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Bioinformatics First Community of Practice Meeting

29 September 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Meet the specialists supporting researchers working on Bioinformatics at Pawsey, while they present about resources, tools and services available at the Centre for the community.

This event is being hosted by the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre, with the support of the Australian BioCommons, ABACBS and COMBINE Australia.

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The session will be followed by a Q&A for the participants. We have a stellar lineup of speakers from the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre, Australian BioCommons, ABACBS and COMBINE Australia – details will be announced soon!

Event schedule:

  • Pawsey Supercomputing Centre overview
    • Introduction to Pawsey, systems and the future
  • AusBiocommons overview
    • About AusBiocommons
    • Bioinformatics and HPC
    • Tools and resources
    • Why Pawsey?
  • ABACBS overview
    • About ABACBS
    • Bioinformatics and HPC
    • Tools and resources
    • Why Pawsey?
  • COMBINE overview
    • About COMBINE
    • Tools and resources
  • Pawsey and bioinformatics
    • Tools available
    • Pawsey visualisation services
    • Accessing Pawsey: Nimbus & Setonix
    • Bioinformaticians HPC pathways
      • How do you know when your laptop can no longer do what you need it to do for your research? When is it best to use cloud resources? When is it best to use supercomputing resources? When do I need both (or neither)?
  • Q&A (30 minutes)

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If you are an Australia Bioinformatics practitioner and have not yet joined the Community of Practice, join the slack channel to discover what is there, register for upcoming events, organise your own events, share your most recent papers and publications, ask your peers questions and discover what they are working on.

To read more about the space read Building a Bioinformatics HPC Community in Australia.