Genomics Hackathon Collective
+ 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.
+ Hackseq17 Github tutorial moved!
- Based on expected audience response, the Github orientation tutorial is being rescheduled from Thursday, October 19th, to Friday, October 20th, during the Hackseq17 opening day at the Life Sciences Centre, UBC.
- 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 email@example.com
+ Participant sign-up is now closed
- If you had signed up, you will be hearing back from us by September 30th.
+ We have added a new project for participation!
- Project 9: Help expand the CollapseTree package in R!
+ Participant applications for hackseq17 are open!
- Sign up to participate here now!
- Participant applications are open until September 22, 2017
+ Team lead applications for hackseq17 are now closed
- Hackseq17 is happening from Oct 20-22 2017 in Vancouver, BC
- Sign up to be notified when Participant Applications open!
+ hackseq17 is officially on. Save the date!
- Oct 20-22 2017, Vancouver, BC
- Sign up as a Team Leader or a Participant now!
- Deadline to sign up as a Team Leader is May 30, 2017
+ hackseq16 meeting report published on F1000
hackseq16: Oct 15-17 2016, Vancouver, BC
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.