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Bioinformatics - the Power of Computers in Biology: A Practical Guide

This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces simple bioinformatics approaches for database searching and sequence analysis. A ‘mystery’ gene is used as an exemplar: we first characterise the gene, then use it to explore the impact of gene loss in...

Scientific topics: Sequence analysis

Keywords: Basic bioinformatics, Basic linux commands, Bioinformatics schools, Gene loss, Genetic mutation, Raspberry pi computers, Sequence analysis, Sequence database searching, Training materials

Bioinformatics - the Power of Computers in Biology: A Practical Guide https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/bioinformatics-the-power-of-computers-in-biology-a-practical-guide This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces simple bioinformatics approaches for database searching and sequence analysis. A ‘mystery’ gene is used as an exemplar: we first characterise the gene, then use it to explore the impact of gene loss in humans. Analyses are run both online and at the command line, the latter using Raspberry Pi computers running the 4273π variant of Linux (4273pi.org). Specifically, this Guide introduces a popular Web-based tool for searching biological sequence databases, and shows how similar functionality can be achieved using the Linux command line. On reading the Guide and completing the exercises, users will be able to: i) search biological sequence databases using the online program BLAST, and navigate GenPept sequence records; ii) execute some basic Linux commands to perform a set of simple file-manipulation tasks; iii) perform BLAST searches via the Linux command line; and iv) evaluate the biological implications of search results, with reference to mutations and function. Sequence analysis Basic bioinformatics, Basic linux commands, Bioinformatics schools, Gene loss, Genetic mutation, Raspberry pi computers, Sequence analysis, Sequence database searching, Training materials 2019-06-08
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
Understanding Multiple Sequence Alignments - Lecture Handouts & Utopia Hands-On

This presentation aims to provide a basic understanding of the range of contexts in which protein sequence alignments are used and are useful, focusing on the importance of sequence similarities and differences, and what they tell us. Overall, the objective is to offer different perspectives and...

Keywords: Multiple sequence alignment, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence analysis

Understanding Multiple Sequence Alignments - Lecture Handouts & Utopia Hands-On https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/understanding-multiple-sequence-alignments-lecture-handouts-utopia-hands-on This presentation aims to provide a basic understanding of the range of contexts in which protein sequence alignments are used and are useful, focusing on the importance of sequence similarities and differences, and what they tell us. Overall, the objective is to offer different perspectives and insights into the meaning of alignments, and to convey an understanding of the use of metaphor and its role in interpreting alignments. The talk is accompanied by a hands-on practical analysis using the Utopia sequence analysis suite. Multiple sequence alignment, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence analysis Biomedical researchers Life Science Researchers Postgraduate students 2013-12-17 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
Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignment

An introduction to multiple sequence alignments (MSAs) for bench biologists delivered as part of the EMBL Australia Masterclass on Protein Sequence Analysis http://oz-masterclass.wikispaces.com/ . Focuses on describing: the "anatomy" of a sequence alignment; two alternative interpretations of...

Keywords: Multiple sequence analysis, Protein structure, Sequence analysis

Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignment https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-multiple-sequence-alignment An introduction to multiple sequence alignments (MSAs) for bench biologists delivered as part of the EMBL Australia Masterclass on Protein Sequence Analysis http://oz-masterclass.wikispaces.com/ . Focuses on describing: the "anatomy" of a sequence alignment; two alternative interpretations of alignmetns (structural and evolutionary), and ways of building manual and automatic alignments, and an introduction to JalView Multiple sequence analysis, Protein structure, Sequence analysis Bench biologists 2013-10-23 2017-10-09