Introduction to Galaxy Analyses

Galaxy is a scientific workflow, data integration, and data and analysis persistence and publishing platform that aims to make computational biology accessible to research scientists that do not have computer programming experience.

You can view the tutorial materials in different languages by clicking the dropdown icon next to the slides (slides) and tutorial (tutorial) buttons below.


Your First Analysis

These are the core, foundational topics for learning how to use Galaxy.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
Introduction to Galaxy
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A short introduction to Galaxy plain text tutorial
From peaks to genes
Galaxy 101
Galaxy 101 for everyone
Introduction to Genomics and Galaxy

Go a bit further

Explore the Galaxy a bit further after you've finished the basics.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
Data Manipulation Olympics tutorial
How to reproduce published Galaxy analyses
IGV Introduction
NGS data logistics
Options for using Galaxy
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Galaxy instances

You can use a public Galaxy instance which has been tested for the availability of the used tools. They are listed along with the tutorials above.

You can also use the following Docker image for these tutorials:

docker run -p 8080:80

NOTE: Use the -d flag at the end of the command if you want to automatically download all the data-libraries into the container.

It will launch a flavored Galaxy instance available on http://localhost:8080. This instance will contain all the tools and workflows to follow the tutorials in this topic. Login as admin with password password to access everything.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions regarding this topic have been collected on a dedicated FAQ page . Common questions related to specific tutorials can be accessed from the tutorials themselves.


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