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Target audience: postgrad  or Undergraduate students 


Ten simple rules for making training materials FAIR

Sharing, reusing and reproducing data, software and other digital objects are the basis for open science practices, and to ease this the scientific community has developed the Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) principles. FAIR principles are however not so simple to...

Scientific topics: FAIR data

Operations: Data handling

Keywords: FAIR data, FAIR, ELIXIR-CONVERGE

Resource type: Video

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

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

MATHEMATICS BOOT CAMP: Introduction to Complex Systems Tools

This intensive course is to provide students with the prerequisites - some conceptual background and sufficient working knowledge of mathematics - necessary to master the mathematically based graduate courses at the Center for Complex Systems & Brain Sciences. By no means it is intended to...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Mathematics

Keywords: ComputationalBiology, Neuroscience, complex systems, Mathematics

Resource type: Notes, Scripts

Learning structural bioinformatics and evolution with a snake puzzle

We propose here a working unit for teaching basic concepts of structural bioinformatics and evolution through the example of a wooden snake puzzle, strikingly similar to toy models widely used in the literature of protein folding. In our experience, developed at a Master’s course at the...

Scientific topics: Protein structure analysis, Molecular biology, Evolutionary biology, Bioinformatics

Resource type: course materials

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

Sequence comparison - undergraduate lab

This is lab 2 in a series of labs developed as part of a "bioinformatics for biology undergraduates" course and targeted at 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates. It is meant to be easily assessible. The lab includes some instructions that are specific to our computer lab environment but the content of...

Keywords: Dotmatrix plots, Scoring matrices, Sequence alignment

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