EMBL-EBI, programmatically - take a REST from manual searching: Ensembl



 Tuesday 6 June 201715:30 16:30 (Europe/London)


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Melissa Burke

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This is the third webinar in our series EMBL-EBI, programmatically.

Ensembl provides a genome browser that acts as a single point of access for annotated genomes. Genes, genetic variants and regulatory features are all annotated onto genomes, with comparative genomics analyses carried out on genes and genomes. In this webinar we will introduce the Ensembl REST API and show you how to access a wealth of genomic data programmatically.

This webinar took place on Tuesday 6th June 2017. You can watch the recording and download the slides in Train online.

Other webinars in the series:

There are several other webinars in this series. They include an introduction to programmatic access and three other resource-based webinars featuring Europe PMC, UniProt, PDBe, ChEMBL and EMBL-EBI sequence analysis tools that demonstrate how to perform key biological tasks programmatically. You do not need to watch all of the webinars; you can dip in and out and watch only the webinars you are interested in.

Date Title Register/Watch
9th May EMBL-EBI, programmatically: an introduction  Watch
23rd May Europe PMC, programmatically Watch
6th June Ensembl, programmatically Watch
20th June UniProt, programmatically Watch
4th July PDBe, programmatically Watch
12th July ChEMBL, programmatically Watch
18th July Sequence analysis tools, programmatically Watch

Missed a webinar? Catch up in Train online.



This webinar is for those who want to learn about accessing Ensembl programmatically. Some prior knowledge of programmatic access and common programming languages is recommended. This webinar focuses on REST-based APIs but information and links to other methods will be provided. If you are new to programmatic access we recommend that you watch the introductory webinar first.