We're planning the next GATK workshop to fall right before the ASHG conference in Boston, so that ASHG attendees traveling in from out of town can kill two birds with one stone.

Program details will follow, but roughly, we'll have one full day of talks devoted to the Best Practices workflow (Monday 21st) and one morning of talks devoted to pipelining analyses with Queue (Tuesday 22nd), plus an optional hands-on session on Tuesday afternoon. Registration for the talk sessions will be open to all, but the hands-on session will be reserved for Broadies.

All workshop materials will be posted online as usual of course.


Hey Geraldine, I'm definitely coming - is there any place where one formally may register?

Thu 15 Aug 2013


Not yet, it will be another week or two at least before we open registration. I will announce it when it's ready.

Thu 15 Aug 2013


For anyone who missed it, registration is now open: http://gatkforums.broadinstitute.org/discussion/3250/registration-open-for-the-gatk-workshop-oct-21-22

Thu 15 Aug 2013

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