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Bioinformatics Australia 2009

Pre-Conference GMOD Workshop
28 October 2009, 2:00-6:00pm

A half day, pre-conference GMOD workshop was held at Bioinformatics Australia 2009 (BA2009) in Melbourne. The workshop was on Wednesday 28 October 2009, from 2-6pm.

The workshop introduced the GMOD project and many project components, and was run by Dave Clements of the GMOD Help Desk.


Presentation - Database Tools for Biologists (PDF, PowerPoint)
The presentation slides are available in two formats. The PowerPoint contains a few useful animations.
GBrowse NGS Tutorial
The worked example demonstrating how to display next generation sequencing (NGS) data in GBrowse is now available as a GMOD tutorial, complete with a starting VMware image.


Time Topic
2:00 Introduction
2:10 Software
2:15 Visualisation

GBrowse, JBrowse, GBrowse_syn, CMap, other Comparative Genomics viewers
Included a detailed GBrowse configuration example, showing some next generation sequence data.

3:55 Break
4:05 Data Management

Chado, BioMart, InterMine, GFF3

4:50 Annotation

MAKER, DIYA, Apollo, Textpresso, Community Annotation, Pipelines and Workflows

5:35 GMOD Project and Community

Bioplatforms Australia

This workshop was generously sponsored by Bioplatforms Australia, and admission to the workshop was included in the registration for Bioinformatics Australia 2009.

About Bioplatforms Australia

Bioplatforms Australia is a national body that supports Australian life science research through major investments in state-of-the-art platform technologies and by providing specialist services in genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics. Bioplatforms Australia represents an Australia-wide network of universities and research institutions that boast the nation’s best in biomolecular research capabilities. Its vision is to promote broad access to its infrastructure network and cutting edge expertise as well as enhance research efforts by offering an integrated 'omics' approach.


BA2009 Flier

If you work in Australia (or anywhere close to it!) please help spread the word on this workshop by downloading, printing and posting the workshop announcement at your workplace.