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Meeting 10th December 2012

NextGenBUG meeting 10th December 2012

This extra NextGenBug meeting is to take special advantage of the visit to the UK by Titus Brown.

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Meeting details

Please note that this meeting is being held on a Monday (rather than the typical Tuesday), in order to take advantage of Prof Titus Brown's visit. Titus will be leaving in the afternoon in order to attend and speak at the inaugural “Bioinformatics & Balti” Midlands Sequencing and Bioinformatics Meeting in Birmingham.

Monday, 10th December, 12.30 for lunch
University of Edinburgh (ContactKarim Gharbi )
Venue: King's Buildings Campus, Swann Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Directions: Building 23 on the King's Buildings. Campus map, Public Bus Services Bus route: 24, 38, 41, 42 and 67

*Suggested 20 minutes presentations. If you need more time, please contact us.

Time, topic, and speaker proposed by
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 14:20 Compressive computing for next-generation sequencing data: making assembly fast, easy, and sensitive C. Titus Brown, Michigan State University, Slides
14:20 to 14:30 Discussion (questions from Titus' talk) -
14:30 to 15:00 Coffee -
15:00 to 15:20 GeneProf and the new GeneProf Web Services Florian Halbritter, Edinburgh
15.20 to 15.40 20 minute talk
15.40 to 16.00 Badger: a lightweight genome environment Ben Elsworth, Edinburgh

Confirm name / Vegetarian
Titus Brown
Mark Blaxter Yes
Karim Gharbi
Peter Cock
Alex Lainson
Julia Loecherbach
Darren Obbard
Alastair Kerr
Le Yu
Jon Manning Yes
Donald Dunbar
Tony Travis
Timothee Cezard
Seanna McTaggart
Joseph Hughes
Duncan Godwin
Florian Halbritter
Beate Nurnberger
Alison McGarvey
James Prendergast
Shaun Webb
Susan Fairley Yes
Michaela Spitzer
Jan Wildenhain
Ben Elsworth Yes
Lam Ha
Sinclair Cooper
Katie Emelianova Yes
Elisa Anastasi
Ian Simpson
Chris Cole
Natasha Kousa
Simon Tomlinson
Catherine Kidner
Wan Fahmi Yes
Mark Fell
Ross Fraser
Lee Murphy
Angie Fawkes
John Davey
Nick Schurch
Paul McAdam
Micha Bayer
Nancy Giang
Leighton Pritchard
Stephen Bridgett Yes
Emily Richardson Yes
Richard Clark
Erik Koenen
Frank Wright Yes
Maud Swanson
Shriram Bhosle Yes

NextGenBUG is co-ordinated and sponsored by Edinburgh Genomics, The University of Edinburgh's next generation genomics facility.