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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

February 2016

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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.

First come, first served

14
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

16
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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March 2016

2
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.

First come, first served

7
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

April 2016

4
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

18
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

May 2016

9
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

18
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

23
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

June 2016

6
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

13
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

27
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

July 2016

3
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

21
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

17
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

18
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

7
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

28
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

30
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

4
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