UCSC Genome Browser Tutorial at ASHG 2006

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OpenHelix presents “Introduction to the UCSC Genome Browser” tutorial at the American Society of Human Genetics 2006 annual meeting in New Orleans.

The UCSC Bioinformatics Group announces the sponsorship of a one hour seminar at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2006 meeting on October 11th, 1:00-2:00 p.m. The training will be an introduction to the UCSC Genome Browser presented by OpenHelix, the company that brings you the genomics knowledge you need, when you need it.

The introductory tutorial will cover the topics needed to effectively use this powerful, free, publicly-accessible tool, including: basic functionality of Genome Browser searching and BLAT use, Table Browser use, creating and using Custom Tracks, and an introduction to the Gene Sorter.

The free one hour tutorial will be conducted at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Compass Room, 2nd Floor, Riverside Building, Two Poydras Street. For further information visit http://www.openhelix.com or call 1-888-861-5051.

OpenHelix will also be presenting brief introductory overviews of the UCSC Genome Browser in its ASHG booth #505/507 during show hours. Stop by the booth for more information and to receive your free UCSC Quick Reference Cards.

More Details:

What: “Introduction to the UCSC Genome Browser,” an introductory educational seminar sponsored by UCSC Bioinformatics Group and presented by OpenHelix, LLC.

Where: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Compass Room, 2nd Floor, Riverside Building, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans..

When: Wednesday, October 11th, 1:00-2:00 p.m.    

Who: Anyone attending the ASHG 2006 interested in learning how to use the UCSC Genome Browser. Requires knowledge of genomic/biological concepts. No programming skills required.

Cost: No cost. No registration required. Attendees will receive free download of training materials.

Contact Information: http://www.openhelix.com or 1-888-861-5051

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Scott Lathe
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