Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Services Facility launches new website with new single page format optimized for smart phones, tablets, and laptop computes. Currently offering Illumina, PacBio and Oxford Nanopore sequencing.
XSEDE team speeds evaluations of transcriptome reconstruction, which will aid our understanding of cellular changes. Scientists hope to establish best practices that will help other researchers find clues to how cells change their behavior in response to disease processes …. “It’s crucial to determine the important factors that affect transcriptome reconstruction,” says Noushin Ghaffari of Read more about Opening the spigot at XSEDE[…]
Dear all, I will teach a bioinformatics workshop in mid-May and you are invited to attend. The class will provide an overview of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology, workflow, data format, applications and data analysis pipelines/tools. It also includes a demo of CLC Genomics Workbench software suite. If you are interested to attend, please select Read more about New Bioinformatics Training[…]
Vector-Borne Disease – Genomics Seed Grant RFP Dear Texas A&M AgriLife Faculty, Texas A&M AgriLife Research is helping lead the effort to expand research for insect-vector borne diseases (VBD) around the State of Texas. During the last legislative session in recognition of AgriLife Research’s leadership in VBD research the Texas legislature provided funding toward basic Read more about Vector-Borne Disease – Genomics Seed Grant RFP[…]
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is helping lead the effort to expand research for insect-vector borne diseases (VBD) around the State of Texas. During the last legislative session in recognition of AgriLife Research’s leadership in VBD research the Texas legislature provided funding toward basic and applied research. As part of this effort AgriLife is acquiring a Read more about Over $1,500,000 in new sequencing equipment coming soon![…]
Last spring a videographer from the Texas A&M Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering came and shot in the lab. You can see our staff and equipment in action throughout the video. Link
Over 50 single channel and 20 eight channel pipettes calibrated today. Insuring the highest quality pipetting!
Job Description- Bioinformatics Scientist Click to Apply Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service has an opening for Bioinformatics Scientists. This is a critical research position, the successful candidate will develop and deploy bioinformatics tools to aid the plant breeding programs across Texas A&M AgriLife. The position requires a significant bioinformatics experience focused on next Read more about Open Bioinformatics Scientist Position[…]
We have an opening for a lead system administrator. Functions as lead computer system administrator for Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics & Bioinformatics Services. Must be highly versed in Linux/Unix administration and best practices. Knowledge of maintaining, updating, configuring and administering hardware and software for Linux/Unix computer systems. Proficiency in scripting languages (Bash, Perl or Python) Read more about Job Opening-Lead System Administrator[…]
Noushin Ghaffari, Ph.D. attended the Software Carpentry Instructor Training at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab. Software Carpentry Foundation is a non-profit organization whose members teach researchers basic software skills. Software Carpentry Instructor Training This two-day intensive class will introduce basic ideas in educational psychology and instructional design, and show how to use them to teach researchers in science, Read more about Teaching Computing Workshop at Lawrence Berkeley Lab[…]