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Genomics: An Introduction to the EBI Resources    Back

EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute Course Type: Short courses (CPD) Start Date: Any time
Duration: Full time - 0.5 Hours


This course will introduce the field of genomics and provide an overview of the different resources at the EBI which are related to this field. The course is aimed at graduates in the life sciences or related subjects, with an interest in using bioinformatics resources to solve problems related to genome biology. An undergraduate degree in a life science subject or some background in DNA structure or composition would be an advantage.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you should:

  • Know what genomics is and the genomics resources available at the EBI
  • Know what Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes are
  • Know what the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) is
  • Know what the European Genome–phenome Archive (EGA) is
  • Know what the difference between Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes and when to use them

Short courses (CPD) - Full time

Start date:
Any time
0.5 Hours
Teaching method:
Distance Learning
EUR 0.00

Course contact information

Richard Grandison
This course meets 5 out of 9 IMI Education & Training shared quality standards ( Show Details)
  • A predefined set of teaching objectives, leading to defined learning outcomes
  • Assessment of the students' achievement in accordance with the agreed learning outcomes of the training offered
  • A system for collecting, assessing and addressing feedback from learners, teachers, technical / administrative staff and programme / course / module managers
  • Availability of appropriate and regularly reviewed reference material (e.g. published articles, links, book chapters, scripts, etc)
  • Defined and transparent admission criteria
  • Quality assurance of teaching staff
  • Regular review of the QA/QC process and demonstration that the training is further developed in light of this review
  • The facilities, infrastructure, leadership and competences available for the support of student learning
  • University accreditation OR a system for approving, monitoring and reviewing the training offered
Last update: 07/02/2017