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Access Bioinformatics Databases with Biopython

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to access, parse, and visualize data from various bioinformatics sequence and structural online databases such as ENTREZ, PDB, KEGG and NCBI using Biopython.
You will also interact with various bioinformatics file formats such as FASTA,...

Keywords: data-science, life-sciences, data-analysis, health-informatics

FAIRify your data: data documentation and metadata

“Documentation is a love letter that you write to your future self.”
Damian Conway (2005)

Make your data as useful as possible for “your future self” and others
Never forget what you did or how or why you did it
Always find beck your precious data (easily)
Make data understandable,...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: data documentation, metadata

Resource type: Presentation

Bacterial Bioinformatics

This course provides demonstrations and exercises for performing common genomics-based analysis tasks of bacterial sequence data. It uses PATRIC, the PathoSystems Resource Integration Center, as the platform for analysis. PATRIC is the NIH/NIAID-funded bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center,...

Keywords: life-sciences, health-informatics, research

Plant Bioinformatics Capstone

The past 15 years have been exciting ones in plant biology. Hundreds of plant genomes have been sequenced, RNA-seq has enabled transcriptome-wide expression profiling, and a proliferation of "-seq"-based methods has permitted protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions to be determined cheaply...

Keywords: physical-science-and-engineering, life-sciences, research-methods, basic-science

The Turing Way

The Turing Way is a lightly opinionated guide to reproducible data science.

Our goal is to provide all the information that researchers need at the start of their projects to ensure that they are easy to reproduce at the end.

This also means making sure PhD students, postdocs, PIs, and...

Keywords: Data Science, Reproducibility, Version control, Reproducible Environment, Continuous integration

Resource type: e-learning

Research Data Management and Sharing

This course will provide learners with an introduction to research data management and sharing. After completing this course, learners will understand the diversity of data and their management needs across the research data lifecycle, be able to identify the components of good data management...

Scientific topics: Data management

Resource type: e-learning

Plant Bioinformatics

The past 15 years have been exciting ones in plant biology. Hundreds of plant genomes have been sequenced, RNA-seq has enabled transcriptome-wide expression profiling, and a proliferation of "-seq"-based methods has permitted protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions to be determined cheaply...

Keywords: life-sciences, physical-science-and-engineering, health-informatics, research-methods

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

PacBio de novo genome assembly - Hands on exercise

  • Produce an assembled genomes from read file(s).
  • Produce genomes with : --– the awaited length, – few errors (INDELs).
  • Use different software packages to produce the genomes.
  • Understand the command line structure and some of the parameters used by the assemblers.
  • Polish the genome...

Resource type: PDF

Genome assembly with long reads

  • News
  • PacBio read production and error patterns
  • Nanopore read production and error patterns
  • Assembly strategies
  • Assembly results
  • Conclusions

Resource type: PDF

Big Data, Genes, and Medicine

This course distills for you expert knowledge and skills mastered by professionals in Health Big Data Science and Bioinformatics. You will learn exciting facts about the human body biology and chemistry, genetics, and medicine that will be intertwined with the science of Big Data and skills to...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, bioinformatics, algorithms

Bioinformatics: Life Sciences on Your Computer

What makes bioinformatics education exciting is that people of a variety of education levels can get started quickly, with just a computer and internet access.

Keywords: life-sciences, bioinformatics

Bioinformatic Methods II

Large-scale biology projects such as the sequencing of the human genome and gene expression surveys using RNA-seq, microarrays and other technologies have created a wealth of data for biologists. However, the challenge facing scientists is analyzing and even accessing these data to extract useful...

Keywords: life-sciences, bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Capstone: Big Data in Biology

In this course, you will learn how to use the BaseSpace cloud platform developed by Illumina (our industry partner) to apply several standard bioinformatics software approaches to real biological data.

In particular, in a series of Application Challenges will see how genome assembly can be used...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods 生物信息学: 导论与方法

A big welcome to “Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods” from Peking University! In this MOOC you will become familiar with the concepts and computational methods in the exciting interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics and their applications in biology, the knowledge and skills in...

Keywords: life-sciences, health-informatics

Finding Hidden Messages in DNA (Bioinformatics I)

Named a top 50 MOOC of all time by Class Central!

This course begins a series of classes illustrating the power of computing in modern biology. Please join us on the frontier of bioinformatics to look for hidden messages in DNA without ever needing to put on a lab coat.

In the first half of the...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Finding Mutations in DNA and Proteins (Bioinformatics VI)

In previous courses in the Specialization, we have discussed how to sequence and compare genomes. This course will cover advanced topics in finding mutations lurking within DNA and proteins.

In the first half of the course, we would like to ask how an individual's genome differs from the...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Genome Sequencing (Bioinformatics II)

You may have heard a lot about genome sequencing and its potential to usher in an era of personalized medicine, but what does it mean to sequence a genome?

Biologists still cannot read the nucleotides of an entire genome as you would read a book from beginning to end. However, they can read...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Bioinformatic Methods I

Large-scale biology projects such as the sequencing of the human genome and gene expression surveys using RNA-seq, microarrays and other technologies have created a wealth of data for biologists. However, the challenge facing scientists is analyzing and even accessing these data to extract useful...

Keywords: life-sciences, bioinformatics

Biology Meets Programming: Bioinformatics for Beginners

Are you interested in learning how to program (in Python) within a scientific setting?

This course will cover algorithms for solving various biological problems along with a handful of programming challenges helping you implement these algorithms in Python. It offers a gently-paced introduction...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, software-development

Genomic Data Science and Clustering (Bioinformatics V)

How do we infer which genes orchestrate various processes in the cell? How did humans migrate out of Africa and spread around the world? In this class, we will see that these two seemingly different questions can be addressed using similar algorithmic and machine learning techniques arising from...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Comparing Genes, Proteins, and Genomes (Bioinformatics III)

Once we have sequenced genomes in the previous course, we would like to compare them to determine how species have evolved and what makes them different.

In the first half of the course, we will compare two short biological sequences, such as genes (i.e., short sequences of DNA) or proteins. We...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms

Molecular Evolution (Bioinformatics IV)

In the previous course in the Specialization, we learned how to compare genes, proteins, and genomes. One way we can use these methods is in order to construct a "Tree of Life" showing how a large collection of related organisms have evolved over time.

In the first half of the course, we will...

Keywords: life-sciences, computer-science, health-informatics, algorithms