October 20-22, 2017



Genomics Hackathon Collective

171011 Update

  + Hackseq17 Schedule is up!

  • Calling all volunteers: If you would like to volunteer to help out at the event, you can sign up here.
  • We have a pre-Hackseq Github tutorial on Thursday, October 19th. Sign up here if interested!
  • If you are a participant and haven't heard back from us yet, send us a quick email at hackseq@gmail.com

170923 Update

  + Participant sign-up is now closed

  • If you had signed up, you will be hearing back from us by September 30th.

170908 Update

  + We have added a new project for participation!

170815 Update

  + Participant applications for hackseq17 are open!

170531 Update

  + Team lead applications for hackseq17 are now closed 

170509 Update

  + hackseq17 is officially on. Save the date!

  + hackseq16 meeting report published on F1000

hackseq16: Oct 15-17 2016, Vancouver, BC

Catalyzing Bio+Informatics

We want to mix a diverse set of scientists to catalyze open & innovative solutions to today's biggest [*]omics problems.



+ What's hackseq?

hackseq is a Vancouver-based hackathon focused on open [*]omics. We want to bring individuals with diverse backgrounds together to collaborate on scientific questions and problems.
Our philosophy is open-source, open-notebook, open science.

+ What's a Hackathon?

A Hack-athon is a software/hardware development ('hacking') marathon.
Participants pitch ideas, form teams and work together to find solutions before the deadline.
At the end everyone shares their results and celebrates.

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