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GSLS Bioinformatics Training 2014

Programme of events provided by Graduate School of Life Sciences
(Tue 7 Jan 2014 - Fri 19 Dec 2014)

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Thu 30 Oct 2014 – Fri 19 Dec 2014

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October 2014

Thu 30
Bioinformatics: EMBL-EBI - Metabolomics Databases and Tools Finished 13:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This session provides an introduction to the tools to access and analyze Metabolomics data available from the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). Further information for this session is available here.

The session is one of a series of short introductions to EBI Services, run together, but bookable separately (see Related Courses section below).

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Fri 31
Bioinformatics: Analysing mapped NGS data with SeqMonk Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

SeqMonk is a graphical program for the visualisation and analysis of large mapped datasets such as ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, and BS-Seq. Further information is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

November 2014

Mon 3
Bioinformatics: Mathematical and computational modelling in biology new (1 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course covers state-of-the-art tools and methods for system biology using biological data of different types. The participants will learn about the basis of modelling large-scale datasets as logic networks, as well as a more detailed approach using deterministic and stochastic modelling. At the end of the course the basis of three dimensional modelling of protein-protein interaction will be covered.

The course timetable can be found here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Tue 4
Bioinformatics: Mathematical and computational modelling in biology new (2 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course covers state-of-the-art tools and methods for system biology using biological data of different types. The participants will learn about the basis of modelling large-scale datasets as logic networks, as well as a more detailed approach using deterministic and stochastic modelling. At the end of the course the basis of three dimensional modelling of protein-protein interaction will be covered.

The course timetable can be found here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Wed 5
Bioinformatics: Mathematical and computational modelling in biology new (3 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course covers state-of-the-art tools and methods for system biology using biological data of different types. The participants will learn about the basis of modelling large-scale datasets as logic networks, as well as a more detailed approach using deterministic and stochastic modelling. At the end of the course the basis of three dimensional modelling of protein-protein interaction will be covered.

The course timetable can be found here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Mon 10
Bioinformatics: EMBL-EBI - An Introduction to Sequence Searching Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

An introduction on how to search EBI databases using sequence search tools. The workshop will introduce tools such as BLAST, FASTA and PSI-BLAST; explain how they function and the ways to make effective use of them to locate different types of biological data and information. Further information is available here.

This session is one of a series of short introductions to EBI Services, run together, but bookable separately (see Related Courses section below).

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Thu 13
Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with R (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to the R programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. A variety of examples with a biological theme will be presented. Further information is available here.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register Interest by linking here.

Fri 14
Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with R (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to the R programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. A variety of examples with a biological theme will be presented. Further information is available here.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register Interest by linking here.

Wed 19
Bioinformatics: Introduction to Metabolomics Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the applications, laboratory equipment and online bioinformatic portals for metabolomics research. Further information is available.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Fri 28
Bioinformatics: Using the Ensembl Genome Browser Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

The Ensembl project provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This one-day workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Bioinformatics: Using the Ensembl Genome Browser Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Room 215, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE

The Ensembl project provides a comprehensive and integrated source of annotation of, mainly vertebrate, genome sequences. This one-day workshop offers a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of the Ensembl genome browser as well as essential background information.

This event will be primarily be conducted by video from a parallel event in the Craik-Marshal Building, Cambridge.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

December 2014

Mon 1
Bioinformatics: EMBL-EBI - Network Analysis - Cytoscape and PSICQUIC (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This session provides an introduction to Network Analysis at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). Further information for this session is available here.

This session is one of a series of short introductions to EBI Services, run together, but bookable separately (see Related Courses section below).

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Bioinformatics: EMBL-EBI - Network Analysis - Cytoscape and PSICQUIC (2 of 2) Finished 13:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This session provides an introduction to Network Analysis at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). Further information for this session is available here.

This session is one of a series of short introductions to EBI Services, run together, but bookable separately (see Related Courses section below).

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Tue 2
Bioinformatics: Ensembl API Workshops (1 of 4) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
  • This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website.
  • The workshop covers the Core (Day 1), Variation (Day 2), Functional Genomics (Regulation) (Day3), and Compara (Day4) databases and APIs.
  • Each database schema and API design will be presented in association with practical sessions in which the participants will write their own Perl scripts.
  • Further information concerning course content is available.
  • This course is comprised of 4 one day sessions.
  • The first Core API session (or equivalent experience) is a mandatory prerequisite to the other 3 sessions.
  • Please specify which of the optional sessions you wish to attend when booking. The default is "all three of them".
  • Participants are requested to give us a little information about their background & requirements by registering here.
  • The course fee, for those participants required to pay, will be £100 independent of the number of sessions attended.
  • The course timetable can be viewed here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Wed 3
Bioinformatics: Ensembl API Workshops (2 of 4) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
  • This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website.
  • The workshop covers the Core (Day 1), Variation (Day 2), Functional Genomics (Regulation) (Day3), and Compara (Day4) databases and APIs.
  • Each database schema and API design will be presented in association with practical sessions in which the participants will write their own Perl scripts.
  • Further information concerning course content is available.
  • This course is comprised of 4 one day sessions.
  • The first Core API session (or equivalent experience) is a mandatory prerequisite to the other 3 sessions.
  • Please specify which of the optional sessions you wish to attend when booking. The default is "all three of them".
  • Participants are requested to give us a little information about their background & requirements by registering here.
  • The course fee, for those participants required to pay, will be £100 independent of the number of sessions attended.
  • The course timetable can be viewed here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Thu 4
Bioinformatics: Ensembl API Workshops (3 of 4) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
  • This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website.
  • The workshop covers the Core (Day 1), Variation (Day 2), Functional Genomics (Regulation) (Day3), and Compara (Day4) databases and APIs.
  • Each database schema and API design will be presented in association with practical sessions in which the participants will write their own Perl scripts.
  • Further information concerning course content is available.
  • This course is comprised of 4 one day sessions.
  • The first Core API session (or equivalent experience) is a mandatory prerequisite to the other 3 sessions.
  • Please specify which of the optional sessions you wish to attend when booking. The default is "all three of them".
  • Participants are requested to give us a little information about their background & requirements by registering here.
  • The course fee, for those participants required to pay, will be £100 independent of the number of sessions attended.
  • The course timetable can be viewed here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Fri 5
Bioinformatics: Ensembl API Workshops (4 of 4) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
  • This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website.
  • The workshop covers the Core (Day 1), Variation (Day 2), Functional Genomics (Regulation) (Day3), and Compara (Day4) databases and APIs.
  • Each database schema and API design will be presented in association with practical sessions in which the participants will write their own Perl scripts.
  • Further information concerning course content is available.
  • This course is comprised of 4 one day sessions.
  • The first Core API session (or equivalent experience) is a mandatory prerequisite to the other 3 sessions.
  • Please specify which of the optional sessions you wish to attend when booking. The default is "all three of them".
  • Participants are requested to give us a little information about their background & requirements by registering here.
  • The course fee, for those participants required to pay, will be £100 independent of the number of sessions attended.
  • The course timetable can be viewed here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Wed 10
Bioinformatics: Molecular Phylogenetics (1 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

The course will provide training for bench-based biologists to use molecular data to construct and interpret phylogenies, and test their hypotheses. Delegates will gain hands-on practice of using a variety of programs freely available online and commonly used in molecular studies, interspersed with some lectures.

Course timetable is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Thu 11
Bioinformatics: Molecular Phylogenetics (2 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

The course will provide training for bench-based biologists to use molecular data to construct and interpret phylogenies, and test their hypotheses. Delegates will gain hands-on practice of using a variety of programs freely available online and commonly used in molecular studies, interspersed with some lectures.

Course timetable is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Fri 12
Bioinformatics: Molecular Phylogenetics (3 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

The course will provide training for bench-based biologists to use molecular data to construct and interpret phylogenies, and test their hypotheses. Delegates will gain hands-on practice of using a variety of programs freely available online and commonly used in molecular studies, interspersed with some lectures.

Course timetable is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Mon 15
Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with R (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to the R programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. A variety of examples with a biological theme will be presented. Further information is available here.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register Interest by linking here.

Tue 16
Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with R (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to the R programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. A variety of examples with a biological theme will be presented. Further information is available here.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register Interest by linking here.

Wed 17
Bioinformatics: Next Generation Sequencing data analysis new (1 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis methodologies. Lectures will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq experiments and illustrate different ways of analyzing such data. Practicals will consist of computer exercises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

Further information is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Thu 18
Bioinformatics: Next Generation Sequencing data analysis new (2 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis methodologies. Lectures will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq experiments and illustrate different ways of analyzing such data. Practicals will consist of computer exercises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

Further information is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Fri 19
Bioinformatics: Next Generation Sequencing data analysis new (3 of 3) Finished 09:00 - 16:40 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

This course provides an introduction to next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis methodologies. Lectures will give insight into how biological knowledge can be generated from RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq experiments and illustrate different ways of analyzing such data. Practicals will consist of computer exercises that will enable the participants to apply statistical methods to the analysis of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and BS-seq data under the guidance of the lecturers and teaching assistants.

Further information is available here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.