MICW - Scalability of Comparative Analysis, Novel Algorithms and Tools: Kostas Mavrommatis

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DOE JGI's Kostas Mavrommatis, chair of the Scalability of Comparative Analysis, Novel Algorithms and Tools panel, at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Single Cells and Metagenomes: Phil Hugenholtz

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University of Queensland's Phil Hugenholtz on "Comparison of Normalized and Unnormalized Single Cell and Population Assemblies" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Single Cells and Metagenomes: Tanja Woyke and Ramunas Stepanauskas

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DOE JGI's Tanja Woyke, chair of the Single Cells and Metagenomes session, delivers an introduction, followed by Bigelow Laboratory's Ramunas Stepanauskas on "Single Cell and Metagenomic Assemblies: Biology Drives Technical Choices and Goals" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Metagenome Specific Assembly: Yasubumi Sakakibara

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Keio University's Yasumbumi Sakakibara on "MetaVelvet: An Extension of Velvet Assembler to de novo Metagenome Assembly from Short Sequence Reads" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Metagenome-specific Assembly: Patrick Chain

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Patrick Chain of DOE JGI at LANL, Co-Chair of the Metagenome-specific Assembly session, on "Metagenome Assembly at the DOE JGI" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Metagenome-Specific Assembly: Francis Chin

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University of Hong Kong's Francis Chin on "Meta-­‐IDBA: A de novo Assembler for Metagenomic Data" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Introduction to Metagenomics at DOE JGI: Susannah Tringe

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Susannah Tringe of the DOE Joint Genome Institute talks about the Program Overview and Program Informatics at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Introduction to Metagenomics at the DOE JGI: Nikos Kyrpides

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After a quick introduction by DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin, DOE JGI's Nikos Kyrpides delivers the opening remarks at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Demo: Old genome coordinates to new

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Genome sequences are updated with time. Your data might be on an older version of the genome, for example the human genome assembly NCBI36 (also known as hg18 by UCSC). In 2009, this assembly was updated to GRCh37 (named hg19 by UCSC). You can use the Ensembl archive site to view the older genome: http://may2009.archive.ensembl.org . To convert your coordinates to the newest genome sequence, use the Ensembl assembly converter (demonstrated in this video.)

Nematic Colloids

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Ivan Smalyukh gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about nematic colloids, how they are bound, methods of assembly, localized defects, and exotic assembly.