A short presentation.
Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 13:00 - 17:00

Purchase tickets for Annual Symposium

Ticket sales end at 5pm Sunday, 18th March 2017

Event Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 09:00 - Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 17:00

Registration is now open!
3rd generation sequencing technologies, also known as long-read sequencing, is continuing to revolutionise DNA and RNA sequencing. Increased read lengths enable complete gene isoform sequencing, gap closing of existing genome assemblies and sequencing and assembly of complete microbial genomes. This year’s TOAST workshop will be focused on whole genome sequencing using the handheld MinION sequencer developed by Oxford Nanopore. Significantly, the workshop will include hands-on sequencing and downstream data analysis.

Subtopics include:

  • Library prep and genome sequencing using a MinION
  • Basecalling live vs local
  • Assembly and error correction of long reads
  • Hybrid assembly & polishing of microbial genomes


  • Tonia Russel (Ramaciotti)
Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 13:00 - 23:00

Check out the program (see attachment) for info about the guest speakers, schedule, poster prize contestants, and information on how to get to the Australian Museum.
Follow the event on Twitter @jamsorgau or #JAMS6.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 15:00 - 19:00


JAMS will be presenting a seminar series at the Westmead Millennium Institute, held 3-7pm Thrusday October 8th.

Registration is free, please RVSP.
Afternoon tea and dinner with drinks will be provided.

Seminar Speakers:

Dr Cameron Webb – Plenary

Mosquito‐borne disease in Australia: emerging threats and novel solutions

Prof Shari Forbes

Profiling breath samples for detection of volatile bacterial ‘fingerprints’ in lung infections

Dr Carola Venturini

Gut microbial ecology: the side‐effects of antibiotic treatment

Dr Gurjeet Kohli

Hunt for toxin biosynthesis genes in dinoflagellates

Dr Matthew O’Sullivan

Managing healthcare workers with suspected Ebola in Sierra Leone

Connie Ha

The guts of lifestyle disease management: targeting host‐microbiome interactions for optimal intervention

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 16:00 - 17:00

Dear All,


You are invited to the Sydney Next Generation Sequencing Special Interest Group Meeting,  which will be held at the University of Technology, Sydney.


Further details are below:



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