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Applying data standards to the harmonization of COVID-19 datasets from different sources

This video describes how public health genomics has played a key role in international responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how data standards are being used to harmonize data across jurisdictions for Canadian COVID-19 surveillance and outbreak investigations.

The video is aimed at anyone...

Scientific topics: Data integration and warehousing

Keywords: Data integration, Standards, Standardised vocabulary, data harmonization, Ontologies

Resource type: Video

Useful ontologies for harmonizing cohort data

This video describes a community of practice for interoperable ontology building called the OBO Foundry, and highlights a number of well curated and maintained ontologies that are useful for annotating cohort data.

The video is aimed at anyone interested in data standardization and/or the...

Scientific topics: Ontology and terminology, Data management, Data integration and warehousing

Keywords: Ontologies, Cohort data, data annotation

Resource type: Video

Annotating data using ontologies

This video highlights examples of tools and ontologies which can be used for annotating health data, and how ontologies help to support data ecosystems.

Scientific topics: Ontology and terminology, Data integration and warehousing, Data management

Keywords: Ontologies, Annotation, Data integration

Resource type: Video

Solutions for overcoming cohort data integration challenges using ontology: an introduction

Ontologies are collections of well-defined, hierarchical, controlled vocabulary, linked by logical relationships. This video introduces the concept and benefits of implementing ontologies for solving data integration issues when data is generated by different research groups.

Scientific topics: Data management, Data integration and warehousing, Ontology and terminology

Keywords: Ontologies, Data integration, Annotation

Resource type: Video

Introduction to Biopython

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. The module presents an introduction to Biopython. It shows how to deal with sequences and sequence records, how to download records from NCBI databases, how to run Blast and how to parse XML Blast outputs.

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Biopython, Programming, Python, Python biologists

Using R with Python

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. It describes the Python module interfacing the R package for statistics. The module shows how to calculate mean, standard deviation, z-score and p-value of a set of numbers, and how to generate plots. Input files for the scripts presented...

Keywords: Programming, Python, Python biologists

Searching data using Python

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. It describes how to use Python dictionary and set data structures to search your data. In particular, how to use a dictionary to represent the genetic code table and use it to translate a nucleotide sequence into a protein sequence, and...

Keywords: Programming, Python, Python biologists

Pattern Matching

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. It teaches how to do pattern matching in Python, i.e. how to find a substring (or a set of substrings) in a string. To this aim, it introduces the regular expression syntax, and the tools needed to search regular expressions in biological...

Keywords: Pattern matching, Programming, Python, Python biologists

Writing functions in Python programming

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. It deals with functions and how to write and use them. It also introduces namespaces and the tuple data structure. The module contains several exercises and suggested solutions. The text of exercises is also provided in a separate file. 

Scientific topics: Bioinformatics

Keywords: Programming, Python, Python biologists

Python Programs

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. It deals with Python programs, how to write and run them, and how to provide input and generate output. The module also contains exercises and suggested solutions. 

Keywords: Programming, Python, Python biologists

Linear Motifs and Phosphorylation Sites

This is a lecture on linear motifs and phophorylation sites (P-sites). Some materials from other lectures are reused.
The lecture is basically about computational approaches to encode, predict, analyse, and use functional motifs and P-sites.
Here you can find:

    A definition of linear motifs and...

Keywords: Bioinformatics

Parsing data records using Python programming

This is a module from the "Python for Biologists" course. One typical problem in bioinformatics is parsing data files. This module explains how to parse FASTA files and GenBank records. It also introduces the if/elif/else construct to make choice in programming and the list  data structure. The...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Programming, Python, Python biologists, Record parsing

Introduction to Unix

Introductory lecture to the Unix/Linux command-line

    Description of the computer shell and the command-line interface

    Differences between graphical and command-line interfaces

    The most commond Unix/Linux commands are provided

 
 

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Programming, Unixlinux