Mid-Atlantic Microbiome Meetup (November 1st & 2nd, 2016)

College Park, Maryland
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Conference registration is required for the Workshop and Conference Dinner.  

Meetup Registration (Wednesday only)  (details)

​Preliminary Conference Agenda

       9am: ​Intro ​and ​Welcome ​(Mihai ​Pop, ​Todd ​Treangen) 
  9:15am: ​M3 ​opening keynote ​(Dr. ​Julie ​Segre, ​NHGRI)
10:00am: Coffee Break
10:15am: ​Lightning ​Talks ​(2-hour session)
12:30pm: ​Lunch ​ 

 ​ ​1:30pm: ​Breakout ​Session ​ (2-hour session)
 ​ 4:00pm: ​M3 closing ​keynote ​(Dr. Maria Giovanni, NIAID/NIH) 
 ​ 5:00pm: ​Poster ​session ​& ​Reception ​(Riggs ​Alumni ​Center) 

Add to calendarWednesday, November 02, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland

Workshop has limited availability; register early to reserve your space!  

Workshop Registration (Tuesday)  (details)
Note: This workshop is primarily intended for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Workshop participants must register for Conference.

Preliminary M3 Workshop Agenda

9am: Arrival, registration, and coffee
9:15am: ​Introductions and ​Overview ​(T. Treangen)
9:30am: ​Best ​practices ​in ​microbiome ​analysis (3-hour session)
  • Sample prep/extraction/sequencing (Emmanuel Mongodin)
  • 16S analysis (Nate Olson)
  • Sequence clustering (Brian Brubach, Jay Ghurye)
  • Metagenome profiling and functional annotation (Mathieu Almeida)
  • Differential abundance analysis (Senthil Muthiah)
  • Metagenome assembly and scaffolding (Jay Ghurye, Todd Treangen)
12:30pm: ​Lunch (provided)

 1:30pm: ​Software ​presentations/demos (3.5-hour session)
  • canu (Sergey Koren, NHGRI/NIH) 
  • Mash (Brian Ondov, NBACC) 
  • MetaViz (Jayaram Kancherla, Justin Wagner, CBCB/UMD) 
  • PathoScope and PathoStats (Matthew Bendall, GWU) 
  • Pavian (Florian Breitweieser, JHU) 
  • VIROME (S. Polson, Eric Wommack, Udel)
  • TBD

Add to calendarTuesday, November 01, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: A.V. Williams 2460, University of Maryland

Conference Dinner will be held at Adele's restaurant (http://adeles.umd.edu/)  

Conference Dinner (November 2nd @ 6pm)  (details)
Note: Dinner attendees must also register for Conference

Roasted Beet Salad
Goat Cheese
Marinated Roasted Portobello Salad
Roasted Peppers, Parsley
Vidalia Onion Soup
Rosemary, Applewood Bacon
Pan Seared Chicken Breast
Dried Apricot Risotto, Sautéed Baby Spinach, Apricot Red Wine Sauce
Herb Crusted Salmon
Green Beans, Cardamon Beurre Blanc
Fusilli Pasta
Roasted Garden Vegetables, Sun-dried Tomato, Pesto
Chocolate Banana Tart, Profiteroles, Mini Fruit Tarts
Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
Freshly Brewed “Fair Trade” Starbucks Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
Selection of Teas, Lemon, Honey, Cream
Add to calendarWednesday, November 02, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Adele's (1st floor, Stamp Student Union, UMD)


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

© 2019
Quick, easy and affordable online event registration and event management software for all event sizes.