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NIAID Functional Genomics Programmatic Meeting

May 2-4, 2016

Wylie Inn and Conference Center, Beverly, MA


Monday, May 2

Travel to site, meals on own

Evening meeting of data working group, to discuss data types

Evening meeting of 4 center PIs and NIAID program staff, to discuss PIs center integration and joint publication


Tuesday, May 3

8:30 – 9:00    Meeting of SC with NIAID program staff

9:00 – 9:15    Welcome by NIAID program staff

9:15 – 11:30  Center overviews: summaries of approaches, what’s working and what’s not

                        9:15   – 9:45              GUNK

                        9:45   – 10:15            CCFA

                        10:15 – 10:30            Break

                        10:30 – 11:00            ORFeome

                        11:00 – 11:30            FLUTE

11:30 – 12:30   Lunch

12:30 – 1:00  BRCs: PATRIC and VIPR – Overview of capabilities

1:00 – 2:00    BRCs: Discussion of data types – pipelines and gaps

2:00 – 5:00    Functional annotation of genes: specific stories

                      Eight 20-min talks (2 per center), plus a 20 min break

6:30               Dinner


Wednesday, May 4

9:00 – 10:40  Functional annotation of ncRNAs: specific stories

                      Four 20-min talks (1 per center), plus a 20 min break

10:40 – 11:40   Breakout session

1.     Data working group (with BRC representatives)

2.     Defining function

3.     ncRNAs (methods and data)

11:40 - 12:00   General discussion and wrap-up

12:00 – 1:00  Lunch

                      Working lunch: Executive Meeting with Center PIs, SC, and NIAID program staff

1:00 – 2:00    Executive Meeting wrap-up with SC and NIAID program staff

Afternoon departures