GMOD Europe 2010
13-16 September 2010
We are pleased to announce GMOD Europe 2010, four days of GMOD events being
held 13-16 September 2010, at the University of Cambridge. GMOD Europe 2010
1) GMOD Community Meeting, Monday & Tuesday: Project updates, developer and
user presentations and best practices, project direction.
2) GMOD Satellite Meetings, Wednesday: Special interest groups where GMOD
community members meet to discuss specific topics of interest.
3) InterMine Workshop, Wednesday: A one day workshop on installing,
configuring and using the InterMine biological data warehouse system.
4) BioMart Workshop, Thursday: A one day workshop on using the BioMart
biological data warehouse system, including accessing data through APIs.
Registration is now open for these events. There is a £50 registration fee
for the GMOD Meeting to cover catered lunches and other expenses.
Registration for all other events is free, but required, as space is
limited. These events are open to all: GMOD users, developers, prospective
users, biologists, and computer scientists. See
http://gmod.org/wiki/January_2010_GMOD_Meeting for an idea of what goes on
at GMOD meetings,
GMOD is a collection of interoperable open source software components for
managing, visualizing and annotating biological data. GMOD incorporates
many widely used tools, including GBrowse and JBrowse for genome browsing,
InterMine and BioMart for data mining, Galaxy and Ergatis for workflow,
Chado for data management, GBrowse_syn and CMap for comparative genomics,
plus many other tools (Apollo, MAKER, Pathway Tools, Textpresso, ...). GMOD
is also an active community of researchers and developers addressing common
challenges in exploiting their data. If you are struggling to fully exploit
your data then please consider attending GMOD Europe 2010.
Please let us know if you have any questions, and we hope to see you in
Scott Cain and Dave Clements
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