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 ...
Note: this hackathon report was written by ArisKnight Winfree.
This past weekend was the University of Michigan’s hackathon, MHacks
IV. Over 1100 students from universities and high schools across the
United States took over Ann Arbor from September 5th through September
7th to participate in one of the most ...