This year, we are offering two workshops for beginners and advanced researchers in lipidomics on November 11th, 2018.
Workshop 1: Omics data analysis with R for Beginners
This course will impart knowledge about how to conduct a differential analysis of high-throughput quantitative omics data using R. As we start with a basic introduction to the popular statistical programming language, no prior knowledge on R is required. The statistical background on utilized methods (hypothesis testing, multiple testing) is explained in order to enable the participants to assess their own as well as published workflows critically. The learning goals of this workshop contain the usage of basic R functions including functions for data import and export, basic plots and statistical tests. As the course will include hands-on exercises, bringing an own laptop is required.
Workshop 2: Hands-On Workshop on Lipidomics Software and Pipelines
In this course, we will work through a typical use-case for bioinformatics processing of shotgun lipidomics data following MS acquisition, starting with PeakStrainer and LipidXplorer for filtering, identification and quantification of lipid signals, followed by a comparison of the lipidomes using the LUX Score lipidome homology, before finally checking our quantitative lipidome results against those stored in LipidCompass. The course will consist of a short theory and background overview of the employed programs complemented by the application of the tools to a provided data set. Participants are required to bring their own laptop in order to work on the hands-on exercises.
The workshops are kindly supported by the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) and Elixir Europe: