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Next meeting: Dundee, 11th October 2016


Tuesday 11th October 2016


The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK

Directions to The James Hutton Institute can be found here.

Upon arrival, please report to the staff at reception, who will show you to the seminar room.



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Speaker Talk title Time More information
LUNCH LUNCH 12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
Josh Quick (University of Birmingham) Deploying a mobile sequencing lab for Zika virus surveillance 13:30 - 14:30
Teja Yarra (The University of Edinburgh / British Antarctic Survey) Insights into shell formation in molluscs using shell repair and RNASeq 14:30 - 14:50
Runxuan Zhang (The James Hutton Institute) A high quality Arabidopsis transcriptome for accurate transcript-level analysis of alternative splicing 15:10 - 15:30
Mark Blaxter (The University of Edinburgh) Palaeogenomics: Fossils reveal the dynamics of nematode-Wolbachia associations 15:30 - 15:50
Frank Wright (Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS)) Phylogenetic analysis of protein-coding DNA - overview of methods and software 15:50 - 16:10


Peter Cock, Josh Quick, Fulvia Draicchio, Francesco Gastaldello, Mark Blaxter, Peter Thorpe, Joanne Lim, Lewis Stevens, Darrol Baker, Kimon Froussios, Jan Gravemeyer, Dominik R Laetsch, Carlos Caurcel, Antonio Ribeiro, Georgios Koutsovoulos, Teja Yarra, Wenbin Guo, Runxuan Zhang, Simon Young, Katie Emelianova, Frank Wright, Azlina Bahari, Tracy Ballinger, Daniel Robertson, Leighton Pritchard, Jamie Orr, Duncan Berger, Ramon Fallon, Cristina Casao, Marcel Lafos, Monika Zwirek, Frances Turner, Eiring Xemantilotou, Ewan Mollison, Reema Singh, Elisabet Sjokvist, Sujai Kumar, Richard Challis, Jim Procter, Carlijn Boogaardt, Marek Gierlinski

NextGenBUG is co-ordinated and sponsored by Edinburgh Genomics, The University of Edinburgh's next generation genomics facility.