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The 2017 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2017) is being held in Montpellier, France, 26-30 June.  GCC2017 will include keynotes and accepted talks, poster sessions, demos, birds-of-a-feather meetups, exhibitors, and plenty of networking opportunities. There will also be three days of pre-conference activities, including hackathons and training. If you work in data-intensive biomedical research, there is no better place than GCC2017 to present your work and to learn from others.
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Wednesday, June 28 • 09:00 - 11:30
Introduction to Galaxy admin: Setting up a Galaxy instance as a service

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What is important when you set up a Galaxy server from scratch, what are the pitfalls you might run into, how to interact with the potential users of the service you gonna offer, and how to make sure, the Galaxy instance you have set up is really used in the end. After a general introduction, several Galaxy installations are presented. The session will include some demonstrations and hands-on exercises. We will finish with a panel discussion, where we intend to discuss questions from the workshop participants.

 - Virtualbox installed on the laptop 
 - The VM for the course downloaded from
      and Imported into Virtualbox (File > Import Appliance)
 - Familiar with the Bioinformatics problems (and their solutions) that wet lab scientists run into.
 - Knowledge and comfort with the Unix/Linux command line interface and a text editor. If you don't know what cd, mv, rm, mkdir, chmod, grep and so on can do then you will struggle in this workshop.
 - A wi-fi enabled laptop with a modern web browser. Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari will work best. 

avatar for Jochen Bick

Jochen Bick

ETH Zürich
avatar for Nikolay Aleksandrov Vazov

Nikolay Aleksandrov Vazov

Senior Engineer, University of Oslo
University of Oslo
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Sabry Razick

Senior engineer, University of Oslo
University of Oslo

Wednesday June 28, 2017 09:00 - 11:30
Sully 3 Level 1, Le Corum

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