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Sequencing Status 2017-18

Below is a live spreadsheet showing the status of SEA-PHAGES sequencing samples for the 2017-18 academic year. Generally, only samples in the "priority" queue will be listed, and it may take a few days after receipt of samples for them to appear.

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Official Function List

Embedded below is the list of approved functions and specific names for those functions. Any functional calls you make should come from this list and use the naming conventions here. If you think you've found a function not on this list, please request that it be added at the appropriate forum.

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Auto-annotation Fix for DNA Master

Recently, NCBI changed accessibility to Glimmer and GeneMark servers. Upon update and a few key re-configurations, DNA Master can once again auto-annotate. Please follow the directions in the attached document to get auto-annotation working again. Yay!

How to update DNA Master to restore auto-annotation functionality

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Regional Symposia

We're delighted that more and more SEA institutions are coming together to host regional SEA symposia. In 2016-2017, 5 regional symposia were held, attended by students and faculty from 17 SEA institutions. Regional symposia offer many benefits, including more opportunities for students and faculty to network, collaborate, and present their research. HHMI is pleased ...

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2018 Membership and Responsibilities

Dear SEA-PHAGES Faculty,

We’re looking forward to the coming academic year, and its culmination in what will be the 10th Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium at Janelia Research Campus on June 8-10, 2018. We are pleased that the program continues to be adopted by a variety of different institutions. This fall, seventeen new schools joined up ...

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Annotation Forum Reorganization

An Inherent Problem with Annotation

With the constant influx of new software tools, new genomes, and new publications, the way we annotate genomes is always changing. We always know a bit more than we did last year, and often a lot more than we did 5 years ago.

This leads to an inherent problem, however ...

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Sequencing Status 2016-17

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DNA Master Updated to Use Secure NCBI Connections

Thanks to Jeffrey Lawrence, significant changes have been made to the DNA Master code which now allow it to access the newly-secure servers of NCBI. To obtain these changes, you need to update the program. Without updating, important features of DNA Master will not work, including auto-annotation and BLASTing.

To update, open DNA Master then ...

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DNA Master Under Construction

Dear All,

NCBI is upgrading its security protocols for programs that contact its servers. DNA Master uses the NCBI servers for both BLAST data and for auto-annotations. At the current time, we have been unable to upgrade DNA Master to use the new protocols, which means auto-annotations and BLASTing through DNA Master will fail.

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2016 Sequencing Information

Sequencing time of year approaches once again!

Remember that each SEA-PHAGES school can have two genomes sequenced per in silico section they are teaching this year. We recommend that you send at least one backup sample in case one of your samples fails our QC. Please indicate any order of preference, if you have one ...

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Upcoming Events

Submit Student Abstract for 2018 Symposium

May 2, 2018

Students Complete Spring Semester PITS Survey [Semester Schools]

May 11, 2018

Submit Genome Annotations for Quality Control

May 15, 2018

Recent Events

Identify 2018 Symposium attendees

March 15, 2018

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