Workshop on Computational
September 29 - October 6, 2018 in Brest - France
(application deadline June 25, 2018)
Microbial Ecology is undergoing
evolution and dramatic progresses thanks to the combined advances in
next-generation DNA sequencing technologies and computational
approaches for data analysis and visualization. As a result,‘microbial
ecogenomics’ has become an essential part of investigations of marine
or terrestrial habitats, or host-microbe interactions. The aim of the
EBAME workshop is to bring together researchers who generate complex
‘omics datasets to investigate biologically significant questions with
researchers who develop new ways to analyze complex datasets.
The workshop will have lectures on new methods and
on real-world datasets, and tutorials for hands-on experience.
The workshop will focus on various
state-of-the-art data analysis
practices targeting genome-resolved metagenomics including recovery of
population genomes from metagenomes, analysis of micro-diversity
through single-nucleotide variants, strain deconvolution, comparative
genomics, application of network theory to complex metagenomic data,
and data visualization.
Check EBAME 2017 program
workshop will be held exclusively in English and hosted by the European
Institute for Marine Sciences at Western Brittany University from
September29 to October 6, 2018. The institute is located on the
beautiful setting of
the Bay of Brest, at the heart of the largest French marine science
campus, with easy access from Brest Bretagne international
airport and train station.
Fee of 250€ per attendee for the workshop
participation. It includes
lunch meals, snacks, and coffee. Housing available as single
room in small houses on the waterfront (additional cost of 150€).
Housing requests should be submitted
together with the workshop application.
The workshop will be most useful for
researchers and graduate students who study microbes via
shotgun metagenomic or metatranscriptomic datasets, and are interested
in genome-resolved metagenomics and pangenome analysis. Applicants from
are most welcome (such as computer scientists or biostatisticians).
Hands-on tutorials will require familiarity with the UNIX terminal
How to apply
An e-mail titled ‘EBAME 2018 Application’ with
application material as
PDF attachments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
make sure your application includes a short statement with your
scientific background, current interests, the kinds of datasets you are
currently working with, and expectations from the workshop (ideally in
a single page). Feel free to add your CV as a separate PDF file to your
application. We will consider applications until June 25 2018.
Applicants will be notified by June 30.
Thank you for your interest in advance, and we are looking forward to
meeting you in Brest!
On behalf of the workshop faculty,
The organizing committee.