RECOMB 2015 and RECOMB-Seq Accepted Papers List

RECOMB 2015 Accepted Papers List

RECOMB 2015, one of the computational biology conferences, to be held in Warsaw, Poland from 12th April to 15th April has the list of accepted papers and the full conference schedule now. Over 30 papers accepted at RECOMB 2015 will be presented as talks at the conference and the authors of accepted papers will have […]

HISAT: A Fast and Memory Lean RNA-seq aligner

HISAT-fast-splice-aligner

HISAT is the new kid in the RNA-seq aligner’s block. There is a good chance you might think, Oh. No. what is the need for one more new aligner when there are over 90 short read aligners. The problem is out of the 90 aligners only a handful can deal with short reads from RNA-seq technology. Most […]

Three papers on new RNA-seq methods offer a new way to do RNA-seq analysis

It is fair to say that the new year has began with a bang for methods for RNA-seq analysis. Three new papers on new methods analyzing RNA-seq data have been published in the last month or so. And guess what, not so surprisingly all of the papers have Johns Hopkins University connection :-). yes, Steven […]

Is Perfect Assembly Possible? Gene Myers’ Talk at #AGBT15

Gene Myers gave a talk title “Is Perfect Assembly Possible?” in a talk at PacBio workshop at AGBT15. The first half of his talk addressed theoretical aspects of the question “Is Perfect Assembly possible?”. Most of the content is basically from Gene Myers’ first blog post written after AGBT 2014 and the “tweet-theorem”. Thm: Perfect assembly […]

Craig Venter’s Talk at AGBT 2015

Craig Venter gave a talk at AGBT 2015 at PacBio workshop and PacBio live streamed the workshop on it blog http://blog.pacificbiosciences.com/. Here is storifoed tweets from Craig Venter’s talk. [View the story “Craig Venter’s Talk at #AGBT15″ on Storify]