Date:Monday 23 January 2017
Venue:University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge, CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
Participation:First come, first served
Registration fee:This course is free to University of Cambridge students, but charges will apply for other participants.
This workshop is an introduction to EMBL-EBI and the life science data resources it provides. Participants will be shown how to navigate the website and search for appropriate database resources and tools, whilst also highlighting resources such as Train online (EMBL-EBI e-learning portal) and the literature resources at Europe PMC.
This workshop is aimed at researchers who wish to know more about the bioinformatics resources provided by EMBL-EBI. No computational or previous bioinformatics experience is required for this workshop, but an undergraduate level understandingof biology would be beneficial.
This workshop is primarily run for Cambridge University staff and students, but external participants can apply for a place on the course.
Modules and resources
During this course you will learn about:
- EMBL-EBI data resources and tools
- Identifying appropriate resources
- Training materials available through Train online
- Sources of help and support when using EMBL-EBI resources
After this course you should be able to:
- Navigate the EMBL-EBI website
- Use EBI search to find sources of information for a particular gene or protein of interest
- Search for resources appropriate to your subject area
- Access the online training portal and literature resources
|Day 1 - 23 January 2017
|09:30||Welcome||Melissa Burke & Tom Hancocks|
|09:35||Introduction the EBI||Melissa Burke & Tom Hancocks|
|Introduction to EBI databases||Melissa Burke & Tom Hancocks|
|Introduction to EBI Search||Melissa Burke & Tom Hancocks|
|Practical exercises, worked examples and discussions||Melissa Burke & Tom Hancocks|
|12:45||Feedback and end of workshop||
|13:00||End of workshop|