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Mon 26 Oct 2015
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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EMBL-EBI: Introduction to EMBL-EBI resources

Mon 26 Oct 2015


This workshop is an introduction to EMBL-EBI and the life science data resources it provides. Participants will be shown how to navigate the website and search for appropriate database resources and tools, whilst also highlighting resources such as Train online (our e-learning portal) and the literature resources at Europe PMC.

The timetable for this event can be found here.

This workshop will not focus on a set of specific resources; for more focused workshops please see the others within this series (see the 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
  • This workshop is aimed at researchers who are looking for an overview of the bioinformatics resources provided by EMBL-EBI
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
  • Further details regarding the charging policy are available here

No prior knowledge of bioinformatics is required, but an undergraduate level understanding of biology would be an advantage.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Mon 26 Oct 2015   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building map Sarah Morgan,  Laura Emery

After this course you should be able to:

  • Navigate the EMBL-EBI website
  • Use EBI search to find sources of information for a particular gene or protein of interest
  • Search for resources appropriate to your subject area
  • Access the online training portal and literature resources

During this course you will learn about:

  • EMBL-EBI data resources and tools
  • Identifying appropriate resources
  • Training materials available through Train online
  • Sources of help and support when using EMBL-EBI resources

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals


One half day session


A number of times per year

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