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Thursday, 31 October 2019
|14:30 – 17:30|
J. Gregory Caporaso
Hour 1: Introduction to QIIME 2 and microbiome bioinformatics - how can QIIME 2 advance your microbiome research?
Hour 2: Interacting with core QIIME 2 results: alpha diversity, beta diversity, and taxonomic summaries.
Hour 3: Topics of contemporary interest: QIIME 2 multi-omics plugins and longitudinal microbiome exploration.
Greg Caporaso is an Associate Professor at Northern Arizona University. Dr. Caporaso is a microbiome expert, having published over 70 papers on the human microbiome, environmental microbiomes, and microbiome bioinformatics. He leads the development of the popular QIIME microbiome bioinformatics platform (https://qiime2.org), a very widely used tool in microbiome research which has been cited over 12,000 times since its publication in 2009. Dr. Caporaso's lab website can be found at https://caporasolab.us, and he can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jose Clemente is a computational biologist. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and the Immunology Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He received his B.Sc. from University of Seville (Spain), and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Japan). He did his postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Genetics (Japan) and at the University of Colorado. His lab develops computational and experimental methods to understand the microbiome and its relation to immune and metabolic disorders. He is a rabid Emacs user.