Webinar 2019 2: March 2019

DATE: Monday, 25th March at 16:00 h (CET)
TITLE: Pathway analysis in the nutritional field using PathVisio and WikiPathways
HOST: Dr. Susan Coort (Department of Bioinformatics-BiGCaT, NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University, NL)

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Webinar resumé:
The aim of the webinar is to explain how pathway analysis in PathVisio can be performed and how it is applied in the nutritional field. The webinar will start with an explanation of the online biological pathway repository WikiPathways (www.wikipathways.org). It will be shown how pathways can be created and curated. Thereafter, pathway analysis of various types of omics data will be discussed. The overrepresentation analysis (ORA), the statistical method used, will be explained and it will be shown how the researcher can find affected biological processes based on molecular changes. The open-source pathway analysis tool, PathVisio (www.pathvisio.org), will be explained in detail. Both the statistical and visualization module within PathVisio will be addressed. Finally, several nutritional example studies will be described and the pathway results will be discussed.

Susan Coort is working as an assistant professor at the department of Bioinformatics-BiGCaT, NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University. Read more.

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