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BioData.pt | ELIXIR PT Training Data Stewards for Life Sciences - Intro Course

BioData.pt | ELIXIR Portugal, in collaboration with several other organizations has designed a program to train the first generation of Data Stewards for the life sciences, to support the implementation of data management, open science and FAIR data principles in Portuguese R&I organizations....

Scientific topics: Data management, Open science, FAIR data

Keywords: Data management plan, data-science, data-analysis, Data Integration, training, open science, data FAIRness, FAIR data, FAIR, FAIR principles, life sciences, data life cycle

Resource type: Training materials

PSLS22 Practical Statistics for the Life Sciences

The concepts and methods are exclusively introduced via case-studies in the life sciences. For every study we elaborate on a concrete research question and then provide a study design, which is followed by data exploration. Next, we will focus on how to model the data and elaborate on the link...

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

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

IBIP19 - Integrative Biological Interpretation using Proteomics (2019)

Quantitative proteomics by mass spectrometry has become an essential tool for multi-omics studies aiming at answering important biological questions in a system-wide perspective. Proteomics data contain rich and deep information that can become challenging to extract, interpret, and interface...

Keywords: Proteomics

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

CPANG19 - Computational PANGenomics (2019)

Reference genomes have become central to bioinformatics approaches, and form the core of standard analyses using contemporary sequencing data. However, the use of linear reference genomes, which provide the sequence of one representative genome for a species, is increasingly becoming a limitation...

Keywords: Genomics

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ADER19F - Analysis of Differential Expression with RNAseq (First course in 2019)

This introductory course covers practical aspects of the analysis of differential gene expression by RNAseq, from planning the gathering of sequence data to the generation of tables of differentially expressed gene lists and visualization of results. For this edition of the course, we will also...

Keywords: RNA-Seq, Genomics, RNA

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PGDH19 - Population Genetics Demographic History: model-based approaches (2019)

Genetic and genomic data are increasingly used by ecologists and evolutionary biologists in general. It has thus become important for many biologists with different levels of experience to produce and analyse genetic (and genomic) data. In this course we will take a practical approach to the...

Keywords: Population Genomics, Phylogenetics

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PDA19 - Proteomics Data Analysis (2019)

Mass spectrometry based proteomic experiments generate ever larger datasets and, as a consequence, complex data interpretation challenges. In this course, the concepts and methods required to tackle these challenges will be introduced, covering peptide and protein identification, quantification,...

Keywords: Proteomics, Biological databases, Mass spectrometry data

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ELB19F - Entry level Bioinformatics (First course in 2019)

This is an entry level course aimed that those with a reasonable biological background but no significant experience with bioinformatics. The course is broadly based around a series of exercises in which a combination of simple analytical tools and reference to publicly available databases is...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Sequencing

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ELBS18 - Entry level Bioinformatics (Second course in 2018)

This is an entry level course aimed that those with a reasonable biological background but no significant experience with bioinformatics. The course is broadly based around a series of exercises in which a combination of simple analytical tools and reference to publicly available databases is...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Sequencing

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ADER18S - Analysis of Differential Expression with RNAseq (Second course in 2018)

This introductory course covers practical aspects of the analysis of differential gene expression by RNAseq, from planning the gathering of sequence data to the generation of tables of differentially expressed gene lists and visualization of results. For this edition of the course, we will also...

Keywords: RNA-Seq, Genomics, RNA

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

CPANG18 - Computational PANGenomics (2018)

Reference genomes have become central to bioinformatics approaches, and form the core of standard analyses using contemporary sequencing data. However, the use of linear reference genomes, which provide the sequence of one representative genome for a species, is increasingly becoming a limitation...

Keywords: Genomics

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PDA18 - Proteomics Data Analysis (2018)

Mass spectrometry based proteomic experiments generate ever larger datasets and, as a consequence, complex data interpretation challenges. In this course, the concepts and methods required to tackle these challenges will be introduced, covering peptide and protein identification, quantification,...

Keywords: Proteomics, Biological databases, Mass spectrometry data

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ADER18F - Analysis of Differential Expression with RNAseq (First course in 2018)

This introductory course covers practical aspects of the analysis of differential gene expression by RNAseq, from planning the gathering of sequence data to the generation of tables of differentially expressed gene lists and visualization of results. We we will also cover some of the initial...

Keywords: RNA-Seq, Genomics, RNA

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ELB18F - Entry level Bioinformatics (First course in 2018)

This is an entry level course aimed that those with a reasonable biological background but no significant experience with bioinformatics. The course is broadly based around a series of exercises in which a combination of simple analytical tools and reference to publicly available databases is...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Sequencing

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PPB18 - Programming in Python for Biologists (2018)

Python is an object-oriented programming language that is ideal for biological data analysis. The course will start from zero knowledge, and will introduce the participants to all the basic concepts of Python such as calculating, organizing data, reading and writing files, program logic and...

Operations: Data handling, Data retrieval

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Biology, Biological databases

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

3DAROC18 - 3C-based data analysis and 3D reconstruction of chromatin folding (2018)

3C-based methods, such as Hi-C, produce a huge amount of raw data as pairs of DNA reads that are spatially close in the cell nucleus. Overall, these interaction matrices have been used to study how the genome folds within the nucleus, that is one of the most fascinating problems in modern...

Keywords: Hi-C

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

ABSTAT18 - Advanced Biostatistics for Bioinformatics Tool Users using R (2018)

This course is targeted for Biostatistical techniques often employed in analytical tools for high throughput data and multivariate data. Participants can expect to attend a thorough set of lectures that will reveal the conceptual frameworks that are needed to understand the methods. Extensive...

Keywords: Statistics and probability

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PGDH18 - Population Genetics and Demographic History: model-based approaches (2018)

Genetic and genomic data are increasingly used by ecologists and evolutionary biologists in general. It has thus become important for many biologists with different levels of experience to produce and analyse genetic (and genomic) data. In this course we will take a practical approach to the...

Keywords: Population Genomics, Phylogenetics

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

PSLS20 - Practical Statistics for the Life Sciences (2020)

This intermediate level course is one of our Foundations courses. It covers essential statistical concepts and methods for extracting insights from empirical data in the life sciences. The course positions applied statistics, starting from important aspects of experimental design and data...

Keywords: Statistics, General Linear Models

Resource type: Documentation, Exercise, Handout, Scripts

Ready For BioData Management?

"Ready For BioData Management?" is BioData.pt/ELIXIR-Portugal's capacity building program in data management for the life sciences.
Under this program, we have organized an intro-level workshop on data management plans, the material for which is available.
We are also organizing an advanced...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: Data managment plan

Resource type: course materials

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

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