In 2017 the EMBL-EBI Training Programme is celebrating 10 amazing years of providing onsite, offsite and online training in bioinformatics.

To help celebrate this anniversary, we designed a treasure hunt to give you a taster of the free...

Ola Tarkowska

MGnify (formerly EBI Metagenomics) is a freely available hub for the analysis and exploration of metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, amplicon and assembly data. The resource...

Anja Füllgrabe

ArrayExpress is a database of functional genomics data. This course will give you an overview of how these data are stored in ArrayExpress and will teach you how to effectively search and retrieve data from the...

Melissa Burke

This quick tour provides an overview of EMBL-EBI’s functional genomics database ArrayExpress.

This course was updated in December 2015.

An undergraduate-level understanding of biology is an advantage. You may wish to have a look...

Melissa Burke

Join Melissa Burke, a former curator with ArrayExpress, for a webinar on why and how to submit your functional genomics data to ArrayExpress using Annotare, our online submissions tool.

ArrayExpress is a database of functional genomics...

UniProt is a high quality, comprehensive protein resource. Next to expert curation, one of the core activities at UniProt is to develop computational methods for the functional annotation of protein sequences. In this webinar we will introduce...

Claire ODonovan

Claire O'Donovan, leader of the Protein Function Content team at EMBL-EBI, gives an introduction into biocuration and talks about what it is like to work as a biocurator and the skill sets you need.

This webinar was recorded on 2 March...

This course will give you a broad overview of how bioinformatics can enable bench-based research. It is aimed at experimental researchers in the molecular life sciences who have little or no previous experience of using bioinformatics databases...

Fabio Madeira

The EMBL-EBI Job Dispatcher framework ( provides free access to several core Bioinformatics tools and related data, via the web or programmatically via Web Services APIs. In this webinar, we will give an overview of...

Joanna Argasinska

Introduction to structural biology and related resources at EMBL-EBI.

Sarah Morgan

This course explores the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of biomedical data sharing. The material will introduce the reasons why we want to share data, the benefits it can bring, and the challenges of doing so. It will present ideas...

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EMBL-EBI’s resource of mathematical models of biological/biomedical systems: BioModels .

Marco Brandizi

This webinar is presented by Marco Brandizi and covers the BioSamples database resource description framework (RDF).

This video is best viewed using Google Chrome and in full screen mode.

Luca Cherubin

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the EBI's BioSamples data resource. Undergraduate-level understanding of biology would be an advantage.

Most researchers know that data management is an important part of their work and is essential for getting the most out of your data. But what exactly is data management and what can you do to ensure that you’re managing your data well?


Gabry Rustici

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO). It covers the scientific principles that led to the creation of this ontology and how it can be used.

Ola Spjuth

Virtual Research Environments (VREs) are systems that assist researchers by providing an environment with the necessary tools and data, backed by an appropriate e-infrastructure, enabling them to carry out research e.g. data analysis. There can...

Gareth Owen

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to ChEBI, the EBI's Chemical Entities of Biological Interest database, which focuses on 'small' chemical compounds. For a more detailed walthrough of ChEBI, have a look at our...

Namrata Kale

Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a user-friendly online chemical dictionary that focuses on the nomenclature, structure, and biological properties of '...

Prudence Mutowo

Prudence Mutowo presents this webinar on...