Join NCBI at ASHG 2018, October 16-20

Join NCBI at ASHG 2018, October 16-20

Putting your schedule together for ASHG? Don’t forget to look at all of NCBI’s activities, which include 1 GRC Workshop, 1 Booth (#315), 2 Co-Labs, and 10 Poster presentations. We created a handy schedule below, with links to posts where we’ve highlighted events.

Booth #315, Exhibit Hall:

  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday, October 18, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Friday, October 19, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Visit us at the booth to provide feedback, have questions answered or just to chat!


  • Tuesday, October 16 at 1 PM: GRC Workshop Getting the Most from the Reference Assembly and Reference Materials

Register here


  • Wednesday, October 17 at 2:30-3PM: Interactive Visualization of NCBI Annotations for Variant Interpretation
  • Thursday, October 18 at 10:30-11AM: NCBI Pharmacogenetics Resources for Clinical Care

For more details about the CoLabs, check out this blog.

Poster Presentations:

Wednesday, October 17:

  • 2-3PM
    • Poster 1653W – NCBI Services for Variation Normalization, Remapping, and Annotation
    • Poster 1449W – MedGen: A powerful tool for clinical genetics
  • 3-4PM
    • Poster 1692W – Improving dbSNP Data Quality and Annotation For Variant Interpretation (overview)

Thursday, October 18:

  • 2-3PM
    • Poster 1435T – Storage and use of dbGaP data in the cloud (overview)
    • Poster 585T – The Life of a “Poor Metabolizer” — Through the Eyes of Medical Genetics Summaries
    • Poster 1471T – The NIH Genetic Testing Registry (GTR): A 2018 Genetic Test Submission Trends Report
  • 3-4PM
    • Poster 1492T – Increasing phenotypic and functional evidence in ClinVar (overview)
    • Poster 1528T – GRAF-pop: A Novel Tool to Quickly Infer Subject Ancestry from Multiple Genotype Datasets

Friday, October 19:

  • 3-4PM
    • Poster 1670F – What’s new with NCBI tools for genome visualization and analysis. (overview)
    • Poster 444F – Latest improvements in the human genome reference assembly (GRCh38).

Need reminders? To stay up-to-date about NCBI staff activities at ASHG 2018, follow us on Twitter at @NCBI_Clinical ‏and @NCBI.

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