Structural Variant Hackathon

NCBI is pleased to announce a Structural Variant Hackathon at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, immediately before ASHG on October 11-13, 2019. We’re specifically looking for folks who have experience in working with structural variants, complex disease, precision medicine, … Continue reading

Virus hunting in the cloud: A hackathon story at ASV 2019

Are you going to ASV 2019? If you are, join us in a few days for a workshop on the virus hunting hackathon we helped run earlier this year. Session: Workshop #19: Virus Discovery Program Number: W-19-8 Time: Sunday, July … Continue reading

Microbial Virulence in the Cloud hackathon August 13 – 15 2019

From August 13 – 15 2019, the NCBI will run a bioinformatics hackathon on the NIH campus! We’re specifically looking for folks who have experience in working with computational microbial genomics, evolutionary biology, antimicrobial resistance, and similar genomic analysis.  If … Continue reading

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 participate in an NCBI-style Hackathon  as part of the larger event.  The genome browser presentation and … … 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 in precision medicine, metagenomics, and advanced RNA-Seq analysis, as well as an exhibitor and poster … … 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