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100th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Honolulu, HI

Dear VectorBasers,

We will have a poster during the 100th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Honolulu, HI. Save the date, April 3 - 6, 2016.

For more details about the meeting please follow this link: http://www.entsoc.org/pacific/2016-pacific-branch-annual-meeting

Hope to see you all there,
The VectorBase team

10th Arthropod genomics symposium (AGS) & arthropod bioinformatics workshop

Follow this link for more information about both the symposium and the workshop: https://globalhealth.nd.edu/10th-annual-arthropod-genomics-symposium/. Early stage investigators whose research focuses on arthropod vectors of disease will be eligible to apply for a travel grant to attend the meeting.

11th Arthropod Genomics Symposium (AGS)

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host the Arthropod Genomics Symposium (AGS), Thursday to Saturday, June 7-9, 2018. Follow this link for more information about the event: http://arthropod.igb.illinois.edu/. VectorBase will participate with the poster titled 'VectorBase data, tools and resources for variation and population analyses'.

You can download the final version of the program and abstract book below.

16 Anopheles Genomes Cluster Meeting at ASTMH

You are cordially invited to attend a public forum regarding the status of the 16 Anopheles Genomes Cluster project to be held in conjunction with the upcoming ASTMH meeting in Atlanta:

Please join us on Monday, November 12, 2012, 12:30pm-1:30pm in Hilton Room 211.

We will summarize the project and its management team, present a tentative timeline for resource delivery, opportunities for community analysis of biological themes, and publication strategy. We will be available to answer your questions.

16th annual Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)

The 16th annual EEID conference will be held from 29th May to 1st June, 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. VectorBase will participate presenting a poster titled 'VectorBase : PopBio Map – open data for vector biology'.

This year’s conference will focus on four themes:

  1. Disease control interventions and real world applications of disease ecology and evolution
  2. Host shifts and disease emergence
  3. Genomics & big data in disease ecology and evolution
  4. Within-host dynamics: co-infection to wild immunology

2013 Mosquito Kolymbari meeting, Greece

We are pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the 2013 Mosquito Kolymbari meeting that will take place in Kolymbari, Crete, Greece on July 15-19, 2013. The call will close on March 15. As in previous years, places will be limited, therefore we may not be able to accept all the applications. Applications will be reviewed by the organising committee both on the basis of abstracts and with the aim to ensure broad participation. All the applicants will be informed about the success of their application soon after the deadline.

7th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium, Notre Dame, IN

  • VectorBase Workshop: June 12-June 13, 2013.
  • AGS: June 13-June 15, 2013.

Follow this link for more details:

7th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium (AGS)

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

82nd American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual meeting, Savannah, GA

Dear VectorBasers,

We will have a poster during the 82nd American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual meeting, in Savannah, GA. Save the date, February 7 - 11, 2016.

For more details about the meeting please follow this link: http://www.mosquito.org/annual-meeting

Hope to see you all there,
The VectorBase team

8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium, Urbana, IL

Are you attending AGS? We will be there from June 11 to 14, Wednesday to Saturday.

You can send us an email to info@vectorbase.org and schedule an appointment to discuss a specific question about VectorBase or a topic related with your project. Your feedback and suggestions are also welcome. Or just stop by our poster to say hi!

8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium, AGS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 67th Annual Meeting

We are going to the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in New Orleans, Luisiana, USA, October 28 - November 1, 2018. Click here for the meeting website.

Anastasia Mosquito Control District 15th annual meeting in conjunction with a workshop and other events

The Anastasia Mosquito Control District (AMCD) 15th Annual arbovirus surveillance and mosquito control workshop, in conjunction with the Northeast 1443 Regional Project’s 4th Annual Meeting and the Florida Mosquito Control Association Northeast Regional Meeting, is being held at AMCD's new Base Station Complex:

Anastasia Mosquito Control District of St. Johns County

120 EOC Drive

St. Augustine, FL 32092

(904) 471-3107

ASTMH Annual Meeting

VectorBase will have a booth at the ASTMH Annual Meeting being held from November 11 - 15 in Atlanta, GA.

Colombian and Iberoamerican bioinformatics meeting

VectorBase will attend the IV Colombian and VIII Bioinformatics Meeting, to be taken place in Cali, Colombia. The event is organized by the International Society for Computational Biology (iSCB), the Colombian Society of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (SC2B2) and the Iberoamerican Society of Bioinformatics. For more details follow this link: http://ccbcol.org/

Colombian Society of Entomology (SOCOLEN) 45th Annual Meeting

We are invited to the 45th Colombian Society of Entomology (SOCOLEN) Annual Meeting. We will participate in these two events:

The meeting official language is Spanish.

Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria 2014, June 8-11, Hinxton, UK

Dear Colleagues

With support from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Wellcome Trust and the MRC Centre for Genomics and Global Health, we are pleased to offer a limited number of travel awards for the upcoming Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria meeting, taking place from June 8-11 2014 on the Genome Campus in Hinxton, UK. More details about the conference are provided in this link:

https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=387

ICE 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology

Are you coming to the ICE 2016 -the XXV International Congress of Entomology? We will be there will a booth and a symposium.

Our symposium is called "Genetics and Genomics of Mosquitoes and Implications for Transmission of Pathogens", which is schedule for Friday, September 30, 09:15 AM - 11:30 AM. Login for Search and other features: http://bit.ly/1ZkwNgA

Introduction to bioinformatics resources for vector genomics studies

The Infravec2 training opportunity 'Introduction to bioinformatics resources for vector genomics studies' is currently accepting applications from students, postdocs and beyond. Visit the project website to learn more about the course syllabus (click here) and see the attached flyer (pdf).

Multiple Glossina Genome Annotation Workshop, March 15-21, 2015, Muguga, Kenya

Sunday March 15th - Saturday March 21st, 2015
Muguga, Kenya

The annotations will be performed using Vectorbase Web Apollo. If you would like to familiarize yourself with WebApollo before the workshop, you can find a tutorial following this link.

Geoffrey M. Attardo, Ph.D. and Peter Paul Odhiambo Mireji, Ph.D
Yale School of Public Health
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Stop by our booth and poster at the ASTMH 64th Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dear VectorBase users, We are going to the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in Philadelphia, PA, USA, Oct. 25-29, 2015.

Stop by our booth at SC'13 in Denver, Colorado, USA

Dear VectorBase users, we are going to have a booth at the annual Supercomputing Conference, which takes place this year in Denver, Colorado, USA, Nov. 17-22, 2013. Our booth will be open from Nov 18 to Nov 21, please stop by and tell us what do you think of our current data sets, tools and resources or what new things would you like to see in VectorBase. Not going to SC'13? Contact info@vectorbase.org for comments, suggestions, questions or feedback. Best, The VectorBase team.

Stop by our booth at the ASTMH 61st Annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia

Dear VectorBase users,

Like last year we are going to have a booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, November 11-15, 2012.

Our booth (#322) will be open from Nov 11 to Nov 14, please stop by and tell us what do you think of our NEW web site, our current data sets, tools and resources or what new things in these areas you would like to see in our website.

Stop by our booth at the ASTMH 62nd Annual meeting, Washington, D.C., USA

Dear VectorBase users,

Like the past two years we are going to have a booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 13-17, 2013.

Our booth will be open from Nov 13 to Nov 16, please stop by and tell us what do you think of our current data sets, tools and resources or what new things would you like to see in VectorBase.

Summary of workshops, meetings, and conferences in 2004-2011

2011

2010

European Conference on Computational Biology, ECCB

26-29 September 2010

Ghent, Belgium

Poster, Gautier Koscielnyr

13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, Medinfo 2010

12-15 September 2010

Cape Town, South Africa

Kitsos Louis attended and participated, with a talk, at the Infectious Disease Ontology Workshop

JOBIM - Journées Ouvertes en Biologie, Informatique et Mathématiques

VectorBase 2018 webinar series: Species/group specific

If you want to learn more about VectorBase data and tools, or to know when and which resources are available with an emphasis to a species or group, this VectorBase webinar series is for you. The topics to be discussed will include:

VectorBase 2018 webinar series: Tool/resource specific

For those of you that want to learn more about VectorBase data, tools, and resources but are unable to host or attend a VectorBase standard (in-person) workshop, have attended one previously but would like to have a refresher, or learn

VectorBase booth and poster @ ASTMH 66th annual meeting

Dear VectorBase users, We are going to the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in Baltimore, Maryland USA, November 5-9, 2017.

VectorBase booth and talk @ 84th American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) Annual Meeting

Dear VectorBasers,

For the upcoming 84th American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) Annual Meeting, we will be hosting a booth, were we will run demos and solve your question, and present one talk. Save the date, February 26 - March 2, 2018 (Kansas City, MO).

Talk title: The collection and public dissemination of mosquito abundance data, a follow up
Session: Equipment/GIS

VectorBase booth and talks @ 83rd American mosquito control association (AMCA) annual meeting

Dear VectorBasers,


For the upcoming 83rd American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual meeting, we will be hosting a booth, were we will run demos and solve your question, and present two talks. Save the date, February 13 - 17, 2017 (San Diego, CA).


Title: Map-based exploration of insecticide resistance data in VectorBase

Presenter: Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón Session: The 27th Annual Latin American Symposium (has simultaneous English translations of Spanish oral presentations)

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

March 19-20, 2018

SIU - Universidad de Antioquia

Medellín, Colombia

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, August 16, 2015, Cali, Colombia

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

August 16, 2015

Intercontinental Hotel

Cali, Colombia

Instructors

Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Ph.D. VectorBase Scientific Liaison/Outreach Manager University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN, USA

Dan Lawson VectorBase Developer Cambridge, UK

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, August 25, Lima, Perú

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

August 25, 2014

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Lima, Perú

Official language

The official language of the workshop will be English, however, one of the instructors "Habla Español".

Instructors

Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Ph.D.

University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, Jan 31 - Feb 1, Bethesda, MD

Thursday and Friday, January 31st and February 1st, 2013

1040 Fernwood Rd, Bethesda, Maryland

Instructors

Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón and Andrew Sheehan (University of Notre Dame)

Dan Lawson (European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute, EBI)

About the VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, London, United Kingdom

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

May 19-20, 2016

Imperial College London

London, United Kingdom


Instructors

Imperial College London:

Daniel (Dan) Lawson, PhD
VectorBase Principal Investigator

Robert (Bob) MacCallum, PhD
Senior Developer for VectorBase’s Population Biology (PopBio) and Expression resources

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop - March 27-28, Fort Collins, CO

If you attended our workshop in Fort Collins please fill out our brief survey here.

If you have any further questions or comments please feel free to email us at info@vectorbase.org or use the contact form.

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, Nov 1-2, New Orleans, LA, USA

Are you attending the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 63rd Annual Meeting this year?

If you are, please mark your calendars and extend your stay for a couple of extra nights: our next workshop will be before the meeting.

Instructor

Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Ph.D.

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

email: ggiraldo@nd.edu

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, Nov 5-7, Ibagué, Colombia

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

November 5 to 7, 2013

Universidad del Tolima, Ibagué, Colombia

Official language

The official language of the workshop will be Spanish; however, you are required to be proficient at reading English as tutorials and handout material are written in English.

Instructor

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, October 16-18, 2015, Cotonou, Benin

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

October 16-18, 2015

Institut Francais du Benin

Cotonou, Benin

Instructors:

Bob MacCallum, MA, Ph.D. Senior Developer for VectorBase’s Expression and Population Biology (PopBio) resources Imperial College London London, UK

Dan Lawson VectorBase Developer Cambridge, UK

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, September 29, 30 & October 1, Recife, Brazil

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

September 29, 30 & October 1, 2014

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz Pernambuco

Recife, Brazil,

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop, Shenzhen, China

VectorBase Hands-on Workshop

June 2-3, 2016

South University of Science and Technology of China

Shenzhen, China

Instructors

Robert (Bob) MacCallum, MA, Ph.D. Senior Developer for VectorBase’s Population Biology (PopBio) and Expression resources Imperial College London London, UK

VectorBase poster @ the 7th International Congress of the Society for Vector Ecology (SOVE)

VectorBase will be attending the 7th International Congress of the Society for Vector Ecology (SOVE) to be held from 1rst to 6th October 2017 in Palma de Mallorca, for more information follow this link: http://www.uibcongres.org/sove2017. We will be presenting a poster titled 'Rescuing Hidden Ecological Data to Tackle Emerging Mosquito-Borne Diseases'.

VectorBase presentation at the SOVE 2013 meeting

Presentation on VectorBase at the 6th International Congress of SOVE, La Quinta, California, Sep. 22-27th 2013

VectorBase presentations at King Saud University Workshop, March 2014

Dr Emad I. M. Khater, from the King Saud University (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) is hosting a "Genomics and Bioinformatics of Insect Vectors of Infectious Diseases" workshop from March 24 to 27, 2014 and these are VectorBase presentations during this event:

VectorBase talk @ I Symposium: Omic Technologies for Research on Infectious Diseases

VectorBase will participate in the symposium with a talk. For more information about speakers and the agenda, please follow this link: http://cideomics.com/index.html

This event is organized by the International Center for Medical Research and Training (CIDEIM) and the University of Glasgow.

VectorBase talks @ Mosquito Kolymbari meeting

VectorBase will be attending this year Mosquito Kolymbari Meeting. For more details about the event please follow the website link: http://meetings.embo.org/event/17-vector-control

VectorBase webinar series

For those of you that want to learn more about VectorBase data, tools, and resources but are unable to host or attend a VectorBase standard (in-person) workshop, have attended one previously but would like to have a refresher, or learn what is new, we have created VectorBase webinars. You will have the opportunity to ask questions in real-time; we want to have a fully interactive format. In addition to the presenter, we will have other members of the team ready to answer your questions in the Q&A section.

VectorBase workshop and talk @ 2018 ESA Annual Meeting (Entomology 2018)

We will be attending the Entomological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting, which this year is in conjunction with the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) and Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC). Click here for details. We will participate with a talk and a VectorBase (independently organized) workshop.

VectorBase workshop and talk @ Entomol 7 and MedTrop 2018

We are invited to the 54th Brazilian Congress of Tropical Medicine (MEDTROP, click here for details.) and to its satellite meeting Entomol7 (click here for details.). We will participate with a talk and a VectorBase workshop.

Both the VectorBase workshop and the talk will be in English.

Vector behavior in transmission ecology (VectorBiTE) RCN 2nd meeting

VectorBase will be attending this 2nd VectorBiTE meeting. You can find more information about how to join the meeting below.

Virtual lab meetings

From February to April and again from September to November this year (2018), we are going to provide up to 1-hour private webinars during your lab meetings to interested groups. This is a space for you to ask VectorBase questions that would help with your research interest, at any stage of your project. If you would like to nominate your lab please follow this link to sign up (or here if you are in China).

Workshop

Dr. Robert M. Waterhouse (Assistant Professor, University of Lausanne, Switzerland) will be teaching a 1-day workshop for the graduate students in the Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology Masters programme, at the Imperial College London. This outreach event will take place on Friday, 16th of February. The attendees will learn about VectorBase tools and resources, and gain practical experience of conducting gene manual annotations with Apollo.

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