[2020 Nov] Introduction to Terra for eMERGE

Derek Caetano-Anolles
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On November 10, 2020, instructors from the Broad Institute taught a 4-hour virtual webinar for the eMERGE group.




You can find all the materials here. To follow along with this workshop, please follow the pre-workshop instructions here.



Agenda & Video

This webinar was recorded and published here.



Terra Overview & Platform Tour
An overview of Terra functionality and introduction to the platform at a high level.

Data in the Cloud
Accessing and using data in the cloud; During this section you will pull data into a workspace and build a data model.

Using WDL scripts, you will run a workflow and learn the basics of troubleshooting.

Interactive Analysis
An introduction to interactive analysis using Jupyter Notebooks in Terra.


Interactive Analysis Tutorial
Using Jupyter Notebooks, you will perform some interactive plotting on publicly accessible data.

Billing and Access
An overview of billing setup and the granularity of access levels offered in Terra

Closing Remarks, Q&A



Further Resources

For more information on Terra, visit https://terra.bio/



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