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Authors: Aidan Budd  or Lars Juhl Jensen 


Text-mining exercises

Hands-on exercises using a variety of text-mining tools and databases based on text mining, to interpret the results from microbiome studies.

The exercises will teach you how to:

  • automatically highlight named entities in a web page
  • use named entity recognition for synonym-aware...

Scientific topics: Data mining, Natural language processing, Metagenomics, Microbial ecology

STRING exercises

Hands-on exercises using the STRING, STITCH, and DISEASES databases through their respective web interfaces. The exercises will teach you how to:

  • retrieve a STRING network for a protein of interest *...

Scientific topics: Protein interactions, Molecular interactions, pathways and networks, Bioinformatics

Cytoscape stringApp exercises

Hands-on exercises using the stringApp for Cytoscape to retrieve molecular networks from the STRING and STITCH databases.

The exercises will teach you how to:

  • retrieve...

Scientific topics: Data visualisation, Proteomics, Protein interactions, Molecular interactions, pathways and networks, Bioinformatics

Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignments (MSAs) and Phylogenies

Slides used for teaching an introduction to phylogenies and MSAs in the context of phylogenies for the first day of a two-day course on MSAs at Cambridge University, in the UK, in December 2013. Course taught together with Holger Dinkel and Terri Attwood.

Keywords: Molecular evolution, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylogenetics, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence alignment

Summarising sets of phylogenies

A presentation given as part of the Basic Evolution Workshop, a trans-African virtual training course (described in this BioEssays article PMID: 21312200; the course wiki is here http://molecevol10.wikispaces.com/). Introduces concepts of splits, consensus trees, consensus networks, describes...

Keywords: Bootstrap, Consensus trees, Phylogenetic splits, Phylogenetics

Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignment

An introduction to multiple sequence alignments (MSAs) for bench biologists delivered as part of the EMBL Australia Masterclass on Protein Sequence Analysis http://oz-masterclass.wikispaces.com/ . Focuses on describing: the "anatomy" of a sequence alignment; two alternative interpretations of...

Keywords: Multiple sequence analysis, Protein structure, Sequence analysis

Introduction to Bioinformatics

An introduction to bioinformatics for bench biologists delivered as part of the EMBL Australia Masterclass on Protein Sequence Analysis http://oz-masterclass.wikispaces.com/ . Focuses on using UniProt to explore different reasons why information inferred by "direct assay" and "prediction" could...

Keywords: Introduction bioinformatics

Interpreting Phylogenies

Content for a one-day course delivered in April 2013 at the University of Cambridge, together with Sarah Parks, Cilia Antoniou, and Adrian Friday.
Uses examples taken from several published papers to explore some of the assumptions and concepts we use when presenting and interpreting phylogenetic...

Keywords: Molecular evolution, Phylogenetics