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Target audience: postgrad  or Anyone interested in data s... 


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

Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Next Generation Sequencing

This course focuses on genomic sequencing.
Topics covered:
- The changing landscape of genomics: From Sanger sequencing to Next Generation Sequencing
- Overview of Next Generation Sequencing platforms and their methodology
- Targeted resequencing
- Alignment, variant calling and...

Scientific topics: Rare diseases

Keywords: Rare Diseases & Research

Resource type: e-learning

Clinical Bioinformatics I - Tutor notes

Clinical Bioinformatics I is a 10 credit module of the new MSc in Clinical Bioinformatics, delivered by Nowgen/NGRL and the University of Manchester in the UK. Clinical Bioinformatics is one of the streams of the NHS Scientific Training Programme (STP). The programme is a mixture of work...

Keywords: Clinical bioinformatics, Genomics, Introduction bioinformatics

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

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

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