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ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools

Materials from the ELIXIR workshop “ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools”, Nov 5-6 2018 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Scientific topics: Genomics

Keywords: Galaxy, training, Genomics, eLearning, EeLP

Resource type: course materials, Training materials, Slides

ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/elixir-ttr-course-basic-genomics-using-advanced-analysis-tools Materials from the ELIXIR workshop “ELIXIR TtR course: Basic genomics using advanced analysis tools”, Nov 5-6 2018 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia Christophe Antoniewski Olivier Inizan Genomics Galaxy, training, Genomics, eLearning, EeLP life scientists beginner bioinformaticians Postgraduate students
UNIX Fundamentals

This self-learning tutorial aims to present the UNIX environment and to provide the most basic commands to users with no or very little UNIX knowledge. The examples are taken from various Biological fields but have been chosen carefully to be easily accessible to a wide audience. At the end of...

Keywords: Problem based learning, Programming, Unix

Resource type: e-learning

UNIX Fundamentals http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/unix-fundamentals-35adf82d-ae32-449d-9627-43b5d18da8cc This self-learning tutorial aims to present the UNIX environment and to provide the most basic commands to users with no or very little UNIX knowledge. The examples are taken from various Biological fields but have been chosen carefully to be easily accessible to a wide audience. At the end of the course, participants are expected to be able to: Have some understanding on UNIX systems Navigate through the UNIX filesystem Execute and understand some UNIX process commands Correctly set file permissions Perform basic file management Participants are encouraged to follow the tutorial sections sequentially. The tutorial content is sometimes an oversimplification of the Truth - yes, we know! Due to the diversity of computer systems, we will just assume that participants do have access to a terminal. For help, please contact your IT support - or a good friend!Authors are affiliated to the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics: Vassilios IoannidisWith some content provided by Frédéric Schütz, Volker Flegel and Heinz StockingerContent integration by Grégoire Rossier and Vassilios Ioannidis Vassilios Ioannidis Grégoire Rossier Volker Flegel Heinz Stockinger Frédéric Schütz Problem based learning, Programming, Unix Bench biologists Clinical Scientists Graduate Students beginner bioinformaticians biocurators 2014-01-13 2017-10-09
High-throughput sequencing training materials repository

This repository includes training materials on the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (HTS) data, on the following topics: Introduction to HTS, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and variant calling analysis. Materials have been annotated following the standards and guidelines proposed at the “Best practices...

Scientific topics: Data architecture, analysis and design, Bioinformatics

Keywords: High throughput sequencing analysis, Rna seq chip seq anayses, Variant calling

High-throughput sequencing training materials repository http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/high-throughput-sequencing-training-materials-repository This repository includes training materials on the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (HTS) data, on the following topics: Introduction to HTS, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and variant calling analysis. Materials have been annotated following the standards and guidelines proposed at the “Best practices in next-generation sequencing data analysis” workshop which took place at the University of Cambridge, UK, on 13-14 January 2015. Following this workshop, a Git repository has been set up for sharing annotated materials. This repository uses Git, hence it is decentralized and self-managed by the community and can be forked/built-upon by all users. Data architecture, analysis and design Bioinformatics High throughput sequencing analysis, Rna seq chip seq anayses, Variant calling Life Science Researchers PhD students Trainers beginner bioinformaticians post-docs 2015-12-17 2017-10-09
Plant and Pathogen Bioinformatics

This package contains presentations and other training material given at the AllBio Plant and Pathogen Bioinformatics training course, held at the European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014. The course was aimed at giving an...

Keywords: Allbio, Bioinformatics, Biological databases, Genome sequence analysis, Pathogenesis, Phytopathogens, Plants

Plant and Pathogen Bioinformatics http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/plant-and-pathogen-bioinformatics This package contains presentations and other training material given at the AllBio Plant and Pathogen Bioinformatics training course, held at the European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014. The course was aimed at giving an introduction to researchers wishing to work in the plant-pathogen interactions area, covering major database resources and basis data analysis techniques. The aims of the course were to teach participants how to browse and access a range of data types from leading public repositories; use bioinformatic tools to explore plant and pathogen-related biological data; discuss the benefits and limitations of various bioinformatic techniques; and assess the purpose of specific analyses in a wider context. We would like to thank all presenters for their contributions and their willingness to further distribute their material via Goblet. Allbio, Bioinformatics, Biological databases, Genome sequence analysis, Pathogenesis, Phytopathogens, Plants beginner bioinformaticians early stage phytopathogen researchers 2014-09-11 2017-10-09
Training Bioinformatics in the Cloud

I present the points of view, the challenges and advantages of developing training materials through the cloud.

Keywords: Advanced bioinformatics training, Cloud computing, Training

Training Bioinformatics in the Cloud http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/training-bioinformatics-in-the-cloud I present the points of view, the challenges and advantages of developing training materials through the cloud. Advanced bioinformatics training, Cloud computing, Training Bench biologists beginner bioinformaticians 2014-05-20 2017-10-09
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

Using R with Python http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 are also provided. Programming, Python, Python biologists Biologists Biologists, Genomicists, Computer Scientists beginner bioinformaticians bioinformaticians 2013-11-04 2017-10-09
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

Searching data using Python http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 how to use sets to find unique records in two datasets and remove redundancy.  Programming, Python, Python biologists Biologists Biologists, Genomicists, Computer Scientists beginner bioinformaticians 2013-11-04 2017-10-09
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

Pattern Matching http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 sequences and in regular text, such as PubMed abstracts. Exercises and suggested solutions are presented in a separate file. Pattern matching, Programming, Python, Python biologists Biologists Biologists, Genomicists, Computer Scientists beginner bioinformaticians 2013-11-04 2017-10-09
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

Writing functions in Python programming http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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.  Bioinformatics Programming, Python, Python biologists Biologists Biologists, Genomicists, Computer Scientists beginner bioinformaticians 2013-11-04 2017-10-09
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

Python Programs http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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.  Programming, Python, Python biologists Biologists Biologists, Genomicists, Computer Scientists beginner bioinformaticians 2013-11-04 2017-10-09
Bioinformatics: Gene-protein-structure-function

This presentation examines the available in silico tools for protein structure and function prediction. It examines the major protein family databases (PROSITE, PRINTS, Pfam, etc.), and explores why tools like PSI-BLAST, while convenient and easy to use, may not always give optimal results. The...

Keywords: Expert systems, Genequiz, Protein family characterisation, Protein family databases, Protein sequence analysis, Psi blast

Bioinformatics: Gene-protein-structure-function http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/bioinformatics-gene-protein-structure-function This presentation examines the available in silico tools for protein structure and function prediction. It examines the major protein family databases (PROSITE, PRINTS, Pfam, etc.), and explores why tools like PSI-BLAST, while convenient and easy to use, may not always give optimal results. The presentation concludes with an analysis of 'expert' systems and integrated approaches (GeneQuiz, MAGPIE, InterPro, etc.), and dispels the commonly held notion that one database and/or one analysis tool is best. Expert systems, Genequiz, Protein family characterisation, Protein family databases, Protein sequence analysis, Psi blast beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09
InterPro: An introduction

This presentation introduces the background to the InterPro database: what it is, where it came from, and what was the vision behind its creation. It examines in particular whether the database has evolved in line with its original vision, and asks whether the resource is still fit for purpose. 

Keywords: Integrated diagnostic tools, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis

InterPro: An introduction http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/interpro-an-introduction This presentation introduces the background to the InterPro database: what it is, where it came from, and what was the vision behind its creation. It examines in particular whether the database has evolved in line with its original vision, and asks whether the resource is still fit for purpose.  Integrated diagnostic tools, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09
PRINTS: A protein family database with a difference

A presentation designed to introduce the concept of protein family analysis and characterisation using motif-based methods, with a particular focus on protein fingerprinting. Following a general introduction to sequence analysis, and the fingerprint approach, specific examples are given to...

Keywords: Functional diagnosis, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis

PRINTS: A protein family database with a difference http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/prints-a-protein-family-database-with-a-difference A presentation designed to introduce the concept of protein family analysis and characterisation using motif-based methods, with a particular focus on protein fingerprinting. Following a general introduction to sequence analysis, and the fingerprint approach, specific examples are given to demonstrate the importance of understanding how to interpret the results of different sequence analysis methods and, crucially, the differences between them, and the added value that fingerprints bring. Functional diagnosis, Protein family characterisation, Protein sequence analysis beginner bioinformaticians biocurators postdoc postgrad 2013-07-12 2017-10-09
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

Parsing data records using Python programming http://tess.elixir-uk.org/materials/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 text of exercises is provided in a separate file.  Bioinformatics, Programming, Python, Python biologists, Record parsing Biologists beginner bioinformaticians bioinformaticians programmers 2013-07-05 2017-10-09