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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

May 2016

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Bioinformatics of Plants and Plant Pathogens 2016
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

7
Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
7th 9th 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

21
Exploring Genetic Variation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
21st 23rd Jun

New for 2016, we present 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.

First come, first served

21
Bioinformatics Resources for Chemical Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
21st 23rd Jun

This is a series of one-day workshops to introduce you to a range of data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI in the area of chemical biology. Each day will introduce different resources that provide data of use in answering a range of biological and biochemical questions.

First come, first served

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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

5
Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data
5th 10th Sep

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

20
Structural Bioinformatics 2016
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th 23rd Sep

This course will explore bioinformatics data resources and tools for the interpretation and exploitation of biomacromolecular structures, focusing on how best to use structural information to gain the most from it in specific research contexts. This will include investigating the impact of genetic variation on structure, predicting protein structure and function, and exploring interactions with other macromolecules as well as with low-MW compounds.

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

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. Delegates will gain hands-on experience using a range of data resources and tools, interspersed with lectures. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing researchers in the field.

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