Train outside EMBL-EBI

Hosting training at your institute

Would you like EMBL-EBI’s trainers to come to you and teach your researchers how to use the bioinformatics resources most relevant to their research? Contact us to find out more.

We offer a range of half-day and full-day modules, which can be combined to suit different audiences. Take a look at our modules, or browse upcoming and past workshops (below) for inspiration. 

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As well as contributing to EMBL-EBI-wide training events, some of our teams run workshops dedicated to a single resource: 
Find out about Ensembl training
Find out about PDBe training

Training events

September 2017

Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures
University of Milano-Bicocca - Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 20126,  Milan,  MI, Italy
20th Sep15th Mar

This Masters development programme is aimed at current Research Infrastructures managers and leaders who wish to develop the competencies required to meet the needs of Research Infrastructures in the planning, construction and operation phases.

Open application with selection

EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics Workshop, Institute of Neuroscience, Alicante
Institute of Neuroscience (INA) - San Juan de Alicante, 03550,  Alicante,  Alicante, Spain
27th Sep

This course will provide participants with an introduction to EMBL-EBI and its public data resources, with a focus on functional genomics (e.g. microarray expression profiling, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq).

By invitation

EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics workshop, SENC Neuroscience Congress, Alicante
ADDA (Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante) - Paseo de Campoamor, 03010,  Alicante,  Alicante, Spain
28th Sep

This course is designed to highlight the importance of data reproducibility and introduce researchers to EMBL-EBI bioinformatics resources.

First come, first served

October 2017

EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics workshop, Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR), Faro
Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR) - Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas. Edif.7, 8005-139,  Faro, Portugal
2nd 3rd Oct

In this course, participants will receive an introduction to EMBL-EBI and its public data resources, with a focus on functional genomics (e.g. microarray expression profiling, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq).

First come, first served

Ensembl Browser workshop, University of the Basque Country, 2nd-5th October 2017
University of the Basque Country - Barrio Sarriena, 48940 Lejona,  Bilbao,  Vizcaya, Spain
2nd 5th 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.

By invitation

EMBL-EBI: Bioinformatics resources for exploring disease related data
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
30th Oct

This workshop will introduce students to EMBL-EBI, the databases and services it offers, and basic concepts in bioinformatics that will be of use to their research work.

First come, first served

November 2017

Hands-on Introduction to HPC for Life Scientists
29th Nov1st Dec

This course provides an introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) for researchers in the life sciences, using ARCHER as a platform for hands-on training exercises. The course is co-organised and funded by BioExcel ( and PRACE (, and delivered in collaboration with ARCHER – the UK national supercomputing service (

First come, first served