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Entries from September 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012


Seminar: Alignment free read analysis 

Presented by Dr. Tom Conway, Senior Research Scientist, NICTA Victoria Research Laboratory

Dr Conway will be speaking about alignment free analysis techniques for sequence data which manipulate short fixed length "k-mers". He will also discuss some efficient ways of representing large sets of k-mers.

Room 103, Old Metallurgy Building, University of Melbourne 

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AMATA 2012 Conference @ Combio 

The 2012 Conference of AMATA – the Australasian Genomic Technologies Association will be held in conjunction with Combio2012 in Adelaide, September 23-27. Early bird registration and abstract submission close 22 June 2012. With a superb programme of international and national invited speakers AMATA members can save up to $245 to take part in this event.


Symposium: Epigenomics in the Capital

“Epigenomics in the Capital” is the inaugural one-day symposium on the regulation of epigenetics. This symposium brings together leading epigeneticists from all over Australia to showcase their findings. It aims to provide an avenue for discussion and exchange of ideas, in an effort to foster collaborative networks between researchers in the field of epigenomics.

Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

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Seminar: Function and evolution of genes in the human protein interaction network

Presented by

Dr Asa Perez-Bercoff
Computational Genomics Lab
Department of Genome Biology, JCSMR
Robertson Meeting Room 1, Research School of Biology (Blg 46), ANU.
The regular Bioinformatics Drop-in Session will be on from 1pm to 3.30pm, at the same location.
Lunch provided.

Seminar: bioinformatics, DNAseq and RNAseq analyses for the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine

Evgony Glazov from Life Technologies will run a Q&A session focussing on bioinformatics, DNAseq and RNAseq analyses for the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine
If you were planning to attend the previously advertised session, note that it's now at Robertson Meeting Room 1, Research School of Biology (Blg 46), ANU. It is no longer at the JCSMR Video Conference Room.
Lunch is provided.