Galaxy Demo / Training Day, Tuesday, September 30th, Bern

2014 Swiss German Galaxy Tour
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The Demo/Training day will focus on empowering biologists to deploy and maintain their own Galaxy servers. Almost everything covered will be done from a web browser, without using a shell (command line) interface, or scripting. The workshop is also appropriate for bioinformaticians.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Galaxy
  • Galaxy datatypes, histories, datasets, tools
  • Installing and administering your own Galaxy on the cloud
  • Simple text manipulations, a simple workflow
  • Using the ToolShed
  • NGS-analaysis: RNA-seq and/or Chip-Seq
  • Visualizations

Preliminary Schedule

9:15 - 9:30ARRIVAL
9:30 - 9:40Hans-Rudolf Hotz (FMI), Björn Grüning (University of Freiburg)welcomepdf
9:40 - 9:50Hans-Rudolf Hotz (FMI)Galaxy Introductiondemopdf
9:50 - 10:30Hans-Rudolf Hotz (FMI)datatypes, histories, datasets, tools, data sharinghands-on
10:30 - 11:00coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00Hans-Rudolf Hotz (FMI)simple text manipulations, workflowshands-on
12:00 - 13:30Lunch Break (lunch will be at 12:15)
13:30 - 14:10Dannon Baker (Galaxy Project)installing and administering your own Galaxy on the cloudhands-on
14:10 - 14:40Björn Grüning (University of Freiburg)toolshedhands-on
14:40 - 15:00coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30Björn Grüning (University of Freiburg)NGS-analaysis: a Chip-Seq examplehands-on
15:30 - 16:00Dannon Baker (Galaxy Project)visualizationshands-on
16:00 - 16:01Hans-Rudolf Hotz (FMI), Björn Grüning (University of Freiburg)concluding remarks
16:01 - 16:15DEPARTURE (....and going to the pub)

This schedule will most likely change. It will be adapted according to the progress we make during the day


The training day will be held in the UniS-Building (room: A -119) of the Universität Bern, which is a 5 minutes walk away from the main train station.


Registration is now closed. Please contact Hans-Rudolf Hotz or Björn Grüning if you want your name to be put on the waiting list. There is a good chance, we can still accommodate you.


This workshop is generously supported by SyBIT /