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WS-20

Metagenomic Approaches: Frontiers of Annotation and Assembly, Networking and Discovery
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Description:
The workshop will highlight an exciting array of leading bioinformatics—and data visualization tools presented by developers and users. Several prominent labs will discuss their bioinformatics packages and assistants will be on hand to provide technical instruction for specific applications within the featured pipelines.

Conveners:
ANDREA OTTESEN; FDA – (CFSAN) Ctr. for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD
FILIPA GODOY-VITORINO; Interamerican Univ. of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Faculty:
ANTONIO GONZALEZ; Univ. Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
J. GREGORY CAPORASO; Univ. of Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ
JAMES ROBERT WHITE; Independent Computational Biologist, Baltimore, MD
ADINA HOWE; Argonne Natl. Labs, East Lansing, MI
DAVID M. NEEDHAM; Univ.of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
JED FUHRMAN; Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
MATTHEW SULLIVAN; Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
BONNIE HURWITZ; Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
A. MURAT EREN; Josephine Bay Paul Ctr. for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution MBL, Woods Hole, MA
JOSE C. CLEMENTE; Mount Sinai Sch. of Med., New York, NY

ROB KNIGHT; Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
YOSHIKI VAZQUEZ BAEZA; Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
WILL VAN TREUREN; Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
DANIEL MCDONALD; Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
CATHERINE LOZUPONE; Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO