hackseq17: Oct 20-22 2017, Vancouver, BC
+ 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.
hackseq16: Oct 15-17 2016, Vancouver, BC
+ hackseq16 meeting report published on F1000
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.