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Introduction to g:Profiler - 24.05.2024

This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to g:Profiler, a tool designed for functional enrichment analysis, gene ID conversion, and orthology mapping, and requires no prior knowledge. Specifically intended for beginners, the session emphasizes efficient usage of g:Profiler for mapping genes to known functional information sources and identifying statistically significantly enriched terms.

General info

  • Time: 24.05.2024 14:00-17:00 EET (11:00-14.00 UTC)
  • Type: Workshop
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 3h
  • Location: online
  • Audience: Beginner level. To all natural scientists who deal with gene lists in their work.
  • Lecturers: Liis Kolberg, PhD / Uku Raudvere, BSc

Key topics

  • Basics of enrichment analysis.
  • Performing gene ID conversion.
  • Understanding orthology mapping with g:Profiler.
  • Navigating and utilizing g:Profiler’s web interface.
  • Introduction to programmatic interactions with g:Profiler.

Learning outcomes for the participants:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of enrichment analysis.
  • Learn to use g:Profiler for gene ID conversion and orthology mapping.
  • Acquire skills to interpret results from g:Profiler analyses.
  • Get familiar with web and programmatic access to g:Profiler.


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