MICW - Metagenome-specific Assembly: Jared Simpson

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's Jared Simpson on "Memory efficient sequence analysis using compressed data structures" 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 - Assembly Quality Evaluation: Alex Copeland and C. Titus Brown

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DOE JGI's Alex Copeland on "DOE JGI Quality Metrics" and Michigan State University's C. Titus Brown on "Approaches to Scaling and Improving Metagenome Assembly" 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.

Ed Buckler at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Ed Buckler of Cornell University and the USDA-ARS on "Insights from Sequencing the World's Most Diverse Crop: Maize" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Scott Hodges at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Scott Hodges of the University of California, Santa Barbara on "Genomic Speciation and Adaptation in Aquilegia" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Rob Knight at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Rob Knight of the University of Colorado on "Spatially and Temporally Resolved Studies of the Human Microbiome" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Terry Hazen at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Berkeley Lab microbial ecologist Terry Hazen delivers a keynote on "The Gulf Oil Spill: Ecogenomics and Ecoresilience" at the 6th Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2011.
Dr. Hazen will also be speaking about the Gulf oil spill as part of the JGI Science @ the Lesher series on the carbon cycle on May 9, 2011. More details at http://bit.ly/h0A14p