Just a final reminder that oral presentation abstract submissions are due
Posters and demos are due May 20, and scholarship applications are due May
Thanks and hope to see you in Bloomington,
On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Dave Clements <clements(a)galaxyproject.org>
*We've just extended the oral presentation abstract deadline
to April 8* (so get on
it!). Scholarship applications are still open as well.
Please pass this news along to any groups and individuals who might be
interested in participating. A revised announcement is below.
The *2016 Galaxy Community Conference *(*GCC2016*, *gcc2016.iu.edu
) features two days of presentations,
discussions, poster sessions, lightning talks, computer demos, keynotes,
and birds-of-a-feather meetups, *all about data-intensive biology and the
tools that support it*. Keynote speaker Yoav Gilad
;, a professor of
human genetics at the University of Chicago, will kick-start the main
conference with a discussion on the analysis of large gene regulatory data
sets. Preconference events include data
;, and *two days of training*
concurrent tracks covering 26 topics.
will be held at *Indiana
in Bloomington, Indiana, June 25-29,
2016. Since it started seven years ago, GCC has been a well-attended
gathering of biologists, genome researchers, bioinformaticians, and others
in data-intensive biomedical research around the world.
is an open, web-based platform for
data-intensive biomedical research and enables easy interactive analysis
through the web on arbitrarily large data sets. The Galaxy framework is a
major resource in achieving key research goals within the biological field.
It provides next-generation sequencing (NGS) tools and workflows for
short-read mapping, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, metagenomics, variant analysis,
visualization, and support for Galaxy in the cloud. There are hundreds of
local installs, and *over 80 publicly accessible servers
around the world.
*Abstract submission <https://gcc2016.iu.edu/abstracts/index.php>**
oral presentations closes April 8. *Abstract submission for posters and
computer demonstrations closes May 20.
*Early registration <https://gcc2016.iu.edu/registration/index.php>*
now open. Registration starts at less than $45/day for post-docs and
students. Registering early assures you a place at the conference and also
a spot in the training workshops
to attend. You can also *book conference housing
when you register. *Registration
and lodging scholarships
for attendees from underrepresented groups and developing countries.
Thanks, and we hope to see you in Bloomington!
The *GCC2016 Exec <https://gcc2016.iu.edu/organizers/index.php>*
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:42 AM, Dave Clements <clements(a)galaxyproject.org>
> Hello all,
> Here's the official email announcement for the 2016 Galaxy Community
> Conference. Please redistribute to any of your communities that would
> benefit from attending.
> Also please note:
> * 1. Oral presentation abstracts are due March 25.*
> 2. The June 2016 GMOD Meeting
> be held immediately after GCC2016.
> Dave C