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Sequencing, Finishing and Analysis in the Future Meeting 2009


Areas emphasized at this conference included:

Keynote speakers

  • Eric Green, Scientific Director of NHGRI, Chief of the Genome Technology Branch, & Director of the NISC
  • Evan Eichler, Professor of Genome Sciences, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
  • Owen White, Professor, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland

Genome Sequencing:

  • New sequencing technologies (454, Solexa, SOLiD, Pacific Biosciences, etc.)
  • Draft sequencing strategies (prokaryotes, eukaryotes, metagenomics, etc.)
  • De novo sequencing, re-sequencing, RNA sequencing, metagenomics, etc.

Genome Assembly:

  • Whole genome assemblers and integration of next generation data
  • De novo assemblers for short reads
  • New basecallers and standardization of qualities
  • Metagenomic assemblies

Genome Finishing:

  • Finishing systems and pipelines (automated, manual, etc.)
  • Next generation finishing tools and technologies
  • Quality standards for new technologies and mixed data sets
  • Metagenomic finishing

Genome Analysis:

  • Genome annotation tools and pipelines
  • Genomic pathway identification tools and pipelines
  • Comparative genomics, re-sequencing, SNPs, structural variation
  • Metagenomic analysis

2009 Meeting

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The Sequencing, Finishing and Analysis in the Future meeting is sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute.

No registration fee is required.


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