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Authors: Aidan Budd  or Patricia Palagi 


Course design: Considerations for trainers – a Professional Guide

This Professional Guide in the Resources for Training Trainers series introduces a structured approach to course design, highlighting the importance of articulating learning outcomes commensurate with the cognitive complexity of the target learning, prior to devising learning experiences and...

Keywords: Curriculum development, course design, learning outcomes, Bloom's Taxonomy, assessment, course evaluation, training trainers, training material

Course design: Considerations for trainers – a Professional Guide http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/course-design-considerations-for-trainers-a-professional-guide This Professional Guide in the Resources for Training Trainers series introduces a structured approach to course design, highlighting the importance of articulating learning outcomes commensurate with the cognitive complexity of the target learning, prior to devising learning experiences and course content. The specific focus here is on face-to-face activities, but the guidance is also relevant for those designing online courses. Curriculum development, course design, learning outcomes, Bloom's Taxonomy, assessment, course evaluation, training trainers, training material Training instructors Trainers Training Designers Anyone who wants to become a good trainer or teacher teachers
BLAST and multiple sequence alignment (MSA) programs

Background The rapid identification of pathogens infecting livestock is essential to appropriately respond to the threat. The number and the variety of pathogen sequenced genomes have been growing more dramatically these recent years, because of the new sequencing technologies. This wealth of...

Keywords: Blast, E learning, Multiple sequence alignment

Resource type: e-learning

BLAST and multiple sequence alignment (MSA) programs http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/blast-and-multiple-sequence-alignment-msa-programs-0b2b34d0-a157-49d4-a065-3dcad67ff99d Background The rapid identification of pathogens infecting livestock is essential to appropriately respond to the threat. The number and the variety of pathogen sequenced genomes have been growing more dramatically these recent years, because of the new sequencing technologies. This wealth of new data is very useful to the research field through the development of bioinformatics tools and databases that deal with large amount of sequences. Among them, BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) and MSA () programs are very efficient for protein or nucleotide sequence similarity search. The present course introduces the main biological databases, alignment tool BLAST and Multiple sequence alignments (MSA) programs, and interpretation of results. Goal The ultimate aim is the better management of animal diseases by preparing laboratory technicians, veterinarians and molecular epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of developing FAO and IAEA member states, to be self-sufficient in the data analysis by interpreting the phylogenetic trees and their relationships. Target audience Researchers, Laboratory technicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of member states of IAEA and FAO. The concepts are explained in generalized way to help all academicians, researchers, students from all countries working in the field of molecular genetics and epidemiology. AuthorsViral-zone, Swiss-Prot group at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics   Blast, E learning, Multiple sequence alignment Bench biologists Biologists Laboratory technicians Researchers Veterinarians 2014-04-28
Phylogenetics of animal viral pathogens

Background The vast diversity of the pathogens affecting livestock demands a very specific diagnostic procedure in identification and characterization of each pathogen. In this context, the enormous amount of sequence and genotype data is being generated on animal pathogens, which is further...

Keywords: Animal pathogens, E learning, Phylogenetics

Resource type: e-learning

Phylogenetics of animal viral pathogens http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/phylogenetics-of-animal-viral-pathogens-428432a3-67ca-4284-8962-fefc2ade75db Background The vast diversity of the pathogens affecting livestock demands a very specific diagnostic procedure in identification and characterization of each pathogen. In this context, the enormous amount of sequence and genotype data is being generated on animal pathogens, which is further useful in understanding their pathogenicity and molecular epidemiology. The usage of this data in developing efficient molecular diagnostic tools needs basic understanding of the phylogenetic analysis. Phylogenetic classification, construction of trees, interpretation unveils the geographical distribution and migration of pathogens which helps in better management of animal diseases. The present course is designed with introduction to phylogenetics, tools, building and interpreting trees and finally its application to veterinary diagnostics. Though the course is driven in veterinary aspects, the same implicates to the human and plant pathogen study. Goal The ultimate aim is the better management of animal diseases by preparing laboratory technicians, veterinarians and molecular epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of developing FAO and IAEA member states, to be self-sufficient in the data analysis by interpreting the phylogenetic trees and their relationships. Target audience Researchers, Laboratory technicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists from diagnostic and research laboratories of member states of IAEA and FAO. The concepts are explained in generalized way to help all academicians, researchers, students from all countries working in the field of molecular genetics and epidemiology. AuthorsViral-Zone, Swiss-Prot Group at SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics   Animal pathogens, E learning, Phylogenetics Bench biologists Biologists Laboratory technicians Researchers Veterinarians 2014-04-28
ELIXIR eLearning definitions

Materials from the asynchronous learning course "ELIXIR eLearning definitions"

Keywords: eLearning, training, EeLP

Resource type: course materials, Training materials, Documentation

ELIXIR eLearning definitions http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/elixir-elearning-definitions Materials from the asynchronous learning course "ELIXIR eLearning definitions" Brane Leskosek Jure Dimec Eija Korpelainen Teresa Attwood Sarah Morgan Nicola Mulder Celia van Gelder Patricia Palagi eLearning, training, EeLP Researchers teachers Trainers
ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train the Trainer

This set of course material was designed in the context of the ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train the Trainer programme. It covers four sessions: * Learning principles and how they apply to training and teaching * Teaching techniques that can be used to enhance learner engagement and participation *...

Keywords: Train the trainer, Pedagogy, Course development, Course design

Resource type: Training materials

ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train the Trainer http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/elixir-excelerate-train-the-trainer This set of course material was designed in the context of the ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train the Trainer programme. It covers four sessions: * Learning principles and how they apply to training and teaching * Teaching techniques that can be used to enhance learner engagement and participation * Lesson, course, and materials design * Assessment and feedback in training and teaching Train the trainer, Pedagogy, Course development, Course design Trainers Training instructors Training Designers teachers
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

Introduction to Multiple Sequence Alignments (MSAs) and Phylogenies http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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. Molecular evolution, Multiple sequence alignment, Phylogenetics, Protein sequence analysis, Sequence alignment Bench biologists Post-Doctoral Fellows Postgraduate students principle investigators 2013-12-19 2017-10-09
Bioinformatics for Mass spectrometry analysis

This tutorial on Bioinformatics for Mass spectrometry analysis was part of a full series of tutorials that I have organised in 2009 while sitting in the Educational Committee of the European Proteomics Association (EuPA). Some information on bioinformatics tools would need to be verified, but the...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Mass spectrometry, Protein identification

Bioinformatics for Mass spectrometry analysis http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/bioinformatics-for-mass-spectrometry-analysis This tutorial on Bioinformatics for Mass spectrometry analysis was part of a full series of tutorials that I have organised in 2009 while sitting in the Educational Committee of the European Proteomics Association (EuPA). Some information on bioinformatics tools would need to be verified, but the core of slides is still up to date. It introduces the basic ideas behind mass spectrometry and bioinformatics for protein identification from mass spectrometry data. Bioinformatics, Mass spectrometry, Protein identification Bench biologists PhD students Post-Doctoral Fellows Technicians bioinformaticians master 2013-10-30 2017-10-09
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

Summarising sets of phylogenies http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 examples of applications of these tools, along with introducing ideas of tree topology and some terminology associated with it. Designed for remote training. Bootstrap, Consensus trees, Phylogenetic splits, Phylogenetics Bench biologists 2013-10-23 2017-10-09
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 Multiple Sequence Alignment http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 alignmetns (structural and evolutionary), and ways of building manual and automatic alignments, and an introduction to JalView Multiple sequence analysis, Protein structure, Sequence analysis Bench biologists 2013-10-23 2017-10-09
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

Introduction to Bioinformatics http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 be wrong, and what we can do to spot it. Introduction bioinformatics Bench biologists 2013-10-23 2017-10-09
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

Interpreting Phylogenies http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 trees. Includes exercises on visulaising and manipulating trees using Dendroscope and NJplot to reinforce some of these ideas, while also providing a very basic overview of steps involved in a generic phylogenetic analysis. Molecular evolution, Phylogenetics experimeintal biologist researchers field biologist researchers 2013-09-13 2017-10-09
Bioinformatics for MS analysis

The purpose of this course is to teach students the fundamental concepts underlying the analysis of proteins using mass spectrometry.

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Identification, Mass spectrometry

Bioinformatics for MS analysis http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/bioinformatics-for-ms-analysis The purpose of this course is to teach students the fundamental concepts underlying the analysis of proteins using mass spectrometry. Bioinformatics, Identification, Mass spectrometry 2013-07-05 2017-10-09