GeneLab Analysis Working Group Showcase – Virtual Event

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The GeneLab Analysis Working Group (AWG) Showcase to be held in conjunction with the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) meeting at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, CO November 20-23, 2019. The GeneLab AWG showcase will be held Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm and is open to all ASGSR conference and virtual attendees. Can’t attend in person? Join us online on November 19th at 1 pm MST, click on the link below:

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You may join the meeting anytime; 500 spots are available in our Zoom room. We will have moderators for virtual attendees during the Q&A portion of each presentation.

Time Session Moderator/Presenter
1:00 – 1:30 pm Introduction to GeneLab Analysis Working Groups  Sylvain Costes – NASA Ames Research Center
1:30 – 1:45 pm Plant AWG: Current State and New Insights for Space Plant Biology Colin Kruse – Ohio University
1:45  1:55 pm Plant AWG: TOAST: Test Of Arabidopsis Space Transcriptome Database Simon Gilroy – University of Wisconsin, Madison
1:55  2:05 pm Microbes AWG: MANGO: ISS microbiome GeneLab MGnify Super Study Nitin Singh – NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
2:05 – 2:30 pm Microbes AWG:
Rodent Research RR-6 Fecal metagenome profiling

Lightning talks:
Metagenomic long-read analysis of potential mouse-gut microbiome changes after microgravity exposure

NASA GeneLab Computomics Reveal Horizontal Gene Transfer on International Space Station Environmental Metagenomes
Stefan Green – University of Illinois at Chicago
Samantha Waters  NASA Ames Research Center

Nicholas Bense – NASA Ames Research Center
2:30 – 2:55 pm Animal AWG: Mice exposed to combined chronic low-dose irradiation and modeled microgravity develop long-term neurological sequelae Eliah Overbey – University of Washington, Seattle

Amber Paul – NASA Ames Research Center
2:55 – 3:10 pm Coffee break  Sponsored by Illumina
3:10 – 3:40 pm How to Fly your DRAGEN: The Illumina DRAGEN Bio-IT Platform delivers accurate, rapid secondary analysis for DNA and RNA applications. DRAGEN pipelines are hardware-accelerated using reconfigurable field-programmable gate array technology. Collaborating with the Broad Institute, we are now bringing expertise together towards an industry-leading analysis solution that is open, widely available and accessible to the genomics community. Ming Wu – Illumina
3:40 – 4:05 pm Multi-Omics AWG: Mitochondrial driven metabolic alterations inferred from GeneLab database as mediators of spaceflight health risks Willian da Silveira – Queens University, Belfast
4:05 – 4:30 pm Multi-Omics AWG: Cross Kingdom analysis of data within the GeneLab repository identifies a potential conserved response of life to the stress associated with spaceflight

Richard Barker University of Wisconsin, Madison

Neil McKenna – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

4:30 – 5:25 pm Guest speaker: Spatially resolved transcriptome profiling in human and spaceflight mouse hearts Stefania Giacomello – SciLifeLab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
5:25 – 6:00 pm Closing Remarks and networking  Sign-up for AWG groups