Training resources

Links to resources and opportunities to learn about and gain practical experience using tools and techniques developed in the School of Life Sciences

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The School of Life Sciences includes several research groups delivering training for post-graduate students and researchers locally, nationally, and internationally. Many of the training opportunities offered by these groups are supported by public funds; and recognised by national and international networks including ELIXIR-UK, ELIXIR and EuBioImaging.


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The Jalview multiple sequence alignment and analysis workbench is developed by the Barton Group.

See the Jalview training resources page to find out about upcoming online and in-person training events and explore training materials developed by the Jalview community.

Jalview training resources

Data Analysis Group (DAG)

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The Data Analysis Group provides training in a range of bioinformatics and analysis processes, ranging from the use of Linux and the HPC cluster through to quantitative analysis methods and genome assembly.

Courses are run as a series of ‘bite-sized’ half-day modules. Please see the DAG training pages for details of available courses.

Data Analysis Group training resources

Open Microscopy Environment

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The Open Microscopy Environment (OME) team provides outreach workshops in the community to demonstrate the features of our tools, mainly the image data management software OMERO and the Image Data Resource (IDR) within imaging workflows.

The training materials we develop are freely available along with the image data and setup procedures used.

Open Microscopy Environment training resources