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Austral Summer Institute Course Wrap-up

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Austral Summer Institute Course Wrap-up

Last month I had that opportunity to visit the University of Concepción, and teach a course at the Austral Summer Institute – “Physiological response of marine organisms to environmental change from a genomic perspective”. This is a five day course with AM lectures and hands-on bioinformatics modules in the afternoon. The learning objectives of this course include 1) Understanding of fundamental physiological processes 2) Acquisition of core computing skills 3) Hands-on experience with genomic datasets via course website aka GitHub wiki Mornings were physiology lectures...

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Discoveries of FHL EIMD Course Published

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Discoveries of FHL EIMD Course Published

This week the manuscript “Development of Genomic Resources for a thraustochytrid Pathogen and Investigation of Temperature Influences on Gene Expression” was published.   Photo: Students in FHL EIMD course hard at work on bioinformatic analysis of transcriptome and genomic data from the hard clam pathogen quahog parasite unknown (QPX).   Abstract: Understanding how environmental changes influence the pathogenicity and virulence of infectious agents is critical for predicting epidemiological patterns of disease. Thraustochytrids, part of the larger taxonomic...

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FISH546 Students Publish Projects on Figshare

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FISH546 Students Publish Projects on Figshare

Check out the final projects from students in FISH546: Bioinformatics for Environmental Sciences at http://oystergen.es/fish546 Filesets include data and analysis from a variety of aquatic themes including microbe abundance, shellfish gene and protein expression, and partial genomic characterization of a fish pathogen. Filetypes range from presentations, code, figures, genome feature tracks, fasta files, and data tables. All students published their filesets on Figshare and altmetrics provided courtesy of ImpactStory.   Here is just one of the many cool...

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