NBIC Conference 2011: BioAssist Tutorials Installation
BioInformatics on Hadoop
Teachers: Evert Lammerts
Description: The tutorial aims to give the participants a feel for Apache Hadoop, a popular system for data-intensive parallel processing, and its API's, illustrated by CloudBurst, a parallel read-mapping algorithm.
Material: Installation, Images and documents
Port applications to the grid and run them as part of a workflow
Teachers: Barbera van Schaik, Mark Santcroos, Aldo Jongejan, Antoine van Kampen and Silvia Olabarriaga
Description: The tutorial demonstrates how to port and run applications on the grid with the eBioScience infrastructure. The participant learns how to run an existing grid workflow, wrap an application as a workflow component and link components in a workflow.
Teachers: Jan Bot
Description: This tutorial shows the participants how to control Cytoscape from scripting languages. We'll create networks, add nodes & edges, apply visual properties etc.
Teachers: Marcel Kempenaar
Description: This tutorial will teach the basics of using a grid through the Portable Batch System (PBS) software, it shows how to create, submit and monitor jobs.
Teachers: Tjeerd Abma
Description: This tutorial will teach the basics of Trac and SVN.
Tutorial document: Subversion and Trac tutorial (PDF) SSH-server: techtrack.nbiceng.net SSH-client: PuTTY for Windows or *nix built-in SSH-client Username/password list (nbictechtrack01..30) generated/owned by teacher.
R visualization tutorial
Teachers: Rutger Brouwer
Description: This tutorial will demonstrate the basic use of the ggplot2 library for data visualization. This library allows advanced visualizations to be created from statistical data. During this tutorial, participants can bring their own data.
Organizers: NBIC Galaxy admin team
Teachers: Berend (UMCG), Pieter (UU), Freek (NBIC), Jeroen (LUMC/NBIC), David (NBIC), Leon (NBIC)
Description: These tutorials will introduce you to the functionality of Galaxy - an open-source, scalable framework for tool and data integration. Galaxy was designed with the motto "Stop wasting time writing interfaces and get your tools used by biologists!"
Material: You'll need a web browser and internet access...