The Bioinformatics Workshop, Prague
This course will provide an introductory overview of some of the most commonly used publicly accessible, tools and resources for genome browsing, functional genomics and phylogenetics. A separate registration will be available for those delegates interested in using proteomics in their research. Delegates will gain hands-on practice of using these data resources, interspersed with some lectures.
The course is aimed at bench-based researchers in the fields of medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, structural biology and chemical synthesis. The practical exercises use web-browser-based tools and assume little prior experience in bioinformatics.
Modules and Resources
During this course you will learn about:
- Genome browsing: Ensembl
- Functional genomics: Array Express, Gene Expression Atlas
- Phylogenetics: EBI phylogeny tools
- Proteomics services: UniProt, IntAct, Reactome
After this course you should be able to:
- Access, browse and retrieve a range of data types from leading public repositories for genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic data
- Query leading bioinformatics databases efficiently
- Use some freely available software to analyse nucleotide sequence data and interpret phylogenetic analyses
|Day 1 - Monday 2 June|
|09:00||An introduction to the EBI||Giulietta Spudich|
|09:30||Exploring genomes with Ensembl - [Course booklet] [Course book answers]||Giulietta Spudich|
|11:30||Exploring genomes with Ensembl||Giulietta Spudich|
|14:00||Exploring functional genomics data with Array Express||Karyn Megy|
|16:00||Exploring functional genomics data with Array Express - [Excercises]||Karyn Megy|
|Day 2 - Tuesday 3 June|
|09:00||An introduction to phylogenetics||Laura Emery|
|11:00||Interpreting phylogenies - [Questions] [Answers] [Basic Tree Thinking Assessment]||Laura Emery|
|13:30||Phylogenetic methods - [Data files]||Laura Emery|
|15:30||Phylogenetic methods - [Excercise with Answers]||Laura Emery|
|Day 3 - Wednesday 4 June|
|09:00||An introduction to proteomic services||Sandra Orchard|
|11:00||UniProt - [UniProt tutorial]||Sandra Orchard|
|13:30||IntAct - [IntAct tutorial]||Sandra Orchard|
|15:30||Reactome - [Reactome tutorial]||Sandra Orchard|
|17:00||Course feedback/End of course||All|
This event is a first come first serve course. Places are limited so please do not register unless you are sure you can attend. If for any reason you can no longer attend the event please contact Frank O'Donnell (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can make your place available to another delegate.
Registration for this event is free.
To register for this workshop please follow this link:
You will be provided with refreshments throughout the course however during the lunch break no catering will be provided on the course so you will need to either bring your own lunch or find a restaurant nearby.
Computer study hall (03 on 4NP),
National Technical Library (http://www.techlib.cz/)