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Tue 19 Apr 2016
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Room 215, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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CRUK: Bioinformatics resources for exploring disease related data

Tue 19 Apr 2016


This course will provide participants with an introduction to EMBL-EBI and its data tools and resources, which cover the whole spectrum of biological / life sciences.

Sessions with trainers from ArrayExpress, Expression Atlas and the GWAS catalog will explore SNP-trait associations and show how further understanding can be gained on the location and level of gene expression across the body.

This event is part of a series of training courses organized in collaboration with Dr. Mark Dunning at CRUK Cambridge Institute.

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

Target audience
  • 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

We suggest attending the Using the Ensembl Genome browser course before attending this one. See the Related courses section of this page for a direct link to the "Using the Ensembl Genome browser" courses currently open for booking.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 19 Apr 2016   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Room 215, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE map Amy Tang,  Jackie MacArthur,  Sarah Morgan,  Annalisa Mupo

After this course you should be able to:

  • Use EBI Search to locate relevant data and information on genes and proteins of interest
  • Access gene expression data and knowledge from Array Express and Expression Atlas
  • Navigate the GWAS catalog

During this course you will learn about:

  • EMBL-EBI and the major databases and bioinformatics services
  • Approaches to searching for and locating biological data
  • Array Express and Expression Atlas
  • GWAS catalog

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