Upcoming course 6th December 2018: NGS analysis on the Bioinformatic cluster (Marvin)

Our next training will be a full day “NGS analysis on the Bioinformatic cluster (Marvin)“, taking place in the Irving IT Laboratory (IRV 215) on the 6th of December 2018 from 9am-5pm.

Topics covered will be a general light introduction to Unix, followed by material covering use of Marvin, best practices, and how to submit jobs efficiently and effectively.

If you are a University of St. Andrews post-grad, postdoc or staff member attendance on the course is free and a lunch is included.

Registration for the course can be made at the following link: https://bioinformatics.st-andrews.ac.uk/cluster-course-registration/

Next St Andrews Bioinformatics Workshop: 21 September 2018

The next St Andrews Bioinformatics unit workshop will be on Friday 21st September, from 2pm to 5:00pm in the School of Medicine, Seminar Room 1.

Confirmed speakers and their talk topics include:

  • Peter Thorpe, St Andrews Bioinformatics Unit. Genome assemblies of plant pathogens: mining for potential control strategies.
  • Joe Ward, St Andrews Bioinformatics Unit.
  • Carolina Barata, School of Biology. Modelling Ne to infer evolutionary trajectories from genome-wide time series data
  • Nicholas Bradley, School of International Relations. Predictive Analytics of Terrorism in Civil War.
  • Helder Ferreira, School of Biology. Uls1 remodels chromatin-bound Topoisomerase II to prevent DNA damage. 

Please find registration details here.

Upcoming course 24.10.2017: Introduction to Unix

Our next training will be a full day Introduction to Unix, taking place at the Butts Wynd Computer Classroom on Tues 24th October 2017.

Update 29.09.2017: this course is now full, but we are taking expressions of interest in another scheduling of the course for early 2018.

If you are a University of St. Andrews postgrad, postdoc or staff member attendance on the course is free and a lunch is included.

Registration for the course can be made at the following link: https://bioinformatics.st-andrews.ac.uk/course-registration/

Date for diary: Tues 8 Aug 2017: NextGenBug at St. Andrews

The next meeting of the Next Generation Bioinformatics User Group will be held at St. Andrews, and the key speaker will be Jukka Corander. IT is a half-day event, starting with lunch and will be held in the Physics Building. Registration is free and all with an interest in the burgeoning field of bioinformatics are invited to attend. Registration can be made here: .