Training

EMBL-EBI Training

We train scientists at all levels to get the most out of publicly available biological data.

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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.

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January 2018

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EMBL-EBI Training Webinar Series
1st 31st Jan

The EMBL-EBI Training webinar series is taking a short break and will return at the end of January with new webinars. Details of upcoming webinars will be posted here soon.

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The EMBL-EBI Training Programme
31st Jan

Join Cath Brooksbank to learn about the types of training that EMBL-EBI offers and how you can benefit from it.

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February 2018

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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.

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Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th 23rd 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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Introduction to EMBL-EBI resources
21st Feb

The EMBL-EBI is the home of the world's most comprehensive range of freely available molecular databases and resources. Our resources help researchers share and analyse data and perform complex queries in many different ways. Join us for a tour of the core data resources at EMBL-EBI.

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March 2018

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Bioinformatics for Discovery
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
19th 20th Mar

An online 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. The course starts with a 2-day face to face workshop, followed by a 6 month period of online study.

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June 2018

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Bioinformatics for Core Facility Managers
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
12th 14th Jun

Bioinformatics core facilities play an essential role in enabling research in the molecular life sciences. 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.

Open application with selection

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Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
12th 14th 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. This course will not provide a platform for teaching hands-on bioinformatics analysis.

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Summer School in Bioinformatics
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
25th 29th Jun

This popular computational course is run jointly with Wellcome Trust Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences and will provide an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research using publicly available data resources and tools.

Open application with selection

November 2018

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Bioinformatics for Plant Biology
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
5th 9th Nov

A course aimed at introducing those working in plant biology to a range of bioinformatics resources and approaches applicable to their research.

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Online courses

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10th Anniversary Treasure Hunt

Author(s): David Armstrong, Melissa Burke, Laura Huerta, Maria Levchenko, Alex Mitchell, Sarah Morgan, Grace Mugumbate, Prudence Mutowo, Sandra Orchard, Emily Perry, Sangya Pundir, Lorna Richardson, Amy Tang

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 resources...

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Biocuration: An introduction

Author(s): 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 2016 and is...

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Bioinformatics for the terrified

Author(s): Cath Brooksbank

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 or...

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Biomedical data: Ethical, legal and social implications

Author(s): 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...

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BioSamples Database RDF: webinar

Author(s): 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.

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Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO): Quick tour

Author(s): 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.

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EMBL-EBI resources: An introduction

Author(s): Tom Hancocks, Jennifer Cham

The EMBL-EBI is the home of the world's most comprehensive range of freely available molecular databases and resources. Our resources help researchers share and analyse data and perform complex queries in many different ways. Join Tom Hancocks in...

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EMBL-EBI, programmatically: take a REST from manual searches

Author(s): David Armstrong, Melissa Burke, Andrew Cowley, Anna Foix, Joon Lee, Maria Levchenko, Matthew Laird, Michal Nowotka, Klemens Pichler

From BLAST searches to literature services, gene annotation and information on protein structure and function, large amounts of biological data can be accessed online with the click of a button. When it comes to repeated tasks with large volumes of...

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Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (ELSI): Quick tour

Author(s): Sarion Bowers

This quick tour provides a brief introduction to The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (Global Alliance), which was formed to help accelerate the potential of genomic medicine to advance human health. This Quick tour focuses on the Ethical,...

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GWAS Catalog: Exploring SNP-trait associations

Author(s): Laura Emery, Jackie MacArthur

The NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog is a publically available resource of Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) and their results. This course provides an introduction of how to browse SNP-trait associations using the NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog.

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HipSci: a UK national iPS cell resource webinar

Author(s): Ian Streeter

The Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Initiative (HipSci) is establishing a large catalogue of human iPSC lines, arguably the most well characterized collection to date. The HipSci portal enables researchers to choose the right cell line for their...

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Introduction to training with EMBL-EBI

Author(s): Cath Brooksbank

This year is the tenth anniversary of the EMBL-EBI Training Programme! Join Cath Brooksbank to learn about the types of training that EMBL-EBI offers and how you can benefit from it. We welcome students, postdocs, academics, industrial scientists (...

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Large Scale Gene Function Discovery to Support Human Health: The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)

Author(s): Terry Meehan

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) is a G7- recognised global research infrastructure that is coordinating the global production of a knockout mouse gene for every protein coding gene. The mice are characterised in a standardised...

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Network analysis of protein interaction data: an introduction

Author(s): Pablo Porras Millan

This course provides an introduction to the theory and concepts of network analysis. It explores some of the features of protein-protein interaction networks and their implications for biology. Finally, the course discusses the tools and strategies...

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PhenoMeNal: accessing metabolomics workflows in Galaxy

Author(s): Namrata Kale, Sijin He, Pablo Moreno

PhenoMeNal ( Phe nome and Me tabolome a Nal ysis) is a standardised e-infrastructure that supports the data processing and analysis pipelines for molecular phenotype data generated by metabolomics applications. This course will give you an overview...

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User experience design

Author(s): Tom Hancocks

This course introduces user experience design (UXD) in the context of bioinformatics tools and service development. It provides an overview of basic concepts and links to external resources on UXD where you can learn more.

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User experience design for more user-friendly applications

Author(s): Michele Ide-Smith, Nikiforos Karamanis

Interested in learning how User Experience (UX) design can help you meet your goals? What are the quick wins for knowing your users, designing with your team and getting feedback on your designs? This webinar is for you if you are involved in...

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