Data curation and annotation

Topic concerning the organisation and maintenance of a collection of biological database entries (or other such entities) and their annotation, typically with terms from a controlled vocabulary.

Author(s): 
Alice Shypitsyna

The Gene Ontology Annotation (GOA) project provides high-quality functional annotations to gene products, such as proteins, protein complexes and non-coding RNAs. Currently our database contains over 280 million annotations to 45 million distinct...

Author(s): 
Claire ODonovan

Claire O'Donovan, leader of the Protein Function Content team at EMBL-EBI, gives an introduction into biocuration and talks about what it is like to work as a biocurator and the skill sets you need.

This webinar was recorded on 2 March...

Author(s): 
Cath Brooksbank

This course will give you a broad overview of how bioinformatics can enable bench-based research. It is aimed at experimental researchers in the molecular life sciences who have little or no previous experience of using bioinformatics databases...

Author(s): 
Marco Brandizi

This webinar is presented by Marco Brandizi and covers the BioSamples database resource description framework (RDF).

This video is best viewed using Google Chrome and in full screen mode.

Author(s): 
Gabry Rustici

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO). It covers the scientific principles that led to the creation of this ontology and how it can be used.

Author(s): 
Luca Cherubin

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's BioSamples data resource. Undergraduate-level understanding of biology would be an advantage.

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EMBL-EBI’s resource of mathematical models of biological/biomedical systems: BioModels .

Author(s): 
Rebecca Foulger

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's Gene Ontology resource. For information about gene ontology annotation, see the UniProt-GOA...

Author(s): 
Rachael Huntley

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to UniProt-GOA, the [no-lexicon]Gene Ontology Annotation resource. For information about the Gene Ontology, see the ...