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Authors: Aidan Budd  or Marta Lloret Llinares 

FAIR software tools

In this talk, I will discuss the importance of the FAIR principles for the software tools we use to process data. Ranging from small analysis scripts to full fledged data processing pipelines, software needs to be FAIR to enable other researchers to reproduce our own experiments and reuse our...

Scientific topics: Software engineering

Keywords: FAIR, software tools, Software

Resource type: Video

Making cohort data FAIR

Cohort studies, which recruit groups of individuals who share common characteristics and follow them over a period of time, are a robust and essential method in biomedical research for understanding the links between risk factors and diseases. Through questionnaires, medical assessments, and...

Scientific topics: Data management, Data integration and warehousing

Keywords: FAIR data, Cohort data, Ontologies, Standards

Resource type: Video

Introduction to FAIR principles - Open science through FAIR health data networks: dream or reality?

Since the FAIR data principles were published in 2016, many organizations including science funders and governments have adopted these principles to promote and foster true open science collaborations. However, to define a vision and create a video of a Personal Health Train that leverages...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: FAIR data, Health data, Open science

Resource type: Video

Data Gravity in the Life Sciences: Lessons learned from the HCA and other federated data projects

We live in an era of cloud computing. Many of the services in the life sciences are keenly planning cloud transformations, seeking to create globally distributed ecosystems of harmonised data based on standards from organisations like GA4GH. CINECA faces similar challenges, gathering cohort...

Scientific topics: Data architecture, analysis and design

Keywords: Cloud computing, Data analysis, Standards, Translational research

Resource type: Video

Status Update Code of Conduct: Teaming up & Talking about it

Committed to the drafting of a Code of Conduct for the sector of health research according to Art. 40 GDPR, our initiative is advancing slowly but steadily. Throughout Europe, national jurisdictions differ to a great deal in their interpretations of the GDPR, especially in regard to its...

Keywords: GDPR, Healthcare research, data harmonization

Resource type: Video

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 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 . 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 . 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