We think the Ensembl workshops that we offer are a brilliant way to familiarise yourself, and other people in your research institute, with Ensembl data and tools. Don’t take our word for it, over 99% of the people who attended our Continue reading So you want to run an Ensembl workshop
Do you want to learn more about the Ensembl browser? Are you unable to host or attend an in-person Ensembl workshop? Do you still want to learn in real-time with instructors on hand to help you out? The new Ensembl online Continue reading Learn about Ensembl – online, live and free
My recent trip to Malawi as part of a Wellcome Trust Open Door Workshop has really reminded me how privileged I really am. I’m an Outreach Officer, which means that I have the privilege to travel out to institutes around Continue reading Our privilege to work for Ensembl
Are you a rat person, i.e. do you work on rat? Are you joining the 9th Rat Genomics and Models conference in December? Could you spare another day after the meeting before heading back home? If so, this post is for Continue reading Extra extra extra: Ensembl workshop at the ‘Rat Genomics and models’ conference!
If you are working on large sets of genomic data or carrying out detailed and complex bioinformatic analyses, keep on reading. Do any of the following thoughts ring a bell for you? I’d love to fetch protein coding genes from Continue reading ‘Can I host an Ensembl API workshop’? Yes, you can!
The Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) is a collaboration between the EMBL-EBI, NCBI, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and Genome Institute at Washington University. They are responsible for maintaining the human, mouse and zebrafish reference genome assemblies that you can see in Ensembl, Continue reading GRC Assembly Workshop at Genome Informatics
Do you want to annotate genes and transcripts of your favourite genome? Will you be in Cambridge (UK) for the Genome Informatics 2014 meeting? Have you worked with the Unix command line? If your answer is yes to any of Continue reading Ensembl gene annotation workshop
Working as an Outreach Officer for Ensembl means lots of exciting adventures around the world to teach Ensembl to local scientists. Last month I was privileged to be able to travel to South Korea to give an ENCODE workshop with Bob Continue reading A Korean ENCODE adventure
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory will be hosting a winter conference on Avian Model Systems in March this year, and the abstract deadline is fast approaching. Prior to the meeting, the EMBL-EBI and the WTSI will run a two-day workshop Continue reading Ensembl workshop at the Avian Model Systems meeting
Monday morning in London: hustle and bustle of the start of the working week. Packed trains and tube. Huge crowds on their customary way to work. I too (armed with my laptop, a course booklet and a pen) was on my way Continue reading Cancer Researchers bring Ensembl to London