Abstract Submission Process

Focusing on methods and computational tools used to help sequence, assemble, and finish genomes, including new sequencing technologies.


  • Shannon Johnson
  • (505) 606-2201
  • Email

Rules and Instructions for Abstract Submission

      • Please do not submit an abstract until you have registered via the Eventbrite site
      • Indicate preference of poster or oral presentation
      • Limit text to 500 words
      • Please submit abstracts online at http://sfaf2015.exordo.com/
      • Deadline for submission: March 27, 2015
      • Questions or issues: Please contact Shannon Johnson at shannonj@lanl.gov

Please assign your abstract to one of these four topics (topics subject to change):

Sequencing: Sample to Data

  • New platforms
  • New DNA and/or RNA Focused Chemistries
  • Data Quality

Assembly, Improvement and Finishing

  • Automated and Semi-Automated Improvements
  • Genome/Metagenome/Transcriptome Assembly
  • Tools, Pipelines and Quality Metrics

Data Analysis

  • Genome/Metagenome/Transcriptome Annotation
  • Pathway and/or Organism Identification
  • Comparative Genomics/Transcriptomics
  • Tools, Pipelines and Data Management

Applications (feel free to suggest additional applications)

  • Biosurveillance
  • Forensics
  • Clinical Metagenomics/Transcriptomics
  • Non-Clinical Metagenomics/Transcriptomics

Decisions on abstract acceptance will be provided via email by TBA

Review Process

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. All submissions will be considered eligible for oral or poster presentation.

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