Introduction to FAIR Data Stewardship

Research – in general terms – produces ever more data. It is desirable that this research data remains usable for follow-up research. In practice, this proves difficult. The FAIR principles have been formulated to address this issue. Data must be…

Metagenomics

In this workshop, a general background to metagenomics is provided. The workflow of sample preparation, DNA isolation, platform selection, read mapping, annotation and metagenome assembly is covered. Attention is paid to taxonomic classification, quantification of microbial communities and species richness.…

Software Carpentry with R

In this workshop participants will learn how to automate repetitive and tedious tasks with the power of the command line and how to keep track of their work in a safe and robust way with Git version control. They will…

FAIR Awareness

Research – in general terms – produces ever more data. It is desirable that this research data remains usable for follow-up research. In practice, this proves difficult. The FAIR principles have been formulated to address this issue. Data must be…

ELIXIR-NL CWL Lesson Hackathon

In the CWL community a lot of efforts have been made to set up lesson materials. Previous work consists of establishing episodes, learning objectives and learner profiles. In this CWL lesson hackathon we intend to build on that work and…

Helis course FAIR data stewardship

3rd edition of FAIR data stewardship (for the life sciences) Did you ever wonder how to improve your data handling in your daily research practice? Want to improve the FAIRness of your data? Did you recently start a job as data…

Upskilling (young) professionals in Data Analysis and Data Stewardship

Are you a professional working in training and capacity building in institutes, research projects or companies? Are you a policymaker or funder? Then join this virtual event 15 March 2021, 13.00 -17.00 CET. In the context of the Helis Academy, and…

BioSB course: Algorithms for biological networks

Molecular biology is concerned with the study of the presence of and interactions between molecules, at the cellular and sub-cellular level. In bioinformatics and systems biology, algorithms and tools are developed to model these interactions, with various goals: predicting yet…

Helis Academy Omics Data Analysis Course

The next edition of the Helis Academy Omics Data Analysis course will take place online on 12-13 January, 2021. The target audience for this course is life scientists in academia and industry who want to learn to understand and how…

BioSB course: Integrated modeling and optimization

Living organisms are characterized by an amazing degree of hierarchical complexity. Although our ability to collect measurements at different spatial levels and time-scales has grown dramatically, it has become clear that only measurements cannot provide the answer to unravelling biological…