Train outside EMBL-EBI

Hosting training at your institute

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

September 2017

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Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures
University of Milano-Bicocca - Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 20126,  Milan,  MI, Italy
20th Sep15th Mar

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

October 2017

30
EMBL-EBI: Bioinformatics resources for exploring disease related data
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
30th Oct

This workshop will introduce students to EMBL-EBI, the databases and services it offers, and basic concepts in bioinformatics that will be of use to their research work.

First come, first served

November 2017

6
VEPTC 2017 Practical Session: The Ensembl Genome Browser
NH Prague City Hotel - NH Prague City Hotel, Mozartova 261/1, 150 00 Praha 5,  Prague, Czech Republic
6th 8th Nov

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

9
EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics resources for exploring functional genomics data
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) - German Cancer Research Centre (GCRC) - Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120,  Heidelberg, Germany
9th 10th Nov

This course will provide participants with an introduction to functional genomics resources at EMBL-EBI, in particular to ArrayExpress (one of the ELIXIR core data resources) and Expression Atlas.

By invitation

23
EMBL-EBI workshop: Interactions and Pathways - Reactome
The Francis Crick Institute - 1 Midland Road, London,  NW1 1AT, United Kingdom
23rd Nov

This workshop will give an introduction to the Reactome pathway database website and analysis tools, using short presentations and practical hands-on exercises.

First come, first served

29
Hands-on Introduction to HPC for Life Scientists
29th Nov1st Dec

This course provides an introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) for researchers in the life sciences, using ARCHER as a platform for hands-on training exercises. The course is co-organised and funded by BioExcel (http://bioexcel.eu/) and PRACE (http://www.prace-ri.eu/), and delivered in collaboration with ARCHER – the UK national supercomputing service (http://archer.ac.uk).

First come, first served

December 2017

4
EMBL-EBI resources and tools for genomics and proteomics
National Veterinary Research Institute - Państwowy Instytut Weterynaryjny, Państwowy Instytut Badawczy, Aleja Partyzantów 57, 24-100,  Puławy, Poland
4th 8th Dec

In this course participants, will explore EMBL-EBI data and resources for genomes, functional genomics, sequences, protein structure and function, and protein-ligand interactions.

By invitation

February 2018

2
EMBL-EBI workshop: Ontologies in life sciences - examples from GO and EFO
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
2nd Feb

This module will introduce the concept of biomedical ontology, what an ontology is and the two primary types of ontology.

First come, first served

5
EMBL-EBI workshop: Protein sequence Databases
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
5th Feb

This module aims to give the scientific community hands on experiences on how to access and effectively use protein data in UniProt.

First come, first served

6
EMBL-EBI workshop: The European Nucleotide Sequence Archive
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
6th Feb

The European Nucleotide Sequence Archive (ENA) is a global database for storing experimental nucleotide data and also interpreted data (alignment files, variant calling, analysis results).

First come, first served

6
EMBL-EBI workshop: Introduction to Sequence Searching
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
6th Feb

This module introduces the area of sequence similarity searching.

First come, first served

7
EMBL-EBI workshop: Array Express and Expression Atlas
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
7th Feb

The module is designed for researchers interested in learning about functional genomics data; how to access, retrieve and use the data from Array Express and how to explore gene and protein expression using Expression Atlas.

First come, first served

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EMBL-EBI workshop: European Variation Archive
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
15th Feb

This interactive module offers participants hands-on experience in the use of the European Variation Archive.

First come, first served

15
EMBL-EBI Workshop: Ensembl VEP
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
15th Feb

This interactive module offers participants hands-on experience in the use of the Ensembl VEP to annotate genetic variants with the effects they have on Ensembl genes.

First come, first served

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EMBL-EBI workshop: Functional protein classification (InterPro)
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
27th Feb

This module will describe how to query a number of protein family databases using InterPro, allowing you to classify unknown protein sequences and identify their function.

First come, first served

March 2018

13
EMBL-EBI workshop: Interactions and Pathways
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
13th Mar

This module is aimed at giving life scientists training on how to explore and use protein interaction and pathway bioinformatics resources.

First come, first served

14
EMBL-EBI workshop: Network Analysis
University of Cambridge - Downing Site, Cambridge,  CB2 3AR, United Kingdom
14th Mar

This module provides an introduction to the theory and concepts of network analysis using Cytoscape and other apps to construct and analyse protein-protein interaction networks.

First come, first served

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