Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (3rd edition)
25 - 26 March 2019
Antwerpen, BelgiumRevolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (3rd edition) https://vibconferences.be/event/revolutionizing-next-generation-sequencing-3rd-edition https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/revolutionizing-next-generation-sequencing-3rd-edition After two successful editions (Jan 2015, Leuven and March 2017, Antwerp), VIB is proud to present the third edition of this Tools & Technologies conference. VIB believes that the revolutionary discoveries enabled by NGS are not yet at its zenith and that the technology can go much further. During this 3rd edition VIB will bring together over 30 top scientists and technology developers form both industry and academia. They will discuss emerging tools and approaches in several sessions such as: • Long reads, Genome Structure and Mapping • Epigenomics • Metagenomics • Spatial transcriptomics • Population Scale and Clinical Sequencing • Single Cell Sequencing • Emerging technologies In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions and the conference dinner. Also young scientists are encouraged to showcase their own work to the international research community by oral or poster presentation! Information for poster submissions: The format for your poster should be: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation Deadlines: • Early Bird: 11/02/2019 • Late Registration: 11/03/2019 • Abstract deadline: 21/01/2019 2019-03-25 08:00:00 UTC 2019-03-26 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences BluePoint Antwerpen, 9, Filip Williotstraat, Antwerpen, Belgium BluePoint Antwerpen, 9, Filip Williotstraat Antwerpen Antwerpen Belgium 2600 Mapping Population genomics Population genetics Sequencing Transcriptomics Metagenomic sequencing Metagenomics Epigenetics Epigenomics Genotyping experiment Genotype and phenotype Genomics  Evy Vierstraete +32 9 244 66 11 firstname.lastname@example.org BioradBiokeLexogenAnalisBio-techneBGI  350 meetings_and_conferences  Genome Structure Genome MappingEpigenomicsMetagenomicsSpatial transcriptomicsPopulation Scale clinical sequencingSequencingSingle Cell Sequencing
Genome assembly and annotation course 5
1 - 5 July 2019
Milan, ItalyGenome assembly and annotation course 5 https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=45 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-and-annotation-course-5 A **genome assembly and annotation course** will take place on **July 1-5, 2019** in **Milan, Italy**, hosted by the Italian ELIXIR Node in cooperation with other ELIXIR nodes that are involved in the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE task 10.3 “Capacity Building in Genome Assembly and Annotation”. Some of the most experienced assembly and annotation experts in Europe will be teaching at the course. The course is aimed at researchers interested in learning more about genome assembly and annotation. It will include information useful for both the beginner and the more advanced user. We will start by introducing general concepts and then continue with a step-by-step description of all major components of a genome assembly and annotation workflow, from raw data all the way to a final assembled and annotated genome. There will be a mix of lectures and hands-on practical exercises using Unix/Linux command line. After the course, the participants will have knowledge of commonly used assembly practices and tools. They will be able to run assembly and annotation projects on their own. **Prerequisites:** - **Working knowledge of Unix/Linux command line** - **As part of the course agenda, course participants will prepare a short presentation about their own projects.** Optionally, they may also bring their own data. **Instructions how to register for the course are available on the [ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EELP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=45).** You will be able to access the course after you register and your registration is approved by the course organizers. 2019-07-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-07-05 17:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715, Milan, Italy University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U7, Lab 715 Milan Città Metropolitana di Milano Italy Genomics University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy General questions: email@example.com Questions about the course agenda: firstname.lastname@example.org National Research Council of ItalyINRANBIS - National Bioinformatics Infrastructure SwedenELIXIR EXCELERATE life scientistsResearchersPhD students 24 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest Genomics AssemblyTrainingeLearningEeLP
Variant Discovery with GATK4
8 - 11 July 2019
Cambridge, United KingdomVariant Discovery with GATK4 http://training.csx.cam.ac.uk/bioinformatics/event/2858057 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/variant-discovery-with-gatk4 This workshop will focus on the core steps involved in calling germline short variants, somatic short variants, and copy number alterations with the [Broad’s Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK)](https://www.broadinstitute.org/gatk/), using “Best Practices” developed by the GATK methods development team. A team of methods developers and instructors from the Data Sciences Platform at Broad will give talks explaining the rationale, theory, and real-world applications of the GATK Best Practices. You will learn why each step is essential to the variant-calling process, what key operations are performed on the data at each step, and how to use the GATK tools to get the most accurate and reliable results out of your dataset. If you are an experienced GATK user, you will gain a deeper understanding of how the GATK works under-the-hood and how to improve your results further, especially with respect to the latest innovations. The hands-on tutorials for learning GATK tools and commands will be on [Terra](https://terra.bio/), a new platform developed at Broad in collaboration with Verily Life Sciences for accessing data, running analysis tools and collaborating securely and seamlessly. (If you’ve heard of or been a user of FireCloud, think of Terra as the new and improved user interface for FireCloud that makes doing research easier than before!) *Day 1: Introductory topics and hands-on tutorials. We will start off with introductory lectures on sequencing data, preprocessing, variant discovery, and pipelining. Then you will get hands-on with a recreation of a real variant discovery analysis in Terra. *Day 2: Germline short variant discovery. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on tutorials, you will learn: germline single nucleotide variants and indels, joint calling, variant filtering, genotype refinement, and callset evaluation. *Day 3: Somatic variant discovery. In a format similar to Day 2, you will learn: somatic single nucleotide variants and indels, Mutect2, and somatic copy number alterations. *Day 4: Pipelining and performing your analysis end-to-end in Terra. On the final day, you will learn how to write your own pipelining scripts in the Workflow Description Language (WDL) and execute them with the Cromwell workflow management system. You will also be introduced to additional tools that help you do your analysis end-to-end in Terra. Please note that this workshop is focused on human data analysis. The majority of the materials presented does apply equally to non-human data, and we will address some questions regarding adaptations that are needed for analysis of non-human data, but we will not go into much detail on those points. The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level. Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge [Raven](http://www.ucs.cam.ac.uk/docs/faq/raven/n5) account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking [here](http://bioinfotraining.bio.cam.ac.uk/booking-form/?event-id=2858057&course-title=Variant%20Discovery%20with%20GATK4).'' 2019-07-08 08:30:00 UTC 2019-07-11 15:30:00 UTC University of Cambridge Craik-Marshall Building, Cambridge, United Kingdom Craik-Marshall Building Cambridge United Kingdom CB2 3AR Genomics Data visualisation Data mining Bioinformatics University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training  The course is aimed primarily at mid-career scientists – especially those whose formal education likely included statisticsbut who have not perhaps put this into practice since.Graduate studentsPostdocs and Staff members from the University of CambridgeInstitutions and other external Institutions or individuals workshops_and_courses  
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