Train outside EMBL-EBI

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Would you like EMBL-EBI’s trainers to come to you and teach your researchers how to use the bioinformatics resources most relevant to their research? Contact us to find out more.

We offer a range of half-day and full-day modules, which can be combined to suit different audiences. Take a look at our modules, or browse upcoming and past workshops (below) for inspiration. 

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As well as contributing to EMBL-EBI-wide training events, some of our teams run workshops dedicated to a single resource: 
Find out about Ensembl training
Find out about PDBe training

Training events

November 2018

13
Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures
University of Milano-Bicocca - Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 20126,  Milan,  MI, Italy
13th Nov26th Jun

This Masters development programme is aimed at current Research Infrastructures managers and leaders who wish to develop the competencies required to meet the needs of Research Infrastructures in the planning, construction and operation phases.

Open application with selection

March 2019

26
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Interactions and pathways for endocrine biology
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, , LA,  70130, United States
26th Mar

This course is aimed at giving life scientists and clinicians training on how to explore and use molecular interaction and pathway bioinformatics resources.

First come, first served

April 2019

4
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Bioinformatics tools for exploring protein biology, Iasi, Romania
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Bulevardul Carol I nr. 11, 700506,  Iasi, Romania
4th 5th Apr

This two-day workshop will introduce participants to bioinformatics approaches for analysis biological data from resources such as UniProt and the PDBe.

Open application with selection

8
EMBO Practical Course: Research to service - Planning and running a bioinformatics core facility
Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (IBG) - Dokuz Eylul University Health Campus, Mithatpasa St. 58/5, 35340,  Balcova,  İzmir, Turkey
8th 12th Apr

This EMBO Practical Course will provide an opportunity for aspiring new managers of core facilities, especially those with one foot in the research camp, to learn from experienced core facilities managers how to build a framework for the future development, resourcing, operation and impact assessment of their core services.

Open application with selection

9
Exploring Biodiversity through Bioinformatics
International Potato Center (CIP) - Avenida La Molina 1895, 1558,  LIM,  La Molina, Peru
9th 12th Apr

This course aims to provide knowledge on available approaches, methods and tools to perform studies on biodiversity employing modern high-throughput sequencing approaches.

By invitation

9
Ensembl Browser workshop, Glasgow Polyomics, 9th April 2019
Glasgow Polyomics - University of Glasgow, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, Glasgow,  G61 1QH, United Kingdom
9th Apr

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

10
Using the Ensembl Genome Browser, Cambridge, 10 April 2019
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
10th Apr

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

11
Ensembl REST API workshop, Cambridge, 11 April 2019
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
11th Apr

Work with Ensembl to master the Ensembl REST APIs and flexibly access genome-wide data, such as genes, variants, regulatory features, homologues and alignments.

First come, first served

12
EMBL-EBI Workshop: An Introduction to Sequence Searching
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
12th Apr

This course will provide training in the area of sequence similarity searching and focuses on how to use tools like BLAST and PSI-Search to find homologous sequences in EMBL-EBI databases.

First come, first served

29
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Bioinformatics resources for protein biology
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
29th Apr1st May

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

May 2019

6
Ensembl Browser Workshop, IBYME-INGEBI-CONICET, Buenos Aires, 6 May 2019
Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental (IBYME) / Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingeniería Genética y Biología Molecular (INGEBI) - Vuelta de Obligado 2490, Buenos Aires, Argentina
6th May

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.

Open application with selection

7
Ensembl Browser Workshop, FLENI-CONICET, Buenos Aires, 7 May 2019
Fundación para la lucha contra las Enfermedades Neurológicas de la Infancia (FLENI) - Montañeses 2325, Buenos Aires, Argentina
7th May

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.

Open application with selection

9
Ensembl Browser Workshop, FCEN-UBA, Buenos Aires, 9 May 2019
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales (FCEN), Universidad de Buenos Aires - Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Buenos Aires, Argentina
9th May

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.

Open application with selection

10
Ensembl Browser Workshop, FFYB-UBA, Buenos Aires, 10 May 2019
Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica (FFYB), Universidad de Buenos Aires - Junín 956, Buenos Aires, Argentina
10th May

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.

Open application with selection

13
Ensembl Browser Workshop, University of Lujan, 13 May 2019
Universidad de Luján - Ruta 5 y Avenida Constitución, Luján, Buenos Aires, Argentina
13th May

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.

Open application with selection

15
Ensembl Browser Workshop, University of Misiones, 15 May 2019
Instituto de Biología Subtropical (IBS) - Jujuy 1745, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina
15th May

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.

Open application with selection

16
Ensembl Train the Trainer Workshop, University of Misiones, 16 May 2019
Instituto de Biología Subtropical (IBS) - Jujuy 1745, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina
16th May

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to develop teaching skills and practice delivering Ensembl Browser Workshops.

Open application with selection

17
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Transcriptomics Data and Tools
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
17th May

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to functional genomics resources at EMBL-EBI.

First come, first served

20
Ensembl Browser Workshop, IMiBio, Puerto Iguazu, 20 May 2019
Instituto Misionero de Biodiversidad (IMiBio) - El dorado, Puerto Iguazú, Misiónes, Argentina
20th May

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.

Open application with selection

22
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Network Analysis with Cytoscape and PSICQUIC
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
22nd May

This workshop will provide an introduction to the theory and concepts of network analysis.

First come, first served

29
VEPTC 2019 Practical Session: The Ensembl Genome Browser
Mercure Moscow Paveletskaya Hotel - Bakhrushin St, 11, Moskva, Moskva,  115054, Russia
29th 31st May

Work with the Ensembl Outreach team to get to grips with the Ensembl browser, accessing variation data, and annotating variants with the Variant Effect Predictor (VEP).

First come, first served

June 2019

30
BioExcel Summer School on Biomolecular Simulations 2019
30th Jun5th Jul

The summer school will include lectures and hands-on sessions on the following topics: Molecular Dynamics simulations Biomolecular Docking QM/MM Free energy calculations Advanced sampling methods (metadynamics) During the hands-on computer practicals you will work on a use case integrating the various topics above making use, among others, of the BioExcel flagship software (GROMACS, HADDOCK, PMX, CP2K).

Open application with selection

July 2019

9
International Workshop on NGS data analysis and Ensembl resources, New Delhi, 9-12 July 2019
National Institute of Plant Genome Research - Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531, New Delhi,  Delhi,  110067, India
9th 12th Jul

This workshop is a collaborative effort between National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) and the Ensembl team at EMBL-EBI (www.ensembl.org).

Open application with selection

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