Presentation on NCBI’s genome browser at Rocky Mountain Genomics Hackcon

On June 18, 2019, NCBI’s Sanjida Rangwala will demonstrate the rich data visualization capabilities of NCBI’s genome browser at a conference that is part of the Rocky Mountain Genomics Hackcon.  As mentioned in a previous post, NCBI staff will also … Continue reading

NCBI to help with Rocky Mountain Genomics HackCon, June 17 – 21, 2019

The NCBI will participate in a one-day conference on June 18, 2019 and a hackathon, June 19-21, 2019 as a part of Rocky Mountain Genomics Hackcon 2019 at the BioFrontiers Institute in Boulder Colorado. The conference will feature technical speakers … Continue reading

Computational Medicine in the Cloud Hackathon: June 10-11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the first ever Computational Medicine in the Cloud Hackathon! NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in Baltimore, Maryland hosted by the Johns Hopkins University. We’re specifically looking for folks who have experience in working … Continue reading

Women-led Biodata Science Hackathon May 8-10, 2019

NCBI is excited to host our first Women-led Hackathon, a collaborative biodata science event organized by women on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland! NIH has a strong interest in enhancing the diversity of the scientific workforce, and women in particular are underrepresented in … Continue reading

Follow “Pangenomics in the Cloud” hackathon projects on GitHub

NCBI is on the West Coast this week (March 25 – 27) for “Pangenomics in the Cloud,” a three-day hackathon hosted by the University of California, Santa Cruz. Graphs are the name of the game here! The teams will be building graphs, managing … Continue reading

Follow the RNA-Seq in the Cloud hackathon on GitHub

The NCBI is in Chapel Hill, NC from March 11-13 for the “RNA-Seq in the Cloud” hackathon! We’re working hard to address public metadata in the RNA-Seq space. Please follow along on GitHub, fork and make pull requests during and … Continue reading

Pangenomics in the Cloud hackathon, March 25-27, 2019

We are pleased to announce the first ever pangenomics, graphs and haplotypes hackathon. From March 25-27, 2019, the NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in Santa Cruz, California, hosted by the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC).  Potential topics … Continue reading

Announcing the first ever RNA-Seq in the Cloud hackathon!

From March 11-13, 2019, the NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in the North Carolina Research Triangle hosted by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC). Potential topics include: technical metadata homogenization a simple interface for using ontologies … Continue reading

Florida (USF) Biological Data Science “IronHack” February 25-27, 2019

From February 25-27, 2019, NCBI will help with a Data Science hackathon at USF in Tampa Florida! The hackathon will focus on the genomics of Iron-linked Rare Diseases as well as large scale RNA-Seq indexing and analysis. This event is … Continue reading