Graduate School of Life Sciences Training

Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Sequence Searching at EMBL-EBI new 

Provided by: GSLS

Tue 22 Oct 2013  –  Department of Genetics, Room G12

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Description: An introduction on how to search EBI databases using sequence search tools. The workshop will introduce tools such as BLAST, FASTA and PSI-BLAST; explain how they function and the ways to make effective use of them to locate different types of biological data and information. 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).

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Target audience:

Duration: 0.5


Number of sessions: 1

Date Time Venue Trainer
Tue 22 Oct 13:30 - 17:00 Department of Genetics, Room G12 Andrew Cowley

Format: Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Frequency: A number of times per year


  • Basic computing skills
  • Graduate level in Life Sciences


  • To provide a practical introduction to the sequence searching at the EBI

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