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Keywords: Experimental-design  or Babraham Institute  or Multiple sequence alignment 


Quality Control in Sequencing Experiments

This course looks at the different ways in which sequencing based studies can fail and the options for visualisation and QC which allow you to identify and diagnose these failures at an early stage. It is designed to be of use to anyone who is using sequencing as part of their research, not just...

Scientific topics: Quality affairs

Keywords: Babraham Institute

Quality Control in Sequencing Experiments https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/quality-control-in-sequencing-experiments This course looks at the different ways in which sequencing based studies can fail and the options for visualisation and QC which allow you to identify and diagnose these failures at an early stage. It is designed to be of use to anyone who is using sequencing as part of their research, not just those who are running sequencing facilities. Quality affairs Babraham Institute
Extracting biological information from gene lists

Many experimental designs end up producing lists of hits, usually based around genes or transcripts. Sometimes these lists are small enough that they can be examined individually, but often it is useful to do a more structured functional analysis to try to automatically determine any interesting...

Keywords: Functional analysis, Gene lists, Babraham Institute

Extracting biological information from gene lists https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/extracting-biological-information-from-gene-lists Many experimental designs end up producing lists of hits, usually based around genes or transcripts. Sometimes these lists are small enough that they can be examined individually, but often it is useful to do a more structured functional analysis to try to automatically determine any interesting biological themes which turn up in the lists. This course looks at the various software packages, databases and statistical methods which may be of use in performing such an analysis. As well as being a practical guide to performing these types of analysis the course will also look at the types of artefacts and bias which can lead to false conclusions about functionality and will look at the appropriate ways to both run the analysis and present the results for publication. Functional analysis, Gene lists, Babraham Institute
Sample size estimation

Power analysis is a method to estimate the samples sizes needed to detect statistical effects with high probability. This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of power analysis and goes through the variables for power calculation. It also addresses the issues associated with...

Keywords: Power analysis, Sample size, Babraham Institute

Sample size estimation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/sample-size-estimation Power analysis is a method to estimate the samples sizes needed to detect statistical effects with high probability. This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of power analysis and goes through the variables for power calculation. It also addresses the issues associated with technical and biological replicates. The program is intended for people who have no prior knowledge of power. Basic statistical knowledge is extremely useful but prior attendance on a statistics course is not compulsary. Power analysis, Sample size, Babraham Institute
Statistical Analysis using SPSS

Statistics are an important part of most modern studies and being able to effectively use a statistics package can help you to understand your results. This course provides an introduction to statistics illustrated though the use of the friendly SPSS package.

Scientific topics: Statistics and probability

Keywords: Babraham Institute

Statistical Analysis using SPSS https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/statistical-analysis-using-spss Statistics are an important part of most modern studies and being able to effectively use a statistics package can help you to understand your results. This course provides an introduction to statistics illustrated though the use of the friendly SPSS package. Statistics and probability Babraham Institute
Statistical Analysis using GraphPad Prism

GraphPad Prism is a powerful and friendly package which allows you to plot and analyse your data. This course acts not only as an introduction to Prism, but also goes through the basic statistical knowledge which should allow you to make the most of your data.

Keywords: GraphPad Prism, Babraham Institute

Statistical Analysis using GraphPad Prism https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/statistical-analysis-using-graphpad-prism GraphPad Prism is a powerful and friendly package which allows you to plot and analyse your data. This course acts not only as an introduction to Prism, but also goes through the basic statistical knowledge which should allow you to make the most of your data. GraphPad Prism, Babraham Institute
Scientific Figure Design

This course provides a practical guide to producing figures for use in reports and publications. It is a wide ranging course which looks at how to design figures to clearly and fairly represent your data, the practical aspects of graph creation, the allowable manipulation of bitmap images and...

Scientific topics: Data visualisation

Keywords: Figure design, Babraham Institute

Scientific Figure Design https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/scientific-figure-design This course provides a practical guide to producing figures for use in reports and publications. It is a wide ranging course which looks at how to design figures to clearly and fairly represent your data, the practical aspects of graph creation, the allowable manipulation of bitmap images and compositing and editing of final figures. The course will use a number of different open source software packages and is illustrated with a number of example figures adapted from common analysis tools. Data visualisation Figure design, Babraham Institute
An Introduction to Unix

Increasing amounts of bioinformatics work is done in a command line unix environment. Most large scale processing applications are written for unix and most large scale compute environments are also based on this. This course provides an introduction to the concepts of unix and provides a...

Keywords: Unix, Babraham Institute

An Introduction to Unix https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/an-introduction-to-unix Increasing amounts of bioinformatics work is done in a command line unix environment. Most large scale processing applications are written for unix and most large scale compute environments are also based on this. This course provides an introduction to the concepts of unix and provides a practical introduction to working in this environment. Internally we link this course to a more specific course illustrating the use of our internal cluster environment and this part of the course could be adapted for other sites with different compute infrastructure. Unix, Babraham Institute
An Introduction to ggplot

Ggplot is the most popular plotting extension to R and replicates many of the graph types found in the core plotting libraries. This course provides an introduction to the ggplot2 libraries and gives a practical guide for how to use these to create different types of graphs.

Keywords: ggPlot, Babraham Institute

An Introduction to ggplot https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/an-introduction-to-ggplot Ggplot is the most popular plotting extension to R and replicates many of the graph types found in the core plotting libraries. This course provides an introduction to the ggplot2 libraries and gives a practical guide for how to use these to create different types of graphs. ggPlot, Babraham Institute
Plotting complex figures with R

This course is a comprehensive guide to the use of the built in R plotting functionality to construct everything from customised simple plots to complex multi-layered figures. It follows on from the material in our introductory R course and participants are expected to have a basic understanding...

Keywords: Graph plotting, R Programming, Babraham Institute

Plotting complex figures with R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/plotting-complex-figures-with-r This course is a comprehensive guide to the use of the built in R plotting functionality to construct everything from customised simple plots to complex multi-layered figures. It follows on from the material in our introductory R course and participants are expected to have a basic understanding of R - enough to load and do basic manipulation of datasets. Graph plotting, R Programming, Babraham Institute
Advanced R

This course follows on from the introductory course. It goes into more detail on practical guides to filtering and combining complex data sets. It also looks at other core R concepts such as looping with apply statements and using packages. Finally it looks at how to document your R analyses and...

Keywords: R programming, Babraham Institute

Advanced R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/advanced-r This course follows on from the introductory course. It goes into more detail on practical guides to filtering and combining complex data sets. It also looks at other core R concepts such as looping with apply statements and using packages. Finally it looks at how to document your R analyses and generate complete analysis reports. R programming, Babraham Institute
Introduction to R

R is a popular language and environment that allows powerful and fast manipulation of data, offering many statistical and graphical options. This course aims to introduce R as a tool for statistics and graphics, with the main aim being to become comfortable with the R environment. It will focus...

Scientific topics: Software engineering

Keywords: R programming, Babraham Institute

Introduction to R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-r R is a popular language and environment that allows powerful and fast manipulation of data, offering many statistical and graphical options. This course aims to introduce R as a tool for statistics and graphics, with the main aim being to become comfortable with the R environment. It will focus on entering and manipulating data in R and producing simple graphs. A few functions for basic statistics will be briefly introduced, but statistical functions will not be covered in detail. Software engineering R programming, Babraham Institute
Learning to Program with Perl

This course aims to introduce the basic features of the Perl language. At the end you should have everything you need to write moderately complicated programs, and enough pointers to other resources to get you started on bigger projects. The course tries to provide a grounding in the basic theory...

Keywords: perl, Babraham Institute

Learning to Program with Perl https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/learning-to-program-with-perl This course aims to introduce the basic features of the Perl language. At the end you should have everything you need to write moderately complicated programs, and enough pointers to other resources to get you started on bigger projects. The course tries to provide a grounding in the basic theory you'll need to write programs in any language as well as an appreciation for the right way to do things in Perl. perl, Babraham Institute
Analysing Mapped Sequence Data with SeqMonk

SeqMonk is a program which can analyse large data sets of mapped genomic positions. It is most commonly used to work with data coming from high-throughput sequencing pipelines. The program allows you to view your reads against an annotated genome and to quantitate and filter your data to let...

Scientific topics: Sequence alignment

Keywords: Babraham Institute

Analysing Mapped Sequence Data with SeqMonk https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analysing-mapped-sequence-data-with-seqmonk SeqMonk is a program which can analyse large data sets of mapped genomic positions. It is most commonly used to work with data coming from high-throughput sequencing pipelines. The program allows you to view your reads against an annotated genome and to quantitate and filter your data to let you identify regions of interest. It is a friendly way to explore and analysis very large datasets. This course provides an introduction to the main features of SeqMonk and will run through the anlaysis of a couple of different datasets to show what sort of analysis options it provides. Sequence alignment Babraham Institute
ChIP-seq analysis using R - Experimental design and peak calling.

This lecture is an introduction to ChIP-seq experiments and data. It provides a theoretical background to experimental design and peak calling.

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Visualisation

ChIP-seq analysis using R - Experimental design and peak calling. https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-experimental-design-and-peak-calling-cfd4c18f-6c86-45ae-ab0b-630422c76af6 This lecture is an introduction to ChIP-seq experiments and data. It provides a theoretical background to experimental design and peak calling. ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Visualisation
ChIP-seq analysis using R

ChIP-seq is the most commonly used technique to study binding profiles of chromatin proteins, such as TFs or histone modification patterns. This course is an introduction to ChIP-seq data, and data analysis mainly using R, some command line based peak-callers and online software. It provides a...

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Visualisation, Annotation, Homo-sapiens, R-programming

ChIP-seq analysis using R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-5049bc9c-9bbb-4a6b-9244-37ed3980da0e ChIP-seq is the most commonly used technique to study binding profiles of chromatin proteins, such as TFs or histone modification patterns. This course is an introduction to ChIP-seq data, and data analysis mainly using R, some command line based peak-callers and online software. It provides a theoretical background and the means to perform peak calling and differential binding analysis. ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Visualisation, Annotation, Homo-sapiens, R-programming
ChIP-seq analysis using R - Experimental design and peak calling.

This lecture is an introduction to ChIP-seq experiments and data. It provides a theoretical background to experimental design and peak calling.

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Visualisation

ChIP-seq analysis using R - Experimental design and peak calling. https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-experimental-design-and-peak-calling This lecture is an introduction to ChIP-seq experiments and data. It provides a theoretical background to experimental design and peak calling. ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, Peak-calling, Visualisation
ChIP-seq analysis using R - Quality Control

This practical illustrates steps that can be undertaken to assess the quality of the sequencing data. We will start from the fastq files and assess their quality in respect to potential contamination and technical artifacts.

Scientific topics: RNA-Seq

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design

ChIP-seq analysis using R - Quality Control https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-quality-control This practical illustrates steps that can be undertaken to assess the quality of the sequencing data. We will start from the fastq files and assess their quality in respect to potential contamination and technical artifacts. RNA-Seq ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design
ChIP-seq analysis using R - File formats and QC

This lecture introduces the file formats of sequencing data before alignment and covers the general quality control of sequencing data focussing on RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq.

Scientific topics: RNA-Seq

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design

ChIP-seq analysis using R - File formats and QC https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-file-formats-and-qc This lecture introduces the file formats of sequencing data before alignment and covers the general quality control of sequencing data focussing on RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq. RNA-Seq ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design
ChIP-seq analysis using R - Quality Control Walkthrough

This practical illustrates steps that can be undertaken to assess the quality of the sequencing data. We will start from the fastq files and assess their quality in respect to potential contamination and technical artifacts.

Scientific topics: RNA-Seq

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design

ChIP-seq analysis using R - Quality Control Walkthrough https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r-quality-control-walkthrough This practical illustrates steps that can be undertaken to assess the quality of the sequencing data. We will start from the fastq files and assess their quality in respect to potential contamination and technical artifacts. RNA-Seq ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, QC, Data-format, Experimental-design
EMBO 2015

Link to the GitHub repository containing all the training materials made available for the 2015 EMBO event held at TGAC

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

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Multiple sequence alignment, Network visualization, Protein protein interaction networks

EMBO 2015 https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/embo-2015 Link to the GitHub repository containing all the training materials made available for the 2015 EMBO event held at TGAC Protein binding sites Molecular interactions, pathways and networks Bioinformatics, Multiple sequence alignment, Network visualization, Protein protein interaction networks PhD students post-docs 2015-10-08 2017-10-09
BLAST and multiple sequence alignment (MSA) programs

Background The rapid identification of pathogens infecting livestock is essential to appropriately respond to the threat. The number and the variety of pathogen sequenced genomes have been growing more dramatically these recent years, because of the new sequencing technologies. This wealth of...

Keywords: Blast, E learning, Multiple sequence alignment

BLAST and multiple sequence alignment (MSA) programs https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/blast-and-multiple-sequence-alignment-msa-programs Background The rapid identification of pathogens infecting livestock is essential to appropriately respond to the threat. The number and the variety of pathogen sequenced genomes have been growing more dramatically these recent years, because of the new sequencing technologies. This wealth of new data is very useful to the research field through the development of bioinformatics tools and databases that deal with large amount of sequences. Among them, BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) and MSA () programs are very efficient for protein or nucleotide sequence similarity search. The present course introduces the main biological databases, alignment tool BLAST and Multiple sequence alignments (MSA) programs, and interpretation of results. Goal The ultimate aim is the better management of animal diseases by preparing laboratory technicians, veterinarians and molecular epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of developing FAO and IAEA member states, to be self-sufficient in the data analysis by interpreting the phylogenetic trees and their relationships. Target audience Researchers, Laboratory technicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of member states of IAEA and FAO. The concepts are explained in generalized way to help all academicians, researchers, students from all countries working in the field of molecular genetics and epidemiology. AuthorsViral-zone, Swiss-Prot group at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics   Blast, E learning, Multiple sequence alignment Bench biologists Biologists Laboratory technicians Researchers Veterinarians 2014-04-28 2017-10-09
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
Similarity searching, multiple sequence alignment and protein families - undergraduate lab

Lab 3 in a series of labs given as part of a "bioinformatics for biologists" course targeted at 2nd/3rd year undergraduates and focusing on informed use of tools. Some instructions are specific to our local computer lab setup but overall the content should be adaptable. Note that because some of...

Keywords: Blast, Hmmer, Interpro, Multiple sequence alignment, Similarity searching

Similarity searching, multiple sequence alignment and protein families - undergraduate lab https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/similarity-searching-multiple-sequence-alignment-and-protein-families-undergraduate-lab Lab 3 in a series of labs given as part of a "bioinformatics for biologists" course targeted at 2nd/3rd year undergraduates and focusing on informed use of tools. Some instructions are specific to our local computer lab setup but overall the content should be adaptable. Note that because some of the exercises make use of public databases they need to be checked and in some cases updated every time the lab is run. The lab is meant to be easily assessed using an online quiz (I use moodle). I provides a hands on introduction to NCBI BLAST, Interproscan, Clustal, MUSCLE and T-COFFEE, and HMMER.  Blast, Hmmer, Interpro, Multiple sequence alignment, Similarity searching biology and bioinformatics sophomore undergraduates 2013-11-12 2017-10-09
Multiple sequence alignment and phylogeny - undergraduate lab

This is lab 4 in a series of labs given as part of an undergraduate "Bioinformatics for biologists" course delivered to 2nd and 3rd year biology and bioinformatics undergraduate students, as part of a course focusing on using bioinformatics tools. Some instructions in it are specific to our lab...

Keywords: Clustalw, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylip, Phylogeny

Multiple sequence alignment and phylogeny - undergraduate lab https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/multiple-sequence-alignment-and-phylogeny-undergraduate-lab This is lab 4 in a series of labs given as part of an undergraduate "Bioinformatics for biologists" course delivered to 2nd and 3rd year biology and bioinformatics undergraduate students, as part of a course focusing on using bioinformatics tools. Some instructions in it are specific to our lab environment - including some not so current programs (clustalw, treetool, seaview, phylip) as that's what we have installed at the moment and they're stable, but the content can easily be adapted to other environments and programs. The lab is meant to be easily assessed and I get the students to answer the question in a moodle quiz which makes marking easier. The lab follows some lectures on multiple sequence alignment and molecular phylogeny. Clustalw, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylip, Phylogeny biology and bioinformatics sophomore undergraduates 2013-11-12 2017-10-09
ChIP-Seq

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Keywords: ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, QC, ChIP-Seq-QC, Data-format, Alignment, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Annotation

ChIP-Seq https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq No description available ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, QC, ChIP-Seq-QC, Data-format, Alignment, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Annotation
ChIP-seq analysis using R

ChIP-seq is the most commonly used technique to study binding profiles of chromatin proteins, such as TFs or histone modification patterns. This course is an introduction to ChIP-seq data, and data analysis mainly using R, some command line based peak-callers and online software. It provides a...

Keywords: ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, QC, Data-format, Alignment, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Visualisation, Annotation

ChIP-seq analysis using R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/chip-seq-analysis-using-r ChIP-seq is the most commonly used technique to study binding profiles of chromatin proteins, such as TFs or histone modification patterns. This course is an introduction to ChIP-seq data, and data analysis mainly using R, some command line based peak-callers and online software. It provides a theoretical background and the means to perform peak calling and differential binding analysis. ChIP-Seq, Experimental-design, QC, Data-format, Alignment, Peak-calling, Differential-binding, Visualisation, Annotation