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Using the PacBio: Importance of Long Sequencing Reads in Research
February 17, 2014 @ 9:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Jonas Korlach, chief scientific officer of Pacific Biosciences, and UF’s Eric Triplett, professor and chair of the Microbiology and Cell Science department, will present current applications of the PacBio platform and the benefits of long sequencing reads, including accuracy, improved quality, and data analysis.
9:45 a.m. – Registration & Refreshments
10-10:15 a.m. – Introduction
10:15-11 a.m. – Eric Triplett, PhD – Professor & Chair, Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida
“Using the PacBio platform to identify a bacterial species correlated with autoimmune disease and other stories”
11-11:15 a.m. – BREAK
11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. – Jonas Korlach, PhD – CSO, Pacific Biosciences
“Using long SMRT sequencing reads to improve genome assemblies and annotation”
12-12:15 p.m. – Concluding Remarks
12:15-12:30 p.m. – Q&A
Refreshments will be provided to attendees. Please RSVP to ICBR-eNews@ad.ufl.edu