For a very long time, most bioinformatic tools for handling genome data have been geared toward haploid (or diploid but nearly homozygous) organisms such as humans, bacteria and laboratory strains of model species. As a result, these tools often perform very badly on highly heterozygous diploid or polyploid organisms, which is the case of many non-model and/or marine species.
March 5-8, 2019 See more about this workshop.
The Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) will be hosting its first ever Bioinformatics symposium with the theme, “Building Networks, Creating a Community”. This will be held on March 20, 2019 at the PGC bldg. A. Ma. Regidor St. National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1101.
The Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) is conducting a workshop on “Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Variant Calling” on March 5 to 8, 2019 at the PGC bldg. A. Ma. Regidor St. National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1101.
The seminar will focus on genomics applications in Agriculture, Health, and Forestry. Topics include Agrigenomics, Entomopathogenomics, Shrimp Pathogenomics, Forest tree genomics, and more.
A talk by Dr. Nora B. Caberoy from Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine, University of Nevada.
The Philippines continues to witness infectious disease (ID) outbreaks. HIV, TB, malaria and dengue are serious public health concerns, imposing a significant burden on healthcare services.
The workshop will cover basic concepts, applications, and workflows that address typical genomics-based problems.
The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) of the University of the Philippines is opening its doors to students and researchers who would like to have the genome of their bacteria of interest sequenced for free. This is a rare opportunity to understand the genetic make up of the bacteria at no cost.
To commemorate the inauguration of its PGC Building in UP Diliman on September 11, the PGC is organizing a scientific symposium to further expand opportunities for research collaboration with SUCs, HEIs, and research institutes in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.