The Merlot Microbiome Project: Exploring the relationship between plant associated microbes & the health/wealth of Merlot vines

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13 ). Jack Gilbert (Argonne National Laboratory, USA). The Merlot Microbiome Project: Exploring the relationship between plant associated microbes and the health and wealth of Merlot vines.

Confronting the rare biosphere

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13 ). Morning lecture by Mitchell Sogin (Marine Biology Laboratory, USA), introduced by Frank Oliver Glöckner (MPI Bremen & Jacobs University Bremen). Confronting the rare biosphere.

Genomics, metagenomics and data standards

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Evening lecture by James Tiedje (Michigan State University, USA), introduced by Dawn Field (CEH, UK).
Genomics, metagenomics and data standards.

MetaHIT: exploring the human microbiome

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Junjie Qin (BGI, China).
MetaHIT: exploring the human microbiome.

PanOCT: Automated Clustering of Orthologs using Conserved Gene Neighborhood for Pan-Genomic Analysis of Bacterial Strains and Cl

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13 ). Granger Sutton (J. Craig Venter Institute, USA). PanOCT: Automated Clustering of Orthologs using Conserved Gene Neighborhood for Pan-Genomic Analysis of Bacterial Strains and Closely Related Species.

UNITE database for molecular identification of fungal communities in metagenomic studies

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Kessy Abarenkov (University of Tartu, Estonia).
UNITE database for molecular identification of fungal communities in metagenomic studies.

Fungi Indoors: creating the appropriate databases for fungal research

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Jason Stajich (UC-Riverside, USA).
Fungi Indoors: creating the appropriate databases for fungal research.

Exploring the microbial world multiple cells at a time!

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Patrick Chain (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA).
Exploring the microbial world multiple cells at a time!

Bioinformatic Portal System for fungal functional, comparative and evolutionary genomics

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Jaeyoung Choi (Seoul National University, Korea).
Bioinformatic Portal System for fungal functional, comparative and evolutionary genomics.

Viral discovery by metagenomics sequencing of clinical samples

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The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13).

Gane Ka-Shu Wong (University of Alberta, Canada and BGI-Shenzhen)
Viral discovery by metagenomics sequencing of clinical samples