CGRI-NABDA/EMBL-EBI Workshops 2018

The Center for Genomics Research and Innovation, National Biotechnology Development Agency (CGRI/NABDA), in collaboration with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory – European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), and the University of Abuja is holding the following workshops, as follows:
Ensembl Browser workshop, 3rd October 2018 9am – 5pm. Maximum 30 students. No pre-requisites for attendees. This is an introductory workshop for people with little/no experience with using Ensembl.
Ensembl REST API workshop, 4th October 2018 9am -1pm. Maximum 15 students. Experience with using Python is required for attendees of this course. This is an advanced workshop. For those with no experience using Ensembl, we suggest attending the browser workshop on the 3rd October.
Ensembl Train the Trainer workshop, 5th October 2018 9am – 5pm. Maximum 6 students (reserved for UNIABUJA’s
Graduate Bioinformatics Program’s proposed staff). Experience of using Ensembl/ attendance of the Ensembl browser workshop is required to attend this course. This is an advanced workshop for people who wish to hold their own Ensembl training events in the future. To register for the program, please, send a short letter of intent mail to (, including how the workshop would impact on your current/future research activity.
Closing date for the LoI is Friday, July 06, 2018.
Professor Oyekanmi Nash