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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
Small genome de novo assembly using Galaxy

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Tutorial, Slides

Workshop will cover the basics of de novo genome assembly using a small genome example. This includes project planning steps, selecting fragment sizes, initial assembly of reads into fully covered contigs, and then assembling those contigs into larger scaffolds that may include gaps. The end result will be a set of contigs and scaffolds with sufficient average length to perform further analysis on, including genome annotation. This workshop will use tools and methods targeted at small genomes. The basics of assembly and scaffolding presented here will be useful for building larger genomes, but the specific tools and much of the project planning will be different.

Prerequisites
  • Galaxy 101 or equivalent experience.
  • A wi-fi enabled laptop with a modern web browser. Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari will work best. 

Instructors
avatar for Dan Blankenberg

Dan Blankenberg

Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
avatar for Simon Gladman

Simon Gladman

Melbourne Bioinformatics, The University of Melbourne



Wednesday June 28, 2017 09:00 - 11:30
Sully 2 Level 1, Le Corum

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