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Registration closed July 15.

BCC2020 is online, global, and affordable. The meeting and training are now done, and the CoFest is under way.

The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference brings together the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) and the Galaxy Community Conference into a single event featuring training, a meeting, and a CollaborationFest. Events run from July 17 through July 25, and is held in both the eastern and western hemispheres.

Featured Speakers

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Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

Mozilla Foundation
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Prashanth Suravajhala

Birla Institute of Scientific Research; Bioclues
Senior Scientist and Founder, Bioclues.org


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Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB (CRAG)
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Genomic Medicine Institute/ Lerner Research Institute CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
Postdoctoral fellow
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The Other Enis Afgan

Johns Hopkins University
Research scientist
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Ula Afgan

avatar for Walter Arancio

Walter Arancio

Precarious researcher in Italy...
avatar for Geraldine Van der Auwera

Geraldine Van der Auwera

Broad Institute Data Sciences Platform
Director of Outreach and Communications
avatar for Artem Babaian

Artem Babaian

University of British Columbia

Daniel Baker

Johns Hopkins University
PhD Candidate
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Dannon Baker

Galaxy Project, Johns Hopkins University
avatar for Chris Barnett

Chris Barnett

University of Cape Town
avatar for Prakash Basnet

Prakash Basnet

Kangwon National University
Masters Student
avatar for Bérénice Batut

Bérénice Batut

University of Freiburg
avatar for Marius van den Beek

Marius van den Beek

Penn State University
avatar for Anshu Bhardwaj

Anshu Bhardwaj

Interdisciplinary Research Center (CRI) and CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology
Long term Fellow, Senior Scientist
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Daniel Blankenberg

Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Assistant Professor

Will Brandler

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Yvan Le Bras

French National Museum of Natural History
Research engineer
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Simon Bray

University of Freiburg
avatar for Anthony Bretaudeau

Anthony Bretaudeau

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Peter Briggs

University of Manchester
Computer Officer, Bioinformatics Core Facility

Jaqueline J. Brito

Dept. of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California

Catherine Bromhead

University of Melbourne

Rob Buels

University of California, Berkeley

Dieter Bulach

University of Melbourne
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Daniela Butano

InterMine, University of Cambridge
Research SofwareEngineer
avatar for Louise Cabansay

Louise Cabansay

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
Software Engineer, Dockstore
avatar for Martin Čech

Martin Čech

free element
Dev and Trainer
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Brad Chapman

Harvard Chan School
Bioinformatics Core
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Sona Charles

Bharathiar University
PhD student
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Dmytro Chebotarov

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Scientist, Computational Genetics
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Tyrone Chen

Monash University
PhD student

Matteo Chiara

Department of Biosciences, University of Milan
avatar for Ken Cho

Ken Cho

Systems Programmer Analyst

Jessica Chung

Melbourne Bioinformatics, University of Melbourne
avatar for Dave Clements

Dave Clements

Galaxy Project, Johns Hopkins University
Training and Outreach Coordinator
avatar for Irene Cobo

Irene Cobo

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
Postdoctoral Scholar
avatar for Peter Cock

Peter Cock

The James Hutton Institute
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sergio contrino

University of Cambridge
avatar for Ira Cooke

Ira Cooke

James Cook University
Senior Lecturer
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Frederik Coppens

VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology
avatar for Nate Coraor

Nate Coraor

Galaxy Project, Penn State University
System Administrator
avatar for Gianmauro Cuccuru

Gianmauro Cuccuru

University of Freiburg
avatar for Thom Cuddihy

Thom Cuddihy

Bioinformatician/Software Developer

Kam D. Dahlquist

Loyola Marymount University

Nicholas Darci-Maher

University of California, Los Angeles

Henry Davidge

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Lucille Delisle

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Assunta DeSanto

Penn State University
Computational Scientist 3

Colin Diesh

University of California, Berkeley

Maria Doyle

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Application and Training Specialist
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Bert Droesbeke

Data Scientist
avatar for Andrew Duncan

Andrew Duncan

Software Developer
avatar for Nathan Dunn

Nathan Dunn

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Software Developer
avatar for Scott Edmunds

Scott Edmunds

GigaScience Press/BGI Hong Kong
Editor in Chief

Ignacio Eguinoa

ELIXIR Belgium - VIB Center for Plant Systems Biology
avatar for Phil Ewels

Phil Ewels

Science for Life Laboratory
Bioinformatics Lead
avatar for Matthias Fahrner

Matthias Fahrner

Institute for Surgical Pathology, Medical Center – University of Freiburg
PhD student
avatar for Karen Feng

Karen Feng

Software Engineer
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Chris Fields

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Director, HPCBio

Legana Fingerhut

James Cook University
avatar for Lydia Fleischmann

Lydia Fleischmann

NCBI (National Institutes of Health)
Product Manager
avatar for Evan Floden

Evan Floden

Seqera Labs
avatar for Melanie Föll

Melanie Föll

Northeastern University Boston
avatar for Anne Fouilloux

Anne Fouilloux

University of Oslo
Research Software Engineer
avatar for Michael Franklin

Michael Franklin

University of Melbourne
Research Software Engineer
avatar for Nowlan Freese

Nowlan Freese

UNC Charlotte
Research Associate
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Xavier Garnier

Univ Rennes, Inria, CNRS, IRISA
avatar for Anamika Singh Gaur

Anamika Singh Gaur

CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Doctoral Researcher (Computational Biology)

Sonya Geange

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway
avatar for Rishi Ghose

Rishi Ghose

Solutions Architect

Andrea Giachetti

University of Florence (UNIFI)
avatar for Simon Gladman

Simon Gladman

University of Melbourne
avatar for Jeremy Goecks

Jeremy Goecks

Oregon Health & Science University
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computational...
avatar for Laurie Goodman

Laurie Goodman

GigaScience Press
Publishing Director
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Nuwan Goonasekera

University of Melbourne

Juleen Graham

Johns Hopkins University
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Timothy J. Griffin

University of Minnesota
avatar for Bjorn Gruning

Bjorn Gruning

University of Freiburg
avatar for Andrea Guarracino

Andrea Guarracino

Centre for Molecular Bioinformatics, Department of Biology, University Of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.
PhD student

Loraine Guéguen

Station Biologique de Roscoff

Asis Hallab

Jülich Research Center
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Nomi Harris

BOSC Chair

Uwe Hilgert

University of Arizona
Director Industry Engagement, STEM Training & Workforce Development
avatar for Jennifer Hillman-Jackson

Jennifer Hillman-Jackson

Galaxy Project, Penn State University

Nils Hoffmann

Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS – e.V.
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Karsten Hokamp

Trinity College Dublin
Bioinformatics Support
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Neil Chue Hong

University of Edinburgh
Director, Software Sustainability Institute
avatar for Hans-Rudolf Hotz

Hans-Rudolf Hotz

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel
avatar for Pratik Jagtap

Pratik Jagtap

University of Minnesota
Research Assistant Professor

Brandenburg Jean-Tristan

Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand.
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James Johnson

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota
Senior Software Developer
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Jayadev Joshi

Cleveland Clinic
Postdoctoral researcher
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Venice Juanillas

Specialist-Information Systems
avatar for Matúš Kalas

Matúš Kalas

University of Bergen
Senior Engineer

Amir Kermany

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Aziz Khan

Stanford University
Research Scientist
avatar for Alireza Khanteymoori

Alireza Khanteymoori

University of Freiburg
Postdoc Researcher
avatar for Kiavash Kianfar

Kiavash Kianfar

Sr. Software Engineer
avatar for Charles Hadley King

Charles Hadley King

George Washington University
Senior Research Associate
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Boï Kone

PharmD Student
avatar for Michael Kotliar

Michael Kotliar

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Sam Kovaka

Johns Hopkins University
avatar for Mateusz  Kuzak

Mateusz Kuzak

The Netherlands eScience Center
Community Officer
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Brad Langhorst

Developmenet Group Leader
avatar for Delphine Lariviere

Delphine Lariviere

Penn State University

Vincenzo Laveglia

CIRMMP Florence

Weiling Li

Indiana University - Bloomington

Andrew Lonsdale

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Ann Loraine

UNC Charlotte

Richard Lupat

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Rachel Lyne

Intermine, University of Cambridge
avatar for Alexandru Mahmoud

Alexandru Mahmoud

Johns Hopkins University
Galaxy Team
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Wolfgang Maier

University of Freiburg
avatar for Igor Makunin

Igor Makunin

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pietro mandreoli

Dept. of Biosciences, University of Milano
avatar for Andre Masella

Andre Masella

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Sr. Software Developer
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Ramil Mauleon

Southern Cross University
Senior University Lecturer
avatar for Ken McNally

Ken McNally

International Rice Research Institute
Sr. Scientist II - RIce Genomics
avatar for Subina Mehta

Subina Mehta

University of Minnesota

Michael Milton

Melbourne Genomics
avatar for Pablo Moreno

Pablo Moreno

EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute
avatar for Martin Morgan

Martin Morgan

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
avatar for Niema Moshiri

Niema Moshiri

University of California, San Diego
Assistant Teaching Professor

Moni Muñoz-Torres

Oregon State University
avatar for Anton Nekrutenko

Anton Nekrutenko

Penn State University

Frank Nothaft

GTM Lead-Genomics

Rodrigo Ortega-Polo

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
avatar for Alex Ostrovsky

Alex Ostrovsky

Johns Hopkins University
avatar for Lee Pang

Lee Pang

Amazon Web Services
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That Other Person

Galaxy Project, Johns Hopkins University
Software Engineer
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Lorcán Pigott-Dix

Earlham Institute
PhD Student
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Yuri Pirola

DISCo, Univ. degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
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Alise Jany Ponsero

University of Arizona
avatar for Bernie Pope

Bernie Pope

Melbourne Bioinformatics, University of Melbourne
Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellow
avatar for Erinija Pranckeviciene

Erinija Pranckeviciene

Vilnius University
Assoc. Prof.
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Gareth Price

QCIF Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics
Head of Computational Biology
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Abd Rahim

UNITEN - Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Andrew T. Rajczewski

University of Minnesota
avatar for Jolene Ramsey

Jolene Ramsey

Texas A&M University

Maarten Reijnders

Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne
avatar for Nicholas Rhodes

Nicholas Rhodes

Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics
SysAdmin & DBA

Peter Rice

Oryza Bioinformatics Ltd.

Nathan Roach

Galaxy Works
Computational Biologist
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Neha Roy

Kangwon National University

Coline Royaux

French national museum of natural history (MNHN)
avatar for Sangram Keshari Sahu

Sangram Keshari Sahu

Genomics Data Scientist
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Varuni Sarwal

UC Los Angeles
Undergraduate student
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Kevin Sayers

Seqera Labs
Solutions Architect

Michael Schatz

Johns Hopkins University

Oliver Schilling

University of Freiburg
avatar for Karl Sebby

Karl Sebby

avatar for Tharindu Senapathi

Tharindu Senapathi

University of Cape Town
PhD Student
avatar for Malvika Sharan

Malvika Sharan

The Alan Turing Institute
Senior Researcher
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Harsh Sharma

Amity University
PhD Student
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Beth Sheets

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
Program Manager / Dockstore, AnVIL, BioData Catalyst

Lori Shepherd

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Senior Programmer / Project Management

Beri Shifaw

Broad Institute

Michael Shtelma

Lead Specialist Solutions Architect
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Harpreet Singh

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (HMV), Jalandhar
Assistant Professor
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Muhammad Farhan Sjaugi

Perdana University
avatar for Yuriy Skripchenko

Yuriy Skripchenko

NCBI (National Institutes of Health)

Clare Sloggett

University of Melbourne
avatar for Nicola Soranzo

Nicola Soranzo

Earlham Institute
avatar for Margaret Staton

Margaret Staton

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Assistant Professor
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