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IntAct: Molecular Interactions at the EBI    Back

EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute Course Type: Short courses (CPD) Start Date: Any time
Duration: Full time - 2 Hours Fees/total cost: GBP 0.00


This course will show you what kind of information you can find in IntAct (one of the EBI's molecular interactions databases), how to access it, the different tools that can be used to access data and some practical examples on how to search and use the database. An undergraduate degree in a life science subject and some background knowledge in the molecular architecture of proteins would be an advantage.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you should:

  • Understand what the IntAct database is, what type of data it stores and how the data are organised.
  • Know the different ways you can access and query the data that are stored in IntAct.
  • Understand the information given in an IntAct entry and the results table pages.
  • Perform complex queries that can help to refine your search results.
  • Be able to represent simple networks with the networkView function of IntAct.

Short courses (CPD) - Full time

Start date:
Any time
2 Hours
Teaching method:
Distance Learning
Standard applicant fee:
GBP 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