Come meet the analysis experts from the PacBio community and share your bioinformatics experience!
Join us for this collaborative half-day informatics conference focused on:

  • Learning and sharing your experience about using, developing, and improving data analysis tools for PacBio SMRT Sequencing data
  • In-person brainstorming and idea exchange among software developers, users, and the bioinformatics community
  • De novo genome assembly, genome annotation utilizing the Iso-Seq full-length transcript sequencing data, and targeted sequencing applications
This event is free and open to all members of the developer and bioinformatics community. Registration for PAG XXVI is not required.

Download the agenda.

Speakers include:
Keynote Speaker:
  • Tim Smith, Ph.D., Genetics, Breeding and Animal Health Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center


  • Brett Bowman, Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics, PacBio
  • Ana Conesa, Ph.D., Genomics of Gene Expression, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • James Drake, Director, Algorithms, PacBio
  • Sergey Koren, Ph.D., National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Zev Kronenberg, Ph.D., Senior Computational Biologist, Phase Genomics
  • Elizabeth Tseng, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Bioinformatics, PacBio
  • Aaron Wenger, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Bioinformatics, PacBio

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. 
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Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time:           12:00 – 4:30 p.m. PST
Location: Town and Country Hotel
Pacific Salon Ballroom 2 & 3
San Diego, CA