Talk Title: An Introduction to Bioconductor
The Bioconductor project is a community of users and software developers dedicated to the construction of an integrated platform for the statistical analysis of genomic data in R. Bioconductor provides tools for loading, modeling and visualizing different types of data, including sequence alignments, genomic annotations, and assay measurements. The platform defines and interoperates through standard data structures and abstractions that support integrative, reproducible analyses. Bioconductor algorithms and data structures perform efficiently in the face of genome-scale data. This talk will introduce the mission and goals of the Bioconductor project and survey packages and workflows, both established and emerging.
Dr Michael Lawrence, Scientist, Genentech