NICL Agenda for NISBRE 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

12:30 – 1:00PM Tim Hunter

Vermont Genetics Network at the University of Vermont

Presentation of Core Personnel Travel Awards

Overview of Core Workshops

1:30 – 5:30PM Workshop Session I

Steve Bobin Core Administrator, Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Medical School
Core Director Business Skills Workshop

  • Total Quality Management
  • Business Practice
  • Marketing your core
  • Information Economics


Wednesday, June 27, 2012

12:30 – 1:15PM NICL Organizational Meeting

Organizers: All NICL Steering Committee Members

  • NICL: New Challenges
  • NIGMS: We need a voice
  • Leveraging NICL to enhance science capabilities in our cores

1:30 – 3:30PM Workshop Session II

Organizers: Faye Schilkey, Nico Devitt, National Center for Genome Resources
Bioinformatics: Data Overwhelm? Computational Techniques for Next Generation Sequencing analysis

  • Defining the bioinformatic needs of your core’s user base
  • Standard NGS software and analysis pipelines (LIMS, variant detection, expression analysis, assembly)
  • Strategies to Integrate computational techniques into your NGS pipeline
  • Bottlenecks • Roundtable discussion (Audience shares questions, issues, tool experience, solutions,etc.)

3:30 – 5:30PM Workshop Session III

Organizers, Bryon Grove/Mikhail Golovko, University of North Dakota
Panel and Roundtable Discussion: Competing Successfully for an Instrumentation Grant

Dr.Randy Phelps – National Science Foundation (MRI program)
Dr. Dale Abrahamson – University of Kansas Medical Center
Dr. Bob Price – University of South Carolina
Dr. Andrew Morris – University of Kentucky College of Medicine

  •  Types of grants – NIH (SIG, HEIG), NSF (MRI)
  •  Key elements in a successful grant application
  •  Overcoming unique issues faced by IDeA-funded Cores