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Target audience: postgrad  or computational scientists 


BioExcel Building Blocks (BioBB) Training Material

BioExcel Building Blocks (BioBB) is a software library for interoperable biomolecular simulation workflows, built within the BioExcel CoE project, and developed following best practices on software development aligned with ELIXIR.

Keywords: molecular dynamics, Docking, Modeling, life sciences

Resource type: Jupyter notebook

FAIR principles applied to bioinformatics

The French Institute of Bioinformatics (IFB) has organised in partnership with the Institute of Integrative Biology (I2BC) a training course for bioinformaticians and biostatisticians wishing to implement the "FAIR" principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) in their analysis and...

Keywords: FAIR, Reproducible Science, Open science, Data analysis, Data processing

Resource type: Training materials

DE-Sim examples, tutorials, and documentation

DE-Sim is an open-source, Python-based object-oriented discrete-event simulation (DES) tool that makes it easy to use large, heterogeneous datasets and high-level data science tools such as NumPy, Scipy,...

Scientific topics: Computational biology, Mathematics, Computer science, Simulation experiment

Operations: Visualisation, Modelling and simulation

Keywords: data-driven modeling, Computational modelling, discrete-event simulation, DES, object-oriented programming, Python, data visualization, Data Science

Resource type: examples, Tutorial, Jupyter notebook, API reference

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

Introductory image processing on biological images using python.

This is an image processing practical for students with an interest in analysing biologically derived images. It is written in the language python and utilises jupyter notebook for annotation and visualisation of the code. The practical is beginner level, although some knowledge of python is...

Resource type: Jupyter notebook, PDF

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

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) wikibook

Next generation sequencing (NGS) has become a commodity. With the commercialization of various affordable desktop sequencers, NGS will be of reach by more traditional wet-lab biologists . As seen in recent years, genome-wide scale computational analysis is increasingly being used as a backbone to...

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Next generation sequencing, Ngs

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