||We are pleased to announce a three-day workshop on Genome Resources for the Rat Community, to be held at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Monday - Wednesday, September 14th – 16th 2015.
The workshop will be taught by experts in the field from Ensembl, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and RGD, and will cover:
- The current rat genome assemblies - what’s good, what’s problematic
- Genome resources available at Ensembl
- Manual gene annotation with the Havana team from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Know of a region in the rat genome that needs work? Attendees are encouraged to submit their genes or regions of interest to be reviewed and annotated during the workshop!
Overview of Ensembl rat gene build and resources (including Compara, NGS analysis, track hubs)
Manual annotation tools: Overview and demo
Hands on annotation of regions of interest
Hands on and discussion
Additional topics for discussion: Future priorities and building the annotation community
Examples: assemblies and strains
Lunches, refreshments and dinner will be provided.
If you are interested, please contact us with your name, affiliation and genomic region/genes of interest at: firstname.lastname@example.org