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Education - Prokaryotic Comparative Genomics Workshop
IGS Prokaryotic Comparative Genomics Workshop
This workshop will explore the tools used for comparisons of multiple (up to dozens) of prokaryotic sequences. Tools for pangenome analysis, whole genome alignment, ortholog clustering, SNP analysis, and visualization of data will be explored.
- Genome alignment
- Protein clustering
- Visualization of comparative genomic data
- Pangenome analysis
Dates and Registration
The registration fee for this workshop is $450 for general rate, $350 for student rate. This includes breakfast and lunch for the two full days of the workshop.
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Location and Times
The course will be held on the University of Maryland Baltimore campus in the BioPark II building at 801 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201 [Google map]. The workshop will be in the "Invent and Advance" conference room on the first floor to the right of the front desk.
These workshops are 2.5 days long. They will begin in the afternoon of the first day with registration/check-in from 12:30 to 1:00. The workshop will run from 1:00-5:00 the first day and from 9:00-5:00 the remaining two days. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on the second and third days (the two full days).
Directions can be found here. Parking is available for $9.00 per day in a garage at the corner of W. Baltimore and Poppleton, this is about 1 block from our building.
The closest airport is Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Other airports in the region (1 - 1.5 hours away) are Dulles and Reagan National.
There are several hotels within easy walking distance to our location at 801 W. Baltimore St. Here are a couple of suggestions that previous attendees have been happy with:
Please send any questions to Michelle Giglio (mgiglio AT som.umaryland.edu)