pSALSA 2016
3rd Workshop on Parallel Software Libraries for Sequence Analysis

In conjunction with the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics
8:25am-5:30pm, October 02, 2016
Seattle, WA, USA



pSALSA Session - Sunday, October 02

8:25am-8:30am

Opening remarks


Session I

8:30-9:15am

NCBI pathogen detection pipeline for food safety: SNPs and MLST schemes (Richa Agarwala, NCBI, NIH)

9:15-10:00am

Sketching biological sequences for storage and computation (Jaroslaw Zola, SUNY Buffalo)

10:00-10:30am

Coffee break


Session II

10:30-11:15am

High-throughput sequencing analysis on the AWS cloud (Mia Champion, Amazon, Inc.)

11:15-12:00pm

Analyzing genomic data at scale with ADAM (Frank Austin Nothaft, UC Berkeley)

12:00-1:30pm

Lunch break


Session III

1:30-2:30pm

Keynote Talk: A tour of contemporary genome assembly algorithms and software (Aydın Buluç, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)

2:30-3:15am

SKESA : fast and accurate haploid genome assembler with application in Pathogen detection (Alexandre Souvorov, NCBI, NIH)

3:15-3:35pm

Coffee break


Session IV

3:45-4:30pm

FastEtch: fast and efficient genome assembly using sketching (Priyanka Ghosh, Washington State University)

4:30-5:15pm

ParBLiSS: a parallel bioinformatics library for short sequences (Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Tech)

5:15-5:30pm

Discussion and wrap up