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Wed 28 Nov - Fri 30 Nov 2012
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Department of Genetics, Room G12

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Bioinformatics: Ensembl Developers Workshop
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Wed 28 Nov - Fri 30 Nov 2012

Description

This workshop is aimed at researchers and developers interested in exploring Ensembl beyond the website. The workshop covers the core, compara, variation and functional genomics (regulation) databases and APIs. Each database schema and API design will be presented in association with practical sessions in which the participants will write their own Perl scripts. Further information is available.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by email.

Target audience
  • All University members (this includes colleges and departments)
  • External participants (where spaces are available)
  • Further details regarding Graduate School of Life Sciences' eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • A good grasp of programming concepts
  • Experience in coding in PERL
  • Familiarity with basic Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Familiarity with the Ensembl would be advantageous
Sessions

Number of sessions: 3

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 28 Nov 2012   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map Giulietta Spudich,  Bert Overduin
2 Thu 29 Nov 2012   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map Giulietta Spudich,  Bert Overduin
3 Fri 30 Nov 2012   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map Giulietta Spudich,  Bert Overduin
Topics covered (session 1)
  • a.m.: Core Database & API
  • p.m.: Variation Database & API
Topics covered (session 2)
  • a.m.: Variation Database & API
  • p.m.: Functional Genomics (regulation) Database & API
Topics covered (session 3)
  • Compara Database & API
Aims
  • To enable those with some experience in both Molecular Biology and Programming to use the Ensembl APIs competently
Format

Presentations and practicals

Duration

3

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
SBS Practical Bioinformatics Training: Specialized Topics

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