Posts Categorized: News

Bioinformatics Scientist @ Rothamsted Research

The Applied Bioinformatics Group of Rothamstead Research is looking for a Bioinformatics Scientist, to work closely with other scientists on data intensive research projects from crops, pathogens, insects or microbes. Rothamstead uses the Galaxy bioinformatics platform for delivery of data analysis resources and much of the work would be based around using or developing analytical… Read more »

The Galactic Summer of ’15

Summer 2015 starts not only with wind and rain but also with 70 new publications involving Galaxy (check it out on the official Galaxy Project website). The “hot” months of the year are filled with exciting science and events. Galactic Conferencing is going to happen in July The Galaxy Community Conference 2015 hosted at The… Read more »

Introduction to Galaxy at Glasgow Polyomics, 8th-9th June

On the 8th and 9th June Glasgow Polyomics is hosting a two day introduction on using Galaxy for NGS applications. The workshop is held by Dave Clements of Johns Hopkins University, responsible for Galaxy Community Training and Outreach (including leading the organisation of the fantastic Galaxy Community Conference series). The workshop was already a quarter… Read more »

27th April 2015: GCC2015 registration opens

We are proud to announce that registration for GCC2015 has opened earlier this morning. If you plan to visit us in Norwich this summer (4th-8th July), please register here. In addition to the general meeting on 7th-8th July, we will have two training days (5th-6th July) and two hackathons (4th-5th July). Check out the programme… Read more »

Galaxy Community Conference 2015 Update

This year’s Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2015) will take place from 6-8 July in Norwich, UK. The GCC is the Galaxy community’s annual gathering of users, developers, and administrators. Previous GCCs have drawn over 200 participants, and we expect that to happen again in 2015. GCC2015 is being hosted by The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, UK,… Read more »

Voting for GCC2015 Training Day opens on Jan 19, 2015

Topics have been nominated by the Galaxy Community (see below for a short list and http://gcc2015.tsl.ac.uk/training-day/#Nomination_Voting_and_Topic_Selection for more details). The nominated topics are now being normalized in a complementary, non-overlapping set of topics, and that set of topics will be voted on by the Galaxy Community. Voting will be open 19-30 of January. Topics will… Read more »

Jan 13, 2015 Galaxy Distribution Update (fixes several important security updates!)

Here are the latest updates to the Galaxy distribution which also fixes a number of recently discovered security holes. Thus, it is highly important to update your distribution now. Highlights: SECURITY FIXES “Several critical security vulnerabilities were recently discovered by Bartlomiej Balcerek and colleagues at the Wroclaw Centre for Networking and Supercomputing. Details regarding these… Read more »

Galaxy Workflow Developer

The John Innes Centre is a world-leading research institute specialising in plant and microbial science and, as such, is firmly in the era of “big data”. Much of our science employs next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies and the aim is to train our staff to become more self-sufficient in carrying out the most common types… Read more »

Introduction to Galaxy

A great course on working with Galaxy, run in Cambridge by Anne Pajon Introduction to Galaxy – Data Manipulation and Visualisation September 24 2014, University of Cambridge, UK by Anne Pajon and Jing Su

Galaxy Updates August 2014

Highlights of the latest changes in Galaxy: • Security alert from July 31st, upgrade now • Citations: DOIs, BibTeX, and much much more • Docker: You voted, we’ve got it, with a little help from our friends (you!) • Significant Workflow, API, Job, Tool Shed, and Dataset management updates • Fixes, tunings, plus just a drop of → Gossip