Contributions

The following list includes only slides and tutorials where the individual has been added to the contributor list. This may not include the sum total of their contributions to the training materials (e.g. GTN css or design, tutorial datasets, workflow development, etc.) unless described by a news post.

GitHub Activity

Tutorials

Slides

News

Screenshot of the GTN Video Library Home page

After runnning a number of virtual training events this year (e.g. Smörgåsbord, GCC2021), we now have a large collection of training videos around the GTN materials, created by this community.

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As part of our work under the Gallantries Grant we are establishing a new topic within the GTN specifically focused on Data Science skills. This topic will include tutorials covering things such as:

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Screenshot of the GitPod workspace. A file browser pane on the left, terminal on the bottom, text editor in the middle, and preview of the rendered GTN website on the right.

Want to contribute to the GTN without installing anything on your own computer? GitPod provides an online workspace for editing the GTN tutorials, and showing a live preview of the GTN website with your changes. This tutorial shows you how to set up GitPod, how to use it to get a live preview of the GTN website, and how to save any changes you make back to your GitHub fork. This makes it easier than ever to contribute to the GTN!

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Did you ever start teaching a GTN tutorial, only to realise something changed recently? Oh no! A while ago the GTN created an Archive to address just this concern. On every tag, we’d build a copy of the website which we would place online and never touch again. This way we’d have permanent online copies so that if someone needed to go back to an older version of the GTN, they could.

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Hello in many languages

¡El primer tutorial en español ya está disponible! Galaxy siempre ha tenido tutoriales traducidos automáticamente mediante Google-Translate, ahora nos estamos embarcando en un nuevo proyecto para estudiar la experiencia de aprendizaje con tutoriales en bioinformática traducidos por humanos. Nuestro objetivo es crear un paquete de tutoriales para el análisis de datos single-cell (célula única) en primera instancia, con el fin de estudiar su uso y utilidad en un taller para hablantes nativos de español. Agradecemos enormemente a las nuevas participantes AvatarPatricia Carvajal López

y AvatarAlejandra Escobar-Zepeda

(EMBL-EBI) así como a las miembros existentes de GTN AvatarBeatriz Serrano-Solano

(University of Freiburg), AvatarSaskia Hiltemann

& AvatarHelena Rasche

(Erasmus-MC), por su arduo trabajo en este proyecto de traducción y mantenimiento y, por supuesto, a AvatarWendi Bacon

(The Open University/EBI) como líder de proyecto.

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Assembly visualisation from the Bandage tool

Two new assembly tutorials have been added to the GTN! These tutorials walk you through the process of assembling MRSA strains from real-world datasets. MRSA stands for “Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus, it is resistance to several antibiotics and is a common source of hospital-acquired infections and outbreaks. In this tutorial you will assess the quality of your data, perform an assembly and assess its quality, analyze your data for the presence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) genes, and annotate the genome using Prokka and JBrowse.

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Snippets have received an major overhaul! Snippets/FAQs are small reusable bits of training, often answering a single question. In addition to the general Galaxy snippets, we now also support topic-level and tutorial-level FAQs. This will allow contributors to add common questions and answers to their tutorials, which not only can be included in the tutorial text itself, but are also used to autogenerate an FAQ page for the tutorial or topic listing all common questions (and answers).This will be useful both to participants following tutorials via self-study, and also to instructors preparing for a training event.

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CoFest logo with two generic people shapes conversing next to the GTN logo and text 'gtn cofest'

Every 3 months we organise one day dedicated to the GTN community! Thursday, May 20th is the next GTN CoFest. We will be working on the training materials, have discussions with the global Galaxy traning community. Do you teach with Galaxy? Want to learn how to add your tutorial to the GTN? New to the community and just want to learn more? Everybody is welcome!

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The GTN instructors community has just run the largest-ever Galaxy training event: “the GTN Smörgåsbord: A Global Galaxy Course”, co-organized with the Gallantries and the CINECA project and the Galaxy Training Network.

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