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

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
22nd 23rd 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.

Open application with selection

February 2019

5
Introduction to Metabolomics Analysis
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
5th 8th Feb

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

Open application with selection

12
Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
12th 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.

Open application with selection

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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

This three day workshop will introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI that can help you in your protein studies.

First come, first served

March 2019

11
Data Visualisation for Biology: a practical workshop on design, techniques and tools
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
11th 15th Mar

This workshop will give insights and practical experience in data visualisation for exploring biological data.

Open application with selection

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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

This two-day workshop will data resources and bioinformatics tools available at EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute that will aid understanding of human genetic variation.

First come, first served

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Introduction to RNA-Seq and Functional Interpretation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
26th 29th Mar

This course will provide an introduction to the technology, data analysis, tools and resources used in RNA sequencing and transcriptomics.

Open application with selection

April 2019

1
Livestock Genomics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
1st 5th Apr

This course will introduce participants to methods and approaches for analysing genomic data from common livestock species.

Open application with selection

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

This course will familiarise participants with advanced data analysis methodologies in the field of transcriptomics and to provide practical training in the latest analytical approaches.

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May 2019

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

This course provides theoretical knowledge and practical experience in conducting molecular evolutionary analyses on sequence data.

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Functional Insights Into Biological Data Through Network Analysis
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 using network and pathway tools to enrich biological data. 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.

Open application with selection

June 2019

4
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.

Open application with selection

4
Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - 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.

Open application with selection

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Metagenomics Bioinformatics 2019
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
10th 13th Jun

This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including marker gene, whole gene shotgun (WGS) and assembly-based approaches.

Open application with selection

11
Ensembl Browser Course, EBI, 11th June 2019
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
11th Jun

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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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.

Open application with selection

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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.

Open application with selection

July 2019

8
Systems Biology: From large datasets to biological insight
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
8th 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.

Open application with selection

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

This course provides an introduction to immunology bioinformatics and offer opportunities to explore key methods, tools and resources that can be applied to research.

Open application with selection

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Proteomics Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
21st 26th Jul

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

Open application with selection

September 2019

10
Finding Evidence in Research Publications
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 1 - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
10th 11th Sep

This course is currently under development and full details about the course are not yet available. Once the programme is confirmed we will post it here along with details on how to apply and registration costs. If you would like to be informed when applications open for this course then please click on the “Register your interest” button above. If you would like to see details of similar course from previous years, please take a look at our course listings, using the filter boxes to refine your search by year and subject.

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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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Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics
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

8
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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Genomic Data for Surveillance of Communicable Disease
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.

November 2019

11
Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics in Zebrafish
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
11th 15th Nov

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.

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Bioinformatics for Plant Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton,  Cambridge CB10 1SD,  United Kingdom
18th 22nd Nov

Recent developments in sequencing technologies have led to a dramatic increase in the generation of plant genomic data. In order to facilitate accessibility and analysis of this data, a range of bioinformatics resources have been developed. This course will provide an introduction to these resources and tools to help manage, discover and analyse genomics data, with a particular focus on cereal genomics. It will be delivered through a combination of hands-on training sessions and lectures on how to make the most of the tools offered by each plant resource.

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