A new product of SEqAhead in 2016: http://gigascience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13742-016-0132-7
The Proceedings of the Final Conference are available at: http://journal.embnet.org/index.php/embnetjournal/issue/view/80
A new NGS and Bioinformatics courses repository was created as a result of the COST Workshop “Best practices for training in Next Generation Sequencing Analysis” in 13-14 January 2015! https://bioinformatics.upsc.se/trainers/
Biology Direct:“Experiences with workflows for automating data-intensive bioinformatics”, Ola Spjuth, Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Guillermo Carrasco Hernández, Lukas Forer, Mario Giovacchini, Roman Valls Guimera, Aleksi Kallio, Eija Korpelainen, Maciej M Kan ́ duła, Milko Krachunov, David P Kreil, Ognyan Kulev, Paweł Łabaj, Samuel Lampa, Luca Pireddu, Sebastian Schönherr, Alexey Siretskiy and Dimitar Vassilev”,
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfLDx5VYn25QIZLmtybvdeQ/videos “COST Workshop: e-Infrastructures for Massively Parallel Sequencing ”,
"Next Generation Sequencing: a look into the future”, 16-17 March 2015, Bratislava, Slovakia
http://bmc.biomed.lu.lv/en/startpage/news/invitation-to-attend-courses/ “COST Basic training on NGS data analysis”,
A 3 day training course, which is aimed at introduction of new users to the world of NGS data analysis.
Data Structures in Bioinformatics in Montpellier, France from 8-9th of December 2014 a workshop of WG4 on Data Structures in Bioinformatics.
New list of Workshops, Training Schools and Conference “NGS data after the Gold rush” announced in the Meetings area! meetings:
An educational article in BRIEFINGS IN BIOINFORMATICS promoted by SeqAhead Best practices in bioinformatics training for life scientists
A nice article acknowledging SeqAhead was recently published in Bioinformatics: SeqPig: simple and scalable scripting for large sequencing data sets in Hadoop
SeqAhead is acknowledged in the year 2014 article: Integrated Bio-Search: challenges and trends for the integration, search and comprehensive processing of biological information
SeqAhead was presented at the Bioinformatics Day of Apuglia
UPPMAX acknowledged SeqAhead in their article ”Lessons learned from implementing a national infrastructure in Sweden for storage and analysis of next-generation sequencing data”
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This is the homepage of COST Action BM1006: Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Network.
Next generation sequencing (NGS) is a highly parallelised approach for quickly and economically sequencing new genomes, re-sequencing large numbers of known genomes, or for rapidly investigating transcriptomes under different conditions. Producing data on an unprecedented scale, these techniques are now driving the generation of knowledge (especially in biomedicine and molecular life sciences) to new dimensions. The massive data volumes being generated by these new technologies require new data handling and storage methods. Hence, the life science community urgently needs new and improved approaches to facilitate NGS data management and analysis. This COST Action unites bioinformaticians, computer scientists and biomedical scientists, harnessing their expertise to bring NGS data management and analysis to new levels of efficiency and integration. Rigorous surveillance of NGS technology and NGS-related software developments will allow this Action to generate software solutions for future NGS opportunities in a timely manner.
The primary objective is to develop a coordinated action plan for scientific community, to help deal with the flood of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data in an efficient and coherent manner using state-of- the-art bioinformatics. Establishment of a strong European network of NGS centres, data-analysis and informatics will facilitate and stimulate the exchange of data, protocols, software, experiences and ideas. The Action will implement a ‘technology watch’ to monitor developments in bioinformatics software, in NGS technology, in data-storage and processing hardware, in data visualisation and graphical interfaces. Moreover, this Action will develop a strategic communication, dissemination, and education plan for NGS bioinformatics, to distribute knowledge and expertise via concerted education and publication programs.
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