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  • OpenMP GPU Directives for Parallel Accelerated Supercomputers - an alternative to CUDA from Cray perspective @ HLRS

    22 - 23 May 2019

    OpenMP GPU Directives for Parallel Accelerated Supercomputers - an alternative to CUDA from Cray perspective @ HLRS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/openmp-gpu-directives-for-parallel-accelerated-supercomputers-an-alternative-to-cuda-from-cray-perspective-hlrs-f423be53-abbd-4597-922f-d472b88dd6d2 Overview This workshop will cover the directive-based programming model based on OpenMP v4 whose multi-vendor support allows users to portably develop applications for parallel accelerated supercomputers. It also includes comparison to the predecessor interface OpenACC v2. The workshop will also demonstrate how to use the Cray Programming Environment tools to identify application bottlenecks, facilitate the porting, provide accelerated performance feedback and to tune the ported applications. The Cray scientific libraries for accelerators will be presented, and interoperability of the directives approach with these and with CUDA will be demonstrated. Through application case studies and tutorials, users will gain direct experience of using both OpenMP and OpenACC directives in realistic applications. Users may also bring their own codes to discuss with Cray specialists or begin porting. This course provides scientific training in Computational Science, and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves. For further information and registration please visit the HLRS course page. https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/809/ 2019-05-22 07:00:00 UTC 2019-05-23 14:30:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Heterogeneous Programming on GPUs with MPI + OmpSs @ BSC

    22 - 23 May 2019

    Heterogeneous Programming on GPUs with MPI + OmpSs @ BSC https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/heterogeneous-programming-on-gpus-with-mpi-ompss-bsc-40ea3185-16fc-41df-bf8e-cceb481d9109 The registration to this course will open in February. Please, bring your own laptop. All the PATC courses at BSC are free of charge. Objectives:  The tutorial will motivate the audience on the need for portable, efficient programming models that put less pressure on program developers while still getting good performance for clusters and clusters with GPUs. More specifically, the tutorial will: Introduce the hybrid MPI/OmpSs parallel programming model for future exascale systems Demonstrate how to use MPI/OmpSs to incrementally parallelize/optimize: MPI applications on clusters of SMPs, and Leverage CUDA kernels with OmpSs on clusters of GPUs Level: INTERMEDIATE: for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge; those who finished the beginners course ADVANCED: for trainees able to work independently and requiring guidance for solving complex problems Requirements:  Good knowledge of C/C++ Basic knowledge of CUDA/OpenCL Basic knowledge of Paraver/Extrae Learning Outcomes: The students who finish this course will be able to develop benchmarks and simple applications with the MPI/OmpSs programming model to be executed in clusters of GPUs. https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/650/ 2019-05-22 07:30:00 UTC 2019-05-23 15:30:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • EMBL-EBI: Network Analysis with Cytoscape and PSICQUIC

    22 May 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    EMBL-EBI: Network Analysis with Cytoscape and PSICQUIC https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/embl-ebi-network-analysis-with-cytoscape-and-psicquic-3f2249e3-f528-42c2-abb1-d82d0c9eb56c This module provides an introduction to the theory and concepts of network analysis. Attendees will learn how to construct protein-protein interaction networks and subsequently use these to analyse large-scale datasets generated these to by techniques such as RNA-Seq or mass-spec proteomics. The course will focus on giving attendees hands-on experience in the use of Cytoscape and selected network analysis apps. Also note: This event is part of a series of short introductions focusing on EMBL-EBI resources. If you want to learn more about these separate training events, see the [[#Related|Related Courses]] section below. 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 by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2851665&course-title=EMBL-EBI:%20Network%20Analysis%20with%20Cytoscape%20and%20PSICQUIC).'' 2019-05-22 08:30:00 UTC 2019-05-22 16:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This workshop is aimed at researchers interested in proteinsnetwork analysisprotein-protein interactions and related areasGraduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] []
  • 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference

    22 - 24 May 2019

    Alcalá de Henares, Spain

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    4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/4th-instruct-biennial-structural-biology-conference Instruct is a distributed European Research Infrastructure, which provides scientists with access to all major cutting edge technologies that enable biomacromolecular structure determination at atomic resolution. Access to all of these technologies has been available to European member researchers from February 2012. The inaugural Instruct Structural Biology Meeting at Heidelberg in 2013 successfully showcased integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research and biomedicine. The second Biennial took place in Florence in 2015 continuing the integrative line with an increased focus on innovation. The last edition which took place in Brno in the Czech Republic included sessions representing recent structural biology highlights, emerging methods and technologies and results of biomedical importance. We have already confirmed outstanding speakers for this 4th edition and we are looking forward to see you there. **Registration Fees:** €65 for participants from Instruct Countries €450 for participants from non-Instruct Countries This will cover attendance, coffee breaks, lunch and conference gala. There will be additional costs for accommodation. **Abstract Submission Deadlines:** Abstract submission: March 1st 2019 Student fellowship: March 1st 2019 Women in Science fellowship: March 1st 2019 Registration closed: April 1st 2019 Every eligible abstract will be selected for poster presentation and four abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. 2019-05-22 13:00:00 UTC 2019-05-24 16:00:00 UTC Parador de Alcalá de Henares, 8, Calle Colegios, Alcalá de Henares, Spain Parador de Alcalá de Henares, 8, Calle Colegios Alcalá de Henares Madrid Spain Structural biology [] INB/ELIXIR-ES [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • Analysis of single cell RNA-seq data

    23 - 24 May 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Analysis of single cell RNA-seq data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/analysis-of-single-cell-rna-seq-data-4c7b80d7-237a-4b44-ba1b-d58016f87d47 Recent technological advances have made it possible to obtain genome-wide transcriptome data from single cells using high-throughput sequencing (scRNA-seq). Even though scRNA-seq makes it possible to address problems that are intractable with bulk RNA-seq data, analysing scRNA-seq is also more challenging. In this course we will be surveying the existing problems as well as the available computational and statistical frameworks available for the analysis of scRNA-seq. The course website providing links to the course materials can be found [here](http://hemberg-lab.github.io/scRNA.seq.course/index.html). 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 by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2823386&&course-title=Analysis%20of%20single%20cell%20RNA-seq%20data).'' 2019-05-23 08:30:00 UTC 2019-05-24 16:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Transcriptomics Functional genomics Data visualisation Data mining 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 [] []
  • Heterogeneous Programming on FPGAs with OmpSs@FPGA

    24 May 2019

    Heterogeneous Programming on FPGAs with OmpSs@FPGA https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/heterogeneous-programming-on-fpgas-with-ompss-fpga The registration of this course will open in February. Please, bring your own laptop.  All the PATC courses at BSC are free of charge. Course convener: Xavier Martorell Objectives:This tutorial will introduce the audience to the BSC tools for heterogenous programming on FPGA devices. It describes OmpSs@FPGA, as a productive programming environment for compute systems with FPGAs. More specifically, the tutorial will: Introduce the OmpSs@FPGA programming model, how to write, compile and execute applications on FPGAs Show the "implements" feature to explot parallelism across cores and IP cores Demonstrate how to analyze applications to determine which portions can be executed on FPGAs, and use OmpSs@FPGA to parallelize/optimize them. Learning Outcomes: The students who finish this course will be able to develop benchmarks and simple applications with the OmpSs@FPGA programming model to be executed in FPGA boards, like Zedboard or Xilinx ZCU102. Level: INTERMEDIATE: for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge; those who finished the beginners course ADVANCED: for trainees able to work independently and requiring guidance for solving complex problems Requirements:  Good knowledge of C/C++ Basic knowledge of acceleration architectures and offloading models Basic knowledge of Paraver/Extrae Agenda: Session 1 / 9:30am – 1:00 pm  (2 h lectures, 1:30 h practical) 09.30h – Global view of OmpSs@FPGA 10:30h - Instrumentation facilities and performance analysis 11.00h - Compilation and toolchain 11:30h - Hands-on: OmpSs@FPGA installation and setup 12:00h - Hands-on: Case study: vector multiplication 13.00h – Lunch Break Session 2 / 2:00pm – 5:30 pm (0:30 h lectures, 3 h practical) 14.00h – Hands-on: Case study: matrix multiply 15:00h - Hands-on: Heterogeneous programming using "implements" 16.30h – Hands-on: Bring your application. Study, initial analysis and recommendations 17:30h - Adjourn   END of COURSE https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/767/ 2019-05-24 07:30:00 UTC 2019-05-24 15:30:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • High-performance scientific computing in C++ @ JSC

    27 - 29 May 2019

    High-performance scientific computing in C++ @ JSC https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/high-performance-scientific-computing-in-c-jsc-ee5bae79-ed57-4de5-bfad-0ca030797e59 Modern C++, with its support for procedural, objected oriented, generic and functional programming styles, offers many powerful abstraction mechanisms to express complexity at a high level while remaining very efficient. It is therefore the language of choice for many scientific projects. However, achieving high performance on contemporary computer hardware, with many levels of parallelism, requires understanding C++ code from a more performance centric viewpoint. In this course, the participants will learn how to write C++ programs which better utilize typical HPC hardware resources of the present day. The course is geared towards scientists and engineers, who are already familiar with C++14, and wish to develop maintainable and fast applications. They will learn to identify and avoid performance degrading characteristics, such as unnecessary memory operations, branch mispredictions, and unintentionally strong ordering assumptions. Two powerful open source libraries to help write structured parallel applications will also be introduced: Intel (R) Threading Building Blocks NVIDIA Thrust Prerequisites: Good working knowledge of C++, especially the C++14 standard. Please check with these questions whether your C++ knowlegde fulfills the requirements. Application Registrations are only considered until 1May 2019 due to available space, the maximal number of participants is limited. Applicants will be notified, whether they are accepted for participitation. Instructor: Dr. Sandipan Mohanty, JSC Contact For any questions concerning the course please send an e-mail to s.mohanty@fz-juelich.de https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/824/ 2019-05-27 07:00:00 UTC 2019-05-29 14:30:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Uncertainty quantification @MdlS

    27 - 29 May 2019

    Uncertainty quantification @MdlS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/uncertainty-quantification-mdls-8ab27eae-4c4e-457e-bc99-0ccf6ee93b78 Uncertainty in computer simulations, deterministic and probabilistic methods for quantifying uncertainty, OpenTurns software, Uranie software Content Uncertainty quantification takes into account the fact that most inputs to a simulation code are only known imperfectly. It seeks to translate this uncertainty of the data to improve the results of the simulation. This training will introduce the main methods and techniques by which this uncertainty propagation can be handled without resorting to an exhaustive exploration of the data space. HPC plays an important role in the subject, as it provides the computing power made necessary by the large number of simulations needed. The course will present the most important theoretical tools for probability and statistical analysis, and will illustrate the concepts using the OpenTurns software. Course Outline Day 1 - General methodology for handling uncertainty, presentation of a case study - Fundamental notions from probability and statistics - General introduction to the software tools: OpenTurns and Uranie   Day 2 - Statistical estimation: parametric and non-parametric, testing - Modeling with non-numerical data: expert judgement, entropy - Central trend: local and gloal sensitivity indices (design of experiments, sampling, Sobol indices) - computing the probability of rare events, simulation methods, FORM/SORM   Day 3 - Distributed computing: parallel solvers, batch jobs submission on a parallel computer, implementation within OpenTurns / Salome and Uranie - Introduction to meta-model building, least-squares, other response surface, Kriging, neural networks - Introduction to polynomial chaos Learning outcomes Learn to recognize when uncertainty quantification can bring new insight to simulations. Know the main tools and techniques to investigate uncertainty propagation. Gain familiarity with modern tools for actually carrying out the computations in a HPC context. Prerequisites Basic knowledge of probability will be useful, as will a basic familiarity with Linux. https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/815/ 2019-05-27 07:30:00 UTC 2019-05-29 15:00:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences

    28 May 2019

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    First Steps with UNIX in Life Sciences https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/first-steps-with-unix-in-life-sciences-36cb482a-4e6a-4f85-a4f9-2f53b42cdea7 Overview With a constant evolution of technologies, life scientists (such as laboratory biologists) are faced with an increasing need for bioinformatics skills to deal with high-throughput data storage, retrieval and analysis. 2019-05-28 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-28 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Protein Function Prediction with Machine Learning and Interactive Analytics

    29 - 30 May 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Protein Function Prediction with Machine Learning and Interactive Analytics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/protein-function-prediction-with-machine-learning-and-interactive-analytics This workshop explores how to conduct functional annotation of proteins through machine learning (ML) approaches. 2019-05-29 11:30:00 UTC 2019-05-30 11:30:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Marina Pujol [] [] [] [] []
  • Introduction to Genomic Variant Interpretation

    30 - 31 May 2019

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Introduction to Genomic Variant Interpretation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/introduction-to-identifying-and-characterising-variants-from-ngs-data-bfeba574-0bba-47f5-9de9-fdabc6d50ce4 This course covers state-of-the-art and best-practice tools for the analysis of genomes. We describe, and give hands-on experience of, the entire analysis workflow from raw data generated by a sequencing machine to deriving variant calls (e.g. Single Nucleotide Variants) that are ready for downstream analysis, interpretation and prioritisation. We will describe the steps involved to go from sequencing library to a prioritised, clinically-relevant list of DNA variants. Practical sessions will use the user-friendly Galaxy interface (https://usegalaxy.org/) to demonstrate tasks such as alignment, quality control, variant-calling and annotation. 2019-05-30 08:30:00 UTC 2019-05-31 16:00:00 UTC The Diamond, Workroom 1, Sheffield, United Kingdom The Diamond, Workroom 1 Sheffield United Kingdom S3 7RD [] bioinformatics-core@sheffield.ac.uk [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Deep Learning and GPU programming workshop @ LRZ

    3 - 6 June 2019

    Deep Learning and GPU programming workshop @ LRZ https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/deep-learning-and-gpu-programming-workshop-lrz Overview Learn how to train and deploy a neural network to solve real-world problems, how to generate effective descriptions of content within images and video clips, how to effectively parallelize training of deep neural networks on Multi-GPUs and how to accelerate your applications with CUDA C/C++ and OpenACC. This new 4-days workshop offered for the first time at LRZ combines lectures about fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multiple Data Types and Multi-GPUs with lectures about Accelerated Computing with CUDA C/C++ and OpenACC. The lectures are interleaved with many hands-on sessions using Jupyter Notebooks. The exercises will be done on a fully configured GPU-accelerated workstation in the cloud. The workshop is co-organized by LRZ and NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) for the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE). Since 2012 LRZ as part of GCS is one of currently 10 PRACE Training Centres which serve as European hubs and key drivers of advanced high-quality training for researchers working in the computational sciences. NVIDIA DLI offers hands-on training for developers, data scientists, and researchers looking to solve challenging problems with deep learning.  All instructors are NVIDIA certified University Ambassadors. Agenda 1st day: Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multiple Data Types This day explores how convolutional and recurrent neural networks can be combined to generate effective descriptions of content within images and video clips. Learn how to train a network using TensorFlow and the Microsoft Common Objects in Context (COCO) dataset to generate captions from images and video by: Implementing deep learning workflows like image segmentation and text generation Comparing and contrasting data types, workflows, and frameworks Combining computer vision and natural language processing Upon completion, you’ll be able to solve deep learning problems that require multiple types of data inputs. 2nd day: Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multi-GPUs The computational requirements of deep neural networks used to enable AI applications like self-driving cars are enormous. A single training cycle can take weeks on a single GPU or even years for larger datasets like those used in self-driving car research. Using multiple GPUs for deep learning can significantly shorten the time required to train lots of data, making solving complex problems with deep learning feasible. On the 2nd day we will teach you how to use multiple GPUs to train neural networks. You'll learn: Approaches to multi-GPUs training Algorithmic and engineering challenges to large-scale training Key techniques used to overcome the challenges mentioned above Upon completion, you'll be able to effectively parallelize training of deep neural networks using TensorFlow. 3rd day: Fundamentals of Accelerated Computing with CUDA C/C++ The CUDA computing platform enables the acceleration of CPU-only applications to run on the world’s fastest massively parallel GPUs. On the 3rd day you experience C/C++ application acceleration by: Accelerating CPU-only applications to run their latent parallelism on GPUs Utilizing essential CUDA memory management techniques to optimize accelerated applications Exposing accelerated application potential for concurrency and exploiting it with CUDA streams Leveraging command line and visual profiling to guide and check your work Upon completion, you’ll be able to accelerate and optimize existing C/C++ CPU-only applications using the most essential CUDA tools and techniques. You’ll understand an iterative style of CUDA development that will allow you to ship accelerated applications fast. 4th day: Fundamentals of Accelerated Computing with OpenACC On the last day you learn the basics of OpenACC, a high-level programming language for programming on GPUs. Discover how to accelerate the performance of your applications beyond the limits of CPU-only programming with simple pragmas. You’ll learn: How to profile and optimize your CPU-only applications to identify hot spots for acceleration How to use OpenACC directives to GPU accelerate your codebase How to optimize data movement between the CPU and GPU accelerator Upon completion, you'll be ready to use OpenACC to GPU accelerate CPU-only applications. Important information After you are accepted, please create an account under courses.nvidia.com/join using the same email address as for event registration, since lab access is given based on the event registration list. Please be aware that for adminstrative reasons, after you register, Nvidia will use your email address to contact you for the final feedback of the workshop. PRACE Training and Education The mission of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is to enable high-impact scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society.  PRACE has an extensive education and training effort through seasonal schools, workshops and scientific and industrial seminars throughout Europe. Seasonal Schools target broad HPC audiences, whereas workshops are focused on particular technologies, tools or disciplines or research areas. NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute The NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute delivers hands-on training for developers, data scientists, and engineers. The program is designed to help you get started with training, optimizing, and deploying neural networks to solve real-world problems across diverse industries such as self-driving cars, healthcare, online services, and robotics. https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/860/ 2019-06-03 07:00:00 UTC 2019-06-06 15:00:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Emerging applications of microbes

    3 - 4 June 2019

    Leuven, Belgium

    Emerging applications of microbes https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/emerging-applications-of-microbes We are pleased to announce the first edition of the VIB Conference ‘Emerging applications of microbes’. This international conference will take place June 3rd-4th 2019 in the beautiful historic city of Leuven. We will welcome a range of world leaders from academia and industry who will discuss the latest applications and technological developments in the field of microbiology. With session topics such as metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, industrial biotechnology as well as microbial communities, we aim to provide you with a platform to discuss and exchange ideas with fellow researchers. In addition to the scientific program with plenary talks and poster sessions, there will be ample opportunities to network and discuss collaborations during the breaks, reception and conference dinner. 2019-06-03 08:00:00 UTC 2019-06-04 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat, Leuven, Belgium Naamsestraat 22, 22, Naamsestraat Leuven Vlaams-Brabant Belgium 3000 Microbiology VIB conferences@vib.be [] [] [] [] Microbiology
  • Statistical methods for big data in life sciences and health with R

    3 - 6 June 2019

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    Statistical methods for big data in life sciences and health with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/statistical-methods-for-big-data-in-life-sciences-and-health-with-r Overview In this course, biologists, computational biologists and bioinformatics scientists will acquire the key competencies that they need when dealing with big data from the health and life sciences fields. 2019-06-03 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-06 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland SIB Lausanne Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Cryo-EM sample preparation and data collection

    3 - 5 June 2019

    Elixir node event
    Cryo-EM sample preparation and data collection https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cryo-em-sample-preparation-and-data-collection-33ca34ed-e93e-4b7b-aac5-c167cf17dcd8 2019-06-03 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • COSMIC: Integrating and interpreting the world’s knowledge of somatic mutations in cancer

    4 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    COSMIC: Integrating and interpreting the world’s knowledge of somatic mutations in cancer https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/cosmic-integrating-and-interpreting-the-world-s-knowledge-of-somatic-mutations-in-cancer [COSMIC](http://cancer.sanger.ac.uk), the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive expert manually curated resource for exploring the impact of somatic mutations in human cancer. Based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and available publicly at https://cancer.sanger.ac.uk/cosmic, the latest release includes almost 6 million coding mutations across 1.4 million samples from over 26,000 papers. COSMIC captures the full spectrum of genomic data relating to somatic mutations, so in addition to coding mutations, gene fusions, non-coding mutations, copy-number variants, methylation and drug resistance mutations are included. This course will use the live COSMIC website and tools to show you how to access and explore this information, seeking to identify genetic causes and targets in all human cancers. 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 by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2887770&course-title=COSMIC).'' 2019-06-04 08:30:00 UTC 2019-06-04 11:00:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training [] This course is aimed at scientistsclinicians and informaticians interested in cancer geneticsencompassing all aspects of academic researchdata integration and visualisationand industrial investigations into diagnostic and pharmaceutical design across all human cancers.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Bioinformatics for Core Facility Managers

    4 - 6 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Bioinformatics for Core Facility Managers https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-for-core-facility-managers-70126bc7-2231-4025-9b3d-d29127a3caea 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. This is an opportunity for managers of core facilities to learn directly from EMBL-EBI’s service teams, from each other and from potential users. This course is organised in parallel with Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators to maximise opportunities for networking. 2019-06-04 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-06 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] EMBL-EBI Training Team [] [] [] [] []
  • Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators

    4 - 6 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/bioinformatics-for-principal-investigators-05d46475-a4a3-444c-9ef0-c72ca5b0bd90 The aim of this course is to provide principal investigators with an introduction to the challenges of working with biological data as a research leader; to provide guidance on strategies for managing data and the importance of data sharing; how to encourage bioinformatics development in your team and / or work with collaborators and what resources are available across the life sciences. This course will not provide a platform for teaching hands-on bioinformatics analysis. This course is organised in parallel with Bioinformatics for Core Facilities Managers to maximise opportunities for networking. 2019-06-04 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-06 17:00:00 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 [] Charlotte Pearton [] [] [] [] []
  • Managing a Bioinformatics Core Facility

    4 - 6 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Managing a Bioinformatics Core Facility https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/managing-a-bioinformatics-core-facility 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. 2019-06-04 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-06 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Charlotte Pearton [] [] [] [] []
  • School on Scientific Data Analytics and Deep Learning @ Cineca

    10 - 14 June 2019

    School on Scientific Data Analytics and Deep Learning @ Cineca https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/school-on-scientific-data-analytics-and-deep-learning-cineca Description: The increasing amount of scientific data collected through sensors or computational simulations can take advantage of new techniques for being processed in order to extract new insights out of raw data. The purpose of this one-week school is to present researchers and scientists with methods, tools and techniques for exploring and mining, large data sets using Cineca high performance resources. The school is an introductory set of lectures aimed at training beginner participants in the application of relevant statistical, machine and deep learning algorithms to create classification and predictive models using Cineca resources to execute efficient processing jobs. The school will consist of introductory lectures held by data scientists, and hands-on sessions. Skills: At the end of the course, the student will possess and know how to use the following skills: • Use of Cineca HPC resources • Machine Learning algorithms and libraries  • Deep Learning frameworks Target Audience: Young students, PhD, and researchers in computational sciences and scientific areas with different backgrounds, looking for new technologies and methods to process and analyse large amount of data. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic knowledge in statistics, on the fundamentals of computer programming with python and R and in using GNU/Linux-based systems. Grant The lunch for the five days will be offered to all the participants and some grants are available. The only requirement to be eligible is to be not funded by your institution to attend the course and to work or live in an institute outside the Roma area. The grant  will be 300 euros for students working and living outside Italy and 150 euros for students working and living in Italy. Some documentation will be required and the grant will be paid only after a certified presence of minimum 80% of the lectures. Further information about how to request the grant, will be provided at the confirmation of the course: about 3 weeks before the starting date. The number of participants is limited to 20 students. Applicants will be selected according to their experience, qualification and scientific interest BASED ON WHAT WRITTEN IN THE "Reason for participation" FIELD OF THE REGISTRATION FORM.    APPLICATION DEADLINE May 3rd, 2019.  STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED ON THEIR ADMISSION OR NOT WITH AN EMAIL ON MONDAY MAY,13TH.  Attendance is FREE.    https://events.prace-ri.eu/event/832/ 2019-06-10 08:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 16:00:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Metagenomics Bioinformatics

    10 - 14 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metagenomics Bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metagenomics-bioinformatics-ef58d9a9-7814-475e-9c4a-a8bd70bf846a This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including both marker gene and whole gene shotgun (WGS) approaches. Delegates will gain hands-on experience using a range of data resources and tools, interspersed with lectures. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing researchers in the field. 2019-06-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] EMBL-EBI Training Team [] [] [] [] []
  • Software Carpentry - AMOS 2019

    10 June 2019

    Software Carpentry - AMOS 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-amos-2019 Find out more at https://damienirving.github.io/2019-06-10-amos/ 2019-06-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-10 00:00:00 UTC Software Carpentry AMOS 2019 AMOS 2019 [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Metagenomics Bioinformatics 2019

    10 - 13 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Metagenomics Bioinformatics 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/metagenomics-bioinformatics-2019 This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including marker gene, whole gene shotgun (WGS) and assembly-based approaches. 2019-06-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-13 17:00:00 UTC European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2, Cambridge, United Kingdom European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 Cambridge United Kingdom CB10 1SD [] Johanna Langrish [] [] [] [] []
  • Course: RaukR

    10 - 21 June 2019

    Elixir node event
    Course: RaukR https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/course-raukr More information will follow 2019-06-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-21 00:00:00 UTC [] jessica.lindvall@scilifelab.se [] [] [] [] []
  • RaukR, Advanced R for Bioinformatics, Summer course

    10 - 20 June 2019

    Elixir node event
    RaukR, Advanced R for Bioinformatics, Summer course https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/raukr-advanced-r-for-bioinformatics-summer-course 2019-06-10 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-20 00:00:00 UTC [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • International Conference on Polyploidy

    11 - 14 June 2019

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    International Conference on Polyploidy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/international-conference-on-polyploidy The International Conference on Polyploidy will present cutting edge research into the importance of polyploidy and whole genome duplication for genetics, evolution and ecology. For the 2019 meeting, which will take place at the beautiful city of Ghent, we are trying to put together an exciting program focusing on many different aspects of polyploidy, such as the short- and long-term ecological and evolutionary consequence of polyploidy for plant and animal systems, but also polyploidy in somatic cells and clonal populations will be discussed. The International Conference on Polyploidy will present a unique opportunity to meet and discuss with colleagues, get updated on the newest developments and insights into recent and ancient polyploidy and whole genome duplication, and will provide unique possibilities to network and discuss collaborations. We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ilia Leitch (Kew Gardens) has agreed to deliver the plenary lecture on Tuesday afternoon, June 11th, opening the meeting. Poster information: Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation 2019-06-11 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 17:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences Universiteit Gent - Het Pand, Onderbergen1 , 9000 Gent, Gent, Belgium Universiteit Gent - Het Pand, Onderbergen1 , 9000 Gent Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 [] VIB Conferences conferences@vib.be FWO [] meetings_and_conferences first_come_first_served Polyploidyshort- and long-term ecological and evolutionary consequencepolyploidy for plant and animal systemspolyploidy in somatic cellsclonal populations
  • Software Carpentry - Griffith University

    11 - 12 June 2019

    Software Carpentry - Griffith University https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/software-carpentry-griffith-university-946c3d8e-f4e8-4d79-a605-a1a79aa9a190 Find out more at https://bio-swc-bne.github.io/2019-06-11-GriffithUni-R/ 2019-06-11 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-12 00:00:00 UTC Software Carpentry Griffith University Griffith University [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Ensembl Browser Course, EBI, 11th June 2019

    11 June 2019

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Elixir node event
    Ensembl Browser Course, EBI, 11th June 2019 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ensembl-browser-course-ebi-11th-june-2019 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. 2019-06-11 09:30:00 UTC 2019-06-11 17:00:00 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 [] Emily Perry [] [] [] [] []
  • NGS - Quality control, Alignment, Visualisation

    12 - 14 June 2019

    Bern, Switzerland

    Elixir node event
    NGS - Quality control, Alignment, Visualisation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/ngs-quality-control-alignment-visualisation-ae907af5-87b3-4a91-a5d2-754012a06b7e Overview Usage of NGS is increasing in several biological fields due to a very rapid decrease in cost. However, it often results in hundreds of Gbs of data making the downstream analysis very challenging and requires bioinformatics skills. 2019-06-12 09:00:00 UTC 2019-06-14 00:00:00 UTC SIB, Bern, Switzerland SIB Bern Switzerland [] training@sib.swiss [] Graduate studentsIndustryAcademicsPhDPhD students workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Workshop at ESHG

    15 June 2019

    Sweden

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