Train at EMBL-EBI

Train at EMBL-EBI

Our on-site courses develop practical skills and knowledge. They are led by EMBL-EBI experts, often in collaboration with experts from other centres of excellence in bioinformatics, and are hosted in our purpose-built training suite.

Training events

September 2018

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Structural Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
3rd 7th Sep

This course explores bioinformatics data resources and tools for the interpretation and exploitation of bio-macromolecular structures.

Open application with selection

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MuG API Course
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th Sep

The Multiscale complex Genomics (MuG) Virtual Research Environment (VRE) is a workspace designed for researchers to analyse their 3D/4D genomic data. The aim of the course is to provide developers within the life sciences training to be able to wrap their own analysis tools so that it can be easily integrated into the VRE.

First come, first served

October 2018

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
2nd 5th Oct

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources for next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

Open application with selection

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ENA Sequence Retrieval
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
10th Oct

This training will introduce ENA (European Nucleotide Archive) users to powerful search and retrieval methods available for annotated sequences, genomes, raw data and metadata, as well as download options from the ENA browser and an introduction to the various ENA browser tools. There will also be a section on cross references and how to retrieve accessions for other resources linked to the primary data in ENA. There will be time for users to present their own use cases or request specific help with their own queries.

First come, first served

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Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics in Zebrafish
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
15th 18th Oct

This course has been designed specifically for researchers working within the Zebrafish community, providing an introduction and practical knowledge of tools and resources for working with functional genomics data.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl browser workshop, EMBL-EBI, 17 October 2018
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
17th 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.

First come, first served

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Analysis of High Throughput Sequencing Data
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
23rd 26th Oct

This course will familiarise participants with methodologies for bioinformatics analysis on next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

Open application with selection

November 2018

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Bioinformatics for Plant Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
6th 9th Nov

A course aimed at introducing those working in plant biology to a range of bioinformatics resources and approaches applicable to their research.

Open application with selection

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Exploring Biological Sequences
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th 15th Nov

This course will introduce you to approaches used for finding, analysing and using biological sequences.

First come, first served

January 2019

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Bioinformatics for Discovery
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
21st 25th Jan

A Master’s level short course aimed at providing discovery scientists from a range of fields (e.g. agri-food, pharma and consumer goods) with the skills and knowledge required to apply bioinformatics techniques in their everyday work.

February 2019

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Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
11th 15th Feb

This course will provide participants with biological examples of data integration, and the challenges that researchers face. The course will focus on the use of public data resources and open access tools for enabling integrated working, with an emphasis on data visualisation.

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Bioinformatics Resources for Protein Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
26th 28th Feb

Are you aware of the wide range of protein data resources that can easily be accessed and explored to enhance your research? Do you want to know more about the sequence of your protein and its functions? Wondered whether a structure of your protein exists and how to explore it? Want to know more about the potential complexes and reaction pathways your protein of interest is involved in, giving you a better overview of its biological context?

March 2019

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Exploring Human Genetic Variation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
19th 20th Mar

A short workshop to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute, that can help you better understand human genetic variation. First come, first served

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Introduction to Metabolomics Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
25th 29th Mar

This course will provide an introduction to metabolomics data analysis using publically available software and tools.

April 2019

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
1st 5th Apr

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources for next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

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Advanced RNA-Seq Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
8th 12th Apr

The aim of this course is to familiarise the participants with advanced data analysis methodologies and provide hands-on training on the latest analytical approaches. Lectures will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from RNA-seq experiments and illustrate different ways of analyzing such data. Practicals will consist of computer exercises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of RNA-seq data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

May 2019

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Computational Molecular Evolution
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th 24th May

The need for phylogenetic comparisons of molecular sequences has been increasing steadily with the explosive growth of genomic sequence data. Estimation of species phylogenies and species divergence times, inference of population demographic processes and migration patterns, and delineation of species boundaries are central to our understanding of biodiversity and to interpreting genomic sequence data. Furthermore, molecular evolutionary analyses can provide important insights into the evolutionary process of sequences and genes: for example, detecting adaptive molecular evolution may be useful to disentangle viral infections and dynamics.

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Networks and Pathways
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
13th 17th May

This course will provide life scientists with training on exploring and using protein interaction bioinformatics resources. The content examines the data repositories, resources and tools available to explore and analyse large datasets. The principles of biological network and pathway analysis will be introduced and explained using relevant case studies. Participants will also have the opportunity to either learn how to access public repositories via programmatic methods or spend time analysing data using the approaches covered in the course.

June 2019

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Managing a Bioinformatics Core Facility
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 6th Jun

Bioinformatics core facilities play an essential role in enabling research in the molecular life sciences. This is constantly evolving as new research tools emerge, as experiments become increasingly data intensive, and as their clients – experimental researchers – become more exposed to the power of data-driven biology. This is an opportunity for managers of core facilities to learn directly from EMBL-EBI’s service teams, from each other and from potential users. This course is organised in parallel with Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators to maximise opportunities for networking.

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Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
4th 6th Jun

The aim of this course is to provide principal investigators with an introduction to the challenges of working with biological data as a research leader; to provide guidance on strategies for managing data and the importance of data sharing; how to encourage bioinformatics development in your team and / or work with collaborators and what resources are available across the life sciences. This course will not provide a platform for teaching hands-on bioinformatics analysis. This course is organised in parallel with Bioinformatics for Core Facilities Managers to maximise opportunities for networking.

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Metagenomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
10th 14th Jun

This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including both marker gene and whole gene shotgun (WGS) approaches. Delegates will gain hands-on experience using a range of data resources and tools, interspersed with lectures. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing researchers in the field.

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Cancer Genomics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
17th 21st Jun

This course will focus on the analysis of data from genomic studies of Cancer. Lectures will give an insight into the bioinformatic concepts required to analyze such data, whilst practical sessions will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of cancer genomics data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

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Summer School in Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
24th 28th Jun

This course provides an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research, giving participants guidance for using bioinformatics in their work whilst also providing hands-on training in tools and resources appropriate to their research.

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Proteomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
30th Jun5th Jul

This course provides hands-on training in the basics of mass spectrometry and proteomics bioinformatics.

July 2019

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In Silico Systems Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
7th 12th Jul

Run jointly with the Wellcome Trust, this course will provide participants with an introduction to network analysis and an in-depth training in the main modelling approaches used in systems biology.

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Bioinformatics Resources for Immunologists
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
15th 19th Jul

This course will introduce and explore a number of key bioinformatics tools and resources that can be applied to immunological research.

September 2019

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Structural Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th 20th Sep

This course explores bioinformatics data resources and tools for the interpretation and exploitation of bio-macromolecular structures.

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
23rd 27th Sep

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources for next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

October 2019

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Exploring Biological Sequences
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
8th 10th Oct

This course will introduce you to approaches used for finding, analysing and using biological sequences.

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Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
21st 25th Oct

This course will familiarise participants with methodologies for bioinformatics analysis on next generation sequencing (NGS) data.

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