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Galaxy Community UK BoF


Meeting of the Galaxy Community from the United Kingdom and Ireland

Galaxy Users/Devs/Admins from the British Isles and Ireland (and everybody else who's interested, we're called @GalaxyUKFriends after all).
Wednesday, 8th July. 18:00 (6pm)
Watson Room, JICCC

GCC2015 BoFs!

This page describes the Galaxy UK Community (GCUK) Birds of a Feather meetup being held at GCC2015.


This is a BoF for the Galaxy Community from the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Local events/issues of the GCUK.

When and Where

Wednesday, 8th July, 18.00/6pm

Who is Participating

If you are interested, please add your name below and/or send an email to Christian Schudoma TSL <christian.schudoma AT tsl DOT ac DOT uk>.

  • Christian Schudoma
  • Nicola Soranzo
  • Rémi Marenco
  • Peter Cock
  • Dan MacLean

  • Peter Li
  • Dave Clements

(14 people came)


  • What do people want GCUK to do?

    • Support
      • Get quicker answers, or just get answers.
    • help locate complementary trainers.
    • buying a server would like advice on vendors and what to buy.
    • Galaxy Carpentry?
  • Might be scope in Peter's grant for a galaxy workshop with a strong metabolomics bent,
  • TGAC's Galaxy server is for all BBSRC funded research/ institutions.
  • Map of Galaxy instances is on GCUK web site.
  • We aren't united by a distinct language like France or Japan.
  • The big Data paper by Dan MacLean on how they changed the environment at TSL.

    • Took goodwill, infrastructure, backing. It increased productivity.
  • Raising the profile of GCUK.
    • People think they need a bioinformatician
    • But they don't need to wait.
  • Funding
    • BBSRC has funding
    • MRC funding?
    • CRUK
    • BEPSRC
    • NERC

Call for Participation

If you are interested in becoming active in GCUK then please send an email to Christian Schudoma TSL <christian.schudoma AT tsl DOT ac DOT uk>.