Research and Scholarship

CGEMS 2017 Summer Workshop

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 9:30 AM - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 5:00 PM

Free registration for the 2017 JMU Center for Genome and Metagenome Studies (CGEMS) Summer Workshop is now open!

Genomics & Bioinformatics for Beginners and Beyond

This 3 day workshop will take place July 10-12, 2017 in the JMU Biosciences building and will focus on the following topics:

Days 1: CyVerse Genomics in Education Tools I

  • Genome Annotation
  • DNA Barcoding (wet lab & computational demo)

Day 2: CyVerse Genomics in Education Tools II

Day 3: Intro to CyVerse Tools and Services

  • Data upload, sharing, and management of the CyVerse cyberinfrastructure
  • Data cleaning and quality control
  • Cloud-based Data analysis and exploration

Please see workshop registration page for full details.


Free registration is open to all students, staff and faculty and will include breakfast and lunch. Please share this event with any of your interested students as well as non-JMU colleagues.

Workshop updates will be posted on the @JMU_CGEMS Twitter feed. Please contact either Jim Herrick (, Steve Cresawn ( or Raymond Enke ( with any questions relating to the CGEMS workshop.

Event co-sponsored by:

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