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

March 2017

7
Introduction to Omics data integration
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
7th 10th Mar

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.

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16
Bioinformatics for discovery
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 17th Mar

An online master’s level short course aimed at providing discovery scientists from a range of fields (e.g. agri-foods, 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.

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April 2017

3
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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10
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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24
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

2
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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3
Protein family resources
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd May

This workshop will give an introduction to the protein classification and annotation resources provided by EMBL-EBI, with hands-on practical experience of searching and accessing appropriate data and information.

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8
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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22
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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24
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.

First come, first served

June 2017

6
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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6
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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12
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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20
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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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September 2017

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

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

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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

October 2017

2
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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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

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

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23
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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30
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

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.

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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.

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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

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