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Exploring reproducible and reusable systems biology models with BioModels

This webinar will give an overview of BioModels, a popular repository of curated systems biology models. This will include a recent update on model content and features. It will also briefly introduce BioModels Parameters, a sub-resource within BioModels that provides model parts. It will show...

Scientific topics: Biomolecular simulation

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Accessing fine-grained Molecular Interactions data with IntAct

This webinar will provide an introduction to molecular interactions and how to find these through the molecular interaction database IntAct.  We will demonstrate examples of how you can search for interaction data using advanced filter options, how to create molecular interaction networks using...

Scientific topics: Molecular interactions, pathways and networks, Protein interactions

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Data-driven modelling of intercellular interactions in the tumour microenvironment

Monocyte-derived macrophages help maintain tissue homeostasis and defend the organism against pathogens. In tumours, recent studies have uncovered complex macrophage populations, including tumour-associated macrophages, which support tumorigenesis through cancer hallmarks such as...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Oncology, Personalised medicine

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Computational Biology Training in Hematology 2023, Module 1

This course has been designed by EMBL-EBI and EHA to provide computational biology training in hematology.

Resource type: Course materials

Introduction to EMBL-EBI for teachers and trainers

EMBL-EBI is the home of the world's most comprehensive range of freely available molecular databases and resources. Our resources help researchers share and analyse data and perform complex queries in many different ways. EMBL-EBI also provides open-access on-demand training materials which are...

Scientific topics: Literature and language

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Exploring somatic mutations in cancer with the COSMIC database and analysis tools

COSMIC (the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer) helps the global cancer research community conduct their science faster and better by presenting easy to understand, streamlined, and quality filtered data on cancer mutations. We do this by providing high quality datasets curated by experts...

Scientific topics: Oncology

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Introducing PerMedCoE Building Blocks and Workflows to streamline biological analysis pipelines

Analysing biological datasets is nearly always a multi-step process involving many interconnected stages. Even so, the lack of transparent approaches to managing complex data analysis pipelines remains a common challenge in the life sciences. Another limiting factor is that completing such...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Personalised medicine, Workflows

Resource type: Recorded webinar

The environmental impact of computational biology

The environmental impact of (scientific) computing, computational biology in particular, is a growing concern in light of the urgency of the climate crisis, and there is widespread interest in the research community; so what can we all do about it? Tackling this issue and making it easier for...

Scientific topics: Computational biology

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Chemical biology Q&A session

This Q&A (question and answer) webinar will provide an opportunity for anyone who has completed ‘Chemical biology: A curated set of EMBL-EBI online courses’ to join some of EMBL-EBI's experts and ask their own questions. This session will focus on exploring chemical compounds or drug...

Scientific topics: Chemical biology, Small molecules

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Modular and reproducible workflows for federated molecular QTL analysis

Genetic analysis of molecular traits such as gene expression, splicing and chromatin accessibility requires a number of complex analysis steps that can easily take weeks or months for an analyst to implement from scratch. In the CINECA project, we have developed a number of modular Nextflow...

Scientific topics: Workflows

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Biocuration Q&A session

This Q&A (question and answer) webinar will provide an opportunity for anyone who has completed ‘Biocuration: A curated set of EMBL-EBI online courses’ to join some of EMBL-EBI's experts and ask their own questions. This session will focus on the role of biocuration in maintaining life...

Scientific topics: Database management, Software engineering, Natural language processing

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Uncovering protein function with UniProt

The webinar will cover what functional information is available in UniProt and where that information comes from. It will also describe how the information is added to the resource and how to find it on the UniProt website.

Scientific topics: Function analysis

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Improving data reproducibility for chemosensitivity assays using MICHA

Chemosensitivity assays are commonly used for preclinical drug discovery and clinical trial optimisation. However, poor inter- and intra-laboratory reproducibility has been reported, largely attributed to uncharacterised variation in the assay protocols. Central to improving the data...

Scientific topics: Chemical biology

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Finding and using publicly available data Q&A session

This Q&A (question and answer) webinar will provide an opportunity for anyone who has completed ‘Finding and using publicly available data: A curated set of online courses’ to join some of EMBL-EBI's experts and ask their own questions. This session will focus on biocuration, open data, and...

Scientific topics: Data security, Database management

Resource type: Recorded webinar

A guided tour of the new and improved UniProt website

This webinar will provide an interactive introduction to the new and improved UniProt website.

Developed with our user community in mind, the new website aims to allow users to access all data provided by the UniProt consortium while being adaptable enough to meet the evolving needs of our...

Scientific topics: Proteins

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Croupier, an user-centric meta-orchestrator for cross-platform workflow delivery and execution

The orchestration of complex application workflows executed in the context of High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructures requires the joint collaboration of application designers/developers, HPC engineers and application consumers (i.e. end-users). In the context of HPC, complex workflows...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Personalised medicine, Simulation experiment

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Data protection and security aspects of running simulations on personal data with HPC

When processing health and genetic data in High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters, researchers must consider the application of research ethics principles as well as the General Data Protection Regulation, including issues of identifiability, duties of confidentiality and security, and...

Scientific topics: Computer science, Data security, Personalised medicine

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Finding Pfam's protein families data in the InterPro website

Pfam is a large collection of multiple sequence alignments and hidden Markov models covering many common protein domains. Together with twelve other resources, it is part of the InterPro member database consortium.

After 20 years of good and faithful service, we have decided to retire the Pfam...

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Impact of AlphaFold on research and development

This is the third and last webinar of the series about the impact of AlphaFold on training and research in life sciences. This webinar will focus on the impact of AlphaFold on research and development in life sciences by highlighting a variety of case studies from academia as well as...

Scientific topics: Protein disordered structure, Structure prediction

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Impact of AlphaFold on teaching and training in life sciences

This is the second webinar of the series about the impact of AlphaFold on training and research in life sciences. This webinar will focus on how AlphaFold is changing or will change the teaching/training landscape in life sciences. This will help us identify the gaps and opportunities for...

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Scope and vision of AlphaFold

AlphaFold is an AI system developed by DeepMind that predicts protein 3D structure from its amino-acid sequence. It’s been a year since the AlphaFold software and ‘AlphaFold Protein Structure Database’ were made publicly available for users to explore and investigate their protein of...

Scientific topics: Protein folds and structural domains, Protein structure analysis

Resource type: Recorded webinar

PRIDE database: Proteomics data submission, access and visualisation

The webinar will provide an introduction to the PRIDE database and the proteomics data submission process. This will also provide information about how to access public proteomics datasets, including the PRIDE.

Scientific topics: Proteomics experiment

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Open-access to genetic variation data at the European Variation Archive

The European Variation Archive (EVA) is an open-access database for archival and accessioning of genetic variants from any species. RS ID's are assigned to variants submitted to the EVA and this data is made available periodically.

This webinar will cover various methods of data access,...

Resource type: Recorded webinar

HPC boosts mathematical models’ promises of personalised medicine

Mathematical models of the biological processes that are deregulated in diseases show a high complexity not only because of the number of genes and pathways involved, but also because of the numerous patients or samples to include in the simulations in order to be predictive. One way to address...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Personalised medicine, Simulation experiment

Resource type: Recorded webinar

The PerMedCoE competency framework to guide training and career development

PerMedCoE aims at providing an efficient and sustainable infrastructure to support personalised medicine, adapting cell-level simulation methods to pre-exascale systems to translate omics data into molecular disease models. One of the activities to achieve this consists of a training programme to...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Personalised medicine

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Exploring sequence alignment tools with Job Dispatcher

The Job Dispatcher framework at the EBI provides free access to several sequence analysis tools. 

This webinar will introduce a list of sequence alignment resources available in Job Dispatcher. This will include both pairwise and multiple sequence alignment tools and provide some useful tips...

Resource type: Recorded webinar

An introduction to the COVID-19 Data Portal

The COVID-19 Data Portal was launched in April 2020 to bring together relevant datasets and tools for sharing and analysis in an effort to accelerate coronavirus research. It enables researchers to upload, access and analyse COVID-19 related reference data and specialist datasets.

This webinar...

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Exploring parasite biology through their protein annotation in UniProtKB

Parasitic infections cause a major global burden in terms of human health whilst also affecting livestock and agriculture. Understanding their biology is essential to identify potential candidates for drug and vaccine development. To support the scientific community in this effort, the UniProt...

Scientific topics: Function analysis, Parasitology

Resource type: Recorded webinar

PDBe-KB Aggregated Views: providing biological insights into 3D structures

The Protein Data Bank in Europe - Knowledge Base (PDBe-KB, https://pdbe-kb.org) is an open collaboration between world-leading specialist data resources with a goal to provide biological insights to macromolecular structure data in Protein Data Bank (PDB). 

Since we described PDBe-KB in 2019,...

Scientific topics: Function analysis, Protein structure analysis, Structure analysis

Resource type: Recorded webinar

Selecting and evaluating preprints for Journal Club

Preprints enable researchers to rapidly share their work publicly before the formal peer review process. This webinar will introduce preprints, demonstrate how to select and evaluate preprints by using tools developed by Europe PMC, and show you how to set up and run a preprint journal club based...

Scientific topics: Literature and language

Resource type: Recorded webinar