Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:30

School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dow Street, DD1 5EH.

Lunch will be held from 12:30 in the Discovery Centre Street (by main reception).

Talks will be held from 13:30 in the Small Lecture Theatre, MSI Building.

Directions to the meeting can be found here.


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Speaker Presentation Title Time Additional information


Held in the Discovery Street Centre (by main reception)
Richard Smith-Unna (University of Cambridge) Aiming higher with transcriptomics


Runxuan Zhang (The James Hutton Institute) AtRTD - a comprehensive reference transcript dataset resource for Arabidopsis thaliana 14:20-14:40
Reema Singh (University of Dundee) Improved annotation from de novo transcriptome assembly in social amoeba species 14:40-15:00  
COFFEE COFFEE 15:00-15:30   
Eduardo Eyras (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) Alternative splicing in gene regulation and disease 15:30-16:30  
Richard Challis (University of Edinburgh) Lepbase - an Ensembl (and more) for the Lepidoptera 16:30-16:50  

Attendees are also welcome to Duke's Corner for a post-meeting drink or two!


Chris Cole, Richard Smith-Unna, Bert Overduin, Peter Cock, Dominik Lindner, Runxuan Zhang, Pietà Schofield, Joe Ward, Nick Schurch, Stuart MacGowan, Geoff Barton, Reema Singh, Catherine Kidner, Micha Bayer, Leighton Pritchard, Antonis Koussounadis, Eduardo Eyras, Richard Challis, Matthew Holden, Kira Mourao, Dan Robertson, Thiago Britto Borges, Satwant Kaur, Sujai Kumar, Marek Gierlinski, Yi-Chia Liu, Katie Emelianova, Joanna Lim, Tessa Pronk