News/GMOD @ PAG 2011
GMOD will have a stronger presence then ever at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG 2011), being held January 15-19 in San Diego. This includes, for the first time, an all day GMOD Workshop on Wednesday, January 19th, featuring extended talks on
- MAKER: An easy to use genome annotation pipeline
- Galaxy: Analyze, Visualize, Communicate
- JBrowse: A Next Generation Genome Browser
- Tripal: A Construction Toolkit for Online Genomic Databases
- GMODviews: A web-based knowledge-base and user-configurable interface for GMOD databases and tools, including Tripal, GBrowse, and Chado DBs
- GBrowse_syn: The Generic Synteny Browser
PAG 2011 will also feature workshops and tutorials covering
- BioMart: Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes
- GBrowse: The Generic Genome Browser: A Hands on Workshop for Installing, Configuring and Using Your Own GBrowse
- CMap: Using Gramene: A Genomics and Genetics Resource for Rice and other Grasses
Many GMOD users and GMOD developers, including Stephen Ficklin (Tripal), Carson Holt (MAKER), Barry Moore (SOBA, MAKER), Dan Blankenberg (Galaxy), Mitch Skinner (JBrowse), Ken Youens-Clark (CMap), Mike Caudy (GMODviews), Rob Buels (Bio::Chado::Schema, GBrowse_syn), and Scott Cain (Chado, GBrowse, ...) will be attending PAG this year. Please seek each other out.
PS: In addition, three of the GMOD developers (Dan, Mitch, Scott) are also available to visit organizations in the San Diego area during the meeting.