Contributors

This course was put together using talks and exercises by:

  • Magali Ruffier
  • Anja Thormann
  • Nathan Johnson
  • Matthieu Muffato
  • Stephen Fitzgerald

We would like to thank the participants of the course, who allowed us to film.

A big thanks to Mark Adams from the EBI Training team for filming and processing the lectures.

The online course was compiled by Emily Pritchard.

Contributor profiles

Emily Perry

EMBL-EBI
Ensembl Outreach Project Leader

Emily is the Outreach Project Leader for Ensembl: she is responsible for the team that teaches workshops, creates training materials and help pages, manages social media, answers helpdesk queries and aids development of new tools for the resource. Emily started at EMBL-EBI as an Ensembl Outreach Officer in September 2012 and became the Project Leader in March 2015. Before working at EMBL-EBI, Emily did her PhD in molecular biology at the MRC Human Genetics Unit in Edinburgh, then worked for the University of Edinburgh's SCI-FUN group, touring Scottish secondary schools with an interactive science roadshow.

Funding 

Ensembl is a joint project of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute. The Wellcome Trust provides majority funding for the project (grant numbers WT062023 and WT079643) with additional funding for specific project components from the National Human Genome Research Institute (U01HG004695, U54HG004563 and U41HG006104), the BBSRC (BB/I025506/1) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. Additional support for specific project components as specified: "The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 222664. ("Quantomics"). This Publication reflects only the author's views and the European Community is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein"; "The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 200754 - the GEN2PHEN project."; "The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 282510 - BLUEPRINT." Rat genomics resources receive additional support as specified: "The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement N° HEALTH-F4-2010-241504 (EURATRANS)."