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

Apply now to join the Seattle Biological Data Science FHackathon February 4-6, 2019

From February 4-6, 2019, the NCBI will help with a data science hackathon at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. To apply, complete this form (approximately 10 minutes to complete). Initial applications are due Friday, January 11th by 11 … Continue reading

Virus Hunting Data Science Hackathon next week in San Diego

From January 9th – 11th, the NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in Southern California hosted by the Computational Sciences Research Center at San Diego State University. We reached out to the global computational biology and virology community as … Continue reading

NCBI to assist in Virus Hunting Data Science Hackathon January 9-11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the second installment of the SoCal Bioinformatics Hackathon. From January 9-11, 2019, the NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in Southern California hosted by the Computational Sciences Research Center at San Diego State University! … Continue reading

Join NCBI-style hackathons at NIH, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, and UT Southwestern Medical Center

Applications are open for three NCBI-style hackathons: 12th NIH Research Festival Collaborative Data Science and Machine Learning Hackathon (September 10-12) Post-Biological Data Science meeting hackathon at Cold Spring Harbor labs (November 10-12) U-HACK MED, the pre-SuperComputing hackathon at UTSW (November … Continue reading

NYGC NCBI-style bioinformatics hackathon August 6-8, 2018

From August 6-8, 2018, the NCBI will help with a data science hackathon at the New York Genome Center in Manhattan. The hackathon will focus on genomics as well as general Data Science. This event is for researchers, including students … Continue reading