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Applications Open for GMOD Online Training

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GMOD will be holding its first online training course for those interested in the set up and use of GMOD components.
The course will be held from Monday 19th May to Friday 23rd May 2014, and will cover core GMOD software, including GBrowse and JBrowse, Galaxy, MAKER, Tripal, WebApollo, Canto, and the Chado database.
If you are interested in attending, please see GMOD Online Training 2014 for more information and to submit your application.

Posted to the GMOD News on 2014-03-31

Canto Workshop at Biocuration 2014

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GMOD will be running a workshop at Biocuration 2014 to demonstrate the use of Canto, on Wednesday 9th April in the afternoon.

Tripal 2.0a released

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The Tripal Development Team is pleased to announce an alpha release of Tripal 2.0 for Drupal 7. This release is expected to have bugs and there is some functionality still under development. However, this release is made to help early adopters of Tripal for Drupal 7. Reports of bugs or other issues are highly welcomed.

Precompiled Ontologies in Chado

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Eric Rasche and the Center for Phage Technology at Texas A&M University are making Chado database dumps of precompiled ontologies publicly available to save other Chado users the time and hassle of downloading and compiling the ontologies themselves.
Go to the download site.
The ontologies currently available are:

Chado Feature Properties

Gene Ontology

Plant Ontology

Relationship Ontology

Sequence Ontology

These are updated weekly; the workflow is as follows:

clone Chado from SVN

build

load ontologies

dump database as SQL

upload to a publicly accessible webserver

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GCC2014 Registration is Open

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2014  Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014)
GCC2014 Training Day

GMOD Paper Cuts, Feb 10th, 2014

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GMOD Paper Cuts is a periodic selection of choice cuts from the scientific literature featuring interesting, exciting, or otherwise eye-catching GMOD-related work.
If you would like a paper to appear in GMOD Paper Cuts, please email the details to the GMOD helpdesk.

Galaxy Australasia Workshop 2014

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1st Galaxy Australasia Workshop 2014 (GAW 2014)
The 1st Galaxy Australasia Workshop 2014 (GAW 2014) will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 24 and 25th March 2014.

GMOD Paper Cuts, Jan 24th, 2014

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After a break for the festive season, PAG XXII, and the GMOD community meeting in San Diego, GMOD Paper Cuts is back with a selection of scholarly publications for your reading pleasure.
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GMOD Paper Cuts is a periodic selection of choice cuts from the scientific literature featuring interesting, exciting, or otherwise eye-catching GMOD-related work.
If you would like a paper to appear in GMOD Paper Cuts, please email the details to the GMOD helpdesk.

Postdoc Position in Computational and Plant Evolutionary Biology

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The project involves construction and analysis of plant gene families and phylogenies, particularly focusing on the large legume family, and development of a corresponding database and on-line tools for accessing and exploring gene families and associated annotations. Analysis of gene families and genes with known functions for better understanding of key events in evolution of selected plants and agronomic traits.
The primary research groups are located at Iowa State University (Ames, IA) and at National Center for Genome Resources (Santa Fe, NM). Remote work may be considered.

Prospecting for Proposals for GSoC 2014

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GMOD is participating in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) this year, and we are soliciting project ideas from people and groups involved in the GMOD project.
GSoC is a global program run by Google to encourage students to get real-world experience of participating in a softwar

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