Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • Bioinformatics Division

    Bioinformatics Users Group

    The Bioinformatics Users Group Meeting is open to everyone. Investigators that are currently performing or are planning to start studies using Bioinformatics are encouraged to attend. Please contact Tom Bair, PhD ( if you have questions about the Bioinformatics Users Group. Meetings will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm once a month. Lunch will be provided.


    January 28: Learn How to Use Lasergene Genomics Suite - Flyer
    March 25: Andrew Thurman, PhD - "Statistical Methods in Imaging and Ecology"
    April 15: " Rob Edwards, PhD, San Diego State University - "Introducing CrAssphage: Discovering a virus that is present in half the people in the world!"
    April 2: Michael Chimenti, PhD - "Drug discovery against a challenging and dynamic target: the hexameric ATPase p97/VCP"
    September 23: Matthew Traxler, "Creating an RNA sequencing workflow for non-programmers"
    October 28: Michael Chimenti, PhD - "Faster RNA-Seq with Kallisto and Sleuth"


    February 20: Hans Johnson - Flyer
    March 20: Cancelled
    April 30: MetaCore, Session 2 - Flyer
    May 28: HGMD and Genome Trax: variant analysis for diagnostics and medical research - Flyer
    August 27: Survey of Online R and Bioinformatics Learning Resources, Dr. Tom Bair - Flyer  
    September 24: Review of Data Scientist Toolbox and Prep for R Programming, Dr. Tom Bair - Flyer
    October 29: A"Non-Computer" Person's Viewpoint of Learning R with Ben Faga, Senior Application Developer, College of Engineering and Dr. Marie Breen, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry - Flyer