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Jan 2014 GMOD Meeting

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GMOD held a community meeting in San Diego in January 2014. Materials from the meeting are currently being gathered and will all be assembled here. If you attended the meeting and have slides or a poster to share, please add it to the wiki or email it to the GMOD helpdesk and we will post it for you.

Keynote Speaker

Andrew Su
Andrew Su

"A Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD) for the Long Tail of Sequenced Genomes"

Andrew Su is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute. His research focuses on applying the tools of bioinformatics, statistics, crowdsourcing, and computer science to biomedical discovery. Prior to joining Scripps in July 2011, he was the Associate Director of Bioinformatics at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) in San Diego, CA. He also serves as an Executive Editor of the journal Gene and on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Gene Ontology Consortium.


Thursday, January 16

Time Topic Presenter(s) Presentation
09:15 Introductions Scott Cain
09:30 The State of GMOD Scott Cain Slides, YouTube
10:15 Coffee break
10:30 High throughput comparative genomics using a Chado backend Mara Kim Slides, YouTube
11:00 Keynote: A Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD) for the Long Tail of Sequenced Genomes Andrew Su Slides,YouTube and some of the discussion following
12:00 Lunch and poster session
1:15 JBrowse and WebApollo Robert Buels Slides
2:00 Migrating from GBrowse to JBrowse Richard Hayes Slides
2:30 Crowdsourcing genomics with Ash dieback Dan MacLean and Martin Page Slides and resources, YouTube
3:00 Coffee break
3:15 Galaxy Project Update Dave Clements Slides
3:45 Drunken Noodle (really, Ken?) Ken Youens-Clark Slides
4:15 Creating and Maintaining Sustainable Scientific Resources Bob Muller Slides, YouTube
4:45 Wrap up Scott Cain

Friday, January 17

Time Topic Presenter(s) Links
09:15 Unit testing for Chado databases Siddhartha Basu Slides, YouTube
09:45 Tripal Lacey Sanderson Slides YouTube
10:15 The FlyBase health module Andy Schroeder Slides, YouTube
10:45 Coffee break
11:00 Coffee Genome Hub Stéphanie Bocs Slides
11:30 Canto community curation tool (screencast) Amelia Ireland for Val Wood, PomBase Video at YouTube
12:00 Lunch
1:15 MAKER Daniel Ence Slides
1:45 Google Summer of Code Amelia Ireland GSoC and the Genome Informatics group
2:00 Lightning talks
  • CViT: Chromosome Visualization Tool - Slides - YouTube
  • Updates from the Cancer Genome Project - Slides
  • Evolutionary Synthesis of Human Pregnancy - Slides


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