SMRT Informatics Developers Conference

San Diego, January 13

Please join us for a half-day collaborative informatics conference focused on developing and improving data analysis tools for PacBio SMRT Sequencing data.

At the SMRT Informatics Developers conference, in-person brainstorming and idea exchange among software developers and the bioinformatics community will focus on de novo genome assembly and analysis tools for the Iso-Seq full-length transcript sequencing data.

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Keynote speaker:

  • Sergey Koren, Ph.D., National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health 

De novo assembly:

  • Jason Chin, Ph.D., PacBio
  • Alex Hastie, Ph.D., BioNano Genomics

Iso-Seq Analysis:

  • Kin Fai Au, Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • Ana Conesa, Ph.D., University of Florida
  • Meisam Razaviyayn, Ph.D., Stanford University
  • Serghei Mangul, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Elizabeth Tseng, Ph.D., PacBio
Time Description
12.00 – 12.30 p.m. Registration and lunch
12.30 – 12.40 p.m. Introduction presented by PacBio
12.40 – 1.20 p.m. Keynote speaker 
1.20 – 1.40 p.m. Overview of PacBio data and its unique features, applications – presented by PacBio 
1.40 – 2.30 p.m. "Shotgun" intro presentations for each application area 
2.30 – 2.45 p.m.  Break
2.45 – 3.50 p.m.  De novo breakout session
3.55 – 5.00 p.m.  IIso-Seq Analysis breakout session
5.00 – 5.20 p.m. Summary from breakout sessions
5.20 – 5.30 p.m. Closing remarks – presented by PacBio

When:                  Wednesday, January 13, Noon - 5:30 p.m.
Where:                 Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA
                              (After the close of the Plant & Animal Genome (PAG) Conference

Event Details:


This event is free and open to all members of the developers and bioinformatics community. Registration for PAG is not required.

P.S.  If attending PAG conference, please learn more about our Workshop: Discover a More Complete View of Genetic Diversity

The registration for this event is now closed.

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