Train at EMBL-EBI

Train at EMBL-EBI

Our on-site courses develop practical skills and knowledge. They are led by EMBL-EBI experts, often in collaboration with experts from other centres of excellence in bioinformatics, and are hosted in our purpose-built training suite.

Training events

June 2017

26
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.

Open application with selection

July 2017

3
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.

Open application with selection

9
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.

Open application with selection

16
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.

Open application with selection

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

A two-day workshop to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute, that can help you better understand genetic variation.

First come, first served

September 2017

5
Protein functional annotation: sequence, structure and phylogeny
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
5th 6th Sep

This course brings together a number of resources focused on the classification of protein families based on sequence homology, shared structure and/or phylogeny.

First come, first served

20
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.

First come, first served

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

This three day workshop will introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI that can help you in your protein studies. Each day will focus on a particular protein topic, with the aim of helping you get more from your data and also to explore publically-available data that can further support your research.

First come, first served

October 2017

2
Metagenomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd 5th Oct

This course is aimed at life scientists who are working in the field of metagenomics, in the early stages of their data analysis, and who already have some prior experience in using bioinformatics in their research.

Open application with selection

3
Ensembl Browser Workshop – EBI 3rd October 2017
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd Oct

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

9
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

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

Open application with selection

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

This course explores bioinformatics data resources and tools for the interpretation and exploitation of bio-macromolecular structures.

Open application with selection

30
Metabolomics Workflows
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
30th Oct2nd 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.

Open application with selection

November 2017

6
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.

Open application with selection

13
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.

Open application with selection

14
Exploring biological sequences
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - 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

First come, first served

29
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.

First come, first served

February 2018

5
EMBO Practical Course on Metabolomics Bioinformatics for Life Scientists
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
5th 9th Feb

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

Open application with selection

19
Introduction to Omics Data Integration
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
19th 23rd Feb

This course will provide participants with biological examples of data integration, and the challenges that researchers face. The course will focus on the use of public data resources and open access tools for enabling integrated working, with an emphasis on data visualisation.

Open application with selection

March 2018

6
Bioinformatics Resources for Protein Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 8th Mar

A three day workshop to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI that can help you in your protein studies.

First come, first served

19
Bioinformatics for Discovery
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
19th 20th Mar

An online master’s level short course aimed at providing discovery scientists from a range of fields (e.g. agri-food, pharma and consumer goods) with the skills and knowledge required to apply bioinformatics techniques in their everyday work. The course starts with a 2-day face to face workshop, followed by a 6 month period of online study.

Open application with selection

20
Introduction to Metabolomics Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th 23rd Mar

This course will provide an introduction to data analysis approaches for metabolomics, aimed at researchers who are new to the field.

Open application with selection

April 2018

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

16
Advanced RNA-Seq Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 20th 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 experiments and illustrate different ways of analysing such data.

Open application with selection

May 2018

14
Networks and Pathways
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
14th 18th 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 and introduce the principles of biological network and pathway analysis.

Open application with selection

June 2018

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

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.

Open application with selection

4
Bioinformatics Resources for Immunologists
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 8th Jun

This course will introduce and explore a number of key bioinformatics tools and resources that can be applied to immunological research.

Open application with selection

12
Bioinformatics for Core Facility Managers
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
12th 14th Jun

This course is aimed at aspiring, new and experienced managers of bioinformatics core facilities, or other facilities that support their users to analyse and interpret large biomolecular data sets.

Open application with selection

12
Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
12th 14th 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.

Open application with selection

18
Cancer Genomics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th 21st Jun

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

Open application with selection

25
Summer School in Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
25th 29th 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.

Open application with selection

July 2018

10
Exploring Human Genetic Variation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
10th 12th Jul

A short workshop to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute, that can help you better understand human genetic variation.

First come, first served

15
Proteomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
15th 20th Jul

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

Open application with selection

16
Metagenomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 20th Jul

This course is aimed at life scientists who are working in the field of metagenomics, in the early stages of their data analysis, and who already have some prior experience in using bioinformatics in their research.

Open application with selection

September 2018

3
Structural Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd 7th Sep

This course explores bioinformatics data resources and tools for the interpretation and exploitation of bio-macromolecular structures.

Open application with selection

October 2018

2
Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd 5th 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

22
Analysis of High Throughput Sequencing Data
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
22nd 26th 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

November 2018

5
Bioinformatics for Plant Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
5th 9th Nov

A course aimed at introducing those working in plant biology to a range of bioinformatics resources and approaches applicable to their research.

Open application with selection

27
Exploring Biological Sequences
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
27th 29th Nov

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

First come, first served

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