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Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven from https://www.bits.vib.be/training/training/112-bits/training/upcoming-trainings/321-gimp-inkscape-leuven.
Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Leuven from https://www.bits.vib.be/training/training/112-bits/training/upcoming-trainings/297-intro-eln-leuven.
Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction - Ghent from https://www.bits.vib.be/training/training/112-bits/training/upcoming-trainings/296-intro-eln-ghent.
This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying eukaryotic gene regulation. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data...
Scientific topics: Gene regulation, Molecular biology, Gene expression
Custom training: Spotfire from https://www.bits.vib.be/training/training/110-bits/training/custom-trainings/279-custom-training-spotfire.
You will acquire the basic techniques that are used in recombinant DNA technology, particularly restriction enzymes, modification enzymes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), plasmids (different vectors, mechanism to select and detect), site directed mutagenesis, heterologous gene expression in...
Scientific topics: Gene expression analysis
This hands-on training provides an introduction to the analysis of qPCR data using Biogazelle's qbase+ software. Although this software allows to do various types of analyses (gene expression, copy number analysis, miRNA profiling), we will focus in the training on gene expression analysis....
Scientific topics: PCR experiment, Gene expression, Gene expression analysis
This training gives an introduction to the use of the statistical software language R. R is a language for data analysis and graphics. This introduction to R is aimed at beginners. The training covers data handling, graphics, mathematical functions and some statistical techniques. R is for free...
The Training consists of two parts: Introduction Access ways to your notebook, ELN installation instructions and house rules, where to find documentation and get support Hands-on-demo Creating notebooks/experiments, importing and exporting (MS Office) files, sharing data, using templates,...
This course is organised over two full days. With the help of plenty hands-on exercises, you will get introduced into the different types of variables in python, the peculiarities of python and good programming habits. This course will provide you an ideal stepping stone for further developing...
Scientific topics: Software engineering
This training gives an introduction to the use of popular NGS analysis software packages at the command line. It reviews several exchangeable tools and provide hints to evaluate quality and content of DNA-Seq data by a biologist. This training does not cover all methods available today. It...
Scientific topics: DNA
This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of studying molecular networks. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises in which the participants learn to apply these principles to real data. The course will be based on freely available data and...
In this training session we start by reviewing the types of mass spectrometer, and what the properties of their output data are. Out of our understanding of the data, we learn to extract meaningful interpretations.
Scientific topics: Proteomics
In this hands-on training you will learn how to use the CLC Bio Main Workbench for basic and advanced sequence analysis. The software supports a large number of DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and microarray analysis. Since BITS provides a VIB-wide license to CLC Bio Main Workbench, this...
Scientific topics: Global alignment, Local alignment
This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of comparative genomics in eukaryotes. The course combines lectures with hands-on exercises.
This training will start with the presentation of a 16S pipeline (psbweb05.psb.ugent.be/lotus/) in a linux environment, using a minimal amount of linux commands. This will enable the preprocessing of the data going from raw reads to taxonomic tables and phylogenetic trees. The 2nd part of the...
We first perform quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or leftover adaptors. We then map the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model. We perform a detailed QC analysis of the mapping results to again detect potential problems. The mapping data is...
Scientific topics: RNA-Seq, Gene expression
This training is intended for all Linux novices who want to learn the basics of Linux without getting too much technical details. This hands-on training will show you how to effectively use Linux, a free operating system. Bioinformatics depends heavily on Linux-based computers and software. A...
Initiation GIMP and Inkscape from https://www.bits.vib.be/training/training/112-bits/training/upcoming-trainings/316-gimp-inkscape.
Scientific topics: Data governance, Data management
This training will give you an overview of what GEO has to offer. Several experiments will be analyzed using simple tools to obtain differential gene lists. An introduction to downstream tools dedicated to functional enrichment will close the session.
The UCSC Genome Browser provides a way to examine data from many genomes and includes extensive annotation tracks for various data types such as known UCSC (and Ensembl) genes, predicted genes, SNPs, miRNAs, comparative multi-species analysis and much more. During this training you will learn how...
Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast...
The aim of this training is to teach you how to use Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) software on your own data. This can be for various applications: Creating and modifying biological networks e.g. which genes are involved in a certain disease Mapping data to biological processes,...
Scientific topics: Microarray experiment, Metabolomics, Protein interactions, Proteomics
This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of NGS data for different applications: 'Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis', 'RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression', and 'Hands-on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis'. If you want to follow...
Scientific topics: Sequence assembly, Workflows
This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. The theoretical background obtained in the Basic statistics theory training will be applied in a hands-on session on real-life data using the statistical software GraphPad...
Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats and compression VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and...
We will investigate the following items: Quality control of the sequence reads to detect biases or contaminating adapters Mapping of the reads to the reference genome with use of a transcript database model Quality control of the mapping results Adjusting the mapping data to...
Scientific topics: RNA-Seq, Gene expression
This training session will provide the basics of protein structure determination and how this information is stored in databases. We will explore and search in online databases containing protein structure information. With the aid of the Yasara View program we will visualize the structure....
Scientific topics: Protein structure analysis
This training will explain the basics of text mining, presenting the opportunities as well as the challenges of automatically extracting information from the literature. Further, the course will demonstrate how text mining data can be incorporated into a variety of applications and research...
Scientific topics: Data submission, annotation and curation, Natural language processing
In the course of this workshop, we highlight key functionalities such as GVCF workflow for joint variant discovery in cohorts RNAseq-specific processing somatic variant discovery using MuTect2. capabilities of the upcoming GATK version 4, including a new workflow for CNV discovery the...
Scientific topics: RNA-Seq
Analyzing flow cytometry data using FlowJo
16 Oct 2017
Gent (Sint-Denijs-Westrem), BelgiumAnalyzing flow cytometry data using FlowJo http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Analyzing-flow-cytometry-data-using-FlowJo.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/analyzing-flow-cytometry-data-using-flowjo Learn researchers how to analyze flow cytometry data in an efficient way using Flowjo X,the world’s nr.1 analysis software tool for flow cytometry data. Flowjo version10 is a newly designed version of the famous Flowjo software. In contrast with previous versions (iOS only), version 10 is now a multi-platform software tool (Windows, iOS, Linux). It now has a very intuitive user interface designed to analyze your data in a very practical and fast way. 2017-10-16 09:30:00 UTC 2017-10-16 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Holiday Inn Gent Expo, Gent (Sint-Denijs-Westrem), Belgium Holiday Inn Gent Expo Gent (Sint-Denijs-Westrem) Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9051     
Introduction to the analysis of NGS data
08 Sep 2017
Leuven, BelgiumIntroduction to the analysis of NGS data http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Introduction-to-the-analysis-of-NGS-data.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/introduction-to-the-analysis-of-ngs-data This training is an introduction to a series of trainings on the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data. This training is intended for newbies to the field and will teach them all background knowledge required to successfully complete the advanced NGS analysis trainings. To this end the training will give an overview of: - The Illumina platform - NGS data formats and file handling - Quality control of NGS data - Assembly and mapping of NGS data - Supporting IT: Galaxy and GenePattern platform This training is an introduction to 'Hands on introduction to ChIP-Seq analysis', Hands-on introduction to NGS variant analysis', 'GATK training', and 'RNA-Seq analysis for differential expression in GenePattern'. If you want to follow one of these trainings but you have no experience with NGS data you should follow this introduction. 2017-09-08 09:30:00 UTC 2017-09-08 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010     
Gentle hands-on introduction to Python programming
18 - 25 Sep 2017
Leuven, BelgiumGentle hands-on introduction to Python programming http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Gentle-hands-on-introduction-to-python-programming.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/gentle-hands-on-introduction-to-python-programming 2017-09-18 09:30:00 UTC 2017-09-25 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010     
Basic statistics theory
22 Sep 2017
Leuven, BelgiumBasic statistics theory http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Basic-statistics-theory.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/basic-statistics-theory After this basic statistics theory session, you should be able to: Understand basic statistical concepts and methods for statistical analysis of life sciences data Choose the correct statistical test for analyzing your data This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need. Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training. No skills required. 9h30-12h30: Theoretical background 2017-09-22 09:30:00 UTC 2017-09-22 16:30:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010     
Introductory statistics in GraphPad Prism
06 Jun 2017
Leuven, BelgiumIntroductory statistics in GraphPad Prism http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Introductory-statistics-in-GraphPad-Prism.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/introductory-statistics-in-graphpad-prism In this hands-on session, you will apply the theory that you learnt in the Basic statistics theory training in Prism. The following topics will be covered: What is Prism? Where to find more information? How to install and use it? How to use Prism to handle data: reading data How to use Prism to create graphics How to use basic statistical techniques in Prism: mean, variance, confidence intervals, correlations, hypothesis testing... 2017-06-06 09:30:00 UTC 2017-06-06 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Leuven Belgium 3010     
Basic statistics in R, part II
23 - 30 Jun 2017
Gent, BelgiumBasic statistics in R, part II http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Basic-statistics-in-R,-part-II.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/basic-statistics-in-r-part-ii 2017-06-23 09:30:00 UTC 2017-06-30 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Gent, Belgium BioAccelerator Gent Belgium 9052     
qPCR analysis using qbasePLUS
19 Jun 2017
Ghent (Zwijnaarde), BelgiumqPCR analysis using qbasePLUS http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/qPCR-analysis-using-qbasePLUS.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/qpcr-analysis-using-qbaseplus 2017-06-19 13:00:00 UTC 2017-06-19 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core VIB Bioinformatics Core, Ghent (Zwijnaarde), Belgium VIB Bioinformatics Core Ghent (Zwijnaarde) Belgium 9052     
Mass spectrometry data processing
11 - 12 Sep 2017
Gent, BelgiumMass spectrometry data processing http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Mass-spectrometry-data-processing.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/mass-spectrometry-data-processing 2017-09-11 09:30:00 UTC 2017-09-12 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core BioAccelerator, Gent, Belgium BioAccelerator Gent Belgium 9052     
In silico cloning with SnapGene, Ghent
09 Jun 2017
Ghent (Zwijnaarde), BelgiumIn silico cloning with SnapGene, Ghent http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/In-silico-cloning-with-SnapGene,-Ghent.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/in-silico-cloning-with-snapgene-ghent 2017-06-09 13:30:00 UTC 2017-06-09 16:30:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core VIB Bioinformatics Core, Ghent (Zwijnaarde), Belgium VIB Bioinformatics Core Ghent (Zwijnaarde) Belgium 9052     
In silico cloning with SnapGene, Leuven
08 Jun 2017
Leuven, BelgiumIn silico cloning with SnapGene, Leuven http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/In-silico-cloning-with-SnapGene,-Leuven.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/in-silico-cloning-with-snapgene-leuven 2017-06-08 13:30:00 UTC 2017-06-08 16:30:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core O&N4 room 06.239 Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium O&N4 room 06.239 Gasthuisberg Leuven Belgium 3000     
Functional Plant Bioinformatics - PLAZA
14 - 15 Sep 2017
Ghent, BelgiumFunctional Plant Bioinformatics - PLAZA http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Functional-Plant-Bioinformatics---PLAZA.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/functional-plant-bioinformatics-plaza 2017-09-14 10:00:00 UTC 2017-09-15 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Bio-Accelerator Meeting Center, Ghent, Belgium Bio-Accelerator Meeting Center Ghent Belgium 9052     
Initiation to Cytoscape
02 Jun 2017
Leuven, BelgiumInitiation to Cytoscape http://www.vib.be/en/training/research-training/courses/Pages/Initiation-to-Cytoscape.aspx https://tess.oerc.ox.ac.uk/events/initiation-to-cytoscape In this course, you will be introduced to the basics of Cytoscape, and to more advanced functionalities such as data integration and data analysis using Cytoscape plugins. The list of topics covered in this hands-on training: Cytoscape is a free, Open Source bioinformatics environment for integration, visualisation, and query of biological networks.? Registration is open for VIB and non-VIB employees and is only available on this website. For any questions about this training, contact bits*Replace*With*At*Sign*vib.be 2017-06-02 09:30:00 UTC 2017-06-02 17:00:00 UTC VIB Bioinformatics Core Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel, Leuven, Belgium Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel Leuven Belgium 3010