(Program on WABI website and in PDF)

Pangenome sequencing and analysis

All timings shown are Central Europe Summer Time (CEST)
Monday, September 5
10:10 – 11:10WABI Session on k-mer Sets
14:00 – 15:00WABI Session on Succinct Data Structures
Tuesday, September 6
8:50 – 9:50WABI Session on BWT-like Data Structures
Wednesday, September 7
8:50 – 9:50WABI Session on Indexing Genomes
11:30 – 12:30Leena Salmela
Efficient solutions to biological problems using de Bruijn graphs
14:00 – 15:00Knut Reinert
Hierarchical Interleaved Bloom Filter: Enabling ultrafast, approximate sequence queries
ALPACA business meeting (Alexander Schönhuth)
15:20 – 16:20PANGAIA network meeting, part I (Paola Bonizzoni)
16:30 – 21:30Social event
Boat tour including dinner and drinks (register by email to jens.stoye[at]uni-bielefeld[dot]de)
Thursday, September 8
8:50 – 9:50PANGAIA network meeting, part II (Paola Bonizzoni)
10:10 – 11:10Camille Marchet
Round table discussion: how to improve communication with your advisors, and a few other items about wellness at work
Mathias Weller
Peer Community in bioinformatics: a new approach to reviewing and publishing
11:30 – 12:30Christina Boucher
Computational Problems in Metagenomic Amplification
14:00 – 15:00Erin K. Molloy
Recent advances and open challenges in estimating evolutionary histories from low-homoplasy markers
Rayan Chikhi
Metagenome assembly and analysis
15:20 – 16:20Paul Medvedev
The theoretical analysis of sequencing bioinformatic algorithms
16:40 – 18:00Open problems session (Travis Gagie)
Friday, September 9
8:50 – 9:50Hackathon, part I (Rayan Chikhi)
10:10 – 11:10Hackathon, part II (Rayan Chikhi)
11:30 – 12:30Gene Myers
High Fidelity Genome Sequencing: What have we been missing?
Closing remarks


Building H, Room 2.57, Hasso-Plattner-Institut (HPI), Potsdam, Germany

Annual Workshop 2: “Pan-genome sequencing and analysis”