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Weekly news 08.04.2019

Registrations are open for the course, Summer School - Bioinformatics for Biologists: An introduction to Data Exploration, Statistics and Reproducibility, 1-5 July 2019, Cambridge, UK. The course will focus on solutions around handling biological data and will cover introductory lessons in data manipulation and visualisation in R, statistical analyses, and reproducibility. No prior R experience or previous knowledge of programming/coding is required. Register here.

ELIXIR France and GREEK COST Action organise a 3-days training session / hackathon in Marseille on 23-24 April 2019. It will focus on interoperable workflows invoking remote bioinformatics resources (knowledge bases, databases, analysis tools) to gather information about regulatory networks and enable an integrative analysis of gene regulation processes.

Registrations are still open for the Docker and Reproducibility Course, organised by ELIXIR Italy in Turin, on 13-14 June 2019. During the workshop, the participants will learn the core concepts of Docker and how to easily embed bioinformatic pipelines/workflows into a docker container.

Registration is now open for the ELIXIR EXCELERATE WP10 course Single RNA-seq data analysis with R which takes place at CSC in Espoo (Helsinki), Finland on 27-29 May 2019. The application deadline is 16 April 2019, the course is free of charge.

FAIRsharing as a community approach to standards, repositories and policies, read the new paper presenting FAIRsharing in Nature Biotechnology.