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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Ensembl

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2007, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 138 Cargill Building
Instructor(s): Zheng Jin Tu, MSI

Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL - EBI and the Sanger Institute to develop a software system that produces and maintains automatic annotation on selected eukaryotic genomes.

This tutorial will introduce the main genome sequence databases, the Ensembl MySQL databases, and the Ensembl Application Programme Interface (API), which are all installed locally at the Supercomputing Institute.

Prerequisites: Basic genomic knowledge