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Fri 14 Feb 2014
13:30 - 16:30

Venue: Department of Genetics, Room G12

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Bioinformatics: EMBL-EBI - Introduction to EBI Resources
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Fri 14 Feb 2014

Description

An introduction the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). The workshop will introduce ways to navigate the website, search EBI database resources and access useful information and metadata. It will also highlight additional resources such as Train Online. Further information is available here.

This session is one of a series of short introductions to EBI Services, run together, but bookable separately (see Related Courses section below).

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Target audience
  • Our courses are open to all who might benefit
  • Booking priority is given to people from Cambridge University and Collaborating Institutes
  • Individual Course fees are required only from External participants not from Collaborating Institutes
  • The workshop is aimed at PhD, post-doctoral researchers and principle investigators working in wet-lab biology. Participants who are looking for a basic introduction to the bioinformatics resources offered by the EBI--- and want to know more about accessing and submitting biological data.
Prerequisites
  • Basic computing skills
  • Graduate level in Life Sciences
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 14 Feb 2014 13:30 - 16:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map Laura Emery,  Tom Hancocks
Aims

To gain an overview of the service offered at the EBI, possibly with a view to attending some of the more targeted sessions that will follow (see Related Courses, below).

After this course you should be able to…

  • Navigate the EBI website to locate tools, databases and resources of internet
  • Utilize EBI Search to locate relevant data and information
  • Follow hyperlinks through various resources to access additional information
  • Relate examples and use cases back to participant’s own research
  • Know how to contact the EBI Helpdesk and access Train Online materials
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

0.5

Frequency

A number of times per year

Related courses

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