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Fifth International Conference on Quantitative Genetics (ICQG5)

TitleTypeDateLocationCyVerse ContactInstitution ContactNotes
XXIV International Plant and Animal Genome MeetingConferenceJan 9-13San Diego, CAJason W.N/A

We will have several workshops, sessions, and a booth.

Agenda for PAG

Phenology Ontology WorkshopWorkshopJan 12-17Ft. Collins, COR. WallsJill BaronWorkshop to build an initial draft of the Plant Phenology Ontology, funded by NEON and hosted by the USGS Powell Center.
iSamplES RCN annual meetingWorkshopJan 25-27RenCI, Chapel Hill, NCR. WallsKerstin Lehnert, Chris LenhardtAnnual meeting of the Internet of Samples for Earth Science Research Coordination Network
Software Carpentry Workshop: Programming in RWorkshopJan 23-24Tucson, AZUwe HilgertUwe 
Software Carpentry Workshop: Programming in PythonWorkshopJan 30-31Tucson, AZUwe HilgertUwe 
Focus Forum Webinar:

Digital Imaging of Root Traits (DIRT)

WebinarJan 29onlineMarthaAlex Bucksch, Georgia Tech U

registration, materials

79 registrants, 34 participants

Data Carpentry Workshop on NGS DataWorkshopJan 19-20Stony Brook, NYJason W.Joshua RestData Carpentry workshop on iPlant/DC developed NGS lessons
Genomics in Education - The University of DelawareWorkshopFeb 1-2Newark, DEJason W.Alenka Hlousek-RadojcicStandard Genomics in Education Workshop
Tools and Services Workshop - The University of DelawareWorkshopFeb 3-4Newark, DEJason W.Alenka Hlousek-RadojcicStandard Tools and Services Workshop
Getting Started with iPlantWebinarFeb 10OnlineJason W. Monthly webinar for new account holders
PHOIBOS2 Identifier WorkshopWorkshopFeb 17-19Oracle, AZR. Walls, M. Esteva NSF funded workshop and hackathon on identifier technologies

MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (MCBIOS)

WorkshopMar 3-5Memphis, TNJason W.Bindu NandriWe will do a half-day workshop at this event
Get started with CyVerseWebinarMar 9OnlineJason Williams Monthly webinar for new account holders
Tools and Services Workshop - The Ohio State UniversityWorkshopMar 17-18Wooster, OHJason W.Asela WijeratneStandard Tools and Services Workshop
Tools and Services Workshop - Plant Reproduction 2016 ConferenceWorkshopMar 18Tucson, AZEric LyonsRavi PalaniveluThree hour workshop: Intro to CyVerse; Hands-on with Data Store, DE, Atmo; Genome management and analysis with CoGe
Education and Outreach Webinar Series: iPlant's DNA SubwayWebinarMar 23OnlineJason WilliamsMolly PhillipsJason will present on CyVerse EOT and DNA Subway as part of this iDigBio Webinar series
Using Docker to bring tools into the Discovery EnvironmentWebinarMar 25OnlineMartha NarroRoger Barthelson, Upendra Devisetty

registration, materials

30 registrants, 12 participants

Software Carpentry WorkshopWorkshopMar 28-Apr 1Tucson, AZUwe HilgertUwe HilgertSequence of five 1/2-day workshops. >Registration >Material >Eherpad
Genomics in Education Workshop - Southern Illinois University -CarbondaleWorkshopMar 29-30Carbondale, ILJason W.Jane Geisler-LeeStandard Genomics in Education Workshop
Tools and Services Workshop - Southern Illinois University -CarbondaleWorkshopMar 31-Apr 1Carbondale, ILJason W.Jane Geisler-LeeStandard Tools and Services Workshop
Missouri Informatics DayConferenceApril 4-5



Nirav M.Trupti JoshiPresentation
CyVerse Training DayWorkshopApr 11thMelbourne, AUJason W.Vicky SchneiderJason will be hosted by EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Director for collaborations and a one-day workshop.
Nectar Research Software Infrastructure WorkshopWorkshopApr12thMelbourne, AUJason. WVicky Schneider/Michelle BarkerJason will present CyVerse as a type of US 'Virtual Laboratory', presenting an overview of the project as well as the development of Atmosphere
Get Started with CyVerseWebinarApril 20OnlineJ. Williams Monthly webinar for new account holders
Focus Forum Webinar: Collaborating with Image Data in BisqueWebinarApril 22OnlineMartha Narro

Kris Kvilekval, Dmitry Fedorov, Ramona Walls


28 registrants, 17 participants

NSF AVATOL PIs meetingWorkshopApril 26-27Arlington, VAR. Walls, N. MerchantJoe MillerNSF hosted meeting for all PIs of the three AVATOL projects to discuss sustainability. RW participated as PI, NM as sustainability expert. (~40 participants)
OBI-ECO evidence meetingWorkshopMay 11-12Baltimore, MDR. WallsMarcus ChibucosJoint meeting of the Evidence Ontology (ECO) and Ontology for Biomedical Investigations (OBI) to discuss modeling evidence. RW is on ECO advisory board.
Big Genomic Data Skills Training for ProfessorsWorkshopMay 24Farmington, CTJ. WilliamsJeff ChuangJason will give a one-day presentation on analyzing genomics data using CyVerse resources
External Scripting for Bisque WorkflowsWebinarMay 25OnlineM. NarroKris Kvilekval, Dmitry Fedorov


17 registrants + 3 staff, 10 community participants

Data Carpentry WorkshopWorkshopMay 26-27Bethesda, MDJ. WilliamsMichelle DunnJason will co-teach a Data Carpentry on the CyVerse co-developed genomics data lessons at NIH
Tools and Services WorkshopWorkshopMay 30-31Irapuato, MXJ. WilliamsRubén AlverezJ. Fonner and J. Williams will lead a Tools and Services workshop at LangeBio/CINVISTAV
Data Carpentry WorkshopWorkshopJun 1-2Irapuato, MXJ. WilliamsRubén AlverezJ. Fonner and J. Williams will lead a Data Carpentry on the CyVerse co-developed genomics data lessons
RNA-Seq for the Next Generation Virtual WorkshopWorkshopJun 6-17OnlineJ. Williams J. Lee and J. Williams will co-teach a virtual workshop on RNA-Seq and DNA Subway with other DNALC instructors.
5th International Conference on Quantitative GeneticsConferenceJun 12-17Madison, WIA. StapletonNatalia de LeonUNCW CyVerse student Danielle Chaung will present a poster on VALIDATE.  Ann will hand out information about CyVerse.
BioQUEST Summer InstituteWorkshopJun 20-21Raleigh, NCJ. WilliamsKristin JenkinsJason will give a presentation on DNA Subway and Atmosphere for education and also give a demo Data Carpentry lesson
Plant Biology 2016ConferenceJul 7-13Austin, TXJason W. CyVerse will host a booth and poster
Genetics Society of America GSA 2016ConferenceJul 13-17Orlando, FLJ. Lee CyVerse will host a booth and a 2-hour workshop session
Epigenetics: bisulfite sequence analysis and adenosine to inosine modificationsWebinarJul 22OnlineM. NarroJawon, Roger, Zhenyuan


Registrants: 22, Participants: 10

Epigenetics: Bisulfite sequence analysis (part 2), plus results visualizationWebinarJul 29OnlineM. NarroBlake Joyce


Registrants: 13, Participants: 2

International Conference on Biological Ontology & BioCreativeConferenceAug 1-4Corvallis, ORR. Walls, Weijia XuPankaj JaiswalWalls presented several ontology talks in ICBO. Xu presented a paper on text mining for ontology annotaiton in BioCreative. Meeting report.
NIBLSE Kickoff MeetingConferenceAug 4-5Omaha, NEJ. Williams NIBLSE - an NSF-funded RCN works to integrate Bioinformatics into Life Science Education. Jason is a member of a project working group and presented on how CyVerse faculty training can inform efforts to improve faculty development. Several CyVerse exemplar education users (Jim Burnette, UC Riverside; Carlos Goller, NC State - also presented on their use of CyVerse in the classroom).

North American Plant Phenotyping Network (NAPPN) Inaugural Convening Event

ConferenceAug 29-31West Lafayette, INR. WallsApril Agee/Carolyn Lawrence-DillMeeting report
Evolinc: Identification and Evolutionary Analysis of Long non-coding RNAWebinarSep 9Online

M. Narro

Andrew Nelson, Upendra Devisetty


BIoSNTR Imaging Informatics SymposiumSymposiumSep 16Sioux Falls, SDM. NarroCarol Lushbough

Virtual presentation and demos - Overview: Bisque Image Analysis Environment. slides

Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference

ConferenceSep 20-23Maui, HIR. Walls Walls will present a paper on the developing Space Object Decision Support System, using CyVerse infrastructure. Meeting report
Get Started with CyVerse at SAGS/SABiWebinarSep 22-23Durban, ZAJ. WilliamsRobyn JacobJason is being hosted by the South African Sugarcane Research Institute to present on CyVerse to the South African Bioinformatics Congress.
Data Carpentry and CyVerse mini-workshopWorkshopSep 26-29Potchefstroom, ZAJ. WilliamsAnelda van der WaltJason is being hosted by North-West University to instruct the Genomics Data Carpentry Lessons Co-developed by CyVerse as well as mini-workshops on CyVerse platforms.
Biological Data ScienceConferenceOct 26-29Cold Spring Harbor, NYJ. Williams This meeting was co-developed by iPlant/CyVerse, and abstracts submissions are in progress from DNALC; additional CyVerse-related abstracts are welcome
PLOTCONConferenceNov 15-18New York City, NYBlake Joyce 


Blake will give a presentation entitled "Always Evolving: a tale of genomic visualization"



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