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Using Bioinformatics to Understand Genetic Diseases: A Practical Guide

This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series outlines a number of basic bioinformatics approaches that can be used to understand the molecular basis of genetic diseases. A rare variation in the insulin gene is discussed, and the impact of the variation on the gene...

Keywords: Basic bioinformatics, Bioinformatics schools, Gene finding, Genetic mutation, Insulin structure, Sequence alignment, Sequence database searching, Training material

Using Bioinformatics to Understand Genetic Diseases: A Practical Guide https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/using-bioinformatics-to-understand-genetic-diseases-a-practical-guide This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series outlines a number of basic bioinformatics approaches that can be used to understand the molecular basis of genetic diseases. A rare variation in the insulin gene is discussed, and the impact of the variation on the gene product, and how this results in disease, is explored. Specifically, this Guide introduces a range of commonly used bioinformatics tools and databases with which to analyse both DNA and protein sequences, and protein structures. On reading the Guide and completing the exercises, users will be able to: i) investigate the locations of genes on the human genome using a genome browser; ii) compare DNA sequences using an alignment tool; iii) translate a DNA sequence into its protein product; iv) search a protein structure database, and visualise the 3D structure of insulin; and v) infer whether insulin is specific to humans by using protein sequence database search tools. Basic bioinformatics, Bioinformatics schools, Gene finding, Genetic mutation, Insulin structure, Sequence alignment, Sequence database searching, Training material 2019-03-18
EMBL-EBI Train Online

If you work in the life sciences, you may find that you’re spending less time doing experiments and more time analysing huge amounts of biological data. Train online is here to help you do this quickly and efficiently.

Scientific topics: Bioinformatics

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Chemical biology, Cross domain, Dna rna, Gene expression, Literature, Ontologies, Proteins, Structures, Systems

EMBL-EBI Train Online https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/embl-ebi-train-online If you work in the life sciences, you may find that you’re spending less time doing experiments and more time analysing huge amounts of biological data. Train online is here to help you do this quickly and efficiently. Bioinformatics Bioinformatics, Chemical biology, Cross domain, Dna rna, Gene expression, Literature, Ontologies, Proteins, Structures, Systems Beginner informatics Life sciences 2018-05-11
Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignments (MSAs) and Phylogenies

Slides used for teaching an introduction to phylogenies and MSAs in the context of phylogenies for the first day of a two-day course on MSAs at Cambridge University, in the UK, in December 2013. Course taught together with Holger Dinkel and Terri Attwood.

Keywords: Molecular evolution, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylogenetics, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence alignment

Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignments (MSAs) and Phylogenies https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-multiple-sequence-alignments-msas-and-phylogenies Slides used for teaching an introduction to phylogenies and MSAs in the context of phylogenies for the first day of a two-day course on MSAs at Cambridge University, in the UK, in December 2013. Course taught together with Holger Dinkel and Terri Attwood. Molecular evolution, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylogenetics, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence alignment Bench biologists Post-Doctoral Fellows Postgraduate students principle investigators 2013-12-19 2017-10-09
Sequence comparison - undergraduate lab

This is lab 2 in a series of labs developed as part of a "bioinformatics for biology undergraduates" course and targeted at 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates. It is meant to be easily assessible. The lab includes some instructions that are specific to our computer lab environment but the content of...

Keywords: Dotmatrix plots, Scoring matrices, Sequence alignment

Sequence comparison - undergraduate lab https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/sequence-comparison-undergraduate-lab This is lab 2 in a series of labs developed as part of a "bioinformatics for biology undergraduates" course and targeted at 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates. It is meant to be easily assessible. The lab includes some instructions that are specific to our computer lab environment but the content of the lab should be easy to adapt to other environments. This lab makes use of EMBOSS programs, prss in the FASTA package, as well as the NCBI BLAST website. I usually deliver this lab after a series of lectures discussing dotmatrix plots and sequence alignment. Students enter their answers to the questions into a quiz set up within moodle which allows for easier marking. Dotmatrix plots, Scoring matrices, Sequence alignment Undergraduate students 2013-11-12 2017-10-09
Bioinformatics: Gene-protein-structure-function

This presentation examines the available in silico tools for protein structure and function prediction. It examines the major protein family databases (PROSITE, PRINTS, Pfam, etc.), and explores why tools like PSI-BLAST, while convenient and easy to use, may not always give optimal results. The...

Keywords: Expert systems, Genequiz, Protein family characterisation, Protein family databases, Protein sequence analysis, Psi blast

Bioinformatics: Gene-protein-structure-function https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/bioinformatics-gene-protein-structure-function This presentation examines the available in silico tools for protein structure and function prediction. It examines the major protein family databases (PROSITE, PRINTS, Pfam, etc.), and explores why tools like PSI-BLAST, while convenient and easy to use, may not always give optimal results. The presentation concludes with an analysis of 'expert' systems and integrated approaches (GeneQuiz, MAGPIE, InterPro, etc.), and dispels the commonly held notion that one database and/or one analysis tool is best. Expert systems, Genequiz, Protein family characterisation, Protein family databases, Protein sequence analysis, Psi blast beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09
InterPro: An introduction

This presentation introduces the background to the InterPro database: what it is, where it came from, and what was the vision behind its creation. It examines in particular whether the database has evolved in line with its original vision, and asks whether the resource is still fit for purpose. 

Keywords: Integrated diagnostic tools, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis

InterPro: An introduction https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/interpro-an-introduction This presentation introduces the background to the InterPro database: what it is, where it came from, and what was the vision behind its creation. It examines in particular whether the database has evolved in line with its original vision, and asks whether the resource is still fit for purpose.  Integrated diagnostic tools, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09
PRINTS: A protein family database with a difference

A presentation designed to introduce the concept of protein family analysis and characterisation using motif-based methods, with a particular focus on protein fingerprinting. Following a general introduction to sequence analysis, and the fingerprint approach, specific examples are given to...

Keywords: Functional diagnosis, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis

PRINTS: A protein family database with a difference https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/prints-a-protein-family-database-with-a-difference A presentation designed to introduce the concept of protein family analysis and characterisation using motif-based methods, with a particular focus on protein fingerprinting. Following a general introduction to sequence analysis, and the fingerprint approach, specific examples are given to demonstrate the importance of understanding how to interpret the results of different sequence analysis methods and, crucially, the differences between them, and the added value that fingerprints bring. Functional diagnosis, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09