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2017 Training Courses


  • Topic 1 : Application of Bioinformatics
  • Topic 2 :Tools & E-Resources at Life Science Library

How to Make Presentations in English (in Chinese) survey image

  • Date: 2018-03-06
    14:00 ~ 16:00
  • Speaker: Dr. Chou Shu Hua (Retired Senior Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University)
  • Place:B1C Conference Room, IBMS

Outline

1) Effective Presentation Skills
2) Useful Language for Presentations


Characterization of genomic and transcriptomic alterations in Taiwanese oral squamous cell carcinomas reveals APOBEC3A as a prognostic biomarker (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-03-19
    14:00~16:00
  • Speaker: Dr. Ting Wen Chen (Assistant Research Fellow, Molecular Medicine Research Center, Chang Gung University)
  • Place:B1B Conference Room, IBMS
We characterized mutations and altered pathways from genome and transcriptome in Taiwanese oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). We found similar alteration patterns as those found Western OSCC patients. For example, APOBEC cased mutations are found dominant in OSCC genomes. Further investigation of the APOBEC genes, we found the A3B-deletion polymorphism is common in Taiwanese OSCC patients but infrequent in Western countries. Interestingly, we also found OSCC patients carrying the A3B-deletion polymorphism and lower APOBEC3A expression level respond badly to current standard treatments. These results suggest that APOBEC genes play an important role in OSCC cancer development and may serve as biomarkers for OSCC patient stratification in precision medicine.

EndNote X8 (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-03-27
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Ms. Nicole Ke (Shou Ray Information Service Co. Ltd)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)
EndNote enables you to move seamlessly through your research process with flexible tools for searching, organizing and sharing your research, creating your bibliography and writing your paper.


Outline
  • Install EndNote X8
  • Importing Bibliography
  • Create Groups
  • Cite While You Write
  • Back up and Share

IPA Introductory Training Course (in English)

  • Date: 2018-03-30
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

IPA is software that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. IPA has been broadly adopted by the life science research community and is cited in thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles.
IPA helps you understand complex omics data at multiple levels by integrating data from a variety of experimental platforms and providing insight into the molecular and chemical interactions, cellular phenotypes, and disease processes of your system. IPA provides insight into the causes of observed gene expression changes and into the predicted downstream biological effects of those changes.
Even if you have experimental data, you can use IPA to intelligently search the Ingenuity Knowledge Base for information on genes, proteins, chemicals, drugs, and molecular relationships to build biological models or get up to speed in a relevant area of research. IPA provides the right biological context to facilitate informed decision-making, advance research project design, and generate new testable hypotheses.

Outline:

a.Introduction and Getting Started in IPA
b.Searching and Accessing the Knowledge Base
c.Building and Editing a Pathway for Publication
d.Q & A


IPA Introductory Training Course (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-03-30
    09:30 ~ 12:00
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

IPA is software that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. IPA has been broadly adopted by the life science research community and is cited in thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles.
IPA helps you understand complex omics data at multiple levels by integrating data from a variety of experimental platforms and providing insight into the molecular and chemical interactions, cellular phenotypes, and disease processes of your system. IPA provides insight into the causes of observed gene expression changes and into the predicted downstream biological effects of those changes.
Even if you have experimental data, you can use IPA to intelligently search the Ingenuity Knowledge Base for information on genes, proteins, chemicals, drugs, and molecular relationships to build biological models or get up to speed in a relevant area of research. IPA provides the right biological context to facilitate informed decision-making, advance research project design, and generate new testable hypotheses.

Outline:

a.Introduction and Getting Started in IPA
b.Searching and Accessing the Knowledge Base
c.Building and Editing a Pathway for Publication
d.Q & A


Reconstruction of Molecular Phylogeny (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-04-09
    10:00~12:00
  • Speaker: Dr. Ai-Ling Hour (Assistant Professor, FJU, Dept. Life Science)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

The phylogeny among species or homologous genes can be approached by comparison analysis of molecular sequences based on the theory of population genetics and molecular evolution. The molecular evolutionary rates and the selection pressure of genes and organisms during evolution process can be estimated. There are several methods and programs available for phylogeny reconstructing, including distance based, parsimony and maximum-likelihood methods. I will introduce these methods and practice an example using MEGA7.

IPA advanced training course (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-04-11
    09:30 ~ 12:00
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

IPA is software that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. IPA has been broadly adopted by the life science research community and is cited in thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles.
IPA helps you understand complex omics data at multiple levels by integrating data from a variety of experimental platforms and providing insight into the molecular and chemical interactions, cellular phenotypes, and disease processes of your system. IPA provides insight into the causes of observed gene expression changes and into the predicted downstream biological effects of those changes.
Even if you have experimental data, you can use IPA to intelligently search the Ingenuity Knowledge Base for information on genes, proteins, chemicals, drugs, and molecular relationships to build biological models or get up to speed in a relevant area of research. IPA provides the right biological context to facilitate informed decision-making, advance research project design, and generate new testable hypotheses.

Outline:

a.Data Upload and How to Run a Core Analysis
b.Functional Interpretation in IPA
c.Comparison Analyses
d.Q&A


IPA advanced training course (in English)

  • Date: 2018-04-11
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

IPA is software that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. IPA has been broadly adopted by the life science research community and is cited in thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles.
IPA helps you understand complex omics data at multiple levels by integrating data from a variety of experimental platforms and providing insight into the molecular and chemical interactions, cellular phenotypes, and disease processes of your system. IPA provides insight into the causes of observed gene expression changes and into the predicted downstream biological effects of those changes.
Even if you have experimental data, you can use IPA to intelligently search the Ingenuity Knowledge Base for information on genes, proteins, chemicals, drugs, and molecular relationships to build biological models or get up to speed in a relevant area of research. IPA provides the right biological context to facilitate informed decision-making, advance research project design, and generate new testable hypotheses.

Outline:

a.Data Upload and How to Run a Core Analysis
b.Functional Interpretation in IPA
c.Comparison Analyses
d.Q&A


EndNote X8 (in English)

  • Date: 2018-04-18
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Ms. Nicole Ke (Shou Ray Information Service Co. Ltd)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

EndNote enables you to move seamlessly through your research process with flexible tools for searching, organizing and sharing your research, creating your bibliography and writing your paper.

Outline
  • Install EndNote X8
  • Importing Bibliography
  • Create Groups
  • Cite While You Write
  • Back up and Share

How to improve research competitiveness - WOS & JCR & ResearcherID (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-04-25
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Ms. Nicole Ke (Shou Ray Information Service Co. Ltd)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)
Outline

Accelerate your research exploration with Web of Science and Journal Citation Report
1.Study and understand the newest research trends
2.Follow closely with highly cited papers with related research
3.Analyze the related research trends over the years and h-index
4.Track the related research with citation map
5.Choose high quality journal to submit for publication with Journal Citation Report
6.Improve my articles' visibility through ResearcherID

How to improve research competitiveness - WOS & JCR & ResearcherID (in English)

  • Date: 2018-05-09
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Ms. Nicole Ke (Shou Ray Information Service Co. Ltd)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)
Outline

Accelerate your research exploration with Web of Science and Journal Citation Report
1.Study and understand the newest research trends
2.Follow closely with highly cited papers with related research
3.Analyze the related research trends over the years and h-index
4.Track the related research with citation map
5.Choose high quality journal to submit for publication with Journal Citation Report
6.Improve my articles' visibility through ResearcherID

Mater research trends in life sciences: ProQuest Natural Science Collection (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-05-10
    10:00~11:30
  • Speaker: Mr.Gary Man( Training & Consulting Partner, ProQuest-Taiwan)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

Outline

* Database Introduction

* How to use the platform

* Q&A


掌握生命科學研究的趨勢脈動: ProQuest Natural Science Collection (in English)

  • Date: 2018-05-11
    10:00~11:30
  • Speaker: Mr.Gary Man( Training & Consulting Partner, ProQuest-Taiwan)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

Outline

* Database Introduction

* How to use the platform

* Q&A


High Throughput Genomic Sequencing – Introduction of NGS Core Services and considerations for NGS projects (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-05-11
    14:00~16:30
  • Speaker: Dr. Mei-Yeh Lu (Associate Research Specialist, BRCAS)
  • Place:B1B Conference Room, IBMS

This presentation will introduce the NGS capacity at the AS Core Facility and several common applications. The contents will focus on the NGS applications and issues related to experimental design and sample requirement.

Outline:

  • Introduction of the NGS core capacity
  • Principles of Genome-Seq (De Novo), ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, miRNA-Seq
  • General considerations of NGS experimental design and choice of platforms and read lengths
  • Sample requirement, submission, and QC
  • Data format and quality control

ELSEVIER Pathway Studio® Plant training course (in English)

  • Date: 2018-05-15
    14:00 ~ 16:30
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

Pathway Studio Plant helps plant biologists address complex crop research challenges by integrating Arabidopsis, Maize, and Rice molecular relationship knowledgebase with powerful analytical and visualization tools. Together, these tools link information from literature and experimental data into visual biological pathways. By exploring plant breeding research through trait analysis, results enable informed decisions at critical stages of crop production and protection research and development.

Outline

a.Pathway Studio Plant Introduction
b.Searching in the Pathway Studio Plant
-Find the relationships between Entities
-Build pathway tools
c.Experimental data analysis tool
-Gene Set Enrichment Analysis
-Sub-Network Enrichment Analysis
d.Customize your mapping file
e.Q & A


ELSEVIER Pathway Studio® Plant training course (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-05-15
    09:30 ~ 12:00
  • Speaker: Mr. Gene Chen (Deputy Manager, Molecular Science Center, GGA Corp.)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)

Pathway Studio Plant helps plant biologists address complex crop research challenges by integrating Arabidopsis, Maize, and Rice molecular relationship knowledgebase with powerful analytical and visualization tools. Together, these tools link information from literature and experimental data into visual biological pathways. By exploring plant breeding research through trait analysis, results enable informed decisions at critical stages of crop production and protection research and development.

Outline

a.Pathway Studio Plant Introduction
b.Searching in the Pathway Studio Plant
-Find the relationships between Entities
-Build pathway tools
c.Experimental data analysis tool
-Gene Set Enrichment Analysis
-Sub-Network Enrichment Analysis
d.Customize your mapping file
e.Q & A


Trust Current Protocols for your research needs (in Chinese)

  • Date: 2018-05-17
    10:30 ~ 11:30
  • Speaker: Mr. Gary Cheng (Senior Account Manager, Wiley)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)
Outline

What is a protocol?
In the natural sciences, a protocol is a predefined written procedural method, used to standardize a laboratory method and ensure successful replication of results.
What is Current Protocols?
Current Protocols has been the leading source of laboratory protocols for over 25 years and now comprises more than 14,000 techniques and procedures across 17 titles.
Are Current Protocols peer-reviewed?
Yes. Current Protocols techniques are selected and reviewed in depth by editorial boards consisting of distinguished life sciences researchers, and then rigorously edited by a scientifically qualified, in-house staff. All techniques are indexed in PubMed and Scopus.
What is Currentprotocols.com?
Designed following extensive consultation with practicing researchers, currentprotocols.com provides instant, easy access to protocol abstracts, material lists, and more, while linking to full-text content hosted on Wiley Online Library. Currentprotocols.com also features tools, calculators, videos, and webinars to help researchers both in the lab and beyond the bench.
Will current protocol help you? How to use it?
Practice by yourself and questions

A Practical Guide to The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) (in Bilingual)

  • Date: 2018-06-05
    14:00 ~ 16:00
  • Speaker: Dr. Ho-Ming Chen (Assistant Research Fellow, ABRC)
  • Place:A134 Room, Agricultural Technology Building

Since the Arabidopsis genome was finished in year 2000, the information derived from intensive studies of this plant model organism has been accumulated rapidly. The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) is a database providing comprehensive and up-to-date genetic and molecular biology data of Arabidopsis on a genome-wide scale.
This workshop will demonstrate how to interpret, retrieve and analyze various data types with the use of TAIR.
1. DNA analysis: cis-element, polymorphism, DNA methylation
2. RNA analysis: splicing, expression, plant ontology, small RNA, degradome
3. Protein analysis: domain, localization, modification, protein-protein interaction
4. Function analysis: gene ontology
5. Pathway analysis: AraCyc Pathways
6. Others: seed stock, ftp download


  • Date: 2018-07-24
    09:00~17:30
  • Speaker: Dr. Yet-Ran Chen (Associate Research Fellow, ABRC)
  • Place:Media Conference Room, Humanities and Social Science Building (3F)