Friday, February 4, 2011

1000 Genomes Project Tutorial Videos

1000 Genomes Project Tutorial Videos: "
The 1000 Genomes Projecthas released the data sets for the pilot projects and for more than 1000 samples for the full-scale project. A tutorial for how to use the data was held at the 2010 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual convention on November 3.

Videos for each of the tutorial sessions are now available. The tutorial describes 1000 Genomes Project data, how to access it and how to use it. Each of the speakers and their topics are listed below along with their tutorial videos and PowerPoint slides.


Gil McVean, Ph.D.

Professor of Statistical Genetics

University of Oxford

Description of the 1000 Genomes Data

Gabor Marth, D.Sc.

Associate Professor of Biology

Boston College

How to Access the Data

Steve Sherry, Ph.D.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

National Library of Medicine

National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, Md.

How to Use the Browser

Paul Flicek, Ph.D.

European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Vertebrate Genomics Team

European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)

Stuctural Variants

Jan Korbel, Ph.D.

Group Leader, Genome Biology Research Unit

Joint Appointment with EMBL-EBI

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg, Germany)

How to Use the Data in Disease Studies

Jeffrey Barrett, Ph.D.

Team Leader, Statistical and Computational Genetics

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Hinxton, United Kingdom

(Via kevin-gattaca.)