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Tue 7 Mar 2017
09:30 - 16:30

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: Introduction to Galaxy: Data Manipulation and Visualisation

Tue 7 Mar 2017


Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for data-intensive life science research that enables non-bioinformaticians to create, run, tune, and share their own bioinformatic analyses.

A Galaxy introduction course covering basic functions, simple data manipulation using use cases and examples and visualisation mostly targeted at first time users.

Further information is available from the course website.

This event is part of a series of training courses organised 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 by linking here.

Target audience
  • 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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 7 Mar 2017   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Room 215, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE map Dr A. Pajon,  Dr Jing Su (use js590)

After this course you should be able to:

  • Locate the different parts of the Galaxy user interface
  • Use Galaxy to load data from different sources
  • Employ different basic operations on genomic intervals
  • Practice building simple workflows
  • Solve exercises using Galaxy

During this course you will learn about:

  • Introduction to Galaxy
  • Overview of tools
  • Data import and storage
  • Data filtering and sorting
  • Operations on genomic intervals and the genomic space
  • Workflows
  • Data visualisation
  • Data sharing

Presentation and demonstrations

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

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