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PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics

PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics. [Materials](ftp://ftp.psb.ugent.be/pub/plaza/workshop/ELIXIR/)

Scientific topics: Plant biology, Functional genomics, Comparative genomics, Evolutionary biology, Phylogenomics, Genotype and phenotype

Operations: Annotation, Visualisation, Comparison

Keywords: plants, Plants bioinformatics, genomics, Visualisation, Annotation

Resource type: Training materials

PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/plaza-is-a-plant-oriented-online-resource-for-comparative-evolutionary-and-functional-genomics PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics. [Materials](ftp://ftp.psb.ugent.be/pub/plaza/workshop/ELIXIR/) Plant biology Functional genomics Comparative genomics Evolutionary biology Phylogenomics Genotype and phenotype plants, Plants bioinformatics, genomics, Visualisation, Annotation Life Science Researchers plant researchers experimeintal biologist researchers postdoctoral researchers Research Assistants and Research Associates PhD
Probabilistic programming with (R)Stan

Probabilistic models describe how the observed data was generated, and what structure the signal and noise from potentially multiple sources may have. Many classical statistical models are special cases of probabilistic models with special modeling assumptions. Probabilistic models can be...

Scientific topics: Statistics and probability

Probabilistic programming with (R)Stan https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/probabilistic-programming-with-r-stan Probabilistic models describe how the observed data was generated, and what structure the signal and noise from potentially multiple sources may have. Many classical statistical models are special cases of probabilistic models with special modeling assumptions. Probabilistic models can be implemented, improved, and critizised in a flexible, explicit and transparent manner, and the analysis can be supported with prior information about the data. This 1-day course provides an introduction to Bayesian/probabilistic models. We will implement standard linear models based on the rstanarm package of the R statistical programming environment and readily available example data sets. The workshop is an ideal opportunity to familiarize yourself with the basic ideas in probabilistic modeling such as prior information, likelihood, model criticism and validation, as well as some of the available tools. At the end, you should be able to implement basic probabilistic models yourself, and understand their relative advantages and pitfalls compared to their classical alternatives. Statistics and probability Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22
Image Ethics and Poster Design

The image ethics part handles on the theoretical aspects of image manipulation, the mistakes people make and how to avoid image fraud. VIB has guidelines for acceptable scientific image manipulations. Not all manipulations are scientifically correct. There are manipulations that fall within the...

Scientific topics: Image

Image Ethics and Poster Design https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/image-ethics-and-poster-design The image ethics part handles on the theoretical aspects of image manipulation, the mistakes people make and how to avoid image fraud. VIB has guidelines for acceptable scientific image manipulations. Not all manipulations are scientifically correct. There are manipulations that fall within the scope of scientific misconduct, because they result in misrepresentation of the data. Such misrepresentation makes it impossible for others to interpret the data correctly, or worse, leads to conclusions that are not correct. The second part of this course deals with poster design. Scientific posters are a resume of a piece or timespan of research on one square meter of paper. They are best compared to slides for oral presentations, not a written document. Posters can’t convey detailed evidence like scientific articles, it must visualize a message on its own. When standing a meter away from a poster you hardly feel like reading much text, especially when the author/designer stands next to it. A poster must bring that message without requiring oral explanation, but with as little text as possible. Prerequisites Participants must have experience with GIMP and Inkscape. Schedule See the TRAINING AT VIB website for a detailed schedule of this training. Training material Not available Links Not available Scientific topics Image data Target audience Life Science Researchers, PhD students, post-docs, beginner bioinformaticians   Image Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22
Analysis of metabolome data

This training will focus on the processing of raw data obtained via either Gas Chromatography- (GC) or Liquid Chromatography- (LC) mass spectrometry (MS). In addition, based on the comparative analysis between two sample sets (e.g. control vs treatment), the subsequent identification of...

Scientific topics: Metabolomics

Analysis of metabolome data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analysis-of-metabolome-data This training will focus on the processing of raw data obtained via either Gas Chromatography- (GC) or Liquid Chromatography- (LC) mass spectrometry (MS). In addition, based on the comparative analysis between two sample sets (e.g. control vs treatment), the subsequent identification of differential metabolites will be introduced. Afterwards, the trainee should be able to perform independently a comparative analysis of raw metabolome data and to pinpoint the well-known metabolites in the chromatogram. Metabolomics Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22
Advanced FlowJo training

The training will start with an introduction to FlowJo v10 but there will be enough details and features to make it worth even for advanced users. In the afternoon, advanced tools in FlowJo and new plugins (tSNE, SPADE) will be presented showing you how to work in high...

Advanced FlowJo training https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/advanced-flowjo-training The training will start with an introduction to FlowJo v10 but there will be enough details and features to make it worth even for advanced users. In the afternoon, advanced tools in FlowJo and new plugins (tSNE, SPADE) will be presented showing you how to work in high dimensionality. Prerequisites Participants must have experience with FlowJo. Schedule See the TRAINING AT VIB website for a detailed schedule of this training. Training material Not available Links Not available Scientific topics FlowJo Target audience Life Science Researchers, PhD students, post-docs, beginner bioinformaticians Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22
A tour of machine learning - classification

Machine learning has become ubiquitous in biotechnology (as in many other fields), fueled largely by the increasing availability and amount of data. Learning algorithms can figure out how to perform important tasks by generalizing examples. Typical applications are diagnoses/prognoses,...

Scientific topics: Machine learning

A tour of machine learning - classification https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/a-tour-of-machine-learning-classification Machine learning has become ubiquitous in biotechnology (as in many other fields), fueled largely by the increasing availability and amount of data. Learning algorithms can figure out how to perform important tasks by generalizing examples. Typical applications are diagnoses/prognoses, gene/protein annotation, drug design, image recognition, text mining and many others. However, building successful machine learning models requires a substantial amount of “black art” that is hard to find in textbooks. This course is an interactive Jupyter Notebook (Python) that will teach you how to build successful machine learning models. No background in machine learning is assumed, just a keen interest. Machine learning Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22
Deep Learning using a Convolutional Neural Network

This course part focuses on a recent machine learning method known as deep learning that emerged as a promising disruptive approach, allowing knowledge discovery from large datasets in an unprecedented effectiveness and efficiency. It is particularly relevant in research areas, which are not...

Scientific topics: Machine learning

Resource type: Video

Deep Learning using a Convolutional Neural Network https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/deep-learning-using-a-convolutional-neural-network This course part focuses on a recent machine learning method known as deep learning that emerged as a promising disruptive approach, allowing knowledge discovery from large datasets in an unprecedented effectiveness and efficiency. It is particularly relevant in research areas, which are not accessible through modelling and simulation often performed in HPC. Traditional learning, which was introduced in the 1950s and became a data-driven paradigm in the 90s, is usually based on an iterative process of feature engineering, learning, and modelling. Although successful on many tasks, the resulting models are often hard to transfer to other datasets and research areas. Machine learning PhD students Post Docs
Introduction to Machine Learning Algorithms

This course offers basics of analysing datasets with machine learning algorithms and data mining techniques in order to understand foundations of learning from large quantities of data.

Scientific topics: Machine learning

Resource type: Video

Introduction to Machine Learning Algorithms https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-machine-learning-algorithms-b1434ce7-b934-4b48-af7c-0274e2c37815 This course offers basics of analysing datasets with machine learning algorithms and data mining techniques in order to understand foundations of learning from large quantities of data. Machine learning PhD students Post Docs
Introduction to Machine Learning Algorithms

This course offers basics of analysing datasets with machine learning algorithms and data mining techniques in order to understand foundations of learning from large quantities of data.

Scientific topics: Machine learning

Resource type: PDF

Introduction to Machine Learning Algorithms https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-machine-learning-algorithms This course offers basics of analysing datasets with machine learning algorithms and data mining techniques in order to understand foundations of learning from large quantities of data. Machine learning PhD students Post Docs
Introduction to Biopython

Biopython is the best-known Python library to process biological data. This training is aimed to empower you to use Biopython to make your research more efficient. The first day of the training is to give an overview of Biopython. You are going to start with your first steps in Biopython on the...

Scientific topics: Software engineering

Introduction to Biopython https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-biopython-8ccf2441-bd7d-46f2-84f8-c2b123844a23 Biopython is the best-known Python library to process biological data. This training is aimed to empower you to use Biopython to make your research more efficient. The first day of the training is to give an overview of Biopython. You are going to start with your first steps in Biopython on the command line. Afterwards you will take a tour of the most important components: sequences, NCBI queries, BLAST, trees, and 3D structures. You will try each of these modules on practical examples. Please don't hesitate to ask questions about Python basics or particular data formats (e.g. XML or NGS data). The second day of the training is to broaden your perspective: What other features does the library have? How can you use the documentation effectively? What is Biopython not capable of? What can I do to visualize my data? Are there alternatives? If you have your own data that you would like to work on with Biopython in more detail, there is room for that. For us, the most important thing is to identify concrete Python modules and functions that help you to get your research done. Participants are encouraged to submit a description of their research topic and/or the questions they would like to answer with Biopython. Additionally, participants can bring their own data that they would like to process in Python to the training. Software engineering Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Ghent

The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates,...

Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Ghent https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/electronic-lab-notebook-introduction The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates, advanced searching, printing, tips and tricks Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Metagenomics

This training will start with the presentation of a 16S pipeline (psbweb05.psb.ugent.be/lotus/) in a linux environment, using a minimal amount of linux commands. This will enable the preprocessing of the data going from raw reads to taxonomic tables and phylogenetic trees. The 2nd part of the...

Metagenomics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/metagenomics This training will start with the presentation of a 16S pipeline (psbweb05.psb.ugent.be/lotus/) in a linux environment, using a minimal amount of linux commands. This will enable the preprocessing of the data going from raw reads to taxonomic tables and phylogenetic trees. The 2nd part of the training will give an overview of numerical ecology and takes part entierly in R. post-docs PhD students beginner bioinformaticians Life Science Researchers 2016-04-22 2016-08-31
RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression in GenePattern

We will investigate the following items: Quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or contaminating adapters Mapping of the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model Quality control of the mapping results Adjusting the mapping data to...

RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression in GenePattern https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/rna-seq-analysis-for-differential-expression-in-genepattern We will investigate the following items: Quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or contaminating adapters Mapping of the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model Quality control of the mapping results Adjusting the mapping data to compensate for artefacts like duplicates Calculate transcript counts usable for differential expression and merging of count tables Computing differential expression using EdgeR and DESeq2 The code pieces used during the training are made available through our Wiki as well as detailed results and can be copied and adapted for own user needs with minimal edits. Key results have been saved to our server and can be downloaded to fully reproduce the training. Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Custom training: Ingenuity Pathway Analysis

The aim of this training is to teach you how to use Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software on your own data. This can be for various applications: Creating and modifying biological networks e.g. which genes are involved in a certain disease Mapping data to biological processes,...

Scientific topics: Microarray experiment, Proteomics, Protein interactions, Metabolomics

Custom training: Ingenuity Pathway Analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/custom-training-ingenuity-pathway-analysis The aim of this training is to teach you how to use Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software on your own data. This can be for various applications: Creating and modifying biological networks e.g. which genes are involved in a certain disease Mapping data to biological processes, networks and pathways mapping a list of genes/proteins/chemicals mapping quantitative data e.g. microarray/proteomics/metabolomics data High quality visualisation of biological networks and pathways Assessing the biological significance of pathways in certain physiological conditions e.g. detecting overrepresented pathways in diseases Microarray experiment Proteomics Protein interactions Metabolomics Life Science Researchers post-docs PhD students 2016-04-22 2016-09-26
Custom training: OpenRefine

The aim of this training is to help you use OpenRefine on your own data. This can contain subjects like: load data files, import and parse data files from a URL clean data files: rename columns, transform and edit cells, split multivalue cells... transform data from one format to another:...

Scientific topics: Data quality management

Custom training: OpenRefine https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/custom-training-openrefine The aim of this training is to help you use OpenRefine on your own data. This can contain subjects like: load data files, import and parse data files from a URL clean data files: rename columns, transform and edit cells, split multivalue cells... transform data from one format to another: e.g. merge data from two files using  a column that is common to both data files, create new rows based on columns and vice versa... export cleaned, transformed data data manipulation pipelines data dashboards Data quality management Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Introduction to gene regulation

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying eukaryotic gene regulation. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data...

Scientific topics: Molecular biology, Gene regulation, Gene expression

Introduction to gene regulation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-gene-regulation This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying eukaryotic gene regulation. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data and software. Molecular biology Gene regulation Gene expression Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven

Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming...

Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/initiation-gimp-and-inkscape-leuven Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming options Scaling and cropping Using Layers Contrast and brightness Undo/redo Image print size Saving/Exporting images Exercises Inkscape annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters Installation and documentation User interface Import image/vector files Drawing lines Creating paths Drawing objects Fill and stroke Aligning and distributing objects/nodes Z-order Adding text and text options Path effects Live path effects Diagrams Exporting images Exercises Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15
Initiation GIMP and Inkscape

Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats and compression VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming...

Initiation GIMP and Inkscape https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/initiation-gimp-and-inkscape-ghent Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats and compression VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming options Scaling and cropping Using Layers Contrast and brightness Undo/redo Image print size Saving/Exporting images Exercises Inkscape annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters Installation and documentation User interface Import image/vector files Drawing lines Creating paths Drawing objects Fill and stroke Aligning and distributing objects/nodes Z-order Adding text and text options Path effects Live path effects Diagrams Exporting images Exercises 2017-10-09
Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Leuven

The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates,...

Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/electronic-lab-notebook-introduction-leuven The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates, advanced searching, printing, tips and tricks Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15
Basic statistics theory

This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad...

Basic statistics theory https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-statistics-theory This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need. Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Basic bioinformatics concepts, databases and tools

During this 3-day introduction to bioinformatics, BITS will take you along a guided tour that covers all basic aspects of biological sequence analysis. This workshop is an ideal opportunity to get familiar with bioinformatics and its many faces! At the end, you should be able to start tackling...

Scientific topics: Sequence analysis

Basic bioinformatics concepts, databases and tools https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-bioinformatics-concepts-databases-and-tools During this 3-day introduction to bioinformatics, BITS will take you along a guided tour that covers all basic aspects of biological sequence analysis. This workshop is an ideal opportunity to get familiar with bioinformatics and its many faces! At the end, you should be able to start tackling any basic bioinformatics problem: how to obtain relevant information about your gene, you know where to get the required sequence data, manipulate the sequences, and how basic software and algorithms function so you can fine-tune it in order the get the most out of your analysis. Sequence analysis Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Analyzing flow cytometry data using FlowJo

Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast...

Analyzing flow cytometry data using FlowJo https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/analyzing-flow-cytometry-data-using-flowjo Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast way. The training will be focused on getting familiar with all the tools available within the software. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Introductory statistics in GraphPad Prism

This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. The theoretical background obtained in the Basic statistics theory training  will be applied in a hands-on session on real-life data using the statistical software GraphPad...

Introductory statistics in GraphPad Prism https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introductory-statistics-in-graphpad-prism This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. The theoretical background obtained in the Basic statistics theory training  will be applied in a hands-on session on real-life data using the statistical software GraphPad Prism. BITS distributes the software for free to VIB scientists, for more information you can visit the GraphPad Prism page on the BITS web site. This is the reason why the training is limited to VIB scientists. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Introduction to Linux for bioinformatics

This training is intended for all Linux novices who want to learn the basics of Linux without getting too much technical details. This hands-on training will show you how to effectively use Linux, a free operating system. Bioinformatics depends heavily on Linux-based computers and software. A lot...

Introduction to Linux for bioinformatics https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-linux-for-bioinformatics This training is intended for all Linux novices who want to learn the basics of Linux without getting too much technical details. This hands-on training will show you how to effectively use Linux, a free operating system. Bioinformatics depends heavily on Linux-based computers and software. A lot of good scientific software is written specifically for Linux/Unix. Additionally, Linux has most popular programming languages (e.g.Python, Perl, C) already installed and ready to use! Data management happens swiftly with the dedicated text manipulation tools and file system properties. This training will teach you all you need to know to swiftly start using Linux, be it on the server of your department, or on your own computer (even if you're already running Windows or Mac OS). Prior to the training session, you will receive a poll to ask you your personal goals by following this training sesion. Depending on the outcome, the schedule will be adjusted. Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Introduction to the analysis of NGS data

This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of NGS data for different applications: 'Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis', 'RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression', and 'Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis'. If you want to follow...

Scientific topics: Workflows, Sequence assembly

Introduction to the analysis of NGS data https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-the-analysis-of-ngs-data This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of NGS data for different applications: 'Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis', 'RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression', and 'Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. The training will give you all the background that you will need in the later NGS trainings. Workflows Sequence assembly Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis

This training gives an introduction to ChIP-seq data analysis, covering the processing steps starting from the reads to the peaks. Among all possible downstream analyses, the practical aspect will focus on motif analyses. A particular emphasis will be put on deciding which downstream analyses to...

Scientific topics: Mapping, ChIP-seq

Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/hands-on-introduction-to-chip-seq-analysis This training gives an introduction to ChIP-seq data analysis, covering the processing steps starting from the reads to the peaks. Among all possible downstream analyses, the practical aspect will focus on motif analyses. A particular emphasis will be put on deciding which downstream analyses to perform depending on the biological question. This training does not cover all methods available today. It does not aim at bringing users to a professional NGS analyst level but provides enough information to allow biologists understand what DNA sequencing practically is and to communicate with NGS experts for more in-depth needs. Mapping ChIP-seq Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Basic statistics in R

This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques. R is for free...

Keywords: Statistical calculation

Basic statistics in R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/basic-statistics-in-r This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques. R is for free and for more information you can visit the site at the CRAN web site. This training is an introduction to the use of R and RStudio and stops at very basic analyses (t-tests and non-parametric equivalents). A full overview of statistical analyses in R including regression, ANOVA will be given in the follow-up training Basic statistics in R, part II Statistical calculation Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
UCSC Genome Browser

The UCSC Genome Browser provides a way to examine data from many genomes and includes extensive annotation tracks for various data types such as known UCSC (and Ensembl) genes, predicted genes, SNPs, miRNAs, comparative multi-species analysis and much more. During this training you will learn how...

UCSC Genome Browser https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/ucsc-genome-browser The UCSC Genome Browser provides a way to examine data from many genomes and includes extensive annotation tracks for various data types such as known UCSC (and Ensembl) genes, predicted genes, SNPs, miRNAs, comparative multi-species analysis and much more. During this training you will learn how to navigate this vital tool for your research. Required skills No specific prior knowledge is required.  BITS provides 15 laptops for their training sessions. Depending on the number of participants (max 20), it is possible that you have to share the laptop with one other participant but you can also choose to bring your own laptop for this training session. Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09
Text mining and curation

This training will explain the basics of text mining, presenting the opportunities as well as the challenges of automatically extracting information from the literature. Further, the course will demonstrate how text mining data can be incorporated into a variety of applications and research...

Scientific topics: Data submission, annotation and curation, Natural language processing

Text mining and curation https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/text-mining-and-curation This training will explain the basics of text mining, presenting the opportunities as well as the challenges of automatically extracting information from the literature. Further, the course will demonstrate how text mining data can be incorporated into a variety of applications and research projects, covering not only human biology but also (other) animals, plants, bacteria, fungi and viruses. To ensure high quality of the textual data, the second day of the workshop will focus on manual evaluation and curation of the automatically retrieved information. Data submission, annotation and curation Natural language processing Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-04-14
RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression

We first perform quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or leftover adaptors. We then map the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model. We perform a detailed QC analysis of the mapping results to again detect potential problems. The mapping data is...

Scientific topics: RNA-Seq, Gene expression

RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/rna-seq-analysis-for-differential-expression We first perform quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or leftover adaptors. We then map the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model. We perform a detailed QC analysis of the mapping results to again detect potential problems. The mapping data is adjusted to compensate for artifacts like duplicates. The mappings are used to obtain transcript counts usable for differential expression. The count tables are merged and used to compute differential expression using several programs. We START a typical functional analysis of the obtained results similar to what is done for microarray data in order to exemplify handy tools and commercial alternatives. The code pieces used during the training are made available through our Wiki as well as detailed results and can be copied and adapted for own user needs with minimal edits. Key results have been saved to our server and can be downloaded to fully reproduce the training. RNA-Seq Gene expression Life Science Researchers PhD students beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2016-04-22 2017-10-09