Eukaryotic Genome Assembly and Annotation Workshop

This three-day workshop, supported by NeSI and Genomics Aotearoa, will cover contemporary approaches to assembling, annotating, and evaluating eukaryotic genomes from long read (Oxford Nanopore) sequencing datasets. Sessions will include hands-on bioinformatics exercises, demonstrations, and discussions.  

In the course of the workshop, participants will:

  • test several assembly algorithms, polishing tools and parameter sets,
  • annotate the repeats, genes and other functional content,
  • explore approaches for evaluating these assemblies, and
  • delve deeper into the comparative genomics and biological content of the assembly.  


Participants are expected to have prior experience of working at the command line. Priority will be given to those who can demonstrate relevance of the material covered to their own projects.  

Click here to submit an expression of interest.

Expressions of interest close at 5:00 pm on Friday 17 September 2021.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 00:00 to Friday, December 3, 2021 - 00:00