Jim Bristow delivers DOE JGI welcome remarks

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Jim Bristow, Deputy Director of Programs at the DOE Joint Genome Institute, discusses the impact of advances in sequencing technologies on large genome centers on June 3, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Sequencing Technologies Panel at SFAF

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From left to right: Steve Turner of Pacific Biosciences, Haley Fiske of Illumina, Jim Knight of Roche, Michael Rhodes of Life Technologies and Peter Vander Horn of Life Technologies' Single Molecule Sequencing group discuss new sequencing technologies and applications on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Haley Fiske on "New Applications and Sequencing Instrumentation"

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Haley Fiske of Illumina discusses improvements to Illumina platforms and methods on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Nikos Kyrpides on “The Future of Microbial Genomics”

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Nikos Kyrpides, head of the Genome Biology group at the DOE Joint Genome Institute discusses current challenges in the field of microbial genomics on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

GenePRIMP: A tool for improving microbial gene prediction quality

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Amrita Pati of the DOE Joint Genome Institute's Genome Biology group describes the software tool GenePRIMP and how it fits into the quality control pipeline for microbial genomics. Further details regarding GenePRIMP appear in a paper published online May 2, 2010 in Nature Methods.

Niranjan Nagarajan on "Towards the $1000 genome"

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Niranjan Nagarajan from the University of Maryland discusses the impact of new technologies on finishing at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on May 28, 2009.

Shanmuga Sozhamannan on "To 'Finish' or not to 'Finish' - the $64K question in Genomics"

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Shanmuga Sozhamannan of the Biological Defense Research Directorate at the Naval Medical Research Center discusses how next generation sequencing technologies can be applied to clinical and biothreat situations at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on May 28, 2009.

Alla Lapidus on "New technology drafts: production and improvements"

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Alla Lapidus, head of the DOE Joint Genome Institute's Finishing group, gives a talk on how the DOE JGI's microbial genome sequencing pipeline has been adapted to accommodate next generation sequencing platforms at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on May 28, 2009.