EMBL-ABR Monica Munoz-Torres Genome Annotation Roadshow

The EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Resource is hosting Monica Muoz-Torres on a national Opens Science and Genome Annotation roadshow in late June and early July.

Monica Munoz-Torres is Biocuration Lead and Bioinformatics Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In her role in the Berkeley Bioinformatics Open-Source Projects group (BBOP) she offers evolutionary and biologically relevant perspectives to the development of genome annotation editing tools.

Moni is the current Project Manager for Apollo – a web-based annotation editor designed to support community-based curation of genomes – and manager for outreach and user advocacy for the Gene Ontology Consortium. She is currently the Chair of the International Society for Biocuration (ISB), and she leads the Community Curation group within the global initiative to sequence and annotate the genomes of 5,000 arthropods (i5K Initiative).

The roadshow comprises Genome Annotation and Open Science workshops as well as opportunities to consult on community annotation projects.

Dates include:

  • 27-28 June – Melbourne
  • 29-30 June – Hobart
  • 3-4 July – Townsville
  • 5-6 July – Melbourne
  • 7/10 July – Sydney
  • 11-13 July – Brisbane
  • 14/17 July – Perth

For more details on the workshops and consultations please visit https://www.embl-abr.org.au/monicamunoz-torrestour/.

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