Yesterday I gave my third keynote address ever, at the Australasian
Genomics Technology Association's annual meeting in Melbourne (talk
slides here). On my
personal scale of talks, it was a 7 or 8 out of 10: I gave it a lot of
energy, and I think the main messages ...
A few weeks back, Nick Loman (via Manoj Samanta) brought MEGAHIT to
our attention on Twitter.
MEGAHIT promised "an ultra-fast single-node solution for large
and complex metagenome assembly" and they provided a preprint and some open source software. This is a topic near and dear
to my heart (see Pell ...
Here is a links roundup and some scattered thoughts on the recent
meeting on "the next five years of data science at the NIH"; this
meeting was hosted by Phil Bourne, the new Associate Director
for Data Science at the NIH.