Coast2Coast Fall Seminar Series in WestGrid Collaboration Facility: Antibody Sequencing

The University has been participating in the Coast2Coast Seminar series for a number of years.  Organized out of IRMACS at Simon Fraser University, two themed seminar series are delivered per year, Fall and Spring.  This term’s C2C Seminar is on Antibody Sequencing, organized by Dr. Felix Breden from SFU.

 The University of Saskatchewan local connection to this seminar series will be held in the WestGrid Visualization and Collaboration Facility (Agriculture 2D71).  The first seminar of the series is Tuesday, September 30 at 12:30 CST Saskatoon time.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to for each attendee.

Felix Breden describes the Seminar Series beneath the cut:

Jamie Scott and I from Simon Fraser University and Tom Kepler from Boston University are organizing the community interested in sharing immune repertoires from Next Generation Sequencing (B-cell and T-cell receptor sequences and libraries).

We had a planning meeting Sept. 12-15 and are organizing a Community Meeting May 29-June 1, 2015. We will be distributing information on this meeting soon.

The IRMACS Centre at SFU is helping to organize this initiative. As part of community building, we are presenting a Virtual Seminar Series on Antibody Sequencing. We use Compute Canada resources to coordinate this series.

Participants gather in a room at each node, can listen to the seminars, and interact and ask questions.
The first speaker is next Tuesday Sept. 30th, Dr. George Georgiou – he will talk about describing the human antibody repertoire, including linking heavy and light chain sequences

All seminars are Tuesday afternoons (JH: in Saskatoon, Sep 30, Oct 14, Oct 28 are at 12:30 CST, while on Nov 25, 13:30 CST)

Sept 30: George Georgiou, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin. “What’s in your Blood?” Molecular Deconvolution of the Human Antibody Immunity in Health and Disease

Oct 14: Jacob Glanville, Chief Science Officer, Distributed Bio, Seattle. Productive Application of Repertoire Analysis in Vaccinology, Oncology, Bioengineering and Biomedicine

Oct 28: Andrew Bradbury, Group Leader, Advanced Measurement Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Recombinant Renewable Polyclonal Antibodies

Nov 25: Jamie Scott, Professor and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Molecular Immunity, SFU. Comparison of HIV & SLE Antibody Receptor Repertoires and the Potential of an Integrated Data System

If you have any questions about the details of attending the seminar, please contact .

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