Location & dates Virtual 19 - 23 Oct 2020
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EMBL Courses and Conferences during the Coronavirus pandemic

With the onsite programme paused, many of our events are now being offered in virtual formats.


Registration is open as usual for many events, with back-up plans in place to move further courses and conferences online as necessary. Registration fees for any events affected by the COVID-19 disruption are fully refundable.


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Programme

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The following times are used in the programme below:

  • Central European Time (CEST): eg. Berlin, Amsterdam Paris
  • Eastern Standard Time (EDT): eg. New York, Quebec

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Day 1 - Monday 19 October 2020
TimeSpeaker

09:00-10:00 (CEST)
03:00-04:00 (EDT)

Technical Troubleshooting

10:00-11:00 (CEST)
04:00-05:00 (EDT)

Interactive:
Onboarding & Ice-Breaker
Raili Pall, Maryann Heck, Yvonne Yeboah and Irena Provaznikova - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

11:00-12:30 (CEST)
05:00-06:30 (EDT)

Practical:
Automatic tasks with the Unix shell
Frank Thommen - DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany 
Thea Van Rossum - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Helpers: Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, Nikolaos Papadopoulos and Melanie Kaeser - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 

12:30-13:30 (CEST)
06:30-07:30 (EDT)

Lunch break

13:30-15:00 (CEST)
07:30-09:00 (EDT)

Practical:
Automatic tasks with the Unix shell (cont.)
Frank Thommen - DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany 
Thea Van Rossum - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Helpers: Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, Nikolaos Papadopoulos and Melanie Kaeser - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 

15:00-15:10 (CEST)
09:00-09:10 (EDT)

Short break

15:10-15:40 (CEST)
09:10-09:40 (EDT)

Interactive:
Lightning talks (instructors)

15:40-15:55 (CEST)
09:40-09:55 (EDT)

Break

15:55-16:55 (CEST)
09:55-10:55 (EDT)

Virtual Social Programme:
Speed networking: 1-1

Day 2 - Tuesday 20 October 2020
TimeSpeaker
10:00-12:30 (CEST)
04:00-06:30 (EDT)

Practical:
Python building blocks and code structure
Toby Hodges - The Carpentries, USA
Malvika Sharan - The Alan Turing Institute, UK

Helpers: Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, Kimberly Isobel Meechan and Melanie Kaeser - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

12:30-13:30 (CEST)
06:30-07:30 (EDT)

Lunch break

13:30-15:00 (CEST)
07:30-09:00 (EDT)

Practical:
Programming with Python (cont.)
Toby Hodges - The Carpentries, USA
Malvika Sharan - The Alan Turing Institute, UK

Helpers: Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, Kimberly Isobel Meechan and Melanie Kaeser - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 

15:00-15:10 (CEST)
09:00-09:10 (EDT)

Short break

15:10-15:40 (CEST)
09:10-09:40 (EDT)

Interactive:
Lightning talks (participants group 1)

Day 3 - Wednesday 21 October 2020
TimeSpeaker
10:00-12:30 (CEST)
04:00-06:30 (EDT)

Practical:
Programming with Python (cont.)
Toby Hodges - The Carpentries, USA
Malvika Sharan - The Alan Turing Institute, UK

Helpers: Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, Nikolaos Papadopoulos and Kimberly Isobel Meechan - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

12:30-13:30 (CEST)
06:30-07:30 (EDT)

Lunch break

13:30-15:00 (CEST)
07:30-09:00 (EDT)

Practical:
Version Control with Git & GitHub
Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany

Helpers: Kimberly Isobel Meechan - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany and Malvika Sharan - The Alan Turing Institute, UK

15:00-15:10 (CEST)
09:00-09:10 (EDT)

Short break

15:10-15:40 (CEST)
09:10-09:40 (EDT)

Interactive:
Lightning talks (participants group 2)

15:40-15:45 (CEST)
09:40-09:45 (EDT)

Short break

15:45-16:45 (CEST)
09:45-10:45 (EDT)

Virtual Social Programme:
Pub Quiz

Day 4 - Thursday 22 October 2020
TimeSpeaker
10:00-12:30 (CEST)
04:00-06:30 (EDT)

Practical:
Version Control with Git & GitHub (cont.)
Holger Dinkel - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany

Helper: Toby Hodges - The Carpentries, USA

12:30-13:30 (CEST)
06:30-07:30 (EDT)

Lunch break

13:30-14:25 (CEST)
07:30-08:25 (EDT)

Additional Session: Automatic tasks with the Unix shell 
Frank Thommen - DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany 

14:25-14:35 (CEST)
08:25-08:35 (EDT)

Short break

14:35-16:35 (CEST)
08:35-10:35 (EDT)

Practical:
HPC & job scheduling on Slurm
Mike Smith - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Helpers: Toby Hodges - The Carpentries, USA and Christian Schudoma - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Day 5 - Friday 23 October 2020
TimeSpeaker
10:00-12:30 (CEST)
04:00-06:30 (EDT)

Practical:
Workflow management with Snakemake
Thomas Schwarzl - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Helpers: Christian Schudoma and Kimberly Isobel Meechan - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

12:30-13:30 (CEST)
06:30-07:30 (EDT)

Lunch break

13:30-15:00 (CEST)
07:30-09:00 (EDT)

Interactive:
Discussion & Wrap-Up

15:00 (CEST)
09:00 (EDT)

End of course