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Hands-on workshop on
"Bioinformatics, Genomics and Ensembl Genome Browser"
January 12-26, 2022

     Ensembl Genome Browser                     Nextgenhelper                     European Bioinformatics Institute

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We are organising this high quality, hands-on workshop to provide the training of Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Ensembl Genome Browser usages. In addition to this, we have included some sessions of Network and Structural Biology, with the training of Cytoscape and Pymol tools.

This workshop will be equally useful for the researchers working with any domain of life (e.g. microbes, animals, fungus, and plants) Its a very good opportunity to gain hands-on training with the trainers of international reputation. 

 

Who can participate: Students (B.Sc./B.Tech/M.Sc./M.Tech), Research Fellows, PhD Student, Faculty, Scientists, and Company Personals.

Workshop Schedule

Date: January 12-26, 2022

Time: 07:00 - 08:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time) 

 

Registration

Last date of registration: January 10, 2021

Registration Fee: Rs. 800/- Indian Participants, $20 (USD) for International Participants.

 

Certification

We will provide e-certificates to all the registered participants, duly signed by EMBL-EBI Project Leader.

 

Highlights

  • The entire workshop will be online, hands-on and interactive.

  • We will provide the link (e.g. Webex) to join the workshop one day before the event.

  • Workshop material will be available for the registered participants one week before the starting of the event.

  • We will provide the video recordings of all the sessions. 

Prerequisites

  • Participants must have access to the laptop/desktop with a stable internet connection.

  • No need of any knowledge of Bioinformatics, Linux etc. We will start from basics only.

Help and Support 

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Pre-course Survey

Please fill the pre-cource survey for Ensembl Workshop
https://forms.gle/JbwUmJ5C2FBsz1h89

Bioinformatics Course

January 12, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: How to shift from Windows to Linux, and basics of Linux commands

  • Start the linux system as Windows user

  • Basics of linux system

  • Basics and advanced linux commands

January 13, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Learn 'R' programming for Bioinformatics research

  • Basics of 'R' and 'R studio'

  • Installation of 'R' and 'R Studio'

  • Basic data/file handling in R

  • Graph preparation in R with R studio

January 14, 2022: You have to Practice

January 15, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Basics of Python

  • Introduction to Python and code editors

  • Basic programming concepts

  • Conditionals and loops

January 16, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Advanced commands in Python

  • File handling in Python

  • Introduction to BioPython

 

January 17, 2022: You have to Practice

Ensembl Browser Course

January 18, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Introduction to Ensembl and the Region in Detail view
- learn about the Ensembl genome browser and the different data that is
available
- view genomic regions and manipulate the view to add features you are
interested in
- hands-on demo and exercises

January 19, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Genes and transcripts annotation at Ensembl (1/2)
- Learn about the Ensembl gene annotation process
- Explore and retrieve information about genes and their transcripts
- Hands-on demo and exercises

 

January 20, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Genes and transcripts annotation at Ensembl (2/2)
- Learn about the Ensembl gene annotation process
- Explore and retrieve information about genes and their transcripts
​- Hands-on demo and exercises

January 21, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Retrieving data using BioMart
- Download bulk datasets from the Ensembl genome browser using the BioMart
tool
​- Hands-on demo and exercises

January 22, 2022: You have to Practice

Bioinformatics Course

January 23, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Network Biology-I

  • Introduction to Network Biology

  • Biological Networks

  • Tools and databases for Network Biology

 

January 24, 2022

07:00 - 08:00 PM: Network Biology-II

  • Demonstration of making Biological Networks

  • Interpretation of Biological Networks

  • Network preparations by using Cytoscape

 

January 25, 2022: You have to Practice

 

January 26, 2022

07:00 - 09:00 PM: Structural Biology

  • Introduction to Structural Bioinformatics

  • Protein structure analysis, PDB server, file format

  • Structure visualization tool - Pymol

Resource persons (trainers) of the Workshop
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Dr. Aleena Mushtaq

Ensembl Outreach Officer -

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI),

Wellcome Genome Campus

Hinxton, CambridgeUK 

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Dr. Michal Szpak

Ensembl Outreach Officer -

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI),

Wellcome Genome Campus

Hinxton, CambridgeUK 

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Dr. Manish Datt

Bioinformatics Researcher and Educator, New Delhi

India

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Dr. Madhumita

Postdoctoral research fellow, UNIKA-T, Germany 

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Dr. Benjamin Moore

Ensembl Outreach Project Manager - European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Wellcome Genome CampusUK 

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Dr. Surendra Vikram

CEO - Bionomics Research Lab, India

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Dr. Adarsh Kumar

PhD (CSIR-IMTECH, Chandigarh), Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University of Florida, 2018-2021)

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