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Target audience: Any student, postdoc or RA ...  or Life Science Researchers 

Machine Learning & BioStatistics Hackathon 2020

Materials created at the Machine Learning and BioStatistics hackathon organised by ELIXIR-GR (CERTH) in October and November 2020.

Scientific topics: Computer science, Statistics and probability, Machine learning

Keywords: machine learning, biostatistics, eLearning, EeLP

Resource type: Training materials

HPC Hackathon Materials

Materials developed at the HPC hackathon hosted by ELIXIR-SI (UL) in May and June 2021.

Scientific topics: Computer science

Keywords: HPC, high-performance computing, eLearning, EeLP

Resource type: Training materials

Containers and Workflows training materials hackathon

Materials developed at the Containers and Workflows hackathon organised by ELIXIR-BE (VIB) in February and April 2021.

Scientific topics: Computer science

Keywords: Containers, Workflows, eLearning, EeLP

Resource type: Training materials

Using bioinformatics to hunt SARS-CoV-2, its variants & its origins – a practical guide

This Practical Guide outlines basic bioinformatics approaches for exploring the SARS-CoV-2 genome and its corresponding proteins, focusing on the protein exposed on the viral particle surface: the spike protein. The ways in which bioinformatics can be harnessed to study a new virus, its genome,...

Keywords: Bioinformatics for schools, basic bioinformatics, SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, genome analysis, protein sequence analysis, protein structure analysis, virus variants, spike protein, training material

Resource type: Training materials

Research Data Management and Sharing MOOC

Get the essentials about how to manage and share research data from this free introductory online course.

The Research Data Management and Sharing MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) covers:

Understanding research data – the diversity of data and managing it across the research...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: Data Life Cycle, Data managment plan

Resource type: online modules

Introduction to research data management, data management planning and services provided by CSC – IT Center for Science

This training video series includes four short videos on research data management. The titles of the videos are the following:

  1. Introduction to data management for life science researchers
  2. Introduction to data management planning
  3. Introduction to sections of a generic ​data management...

Keywords: DMP, RDM, plan, research data management, data management, data management plan, ELIXIR-CONVERGE

Resource type: Series of videos, Video, youtube video

Biological network data tutorial

In this skills session, you will learn:
how to upload a biological network from STRING
how to extend a network using CyTargetLinker
how to load a pathway diagram from WikiPathways
how to upload a network shared via NDEx
how to visualize data in a network
how to create a sub network
how to...

Keywords: Biological networks, Network Visualization

Resource type: Tutorial

Introduction to Protein Structure Analysis

This training session will provide the basics of protein structure determination and how this information is stored in databases. We will explore and search in online databases containing protein structure information. With the aid of the Yasara View program we will visualize the structure....

Operations: Visualisation

Keywords: Protein structure visualisation

Resource type: e-learning

Research Data Management in Life Sciences

The content provided via this link was used in the training on 9 and 10 November 2020 organized by Ghent University and Elixir Belgium and VIB in collaboration with Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland:

Scientific topics: Data management

Resource type: Presentation, Vignette, Video

Eurordis Open Academy

Through the Open Academy, EURORDIS empowers patient advocates to have the confidence and knowledge needed to bring their expertise to discussions on health care, research and medicines development. EURORDIS alumni engage in these discussions as equal partners, side by side with policy makers,...

Scientific topics: Rare diseases

Keywords: Rare Diseases & Research, Rare Diseases

Resource type: course materials, e-learning

This training is meant specifically for the “Galaxy @Sciensano” that is available at and serves two purposes. First, it serves as an introduction in how to handle and employ the Galaxy instance hosted by Sciensano. Secondly, is also serves as a tutorial into both the...

Scientific topics: Microbiology, Sequencing, Genomics, Public health and epidemiology, Bioinformatics

Resource type: Video, Tutorial

BioSimulations tutorial and help

BioSimulations is a web application for sharing and re-using biomodels, simulations, and visualizations of simulations results. BioSimulations supports a wide range of modeling frameworks (e.g., kinetic, constraint-based, and logical modeling), model formats (e.g., BNGL, CellML, SBML), and...

Scientific topics: Simulation experiment, Systems biology, Computational biology

Operations: Modelling and simulation, Visualisation

Keywords: SystemsBiology, ComputationalBiology, Computational modelling, Modeling, Biomodelling, Model, Kinetic modeling, SED-ML, COMBINE

Resource type: Documentation

Rare Disease Pathway and Network Analysis

The European Joint Project on Rare Diseases (EJP-RD) and the Helis Academy organized a workshop with training for pathway and network analysis. The tutorials are freely available on pathway drawing, pathway curation, pathway analysis, and network analysis.

Keywords: Pathway analysis, Biological networks, Network analysis, Pathways

Resource type: Tutorial

Helis Academy - FAIRify your data

FAIRify your data: FAIRification & Data modelling using linked data

Keywords: linked data, Wikidata, data management

Resource type: Slides

Online course 'Learn to write your Data Management Plan'

Writing a Data Management Plan can be new to you. ‘Learn to write your Data Management Plan’, an online self-study course, can help you decide how to take good care of your valuable research data.

During the course you are writing your DMP step by step. As a result you have written a DMP for...

Keywords: Data management plan, data management

Resource type: e-learning

Ready For BioData Management?

"Ready For BioData Management?" is'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

Research Data Management

Welcome to Research Data Management Training for Information Professionals!

This course will provide you with training on the research data management (RDM) topics listed below in a biomedical context. The material presented began as an NIH-funded research study to assess material for teaching...

Scientific topics: Data management

Resource type: e-learning

Tools for data management planning

Having a data management plan is essential if we're to make the most of our own data and share it with others. Just like planning an experiment, we should plan what we are going to do with our data and how we are going to do it to ensure that we (and others) can use and re-use the data. If you...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: Data managment plan

Resource type: Video

What happens to your data?

This webinar focuses on what happens to your data after you submit it to a public repository and addresses the question of data ownership.

Keeva and Nancy introduce the concepts of FAIR data, metadata and standards. They then show you where you can find an appropriate place to share your data...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: metadata, ArrayExpress

Resource type: Video

Why share your data?

Presented in two parts, this webinar will explore the value of sharing your data from an institutional and researcher perspective.

Our first speaker, Ewan Birney, is one of the directors of EMBL-EBI. He speaks about how the growth in data over the past decade has changed the way that we...

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: data sharing

Resource type: Video

eLearning course about the importance of good research data management (RDM)

Within the framework of the Danish National Forum for Data Management, the Danish Universities have developed the eLearning course “Research Data Management”.
This eLearning course in Research Data Management is brought to you by the Danish National Forum for Data Management, and is funded by...

Scientific topics: Data management

Resource type: Video

FAIRification & Data modelling


Keywords: FAIR, linked data, ontologies, metadata

Resource type: Slides

Helis Academy - Persistent identifiers and their use cases

Managing increasing numbers of data objects
Sharing data from different sourcesamongst researchers
Data needs to be (globally) identifiable and addressable to ensure reuse of data
Data citation
Linking data from different source

Keywords: Referencing data and code, Findability of data and code, Identifying data and code, data management

Resource type: Slides

Introduction to FAIR data stewardship

FAIR data Stewardship: How to improve the reuse of nanosafety data

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: FAIR

Helis Academy - Data Management Plans, why and how?

Research Data Management
The organisation of data throughout the research project
everyday management of research data (storage, file naming, preservation)
how will data be preserved and shared after the project is completed?

Scientific topics: Data management

Keywords: Data managment plan, Data Life Cycle

Resource type: Slides, PDF

High Performance Computing (HPC) in Life Sciences

High-throughput sequencing data analysis requires new technical competencies and HPC is one of them. SIB has developed an e-learning module in HPC, as part of the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE project. e-learning has the potential to reach a wider audience, in any location and any time, and can be used...

Scientific topics: Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer science

Keywords: High performance computing, high-performance computing

Resource type: Tutorial, Slideshow, e-learning

PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics

PLAZA is a plant-oriented online resource for comparative, evolutionary and functional genomics. It allows querying and visualising structural and functional annotations, gene families, protein domains, phylogenetic trees, and genome organization. PLAZA 4.0 is the latest iteration of the PLAZA...

Scientific topics: Plant biology, Functional genomics, Comparative genomics, Evolutionary biology, Phylogenomics, Genotype and phenotype

Operations: Annotation, Visualisation, Comparison

Keywords: plants, Plants bioinformatics, genomics, Visualisation, Annotation

Resource type: Training materials

Summer School 2018 TrainMalta: Epigenomics. Introduction to Unix and R

An overview of Unix and R for bioinformatics

Keywords: Unix, R-programming

Resource type: Training materials

InterMine user tutorial

InterMine integrates biological data sources, making it easy to query and analyse data. It is a downloadable platform that operators can install and integrate with their own systems.

InterMine is a generic model-based platform that is used to provide data to end users in many different life...

Keywords: Data querying, Data analysis, Data download, FAIR

Resource type: Tutorial