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ISB Joins Global Alliance

ISB Joins Global Alliance | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
By Gustavo Glusman, ISB Senior Research Scientist
ISB has joined the Global Alliance for responsible sharing of genomic and clinical data. You can read the white paper here.
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Training: Plug gap in essential bioinformatics skills

"Life scientists urgently need early training in bioinformatics skills. That is the finding of surveys by the Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training (GOBLET; http://mygoblet.org). Bioinformatics is now intrinsic to life-sciences research, but the skills necessary for basic data stewardship are still taught in only some 25% of education programmes, creating an unacceptable chasm between theory and practice."   Read more...
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Nature | Correspondence | Training: Plug gap in essential bioinformatics skills Michelle D. Brazas, Sarah Blackford & Teresa K. Attwood http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v544/n7649/full/544161c.html
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Training course on "Computational approaches to the study of protein interactions and rational drug design"

Training course on "Computational approaches to the study of protein interactions and rational drug design" | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
In this workshop, participants will familiarise with docking approaches to the study of protein-protein interactions (PPIs) and protein-small molecule interactions. Irreversible binders design using molecular docking and computational methods to rational drug design will be also described, as well as the functional role of the intrinsically disordered proteins. The Plenary lectures of N. Davey (10.02.2017), A. Bonvin, S. Forli and S. Moro (11.02.2017) will be open and free to everyone but require application. Practical sessions are limited to 30 participants. On the afternoon of day 3, participants can bring their own data (e.g. proteins they want to study interactions for). They will be split in groups based on the type of system they want to study (i.e protein-protein, protein-small ligand interactions or virtual screening) and will analyse it assisted by A. Bonvin and S. Forli.
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advanced content, great instructors.
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GTPB: - Proteomics Data Analysis - Home

GTPB: - Proteomics Data Analysis - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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In-depth exploration of the content with 10 very active participants, Lennart Martens, Harald Barsnes and Astrid Guldbrandsen.
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Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência | Eventos (Portuguese)

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência | Eventos (Portuguese) | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Course Participants at the IB16S Introductory Bioinformatics, our entry level hands-on training course, in December 2016. Getting equipped with new skills and gaining autonomy.
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Course participant number 5000. Celebration lunch.

Course participant number 5000. Celebration lunch. | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Just before the end of its 17th year,  the GTPB has reached a nice number to be proud of. Thanks to all the people that have made it possible.
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Big-Data Genomics NYC — Edico Genome Presentation

In this talk, we will be surveying the ever-changing landscape of genomic analysis tools and frameworks to better understand the latest trends, and ho
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A comprehensive lecture. This is a good example on how an engineering workforce approached the computational needs ahead of us in genomics. Performance and data volume challenges are addressed.
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How online learning is going to affect classroom design

How online learning is going to affect classroom design | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it

I have an unusual occupation. A couple of weeks ago I attended a meeting in an office furniture warehouse in a small industrial park in Vancouver. The purpose of the meeting? To explore how online learning is going to change the design of campus classrooms.


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Source of inspiration for the design of the new  Bioinformatics Training Room at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência. Active Learning. Online education provision. And more...
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ROSALIND | About

ROSALIND | About | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it

This seems pretty cool. Learn bioinformatics with python & stuff https://t.co/C39kXkw5Pc

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3DAROC16: 3C-based data analysis and 3D reconstruction of chromatin folding

3DAROC16: 3C-based data analysis and 3D reconstruction of chromatin folding | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Hands-on Bioinformatics Training Course on 3C-based data analysis and 3D reconstruction of chromatin folding, October 10th-14th 2016, applications open until Sept 30th 2016
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GTPB: PM16 - Precision Medicine - Home

GTPB: PM16 - Precision Medicine - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
NGS variant analysis and interpretation for translational research
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Hands-on Bioinformatics Training Course is being offered on Sep 27th-30th 2016. Applications are OPEN. http://gtpb.igc.gulbenkian.pt/bicourses/PM16
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Python for Bioinformatics for learning Python

Martin Schweitzer https://2016.pycon-au.org/schedule/89/view_talk In this talk I will explain why Python is an excellent language for learning abou
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What’s So Great About Schools in Finland?

What’s So Great About Schools in Finland? | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Finland has been hailed for exemplifying the ideal model of a thriving, innovative education system that prioritizes the most important stakeholders: students

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GTPB: ABSTAT17 Advanced Biostatistics - Home

GTPB: ABSTAT17 Advanced Biostatistics - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
This course is targeted for Biostatistical techniques often employed in analytical tools for high throughput data and multivariate data. Participants can expect to attend a thorough set of lectures that will reveal the conceptual frameworks that are needed to understand the methods. Extensive hands-on practice will be the main vehicle for providing the skills and user independence. To keep things in context, the course is exclusively based on biological examples. We will be using custom-built R scripts and packages that are available from the CRAN and/or Bioconductor repositories. Care has been taken not to use any proprietary data or software, so that the hands-on experience can carry on after the course, providing maximum user independence. We will be using custom-built R scripts and packages that are available from the CRAN and Bioconductor repositories.

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This intensive course will introduce a relatively high number of concepts and methods. To keep it highly practical, we will spend most of the time in hands-on sessions. - We will focus on each method using examples taken from biological data. - We will then dissect the method, identifying the concepts and exploring their interrelationships. - The applicability and limitations of each method will be emphasized. - The use of the method will be illustrated using appropriate Bioinformatics tools and biological data resources.
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with Lisete Sousa and Carina Silva, long term collaborators of the GTPB

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GTPB: Population Genetics and Demographic History - Home

GTPB: Population Genetics and Demographic History - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Model-based approaches in Population Genetics and Demographic History
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Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência | Media | News IGC | 2016

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência | Media | News IGC | 2016 | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Course Participants at the IB16S Introductory Bioinformatics, our entry level hands-on training course, in December 2016. Getting equipped with new skills and gaining autonomy.
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#Connectivism: A Learning Theory for Today’s Academic Advising

#Connectivism: A Learning Theory for Today’s Academic Advising | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
This article examines how connectivism is useful for academic advising as a theory that links previous information to current information

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Introduction to Cancer Genomics

This is the first module in the 2016 Bioinformatics for Cancer Genomics workshop hosted by the Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops. This lecture is by Trevo
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Interesting talk by Trevor Pugh, a former participant of bioinformatics.ca  workshops, now a fully fledged professional working in cancer genomics. Lots of material to learn from.
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ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train-the Trainer event in Ljubljana, Slovenia

ELIXIR EXCELERATE Train-the Trainer event in Ljubljana, Slovenia | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
29 Nov 2016. Train-the-Trainer session. Here Ajda Moškrič discusses how she fits in the GOBLET skills matrix for trainers. — with Allegra Via, Maja Zagorščak, Jure Dimec, Victoria Dominguez, Pedro Fernandes, Sarah Bonin, Katja Goričar and Ajda Moškrič in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  Photo by Urska Plese.
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GTPB: IB16S Introductory Bioinformatics, Second course - Home

GTPB: IB16S Introductory Bioinformatics, Second course - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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"This is an entry level course aimed that those with a reasonable biological background but no significant experience with bioinformatics. The course is broadly based around a series of exercises in which a combination of simple analytical tools and reference to publicly available databases is applied to the investigation of a single human gene. The training manual for the course is comprised of detailed instructions for the tasks undertaken. Included are, questions (with answers) and discussion of and the interpretation of the results achieved."
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‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning 

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning  | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be human in a digital age? Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people."“Maybe my mama hugged me extra when I was a baby.” That’s his explanation for ho

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GTPB: QPB16 Quantitative Proteomics using Bioinformatics - Home

GTPB: QPB16 Quantitative Proteomics using Bioinformatics - Home | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Hands-on Bioinformatics Training Course on Quantitative Proteomics
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GTPB - the Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics - Events | Facebook

GTPB - the Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics, Oeiras, Portugal. 709 likes · 7 talking about this · 1 was here. Bioinformatic
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132. Jurgi Camblong, Ph.D., CEO & Co-founder, Sophia Genetics - Towards Data Driven Medicine- Europe Shows the Way

Towards Data Driven Medicine: Europe Shows the Way This talk will highlight the pragmatism of European hospitals (over 100) that already help 20k patients this…
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Very interesting talk about  statistical correction in hospital NGS data from cancer patients.
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