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Next meeting 14th August 2015

Date

Friday 14th August 2015

Location

IGMM Lecture Theatre, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM), Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU

Note: the building can be accessed via the main door at the front, currently marked as "new single entrance".

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Agenda

Please note: due to a full agenda, we are no longer able to accept any further speakers at this meeting. Thank you. 

Speaker Presentation title Time Additional information
LUNCH  

12:30-

13:30

 
Oliver Hoffmann (University of Glasgow) Validating whole genome variation for clinical sequencing

13:30-

14:10

 

Wilfried Haerty (University of Oxford) Population level transcriptomics
of lncRNAs in
human: searching for functional loci

14:10

14:50

 
Mick Watson (The Roslin Institute / Edinburgh Genomics) Beware the immeasurable: the genes RNA-Seq cannot accurately quantify and their role in human disease

14:50-

15:10

Plus a few slides about our work on MinION.
COFFEE   15:10-15:30  
Anne Braae (University of Nottingham) Deep sequencing Alzheimer’s disease associated genes identifies potential functional SNPs

15:30-

15:50

 
Annalaura Vacca (The University of Edinburgh) An integrated analysis of the transcriptional response of human macrophages to LPS

15:50-

16:10

 
Alison Meynert (MRC IGMM) Targeted BRCA1/2 sequencing of FFPE ovarian cancer tumour samples on the Ion PGM platform

16:10-

16:25

 
Peter Cock (The James Hutton Institute) An F1000Research "Channel" for NextGenBUG?

16:25-

16:35

Illustrated using the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC), channels are online open access collections of talk slides, videos, and posters from a scientific meeting.

Note: From 7-31 August 2015 Edinburgh is the location of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. So, why not come to the NextGenBUG meeting and visit a few shows in the evening? Or maybe even make a weekend of it?

Attendees

Colin Semple, Alison Meynert, Oliver Hoffmann, Wilfried Haerty, Bert Overduin, John McGowan, Duncan Godwin, Matthew Gemmell, Jonathan Manning, Eduardo de Paiva Alves, Sophie Shaw, Reema Singh, Peter Cock, Victoria Svinti, David Parry, Rob Hollis, Simon Harding, Graham Ritchie, Santosh Atanur, Zhenhua Hu, Mike Churchman, Ben Moore, Annalaura Vacca, Hila Emmert, Alan Yourell, Philippe Gautier, Rob Young, Nadejda Lupolova, Stuart Aitken, Dickie Clark, Gil Tomas, Dominic Pearce, Niamh Ryan, Aleix Arnau Soler, Malcolm Dunlop, Jacqueline Dickson, Martin Taylor, Christelle Robert, Joe Marsh, Jonathan Wells, Therese Bergendahl, Jonathan Moody, Chris Cole, Owen Dando, Sophie Marion de Procé, Ian Jackson, Leighton Pritchard, Ahmed Fetit, Grzegorz Kudla, Mark Blaxter, Marco Colombo, Anne Braae, Archie Campbell, Sue Jones, Katie Baker, Satwant Kaur, Maria Timofeeva, Dominic Laetsch, Frances Turner, Urmi Trivedi, Rob Stewart, Mick Watson, Alastair Kerr, Duncan Sproul, Shona Kerr, Reka Nagy, Timothee Cezard, Amanda Warr, Deppie Roumpeka, Stuart MacGowan, Sujai Kumar, Elisabet Sjökvist