GCC2018 + BOSC 2018: The Bioinformatics Community Conference
June 25-30, Portland, Oregon, United States
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The joint 2018 Bioinformatics Open Source and Galaxy Community Conferences start with two days of training. The training topics were nominated by and then voted on by our communities.

GCCBOSC2018 will be held 25-30 June in Portland, Oregon, United States. The first day of training is focused on Galaxy and offers two introductory tracks, one for researchers analyzing their data, and one for Galaxy admins.

The second day of training features five tracks covering a breadth of topics of interest to the BOSC and Galaxy communities.

Topic Key

Code Explanation
Audience BB Beginning Bioinformatics Analyst
XB Experienced Bioinformatics Analyst
IP Infrastructure Provider
TD Tool Developer
Interface GG Galaxy or other Graphical User Interface
CL Command line, scripting and/or basic programming

Q: What makes a bioinformatic analyst experienced?
A: Attending at least one beginning bioinformatics session.

The topics

These topics are being offered at GCCBOSC 2018.

BB XB IP TD GG CL Topic
BB XB - - - - Setting up for success: Everything you need to know when planning for an RNA-seq analysis (2 sessions)
BB XB - - GG - Galaxy 101 - A gentle introduction to Galaxy
BB XB - - GG - RNA-Seq Analysis in Galaxy
BB XB - - GG - Galaxy For Proteogenomics !
BB XB - - GG CL GATK4: What's new and how to run it
BB XB - - GG CL Data Carpentry Genomics Workshop: Data Organization and Automation with Shell (3 sessions)
BB XB - - GG CL Handling integrated biological data using Python (or R) and InterMine
- XB IP - GG - Bioinformatics Training and Education with the Galaxy Training Network
- XB IP - - CL Practical use of the Galaxy API command line tools
- XB IP TD - CL Command line workflow management systems: Snakemake and Nextflow
- XB IP TD - CL WDL, the Workflow Description Language
- XB IP TD - CL Community built analyses that run everywhere with bcbio
- XB IP TD - CL Introduction to Common Workflow Language
- - IP TD - CL Conda and Containers
- - IP - - CL Introduction to Galaxy Administration (3 sessions)
- - IP - - CL Galaxy Interactive Environments
- - IP - - - Galaxy Architecture