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Work with the Ensembl team to get hands-on experience accessing genomics data with the Ensembl genome browser, BioMart and the REST API. Also, find out how you can analyse variation data using the Variant Effect Predictor (VEP).
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Ensembl provides a genome browser that acts as a single point of access for annotated genomes. In this webinar we will introduce the Ensembl REST API and show you how to access a wealth of genomic data programmatically.
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UniProt is a high quality, comprehensive protein resource. It provides annotation on protein function and sequences, isoforms and disease variants. In this webinar we will introduce the UniProt REST API and show you how to search the UniProt Knowledgebase, to convert between different database...
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The Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) aims to ‘bring structure to biology’ and provides a comprehensive range of tools and services to make the extensive archive of structural and functional information in the PDB more accessible to the wider biological community. In this webinar we will...
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A two-day workshop to introduce you to data resources and tools developed by EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute, that can help you better understand genetic variation.
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By default, Data Carpentry does not have people pull the whole repository with all the scripts and addenda. Therefore, you, as the instructor, get to decide how you’d like to provide this script to learners, if at all. To use this, students can navigate into includes/scripts terminal, and execute...
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Note that the figshare download is an archive (.zip) file that rudely explodes all of the files into your current directory. By default SQLite Manager opens in a separate window and it is not possible to zoom in to enlarge the font so that it is more readable, especially for students in the back...
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Note the file types OpenRefine handles: TSV, CSF, *SV, Excel (.xls .xlsx), JSON, XML, RDF as XML, Google Data documents. Support for other formats can be added with OpenRefine extensions. In this first step, we’ll browse our computer to the sample data file for this lesson (If you haven’t...
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This lesson is optional The challenge with this lesson is that the instructor’s version of the spreadsheet software is going to look different than about half the room’s. It makes it challenging to show where you can find menu options and navigate through. Instead discuss the concepts of quality...
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This course is organised over two full days. With this extensive hands-on session, we introduce you Perl. The first day,we will cover the basics of Perl programming: what is a variable, different types, how to assign values to variable, what can you do with them, strings, arrays and hashes. Logic...
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