) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/using-the-ensembl-genome-browser-467135ab-7028-4d4f-8a24-bbffa5548b3b PLEASE NOTE The Bioinformatics Team are presently teaching as many courses live online, with tutors available to help you work through the course material on a personal copy of the course environment. We aim to simulate the classroom experience as closely as possible, with opportunities for one-to-one discussion with tutors and a focus on interactivity throughout. The [Ensembl Project](http://www.ensembl.org) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information. This course will focus on the vertebrate genomes in Ensembl, however much of what will be covered is also applicable to the non-vertebrates (plants, bacteria, fungi, metazoa and protists) in Ensembl Genomes. 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=3351117&amp;course-title=Using%20the%20Ensembl%20Genome%20Browser).'' 2020-09-01 08:30:00 UTC 2020-09-01 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Gene transcripts Gene structure 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 (ONLINE TRAINING)

    2 September 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Ensembl REST API workshop (ONLINE TRAINING) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-rest-api-workshop-c3f269e2-c30f-4a2d-b719-a822af0359c5 PLEASE NOTE The Bioinformatics Team are presently teaching as many courses live online, with tutors available to help you work through the course material on a personal copy of the course environment. We aim to simulate the classroom experience as closely as possible, with opportunities for one-to-one discussion with tutors and a focus on interactivity throughout. The [Ensembl project](http://www.ensembl.org/) provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of mainly vertebrate genome sequences. This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website. The workshop covers how to use the Ensembl [REST APIs](http://rest.ensembl.org/), including understanding the major endpoints and how to write scripts to call them. 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=3351102&amp;course-title=Ensembl%20REST%20API%20Workshop).'' 2020-09-02 08:30:00 UTC 2020-09-02 14:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Bioinformaticians and wet-lab biologists who can programGraduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • EurOPDX IT tools to support cancer research with patient-derived xenograft models

    8 September 2020

    Elixir node event
    EurOPDX IT tools to support cancer research with patient-derived xenograft models https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/europdx-it-tools-to-support-cancer-research-with-patient-derived-xenograft-models The new EurOPDX Research Infrastructure (RI), funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 programme, aims to improve cancer drug development success rates through the enablement of collaborative cancer research using patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models. In particular, we are developing efficient and user-friendly IT tools to optimise access to, and data searching of the collection of PDX models and their clinical, molecular and pharmacological annotations. 2020-09-08 15:00:00 UTC 2020-09-08 16:00:00 UTC [] Anna Swan [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Data Science School: Machine learning applications for life sciences

    21 - 24 September 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Data Science School: Machine learning applications for life sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/data-science-school-machine-learning-applications-for-life-sciences This School aims to familiarise biomedical students and researchers with principles of Data Science. Focusing on utilising machine learning algorithms to handle biomedical data, it will cover: effects of experimental design, data readiness, pipeline implementations, machine learning in Python, and related statistics, as well as Gaussian Process models. Providing practical experience in the implementation of machine learning methods relevant to biomedical applications, including Gaussian processes, we will illustrate best practices that should be adopted in order to enable reproducibility in any data science application. This event is sponsored by [Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3)](https://www.bigdata.cam.ac.uk/). 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=3357195&amp;course-title=Data%20Science%20School).'' 2020-09-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-09-24 14:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Machine learning Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] Students and researchers from life-sciences or biomedical backgroundswho haveor will shortly havethe need to apply the techniques presented during the course to biomedical data.The course is open to Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals<span style="color:#FF0000">Please note that all participants attending this course will be charged a registration fee. <span style="color:#0000FF"> Non-members of the University of Cambridge to pay £400. </span style> <span style="color:#0000FF">All Members of the University of Cambridge to pay £200. </span style> <span style="color:#FF0000">A booking will only be approved and confirmed once the fee has been paid in full.</span style> workshops_and_courses [] HDRUK
  • Mathematics of life: Modelling molecular mechanisms

    28 September - 2 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Mathematics of life: Modelling molecular mechanisms https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mathematics-of-life-modelling-molecular-mechanisms This course will provide participants with an introduction to network analysis as well as modelling resources, tools and approaches used in systems biology. 2020-09-28 10:45:00 UTC 2020-10-02 10:45:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Rebecca Nicholl [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Mathematics of life: Modelling molecular mechanisms (Virtual)

    28 September - 2 October 2020

    Hinxton, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Mathematics of life: Modelling molecular mechanisms (Virtual) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/mathematics-of-life-modelling-molecular-mechanisms-virtual The delivery of this course has changed from face-to-face to virtual. This course will provide participants with an introduction to network analysis as well as modelling resources, tools and approaches used in systems biology. 2020-09-28 10:45:00 UTC 2020-10-02 10:45:00 UTC Virtual, Hinxton, United Kingdom Virtual Hinxton United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Rebecca Nicholl [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Single-Cell RNA-Sequence Analysis

    5 - 8 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Single-Cell RNA-Sequence Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/single-cell-rna-sequence-analysis We are currently developing the course programme for 2020, and as further information about the course becomes available we will update this page. 2020-10-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-08 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Meredith Willmott [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Single cell RNA-seq analysis using R

    5 - 9 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Single cell RNA-seq analysis using R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/single-cell-rna-seq-analysis-using-r This course covers the analysis of scRNA-seq data using R and command line tools. 2020-10-05 09:45:00 UTC 2020-10-09 14:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Meredith Willmott [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Summer School in bioinformatics

    12 - 16 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Summer School in bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/summer-school-in-bioinformatics-77f7f58f-cee6-430c-b176-c28939aac928 Please note this course has moved from the previous dates of 22-26 June 2020. This course provides an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research, giving participants guidance for using bioinformatics in their work whilst also providing hands-on training in tools and resources appropriate to their research. 2020-10-12 10:00:00 UTC 2020-10-16 15:30:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Scientific Conferences [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Summer School in bioinformatics (Virtual)

    12 - 16 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Summer School in bioinformatics (Virtual) https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/summer-school-in-bioinformatics-virtual The delivery of this course has changed from face-to-face to virtual. Please note this course has moved from the previous dates of 22-26 June 2020. This course provides an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research, giving participants guidance for using bioinformatics in their work whilst also providing hands-on training in tools and resources appropriate to their research. 2020-10-12 10:00:00 UTC 2020-10-16 15:30:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Scientific Conferences [] [] [] [] HDRUK
  • Exploring biological sequences

    14 - 16 October 2020

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Exploring biological sequences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/exploring-biological-sequences-29445985-7c94-447f-b262-fc5d6208cfd0 We are currently developing the course programme for 2020, and as further information about the course becomes available we will update this page. 2020-10-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-10-16 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Charlotte Pearton [] [] [] [] HDRUK

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