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Thu 16 Feb 2017
09:15 - 17:30

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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EMBL-EBI: Exploring genetic variation data
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Thu 16 Feb 2017

Description

This workshop will give an introduction to exploring variation data by the use of the European Variation Archive (EVA), Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP) and UniProt. The workshop will include a mixture of tutorials and hands-on sessions covering a number of key resources to both find and analyse variation data.

Also note: This event is part of a series of short introductions focusing on EMBL-EBI resources. If you want to learn more about these separate training events, 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 those who want to explore genetic variation data.
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
  • Please be aware that these courses are only free for University of Cambridge students. All other participants will be charged a registration fee in some form. Registration fees and further details regarding the charging policy are available here
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
Prerequisites
  • Basic computing skills
  • No previous bioinformatics experience is required, but an undergraduate level understanding of biology would be an advantage
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 16 Feb 2017   09:15 - 17:30 09:15 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Gary Saunders,  Ben Moore,  Andrew J Nightingale
Topics covered

Bioinformatics, Data retrieval, Database search, Whole genome sequencing

Objectives

After this course you should be able to:

  • Access and explore a range of appropriate genetic variation resources
  • Use these resources to retrieve relevant variant information
  • Apply the information you have discovered in your research
Aims

During this course you will learn about:

  • Access and explore a range of appropriate genetic variation resources
  • Use these resources to retrieve relevant variant information resources
  • Apply the information you have discovered in your research
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Timetable

Time Topics Speaker(s)
09:15-09:30 Welcome and Introduction
09:30-10:30 EVA Gary Saunders
10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 EVA Gary Saunders
12:00-13:00 Ensembl VEP Ben Moore
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Ensembl VEP Ben Moore
15:00-17:20 UniProt Variation Andrew Nightingale
17:20-17:30 Summary and feedback

Registration Fees
  • Free for University of Cambridge students
  • £ 50/day for all University of Cambridge staff, including postdocs, and participants from Affiliated Institutions. Please note that these charges are recovered by us at the Institutional level
  • It remains the participant's responsibility to acquire prior approval from the relevant group leader, line manager or budget holder to attend the course. It is requested that people booking only do so with the agreement of the relevant party as costs will be charged back to your Lab Head or Group Supervisor.
  • £ 50/day for all other academic participants from external Institutions and charitable organizations. These charges must be paid at registration
  • £ 100/day for all Industry participants. These charges must be paid at registration
  • Further details regarding the charging policy are available here
Duration

1 day

Frequency

A number of times a year

Related courses
Theme
Databases and Services

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