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hackseq17 was a resounding success! Big thanks to all the participants, team leaders, and volunteers.

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October 20-22, 2017

Genomics Hackathon Collective

171023 Update

  + hackseq17 was a global success!

  • 54 participants from 6 countries came together (locally and virtually!) for an intense 3 days of hacking away at genomics based problems.
  • Team bioSyntax took first place by popular vote, and Team gene-fusion detection toolkit was placed second overall.
  • Watch this space for updates on other key outcomes from Hackseq17.

170509 Update

  + hackseq16 meeting report published on F1000

hackseq16: Oct 15-17 2016, Vancouver, BC

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Catalyzing Bio+Informatics

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


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FAQ

+ 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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