We are happy to announce the 3rd Annual European Bioinformatics Core Community (ÄBC2) Workshop taking place
Previously, this workshop was held at GCB 2016 (Berlin) and GCB 2017 (Tübingen). A similar workshop took place at ECCB 2016.
The number of bioinformatics core units in industrial and academic research environments is growing rapidly. This workshop provides a communication and exchange platform for scientific and service aspects of bioinformatics core units in Europe.
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Topics and who should attend
We address publicly used analysis infrastructures, bioinformatics service and research, as well as translational bioinformatics issues like integration of bio-banking, medical information (records) and the corresponding genomic information.
The topics discussed include, but are not limited to, ideas, new solutions and best practices in
Furthermore we cover the evolving relationship between research groups and core facilities and foster exchange on core unit organization and management, e.g. in areas like service and project management, scientific cooperation, bioinformatics teaching and bioinformatics career opportunities in core units.
Everyone working in a bioinformatics core unit or tasked with state-of-the art bioinformatics data analysis should not miss this event.
ÄBC2'18 is organized by
Share your experiences!
We are inviting the submission of talks on all aspects of bioinformatics core units, including scientific data analysis, data integration, administrative issues and much more.
For 2018, we are suggesting a number of focus topics that we believe to be of particular interest to the community:
Please note that this list is not exclusive, and you can still propose talks on any other topic relevant to core units!
To contribute, please prepare a short or extended abstract of your talk (1--3 pages) with your name(s), affiliation(s) and a summary of the points to be discussed. If there are more submissions than talk slots, the organizing committee will select talks based on perceived general interest and to balance different topics.
We are not looking for polished research papers, but for good and helpful ideas gained from practical experience and daily work.
There will be no published proceedings, although we may discuss at the workshop if we should send collected abstracts to a PrePrint server.
In the afternoon, we plan a practical session:
Please share your workflow with your peers and let them comment on it and gather feedback. We anticipate that we will be able to discuss a number of different workflows in small groups.
We will also have breakout groups to discuss topics of current interest Topics of discussion may include, but are not limited to:
Please send your contributions by email as a PDF attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org until September 10, 2018.
When, what and who?
|09:30||Arrival, registration, coffee||on site|
|10:20||Welcome address||the organizers|
|12:00||Lunch break (finger food, drinks, coffee)||on site|
|13:30||Session 2: Practical session|
|TBA: bring your own workflow to discuss|
|14:45||Summary of discussions|
|15:00||Coffee break||on site|
|15:30||Session 3: Parallel break-out groups|
|1. Methylome analysis workflows|
|2. Whole genome analysis: every read explained?|
|3. The storage conundrum|
|17:00||Presentation and discussion of BOG 1 results|
|17:20||Presentation and discussion of BOG 2 results|
|17:40||Presentation and discussion of BOG 3 results|
|18:00||End of workshop|
This schedule is preliminary and will be extended.
How to find it
The workshop is part of the workshops of the German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB) 2018 in Vienna.
The precise room for the workshop will be assigned and announced shortly before the meeting, depending on the number of participants.
Please see the venue information on the GCB website for more information.
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