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February 2016

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Human and Vertebrate Genomics: Bioinformatics Tools and Resources, Bangkok
Mahidol University - 999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, Bangkok,  Salaya,  73170, Thailand
7th 12th Feb

An intensive introduction to bioinformatics tools freely available on the internet, over five days.

Open application with selection

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Bioinformatics resources for protein biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
9th 11th Feb

New for 2016, we present a series of three one-day workshops to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI that can help you in your protein studies.

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EMBO Practical Course on Metabolomics Bioinformatics for Life Scientists
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
14th 19th Feb

This course will provide an overview of key issues that affect metabolomics studies, handling dataset and procedures for the analysis of metabolomics data using bioinformatics tools.

Open application with selection

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Addressing the skills gaps in research infrastructure management and leadership
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Trust Conference Centre - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 17th Feb

The purpose of this workshop is to seek input on training needs for the management and leadership of research infrastructures. This will inform the design of a new curriculum aimed at the managerial and leadership of European Research Infrastructures. This workshop is being organised back-to-back with a related workshop on 'Addressing the skills gaps in technical operation of biomedical research infrastructures'. You are very welcome to register for both workshops.

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Addressing the skills gaps in technical operation of biomedical research infrastructures
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Trust Conference Centre - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
17th 18th Feb

The purpose of this workshop is to seek input on training needs for the technical operators of biomedical science research infrastructures. This will help to ensure that CORBEL’s training plans meet the needs of technical operators in your research infrastructure, especially with regards to data management, user access, ethical, legal and social implications, and innovation. This workshop is being organised back-to-back with a related workshop on 'Addressing the skills gaps in research infrastructure management and leadership'. You are very welcome to register for both workshops.

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Annotating your variants with the Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP)
17th Feb

This webinar will guide you through using the easy web interface for the VEP - suitable for annotating small numbers of variants, and using the standalone script - suitable for fast analysis of genome-wide variant calls. VEP developers will be on hand to answer your questions on using the VEP, and on the data behind this powerful tool.

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Ensembl browser workshop – Sinica 2016
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica - 128 Academia Road Sec. 2, Nankang,  TPE,  115, Taiwan
22nd Feb

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

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Translational Bioinformatics Workshop 2016
King’s College London and NHIR Biomedical Research Centre - Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London,  SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
22nd 26th Feb

An intensive five-day course on translational bioinformatics

Open application with selection

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Ensembl browser workshop – NCHC 2016
National Center for High-performance Computing, Hsinchu Headquarters - No. 7, R&D 6th Rd, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu,  HSZ,  30076, Taiwan
23rd Feb

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

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Ensembl API and gene annotation workshop – NCHC 2016
National Center for High-performance Computing, Hsinchu Headquarters - No. 7, R&D 6th Rd, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu,  HSZ,  30076, Taiwan
24th 26th Feb

Master the Ensembl Perl APIs and flexibly access genome-wide gene data. Work with the Ensembl genebuilders to learn the principles of gene annotation.

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Ensembl Highlights: accessing genomes
National Yang-Ming University - Linong Street, Beitou District, Taipei,  TPE,  112, Taiwan
25th Feb

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and retrieve these data with BioMart.

March 2016

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Ensembl Bite sized – Gene Regulation March 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd Mar

Work with the Ensembl team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing regulation data.

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Biocuration - an introduction
2nd Mar

This webinar will give you an introduction to biocuration, covering topics including - what is biocuration, why do we need it, curating your datasets, etc.

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Introduction to Integrative Omics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
7th 10th Mar

This course will provide participants with an introduction to methods for working with a number of ‘omics’ data types in a more integrated manner, with an emphasis on data visualisation.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser Workshop – Cambridge March 2016
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
14th Mar

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

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Ensembl release 84
16th Mar

Ensembl is a genome browser, offering gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data integrated together onto vertebrate genomes. Ensembl is updated on a regular basis, integrating new data and interfaces. This webinar details the updates you will find in the newest release, Ensembl 84.

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Ensembl browser workshop – Erasmus MC 2016
Erasmus MC Rotterdam - Erasmus MC, 's-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE x,  Rotterdam, Netherlands
22nd 23rd Mar

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

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Ensembl Browser Workshop - Southampton, March 2016
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - Tremona Road, Southampton,  SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
23rd Mar

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene and variation data.

By invitation

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Ensembl online training series: Introduction
24th Mar

The first in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

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Ensembl online training series: Genes and transcripts
31st Mar

The second in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

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April 2016

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (April)
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 7th Apr

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources for next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser Workshop – Madrid April 2016
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas - C/ Melchor Fernández Almagro, 3, E-28029,  Madrid,  Madrid, Spain
4th 5th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and retrieve these data with BioMart.

By invitation

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Ensembl Browser Workshop- EMBL-EBI- 5th April 2016
5th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

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Ensembl online training series: BioMart
7th Apr

The third in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

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Ensembl Browser Workshop - Plants, TGAC, April 2016
The Genome Analysis Centre - Norwich Research Park, Norwich,  NR4 7UH, United Kingdom
12th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with browsing plant genomes with Ensembl; accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart

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Ensembl Browser workshop - Microbes, TGAC, April 2016
The Genome Analysis Centre - Norwich Research Park, Norwich,  NR4 7UH, United Kingdom
13th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

First come, first served

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Ensembl online training series: Variation
14th Apr

The fourth in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

First come, first served

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Advanced RNA-Seq and ChiP-Seq Data Analysis 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th 21st Apr

The aim of this course is to familiarise the participants with advanced data analysis methodologies and provide hands-on training on the latest analytical approaches.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser Workshop – CRUK Cambridge April 2016
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge,  CB2 0RE, United Kingdom
18th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and retrieve these data with BioMart.

By invitation

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Ensembl online training series: Compara
21st Apr

The fifth in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

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Ensembl online training series: Regulation
28th Apr

The sixth in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

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May 2016

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Ensembl online training series: Custom data and advanced access
5th May

The last in a series of webinars taking you through an online Ensembl browser course.

First come, first served

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EMBO Practical Couse on Computational Molecular Evolution
Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC), Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) - HCMR, 46,7 km, 19013,  Heraklion, Greece
8th 19th May

The EMBO Practical Course will offer a unique opportunity for direct interaction with some of the world-leading scientists and authors of famous analysis tools in evolutionary Bioinformatics, for the opportunity to learn more about computational molecular evolution and molecular phylogenetics.

Open application with selection

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Networks and Pathways
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
9th 13th May

This practical course will give life scientists training on how to explore and use protein interaction bioinformatics resources.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Bite sized – May 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th May

Work with the Ensembl team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser and data.

First come, first served

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Bioinformatics of Plants and Plant Pathogens
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
23rd 25th May

This course will provide an introduction to data resources, tools and essential bioinformatic techniques for biologists studying plants and their pathogens.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser Workshop- Turku, Finland- 26th-27th May 2016
University of Turku, Finland - University of Turku, TURUN YLIOPISTO, FI-20014,  Turku, Finland
26th 27th May

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and mine these data with BioMart.

By invitation

June 2016

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Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 10th Jun

This course will provide a high-level overview of the latest bioinformatics resources and methods, highlighting how bioinformatics can impact research and providing guidance on building bioinformatics into research strategy.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser Workshop – Cambridge June 2016
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
9th 10th Jun

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing gene, variation, comparative genomics and regulation data, and retrieve these data with BioMart.

First come, first served

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Summer School in Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th 17th Jun

This jointly run summer school will provide an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research using publicly available data resources and tools.

Open application with selection

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Cancer Genomics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
27th Jun1st Jul

This course will focus on the analysis of data from genomic studies of Cancer.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl API workshop, Cambridge, June 2016
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
27th 30th Jun

Work with the Ensembl developers to master the Ensembl Perl APIs and flexibly access genome-wide data, such as genes, variants, regulatory features, homologues and alignments.

First come, first served

July 2016

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In Silico Systems Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd 8th Jul

This course will provide participants with an overview of modelling approaches and an introduction to network analysis.

Open application with selection

September 2016

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Structural Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
19th 23rd Sep

This course will explore bioinformatics data resources and tools that are available for the interpretation and exploitation of biomacromolecular structures.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Bite sized – September 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
21st Sep

Work with the Ensembl team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser and data.

October 2016

3
Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (October)
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd 6th Oct

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources for next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

Open application with selection

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Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
17th 22nd Oct

The aim of this course is to familiarise the participants with advanced data analysis methodologies and provide hands-on training on the latest analytical approaches.

Open application with selection

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Metagenomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th 20th Oct

This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including both marker gene and whole gene shotgun (WGS) approaches.

Open application with selection

November 2016

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Resources for Computational Drug Discovery
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
7th 11th Nov

This course will provide participants with the underlying principles of computational chemical biology and address how these methods are applied in the field of drug discovery.

Open application with selection

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Biological Interpretation of Next Generation Sequencing
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
28th Nov2nd Dec

The aim of this course is to familiarise the participants with advanced data analysis methodologies for the interpretation and integration of data derived from different NGS applications including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, and DNA variant detection.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Bite sized – November 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
30th Nov

Work with the Ensembl team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser and data.

First come, first served

December 2016

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Proteomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 9th Dec

Participants will be able to go from MS spectra, to identifying peptides and finally to lists of protein identifiers that can be analysed further using a wide range of resources.

Open application with selection

Online courses

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ArrayExpress: Quick tour

Author: Melissa Burke

This quick tour provides an overview of EMBL-EBI’s functional genomics database ArrayExpress. [...]

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Biomacromolecular structures: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author: Joanna Argasinska

Introduction to structural biology and related resources at EMBL-EBI. 

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Biomedical data: Ethical, legal and social implications

Author: Sarah Morgan

This course explores the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of biomedical data sharing. The material will introduce the reasons why we want to share data, the benefits it can bring, and the challenges of doing so. It will present ideas for best practice and cover resources that provide guidance and advice for sharing data.[...]

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BioModels Database: Quick tour

Author: Camille Laibe

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to BioModels Database, EMBL-EBI's repository of mathematical models of biological interest.

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BioSamples Database RDF: webinar

Author: Marco Brandizi

This webinar is presented by Marco Brandizi and covers the BioSamples database resource description framework (RDF).

This video is best viewed using Google Chrome and in full screen mode. 

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BioSamples: Quick tour

Author: Adam Faulconbridge

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's BioSamples data resource.

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Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO): Quick tour

Author: Gabry Rustici

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO). It covers the scientific principles that led to the creation of this ontology and how it can be used.

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ChEBI: Quick tour

Author: Gareth Owen

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to ChEBI, the EBI's Chemical Entities of Biological Interest database, which focuses on 'small' chemical compounds. For a more detailed walthrough of ChEBI, have a look at our ChEBI: the online dictionary for small molecules tutorial. [...]

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ChEBI: The online chemical dictionary for small molecules

Author: Namrata Kale

Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a user-friendly online chemical dictionary that focuses on the nomenclature, structure, and biological properties of 'small' molecules that may be encountered by anyone working in (or merely with an interest in) molecular biology. This course will show you what kind of information is available in ChEBI and how to access and query the database.[...]

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ChEMBL walkthrough: webinar

Author: Louisa Bellis

Louisa Bellis presents this webinar on ChEMBL - a manually curated chemical database of bioactive molecules with drug-like properties. This webinar took place on 22nd May 2015.[...]

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ChEMBL: Exploring bioactive drug-like molecules

Author: Louisa Bellis

This course will show you the content and search facilities for the ChEMBL database. ChEMBL is a database of bioactive drug-like molecules, and contains 2D structures, calculated properties and associated bioactivities.[...]

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ChEMBL: Quick tour

Author: Louisa Bellis

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to ChEMBL, the EBI's chemogenomics resource. For a more detailed walthrough of ChEMBL, have a look at our ChEMBL: Exploring bioactive drug-like molecules tutorial. [...]

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Complex Portal: Quick tour

Author: Birgit Meldal

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EMBL-EBI's Complex Portal: a manually curated, encyclopedic resource of macromolecular complexes from a number of key model organisms.

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Complex Portal: webinar

Author: Birgit Meldal

Birgit Meldal gives an introduction to the Complex Portal. The Complex Portal provides manually curated summaries about macromolecular complexes, including lists of participants, function and property information as well as cross-references.[...]

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DGVa: Quick tour

Author: Lisa Skipper

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the DGVa, the EBI's Database of Genomic Variants archive. 

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diXa data warehouse: Exploring data from toxicogenomics studies

Author: Vera Matser

The diXa data warehouse is a curated collection of toxicogenomics experiments, accessible through the diXa website. This course will show you how to use the diXa warehouse and what data is available.[...]

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EBI Metagenomics portal: Quick tour

Author: Hubert Denise

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EBI Metagenomics - a free resource for archiving, analysing, visualising, discovering and comparing metagenomic and metatranscriptomic datasets.[...]

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EBI: Next Generation Sequencing Practical Course

Author: Emily Perry

Here you will find a collection of video lectures from the 'Hands on training in Next-Generation Sequencing' course that took place at EMBL-EBI on 12-14 March 2012, available for you to watch in your own time.[...]

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EGA: Quick tour

Author: Gary Saunders

This Quick tour provides a brief introduction to the European Genome-phenome archive (EGA).

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EMBL-EBI resources: An introduction

Author: Tom Hancocks

This 30 minute webinar provides you with an introduction to the core data resources at EMBL-EBI (recorded 2nd February 2016).[...]

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EMBO Practical Course on Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data

Author: Gabry Rustici

Here you will find a collection of materials including videos of lectures from the 'EMBO Practical Course on Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data' that took place at EMBL-EBI on 23-29 October 2011.[...]

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Ensembl Genomes (non-chordates): Quick tour

Author: Paul Kersey

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to Ensembl Genomes, the non-chordate genome browser.

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Ensembl tools: webinar

Author: Emily Perry

Emily Perry from the Ensembl Outreach Team presents this webinar on Ensembl tools, including the ever-popular Variant Effect Predictor (VEP), BLAST/BLAT and BioMart. This webinar took place on 22nd April 2015.[...]

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Ensembl: Browsing chordate genomes

Author: Giulietta M. Spudich

This course focuses on chordate (mostly vertebrate) genomes on the Ensembl website at www.ensembl.org.  It provides a quick beginner's guide to the overall structure of the Ensembl genome browser.

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Ensembl: Filmed API workshop

Author: Emily Perry

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Ensembl: Quick tour

Author: Emily Perry

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Enzyme Portal: Quick tour

Author: Joseph Onwubiko

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Enzyme Portal - a data resource that provides access to information from several enzyme-related databases, both at EMBL-EBI and the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB).
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Europe PMC: Quick tour

Author: Philip Rossiter

This quick tour gives a brief introduction to Europe PMC, a free literature resource for biomedical and health researchers. 

Course updated in January 2016.

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European Nucleotide Archive (ENA): An introduction: webinar

Author: Marc Rossello

In this webinar, Marc Rossello gives an introduction the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). This webinar took place on 8 April 2015.[...]

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European Nucleotide Archive: Quick tour

Author: Clara Amid

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the European Nucleotide Archive, the EBI's repository for nucleotide sequence data. 

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European Nucleotide Archive: Using the primary nucleotide sequence resource

Author: Clara Amid

This course will show you how to search and retrieve nucleotide sequence data from the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). The ENA provides sequence assembly details and biological annotation, and uses versioning to track sequence changes.

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Expression Atlas: Quick tour

Author: Maria Keays

This extended quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Expression Atlas (“Atlas”). An undergraduate-level understanding of biology is an advantage.

This course was updated in January 2015.

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Functional genomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author: Amy Tang

This course will introduce the field of functional genomics and provide an overview of the major resources for this field at EMBL-EBI.

Updated in August 2014.

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Genomics resources: webinar

Author: Laura Emery

This 25 minute webinar from Dr Laura Emery provides you with an introduction to EMBL-EBI and the data resources available (recorded on 25th February 2015).[...]

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Genomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author: Giulietta M. Spudich

This course will introduce the field of genomics and provide an overview of the different resources at the EBI which are related to this field. The course is aimed at graduates in the life sciences or related subjects, with an interest in using bioinformatics resources to solve problems related to genome biology.[...]

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GO: Quick tour

Author: Rebecca Foulger

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's Gene Ontology resource. For information about gene ontology annotation, see the UniProt-GOA quick tour.[...]

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IMPC: Using the mouse phenotyping portal

Author: Terry Meehan

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) portal allows you to search for phenotypes, disease models and knockout mouse strains for your gene of interest. This course will show you how to use the IMPC portal and what data is available.[...]

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IntAct: Molecular interactions at EMBL-EBI

Author: Pablo Porras Millan

This course will show you what kind of information you can find in IntAct (one of the EBI's molecular interactions databases), how to access it, the different tools that can be used to access data and some practical examples on how to search and use the database.[...]

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IntAct: Quick tour

Author: Sandra Orchard

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's molecular interactions database, IntAct.

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IntAct: The molecular interactions database at EMBL-EBI: webinar

Author: Pablo Porras Millan

This two-part webinar from Pablo Porras Millan provides you with an introduction to protein-protein interactions and the molecular interaction database IntAct (recorded on 30th September 2015). IntAct is a central, public repository where molecular interactions data can be stored and accessed. [...]

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InterPro: Functional and structural analysis of protein sequences

Author: Alex Mitchell

InterPro is a classification database that provides predictive information about protein sequences. This course will show you what kind of information is available in InterPro, how to access it, and how to search the database.

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InterPro: Quick tour

Author: Alex Mitchell

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to InterPro, the EBI's database of protein families, domains and functional sites. For a more detailed walkthrough of InterPro have a look at our InterPro tutorial.[...]

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Locus Reference Genomic (LRG) resource: webinar

Author: Joannella Morales

This webinar provides you with an overview and demo of the Locus Reference Genomic (LRG) resource - a manually curated reference resource for the reporting of clinically relevant variants.[...]

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MetaboLights: Quick tour

Author: Kenneth Haug

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's metabolomics resource: MetaboLights.

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Metabolomics: An introduction

Author: Reza Salek

This course provides a basic introduction into the rapidly emerging field of metabolomics and its importance and applications.  

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myChEMBL: webinar

Author: George Papadatos

George Papadatos takes you through myChEMBL - the ChEMBL virtual machine.[...]

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PDBe: An introduction to search and entry pages: webinar

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John Berrisford presents this webinar on searching and exploring entry pages on the new Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) portal. PDBe is EMBL-EBI's resource for the collection, organisation and dissemination of data on biological macromolecular structures.[...]

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PDBe: Exploring a Protein Data Bank (PDB) entry

Author: Sanchayita Sen

This course will show you how to explore the structural information in a PDB entry using the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) - EMBL-EBI's resource for the collection, organisation and dissemination of data on biological macromolecular structures.[...]

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PDBe: Quick tour

Author: Sameer Velankar

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe), EMBL-EBI's resource for the collection, organisation and dissemination of data on biological macromolecular structures.

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PDBe: Searching the Protein Data Bank

Author: Sanchayita Sen

This course will show you how to search the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) - EMBL-EBI's resource for the collection, organisation and dissemination of data on biological macromolecular structures. The course contains the following mini-tutorials, to help you navigate the resource: 'searching for all structures associated with a particular author' and 'finding PDB entries associated with a popular drug.' [...]

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PDBeChem: Searching for small molecules and small molecule fragments

Author: Gary Battle

PDBeChem allows you to search for chemical components (ligands, small molecules and monomers) that appear in PDB entries, and discover which protein structures bind a particular ligand. This course will show you how to use PDBeChem and what you can do with it.[...]

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PDBeFold: Searching for structural homologues of a protein

Author: Gary Battle

PDBeFold can be used to identify structural homologues in the PDB. PDBe's Secondary Structure Matching service (SSM) allows you to interactively compare, align and superimpose protein structures in 3D. This course will show you how to use PDBeFold and what you can do with it.[...]

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PDBePISA: Identifying and interpreting the likely biological assemblies of a protein structure

Author: Gary Battle

PDBePISA allows you to explore macromolecular (protein, DNA/RNA and ligand) interfaces and predict the quaternary structure of your protein. This course will show you how to use PDBePISA and what you can do with it.[...]

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Phylogenetics: An introduction

Author: Laura Emery

This course provides a basic introduction to the field of phylogenetics, with an emphasis on how to read and interpret phylogenetic trees.  [...]

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PRIDE and ProteomeXchange: webinar

Author: Juan Antonio Vizcaino

Juan Antonio Vizcaino presents this webinar on PRIDE and ProteomeXchange. PRIDE is a resource that stores mass spectrometry-based protein expression data (including e.g. mass spectra, peptide and protein identifications, among other data types) derived from user submissions.[...]

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PRIDE: Quick tour

Author: Juan Antonio Vizcaino

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EMBL-EBI's PRoteomics IDEntifications database, PRIDE.

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Protein classification: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author: Amaia Sangrador

This course will provide an introduction to protein classification and basic concepts, such as proteins families, domains and sequence features.

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Protein interactions and their importance

Author: Pablo Porras Millan

This course will provide an introduction to molecular interactions, their importance and the methodologies use to generate and capture interaction data.

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ProteomeXchange submissions via PRIDE

Author: Juan Antonio Vizcaino

How to submit MS/MS data to ProteomeXchange via PRIDE. This course is aimed at proteomics researchers with data that they want to make available through public-domain databases of proteomics experiments.

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Proteomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author: Sandra Orchard

This course will provide an overview of proteomics.  We will then introduce resources provided by the EBI related to proteomics.

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Reactome: Exploring and analysing biological pathways

Author: Steve Jupe

This course provides an overview to the Reactome pathway database web interface and the database content. For a short introduction to Reactome, please visit the Reactome quick tour. [...]

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Reactome: Exploring biological pathways: webinar

Author: Steve Jupe

This two-part webinar from Steve Jupe provides you with an introduction to Reactome and how you can use it to explore biological pathways (recorded on 6th May 2015).[...]

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Reactome: Quick tour

Author: Steve Jupe

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to Reactome, the biological pathway database.

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Rfam: Quick tour

Author: Sarah Burge

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to Rfam, the EBI's database of RNA families.

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RNAcentral: webinar

Author: Anton Petrov

This webinar provides you with an overview and demo of RNAcentral - an international database of non-coding RNA (ncRNA) sequences that aggregates data from multiple specialised ncRNA resources. This webinar took place on 28th October 2015. [...]

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Structural volume data

Author: Martyn Winn

This course provides a basic introduction of volume matching techniques in the field of structural bioinformatics. It explains the use of electron microscopy (EM) and electron tomography (ET) data in creating 3D volume maps of proteins, and the approaches that can be used to compare volumes. It describes how volume matching can be used to find similar structures, or to highlight specific differences between related structures.[...]

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SureChEMBL: Accessing chemical patent data: webinar

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This two-part webinar from George Papadatos provides you with an introduction to the chemical patent database SureChEMBL (recorded on 11th March 2015).[...]

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UniChem: EMBL-EBI’s mapping tool for small molecule database identifiers: webinar

Author: Jon Chambers

Jon Chambers presents this webinar on UniChem. UniChem is a very simple, large-scale non-redundant database of pointers between chemical structures and EMBL-EBI chemistry resources (recorded on 13th May 2015).[...]

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UniChem: Quick tour

Author: Jon Chambers

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to UniChem, a compound identifier mapping service. It covers the scientific principles behind the tool, and outlines the use of UniChem and UniChem 'Connectivity Search' to directly locate identical and related molecules in various sources.[...]

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UniProt-GOA: Quick tour

Author: Rachael Huntley

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to UniProt-GOA, the Gene Ontology Annotation resource. For information about the Gene Ontology, see the GO quick tour.[...]

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UniProt: Exploring protein sequence and functional information

Author: Michele Magrane

This course is a guide to the UniProt resource, including what kinds of information it provides and how to access the data using the UniProt website.[...]

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UniProt: Exploring protein sequence and functional information - webinar

Author: Sangya Pundir

In the first webinar, Sangya Pundir shows us how we can use UniProt to explore protein sequence and functional information.[...]

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UniProt: Programmatic access to UniProtKB: webinar

Author: Klemens Pichler

Klemens Pichler presents this webinar on accessing UniProtKB programmatically. This webinar was recorded on 3rd June 2015.[...]

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UniProt: Quick tour

Author: Michele Magrane

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Universal Protein Resource (UniProt). A full tutorial of UniProt can be found here.[...]

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User experience design

Author: Francis Rowland

This course introduces user experience design (UXD) in the context of bioinformatics tools and service development. It provides an overview of basic concepts and links to external resources on UXD where you can learn more.[...]

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Using sequence similarity searching tools at EMBL-EBI: webinar

Author: Andrew Cowley

This webinar focuses on how to use tools like BLAST and PSI-Search to find homologous sequences in EMBL-EBI databases, including tips on which tool and database to use, input formats, how to change parameters and how to interpret the results pages.[...]