Ensembl Bite-Sized November 2017

Date:

  Wednesday 29 November 2017

Venue: 

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom

Participation: 

First come, first served

Contact: 

Benjamin Moore

Registration fee: 

Free

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Overview

The Ensembl Genomes project at www.ensemblgenomes.org provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of non-vertebrate genome sequences. In this one hour long session we will offer participants the possibility of gaining hands-on experience in the use of the Ensembl Genomes genome browser, exploring some of the data available for fungal, protist and bacterial species in Ensembl Genomes.

Audience

This course is aimed at wet-lab researchers and bioinformaticians - no previous knowledge of bioinformatics is required, but an undergraduate level understanding of biology may be beneficial.

Outcomes

After this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the different data types available in Ensembl Genomes
  • Access genomic data for different fungal, protist and bacterial species using the Ensembl Genomes genome browser

Programme

Time Topic Trainer
12:00 - 12:10 Welcome and introductory lecture Nishadi De Silva
12:10 - 12:30 Searching fungi, protists and bacteria in Ensembl Genomes Nishadi De Silva
12:30 - 12:55 Exercise session Nishadi De Silva
12:55 - 13:00 Wrap-up and Feedback Emily Perry