"Whole Genome Comparisons of Bacillus subtilis" - Ashlee Earl, Harvard University, @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Ashlee Earl (Harvard University) speaking at the DOE JGI 2009 User Meeting on March 26 with an introduction by Dan Rohksar.

"Plant Genomics Roadmap" - Jeff Dangl, Univ. of North Carolina, @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jeff Dangl (Univ. of North Carolina) speaking at the DOE JGI 2009 User Meeting on March 25.

"Cellulosome Engineering" - Jamie Cate, EBI, @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jamie Cate, Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) speaking at the DOE JGI 2009 User Meeting on March 25.

David Bruce, JGI @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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David Bruce speaking at the "JGI 101 workshop" tutorial, 2009 DOE JGI User Meeting

"Phylochip Analysis of Microbial Diversity" - Gary Andersen, LBNL @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Gary Andersen Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) presentation for DOE JGI '09 User Meeting on March 26, 2009, introduction by Len Pennacchio (JGI).

What Genomes Can Tell Us About the Past by Sydney Brenner - Part 2: (42:36)

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In the second part of talk, I explore other clues that suggest that genomes are not at equilibrium. Some genes appear to be changing more slowly and these older "fossil" genes in modern day genomes may give us insight into the distant past. I also hope to convince you that many of the great mysteries in contemporary biology do not require big research labs but can be solved through "home genomics"- piecing together information through a computer, the internet, and an inquisitive mind.

Second Generation RNA-seq

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Next-generation sequencing is revolutionizing our knowledge of the human and other genomes and is increasingly being used in new and unexpected areas. This meeting is intended to help the next-generation of scientists to extend the use and application of this exciting technology. If you are new to next-generation sequencing this meeting will be an excellent introduction to the current state of the art as well as an overview of new applications that may be applicable to your research. There...

The Importance of Marine Picoeukaryotes and the Search for Lost Time

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Unicellular eukaryotes are responsible for a massive amount of photosynthetic carbon fixation in marine systems. The smallest among these fall within the “pico” size fraction (<2 micrometers in diameter), are broadly distributed – from coastal to open-ocean environments – and are highly diverse. Picoeukaryotes contribute a significant proportion of the biomass and primary production within this size fraction, often rivaling their cyanobacterial counterparts Prochlorococcus and...

Efficient Metagenomics Data Processing: Pitfalls and Solutions

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Nikos Kyrpides, Joint Genome Institute Co-authors: Kostas Mavrommatis, Natalia Ivanova Metagenomics has emerged as a powerful tool for exploration of the functional capabilities of microbial communities regardless of the ability of their members to grow in pure culture. However, little is known for the efficacy of the methods used to process these datasets. Further more, sequencing of environmental genomic DNA usually results in large, highly fragmented datasets representing a significant...

Towards a Standards Compliant Literature: The GSC eJournal

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George Garrity, Michigan State University Standards in Genomic Sciences (SIGS) is a new Open Access publication that is being created in cooperation with the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC). It is in tended to fill an unmet need for rapid publication of standards compliant reports on genomes and metagenomes, standard operating procedures relevant to large-scale sequencing initiatives, and various forms of technical reports, policy statements, meeting reports and other con tent that is...