Genome Informatics 2014 Conference (#gi2014)

Genome Informatics 2014 Conference (#gi2014)

The conference is taking place between 21-24th September. In twitter, follow #gi2014 hashtag to see comments from attendees.

Program -

Scientific Programme Committee:

Jennifer Harrow Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Daniel MacArthur Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Michael Schatz Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

**Keynote Speakers: **

Roderic Guigo, CRG, Spain

Serafim Batzoglou, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Invited Speaker & Sessions Topics:

**Personal and Medical Genomics **

Atul Butte, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Elizabeth Worthey, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Epigenomics and Non-Coding Genome

Rafael Irizarry, Harvard School Of Public Health, USA

Zhiping Weng, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

Databases, Data Mining, Visualization, Ontologies and Curation

Peter Robinson, Charit-Universittsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Jennifer Wortman, Broad Institute, USA

Sequencing Pipelines and Assembly

Zamin Iqbal, University of Oxford, UK

Jared Simpson, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada

Comparative, Evolutionary and Metagenomics

Janet Kelso, MPI-EVA, Germany

Nick Loman, Birmingham University, UK

Transcriptomics, Alternative Splicing and Gene Predictions

Tuuli Lappalainen, New York Genome Center, USA

John Marioni, EMBL-EBI, UK


R. Bacigalupe



The current talk is from Samarth Rangavittal on #Sequencing #Gorilla Y Chromosome using PacBio. Follow the discussions real time here at twitter. We will add any interesting comment we find below.



On Nanopore, Nick Loman said -




Jared Simpson on assembly-based variant calling -


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