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EMBL-EBI: Interactions and pathways - Intact



This workshop will give an introduction to the protein interaction database IntAct and the Complex Portal service. You will also briefly learn how to visualise protein interactions using the Cytoscape application.



Birgit Meldal, EMBL-EBI


Audience and Prerequisites

  • This workshop is aimed at researchers who are either generating or integrating molecular interaction data in their research. This could be protein-protein interaction as well as protein-RNA, protein-DNA and protein-small molecular interactions
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals


Syllabus, Tools and Resources

During this course you will learn about:

  • Open-source tools for searching, creating, representing and analysing molecular interaction data
  • Data formats and standards for molecular interaction data
  • The EMBL-EBI’s IntAct database and Complex Portal
  • Briefly exploring Cytoscape, a powerful application for analysing molecular interaction networks


Learning Objectives

After this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the types of data, and data formats, found in molecular interaction databases
  • Analyse molecular interaction data
  • Apply tools for basic molecular interaction network analysis



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Intact: quick tour

Intact webinar

Complex portal: quick tour

Complex portal: webinar



09:30 - 10:00 Introduction to molecular interactions, data formats and standards Birgit Meldal
10:00 - 10:30 Introduction to IntAct Birgit Meldal
10:30 - 11:00 Hands-on Tutorial: IntAct Birgit Meldal
11:00 - 11:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Introduction to PSIQUIC Birgit Meldal
12:00 - 12:30 Intrudction to the Complex Portal Birgit Meldal
12:30 - 12:45 Hands-on Tutorial: Complex Portal Birgit Meldal
13:00 End of workshop
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