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News Archive

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The i5k Workspace will be at the Entomology 2019 meeting this year. Monica will be at the USDA Booth #223 (https://shows.map-dynamics.com/esa2019?) of the Exhibit Hall on Monday, November 18th, from 10 - 11 am, and 4-5 pm. Feel free to stop by if you want to chat about the i5k Workspace. We are also co-organizing the member symposium "Sequencing the planet - starting with our insect friends" on Sunday at 8 am, room 241 (https://esa.confex.com/esa/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/36251). We hope to see you there! 

New dataset

We've updated the Hyalella azteca i5k Workspace resources to the newest genome assembly, Hazt_2.0.1 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/assembly/GCA_000764305.3), and Official Gene Set, OGSv1.2 (ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genomes/all/GCA/000/764/305/GCA_000764305.3_Hazt_2.0.1https://data.nal.usda.gov/dataset/hyalella-azteca-official-gene-set-v12). Now Apollo and BLAST are based on these new data resources. New gene pages for OGSv1.2 are also available. 

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Our next i5k Workspace webinar will be October 29th at 1pm MDT (rescheduled from October 22nd).
 
Title:  Manual annotation using the Apollo software
 
The webinar will last an hour and will cover:
 
  • Background on the principles of manual annotation;
  • Instructions on using the Apollo software;
  • A live annotation example.  
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To connect to the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/190427643
 
Meeting ID: 190 427 643
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There will be an 'Insects' breakout session during the G10K-VGP EBP 2019 Meeting (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-g10k-vgpebp-meeting-tickets-59112745814). This year's meeting is a joint effort between the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) and the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP). The discussion-based insects breakout session is scheduled for 9am -12 pm Eastern, Wednesday, August 28th.

The session agenda is available here: https://i5k.nal.usda.gov/sites/default/files/Earth%20BioGenome%20meeting%202019%20-%20insect%20session%20agenda.pdf

For the full meeting agenda, see https://vertebrategenomesproject.org/s/At-a-Glance-Agenda-12-Aug_update-website-4kh9.pdf.

If you are not coming to the meeting, but are interested in shaping the discussion about insects or arthropods in the Earth BioGenome Project, we encourage you to attend the session remotely. We will have a zoom connection open during the meeting, and will do our best to make the audio acceptable. If you are interested, please register for the discussion in advance: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/6036afd9af5a0a9a7510d14dfea9e911

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.

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Our next i5k Workspace webinar will be August 20th at 1pm MDT.
 
Title:  Manual annotation using the Apollo software
 
The webinar will last an hour and will cover:
 
  • Background on the principles of manual annotation;
  • Instructions on using the Apollo software;
  • A live annotation example.  
Click this link to view the event in your time zone:
 
 
To connect to the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/928754037
 
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Meeting ID: 928 754 037
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad3lbayM1j
 

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Our next i5k Workspace webinar will be June 4th at 1pm MDT.
 
Title:  Manual annotation using the Apollo software
 
The webinar will last an hour and will cover:
 
  • Background on the principles of manual annotation;
  • Instructions on using the Apollo software;
  • A live annotation example.  
 
Click this link to view the event in your time zone: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Apollo+trainin...
 
 
 
 
To join by phone: 
 
Call-in toll-free number (ATT Audio Conference):1-888-8449904
 
Call-in number (ATT Audio Conference):1-816-4234261
 
Access Code: 7620882

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Dear all,

Our next i5k Workspace webinar will be April 16th at 1pm MST.

Title:  Manual annotation using the Apollo software

The webinar will last an hour and will cover:

  • Background on the principles of manual annotation;
  • Instructions on using the Apollo software;
  • A live annotation example.  

Click this link to view the event in your time zone:

https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=i5k+Workspace+webinar+4%2F16%2F2019&iso=20190416T15&p1=1928&ah=1

To connect to the webinarhttps://nal-usda.webex.com/meet/monica.poelchau

To join by phone: 

Call-in toll-free number (ATT Audio Conference):1-888-8449904

Call-in number (ATT Audio Conference):1-816-4234261

Access Code: 7620882

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We are gauging the interest in an Apollo curation clinic prior to this year's Arthropod Genomics Symposium, to be led by Rob Waterhouse.

If you would like to attend, please take a minute to fill out the short form!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVJs58aKfhf1Si-b4n5u4A89b4EGja...