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EMBL-EBI Training

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Training events

April 2017

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

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

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Ensembl Browser Workshop- EMBL-EBI 4th April 2017
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 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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ISCB NGS 2017: Accessing structural variation and population genomics data in Ensembl
Centre for Genomic Regulation - C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88 PRBB Building, 08003,  Barcelona,  Barcelona, Spain
5th Apr

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get hands-on experience accessing structural variation and population genomics data with the Ensembl genome browser and using the Variant Effect Predictor (VEP)

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Exploring models for human disease with UniProt
5th Apr

UniProt is the Universal Protein Resource covering human variants and their disease association, in addition to general protein function and sequence data. This webinar will illustrate how to explore models for human disease variants to support experimental design. Join us to learn more!

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Multi-scale study of 3D Chromatin structure
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
10th 11th Apr

This workshop will introduce delegates to a Virtual Research Environment (VRE), created by the Multi-scale complex Genomics project (MuG), to facilitate the analysis and interpretation of the genome.

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Ensembl Browser Workshop-UNC 18th April 2017
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 mine these data with BioMart.

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European Variation Archive: updates, new data, features and the website
19th Apr

This webinar describes the European Variation Archive (EVA) that aims to gather, normalise and annotate the variants from publicly available datasets such as 1000 Genomes, ExAC, deCODE and UK10K, and datasets that are submitted directly to EVA, via standardised pipelines.

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Advanced RNA-Seq and ChiP-Seq Data Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
24th 27th 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. Lectures will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from RNA-seq and ChIP-seq experiments and illustrate different ways of analyzing such data Practicals will consist of computer exercises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of RNA-seq and ChIP-seq data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

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May 2017

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Ensembl Browser Workshop – CRUK Cambridge 2nd May 2017
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge,  CB2 0RE, United Kingdom
2nd 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.

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Service Provision - RItrain Staff Exchange
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Media Suite - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd 5th May

RItrain staff exchange on service provision aimed at senior management.

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International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium: Creating an Encyclopedia of Mammalian Gene Function
3rd May

More details about this webinar will be released soon. Please register to confirm your place and to receive updates.

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Computational Molecular Evolution
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
8th 19th May

This hands-on computational course aims to provide early-career stage researchers with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to carry out molecular evolutionary analyses on sequence data.

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Exploring genomic, protein and chemical data, University of Oviedo, Spain
University of Oviedo - Calle San Francisco 1, 33003,  Oviedo,  Asturias, Spain
15th 19th May

Participants will explore EMBL-EBI resources for genome browsing, gene expression, protein structure and protein-ligand interactions, diseases, targets and small molecules to illustrate how to navigate from one tool to the other. Activities will include presentations by the trainers, demonstrations and practical exercises by trainees to illustrate the use of the tools. Case studies will be used to demonstrate how to access relevant data and help answer research questions.

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Networks and Pathways
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
22nd 26th May

This course will provide life scientists training on exploring and using protein interaction bioinformatics resources. The content examines the data repositories, resources and tools available to explore and analyse large datasets. The principles of biological network and pathway analysis will be introduced and explained using relevant case studies. Participants will also have the opportunity to either learn how to access public repositories via programmatic methods or spend time analysing their own data using the approaches covered in the course.

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Ensembl Bite-Sized May 2017
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
24th May

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

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Ensembl Tools
31st May

Do you want to pull out sections of VCF or BAM files? Convert genomic coordinates between assemblies? Get FASTA and GFF files formatted to work with your preferred aligner? BLAST sequences against Ensembl genes and genomes? Predict the effect of variants on genes and proteins? Yes, then Ensembl Tools are for you. Taught by Emily from the Ensembl Outreach team, this webinar will show you what tools are available in Ensembl and how you can use them in your work.

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June 2017

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Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 8th Jun

The aim of this course is to provide principal investigators with an introduction to the challenges of working with biological data as a research leader. This course will not provide a platform for teaching hands-on bioinformatics analysis.

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Bioinformatics for core facility managers
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 8th Jun

Supported by Core Technologies for Life Sciences

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Data resources and bioinformatics tools for immunologists
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
12th 16th Jun

This course will introduce and explore a number of key bioinformatics tools and resources that can be applied to immunological research, with a particular focus on T-cell biology.

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Europe PMC
14th Jun

More details about this webinar will be released soon. Please register to confirm your place and to receive updates.

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Cancer Genomics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th 23rd Jun

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

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Summer School in Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
26th 30th Jun

This popular computational course is run jointly with Wellcome Trust Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences and will provide an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research using publicly available data resources and tools.

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The NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog, a curated resource of SNP-trait associations
28th Jun

More details about this webinar will be released soon. Please register to confirm your place and to receive updates.

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July 2017

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Foundation skills for HPC in computational biomolecular research - BioExcel Summer School
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd 7th Jul

This 5-day BioExcel Summer School will use project-based learning to empower life scientists to get the most out of using computers.

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In Silico Systems Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
9th 14th Jul

Run jointly with the Wellcome Trust, this course will provide participants with an introduction to network analysis and an in-depth training in the main modelling approaches used in systems biology.

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ChEMBL
12th Jul

More details about this webinar will be released soon. Please register to confirm your place and to receive updates.

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Proteomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 21st Jul

This course provides hands-on training in the basics of mass spectrometry and proteomics bioinformatics.

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Exploring genetic variation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th 19th Jul

A series of three one-day workshops to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute that can help you better understand genetic variation.

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September 2017

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Ensembl Bite-Sized September 2017
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th Sep

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

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Bioinformatics resources for protein biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
26th 28th Sep

A series of 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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October 2017

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Metagenomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd 6th Oct

Full details of this course are yet to be confirmed. Please register your interest.

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (October)
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
9th 12th Oct

Full details of this course are yet to be confirmed. Please register your interest.

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Structural Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
23rd 27th Oct

Full details of this course are yet to be confirmed. Please register your interest.

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Metabolomics Workflows
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
30th Oct3rd Nov

This course will provide an introduction to metabolomics data analysis using publicly available software and tools. Participants will become familiar with the current state of data sharing and data standards in metabolomics.

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November 2017

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Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 10th Nov

Full details of this course are yet to be confirmed. Please register your interest.

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Plants and Plant Pathogens
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th 17th Nov

Full details of this course are yet to be confirmed. Please register your interest.

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Exploring biological sequences
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
14th 16th Nov

This course will introduce you to approaches used for finding, analysing and using biological sequences

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Ensembl Bite-Sized November 2017
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
29th Nov

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

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Online courses

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ArrayExpress: Discover functional genomics data quickly and easily

ArrayExpress is a database of functional genomics data. This course will give you an overview of how these data are stored in ArrayExpress and will teach you how to effectively search and retrieve data from the ArrayExpress website . Course...

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ArrayExpress: Quick tour

This quick tour provides an overview of EMBL-EBI’s functional genomics database ArrayExpress. This course was updated in December 2015. An undergraduate-level understanding of biology is an advantage. You may wish to have a look at our Functional...

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Biocuration: An introduction

Claire O'Donovan, leader of the Protein Function Content team at EMBL-EBI, gives an introduction into biocuration and talks about what it is like to work as a biocurator and the skill sets you need. This webinar was recorded on 2 March 2016 and is...

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Bioinformatics for the terrified

This course will give you a broad overview of how bioinformatics can enable bench-based research. It is aimed at experimental researchers in the molecular life sciences who have little or no previous experience of using bioinformatics databases or...

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Biomacromolecular structures: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

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

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Biomedical data: Ethical, legal and social implications

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...

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BioModels: Quick tour

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EMBL-EBI’s resource of mathematical models of biological/biomedical systems: BioModels .

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BioSamples Database RDF: webinar

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

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's BioSamples data resource. Undergraduate-level understanding of biology would be an advantage.

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Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO): Quick tour

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

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...

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ChEBI: The online chemical dictionary for small molecules

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...

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ChEMBL walkthrough: webinar

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. NB: These videos works best using Google Chrome and when viewed in full...

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ChEMBL: Exploring bioactive drug-like molecules

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. Some basic understanding of...

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ChEMBL: Quick tour

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

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

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. This...

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Computational chemistry in drug discovery

Darren Green, Director of Computational Chemistry at GSK, presents a talk on using computational chemistry approaches for drug discovery. The talk explains how informatics can aid many steps in the discovery and development process, to elucidate...

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DGVa: Quick tour

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

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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Drug repurposing

John Overington, Director of Bioinformatics at Stratified Medical, and former group leader at EMBL-EBI, presents a talk on the repurposing of drugs for novel therapeutic applications. The talk explores how computational approaches can be used to...

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Druggability and the druggable genome

Anna Gaulton presents this webinar on the druggable genome and the concept of druggability. She discusses why druggability is so important in drug discovery and what methods and databases you can used to determine the druggability of your targets...

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EBI Metagenomics portal: Quick tour

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EBI Metagenomics - a free resource for archiving, analysing, visualising, discovering and comparing metagenomic and metatranscriptomic datasets. If you want to submit your metagenomics data to EBI...

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EBI Metagenomics portal: Submitting metagenomics data to the European Nucleotide Archive

This tutorial provides you with a step-by-step guide for submitting metagenomics data to the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) in order for it to be analysed by the EBI Metagenomics resource.

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EBI: Next Generation Sequencing Practical Course

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. The workshop provides an introduction...

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EGA: Quick tour

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

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EMBL-EBI resources: An introduction

This 30 minute webinar provides you with an introduction to the core data resources at EMBL-EBI (recorded 2nd February 2016). NB: This video works best using Google Chrome. See upcoming webinars from this series.

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EMBO Practical Course on Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data

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. This course was aimed at advanced PhD...

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Ensembl browser webinar series (2016)

Between the 24th March and 5th May 2016, we held series of live Ensembl webinars which came together to provide a complete browser course. This course includes an introduction to Ensembl, what kind of data Ensembl has, and how to browse and export...

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Ensembl Genomes (non-chordates): Quick tour

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

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Ensembl tools: webinar

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. NB: This video works best using Google...

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Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP): webinar

Want easy analysis of your own variant calls? The Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP) allows you to annotate variants with the genes and regulatory features they hit and what effect they have on them. It can also tell you if your variant is known...

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Ensembl: Browsing chordate genomes

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

Ensembl runs API workshops worldwide, and for the first time we make one available online. Here you will find a collection of video lectures from the 'Ensembl API workshop' that took place at EMBL-EBI 22nd-24th May 2013, using Ensembl version 71...

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Ensembl: Filmed browser workshop

UPDATE: The new browser webinar series is here. This new course consisted of live webinars over 7 weeks, which were recorded and the videos posted online, along with exercises to let you practice using Ensembl. The new course has replaced this one...

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Ensembl: Genomic features that regulate genes

This webinar was held on the 6th July 2016 and takes you through the Ensembl regulatory build, which is used to predict the location of promoters, enhancers and other regulatory features in the human and mouse genomes, using experimental data from...

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Ensembl: Quick tour

This course provides a very short introduction to the Ensembl website for browsing chordate genomes. This is a quick overview to the browser, designed to give you an idea of what is possible, and will not give you a full tutorial on how to do...

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Enzyme Portal: Quick tour

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

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

In this webinar, Marc Rossello gives an introduction the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). This webinar took place on 8 April 2015. NB: This video works best using Google Chrome and when viewed in full screen. Find out about upcoming webinars .

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European Nucleotide Archive: Quick tour

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

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

This extended quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Expression Atlas (“Atlas”). Expression Atlas provides information on gene expression patterns under different biological conditions. An undergraduate-level understanding of biology is an...

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Functional genomics (I): Introduction and designing experiments

This is the first part of our functional genomics course. This course will give you an introduction to functional genomics. We will introduce you to different types of functional genomics studies and discuss best practices when designing your own...

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Functional genomics (II): Common technologies and data analysis methods

This is the second part of our functional genomics course. This course will introduce you to common technologies in functional genomics studies, including microarrays and next generation sequencing (NGS), with a special focus on RNA-sequencing (RNA-...

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Functional genomics (III): Submitting your data and functional genomics databases

This is the third and final part of our functional genomics course. In this course, we will look at why, when, where to submit your functional genomics data. We recommend that you look at Functional genomics (I): Introduction and designing...

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Functional genomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

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. For a more in depth look at functional genomics, we have just launched three new courses (...

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Genomics resources: webinar

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). The webinar focuses in particular on three core resources - Ensembl, ENA and the Metagenomics...

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Genomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

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...

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Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (ELSI): Quick tour

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (Global Alliance), which was formed to help accelerate the potential of genomic medicine to advance human health. This Quick tour focuses on the Ethical,...

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GO: Quick tour

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

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

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...

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IntAct: Quick tour

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

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...

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InterPro: Functional and structural analysis of protein sequences

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

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

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. NB: This video works best using Google Chrome and when...

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MetaboLights: Quick tour

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

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Metabolomics: An introduction

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

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myChEMBL: webinar

George Papadatos takes you through myChEMBL - the ChEMBL virtual machine. This video is best viewed in full screen, using Google Chrome. See upcoming webinars from this series.

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Ontology Lookup Service (OLS)

The Ontology Lookup Service (OLS) provides access to over 150 public biomedical ontologies. You can use OLS to search and visualise ontologies, and an API is also provided for programmatic access. Ontologies provide standard terminology for...

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PDBe: Exploring a Protein Data Bank (PDB) entry

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

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 for biological macromolecular structures

The Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) is a free and easily accessible resource for biological macromolecular structures. We collect, organise and disseminate data in both the Protein Data Bank (PDB) and the Electron Microscopy Data Bank (EMDB)...

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PDBe: Searching the Protein Data Bank

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...

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PDBeChem: Searching for small molecules and small molecule fragments

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...

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PDBeFold: Searching for structural homologues of a protein

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...

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

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. An undergraduate degree in a life...

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Phylogenetics: An introduction

This course provides a basic introduction to the field of phylogenetics, with an emphasis on how to read and interpret phylogenetic trees. An undergraduate-level understanding of biology would be an advantage.

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PRIDE and ProteomeXchange: webinar

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)...

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PRIDE: Quick tour

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

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

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

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

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

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QuickGO - Gene ontology annotation

The Gene Ontology Annotation (GOA) project provides high-quality functional annotations to gene products, such as proteins, protein complexes and non-coding RNAs. Currently our database contains over 280 million annotations to 45 million distinct...

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Reactome: Exploring and analysing biological pathways

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

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 22 June 2016). Part 1 gives an overview of what Reactome is and why it is important. Part 2...

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Reactome: Quick tour

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

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Rfam: Quick tour

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

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RNAcentral: Exploring non-coding RNA sequences

RNAcentral is a database of non-coding RNA (ncRNA) sequences that aggregates data from multiple specialised resources and provides a single entry point for accessing ncRNA sequences of all types from all organisms. This course provides a brief...

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RNAcentral: webinar

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. NB: This...

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Structural volume data

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...

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SureChEMBL: Accessing chemical patent data: webinar

This two-part webinar from George Papadatos provides you with an introduction to the chemical patent database SureChEMBL (recorded on 11th March 2015). Part 1 gives an overview of what SureChEMBL is and why it is important. Part 2 provides a demo of...

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Text mining: Key concepts and applications

Jee-Hyub Kim and Senay Kafkas from the Literature Services team at EMBL-EBI present this talk on an introduction to text mining and its applications in service provision. The 1st part of this talk focuses on what text mining is and some of the...

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

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). NB: This video works best using Google...

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UniChem: Quick tour

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...

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UniProt-GOA: Quick tour

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

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. Some knowledge of biology and proteins is required. Some bioinformatics knowledge is useful but not...

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UniProt: Exploring protein sequence and functional information - webinar

In the first webinar , Sangya Pundir shows us how we can use UniProt to explore protein sequence and functional information. The second webinar showcases the latests updates to the UniProt website (webinar recorded on 9th Dec 2015). The third...

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UniProt: Programmatic access to UniProtKB: webinar

Klemens Pichler presents this webinar on accessing UniProtKB programmatically. This webinar was recorded on 3rd June 2015. This video is best viewed in full screen using Google Chrome. See upcoming webinars .

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UniProt: Quick tour

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

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

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...

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