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

October 2019

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EMBL-EBI Workshop: Mathematics of life workshop: “Modelling molecular mechanisms: from basic science to drug discovery”
Sanders Hall, Postdoc Centre @ Eddington - 105 Eddington Place, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,  CB3 1AS, United Kingdom
2nd Oct

The one-day workshop includes scientific talks from 3 distinguished speakers who will showcase how modelling is useful in fundamental research as well as pharmaceutical industry, a tutorial session on modelling of normal and disease pathways using simulation software, COPASI, and an extended afternoon hands-on training workshop / group project.

Open application with selection

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Ensembl Browser workshop, EBI, 15 October 2019
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
15th Oct

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

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Ensembl REST API workshop, EBI, 16 October 2019
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
16th Oct

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

First come, first served

November 2019

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CABANA Workshop: Advanced RNAseq and Network Analysis in Genomics
Instituto de Biología Agrícola de Mendoza / Institute of Agricultural biology (IBAM) - Almirante Brown 500, Chacras de Coria, M5528AHB,  Mendoza,  Mendoza, Argentina
6th 9th Nov

This course will provide training on RNAseq data production and interpretation.

Open application with selection

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Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics in Zebrafish
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
11th 14th Nov

This course has been designed specifically for researchers working within the Zebrafish community, providing an introduction and practical knowledge of tools and resources for working with functional genomics data.

Open application with selection

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Bioinformatics for Crop Plants
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
18th 21st Nov

We are sorry to announce that this course is cancelled meaning that it will no longer run this year. 

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Single cell RNA-seq analysis: From questions to clusters
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Training Room 2 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
27th 29th Nov

This course trains participants to analyse single cell RNA-seq data utilising Galaxy pipelines, an online open-access resource for the computer-phobic.

Open application with selection

January 2020

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Introduction to RNA-Seq and Functional Interpretation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
20th 23rd Jan

This course is aimed at life science researchers wanting to learn more about processing RNA-Seq data and later downstream analysis.

Open application with selection

February 2020

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Exploring Human Genetic Variation
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,  CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
11th 12th Feb

Do you want to understand more about genetic variation? Are you aware of the resources available for finding, viewing and exploring variant data? Are you trying to link variant data to phenotypes? This two-day workshop will demonstrate resources and bioinformatics tools available at EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute that will aid understanding of human genetic variation.

First come, first served

Online courses

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ArrayExpress: Discover functional genomics data quickly and easily

Author(s): 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 ArrayExpress website . Course...

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ArrayExpress: Quick tour

Author(s): 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 at our Functional...

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ArrayExpress: why and how to submit your data

Author(s): 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 experiments...

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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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BioSamples: Quick tour

Author(s): 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.

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diXa data warehouse: Exploring data from toxicogenomics studies

Author(s): Vera Matser

The diXa data warehouse is a curated collection of toxicogenomics experiments, accessible through the diXa website . This course will show you how to use the diXa warehouse and what data is available.

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EBI: Next Generation Sequencing Practical Course

Author(s): Emily Perry

Here you will find a collection of video lectures from the 'Hands on training in Next-Generation Sequencing' course that took place at EMBL-EBI on 12-14 March 2012, available for you to watch in your own time. The workshop provides an introduction...

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EMBO Practical Course on Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data

Author(s): Gabry Rustici

Here you will find a collection of materials including videos of lectures from the 'EMBO Practical Course on Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data' that took place at EMBL-EBI on 23-29 October 2011. This course was aimed at advanced PhD...

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Expression Atlas: Quick tour

Author(s): Maria Keays

This extended quick tour provides a brief introduction to the Expression Atlas (“Atlas”). Expression Atlas provides information on gene expression patterns under different biological conditions. An undergraduate-level understanding of biology is an...

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Functional genomics (I): Introduction and designing experiments

Author(s): Melissa Burke, Laura Huerta

This is the first part of our functional genomics course. This course will give you an introduction to functional genomics. We will introduce you to different types of functional genomics studies and discuss best practices when designing your own...

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Functional genomics (II): Common technologies and data analysis methods

Author(s): Laura Huerta, Melissa Burke

This is the second part of our functional genomics course. This course will introduce you to common technologies in functional genomics studies, including microarrays and next generation sequencing (NGS), with a special focus on RNA-sequencing (RNA-...

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Functional genomics (III): Submitting your data and functional genomics databases

Author(s): Melissa Burke, Laura Huerta

This is the third and final part of our functional genomics course. In this course, we will look at why, when, where to submit your functional genomics data. We recommend that you look at Functional genomics (I): Introduction and designing...

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Functional genomics: An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Author(s): Amy Tang

This course will introduce the field of functional genomics and provide an overview of the major resources for this field at EMBL-EBI. Updated in August 2014. For a more in depth look at functional genomics, we have just launched three new courses (...

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