Courtot Lab Genome Informatics

News

OHCRN spring re-connect
OHCRN spring re-connect

“Data is the most valuable currency in genetics research” - Raymond Kim, in his introduction to the OHCRN Spring reconnect, May 22 2024.

Full house at BOSC
Full house at BOSC

Come meet the Genome Informatics and Courtot lab at the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC)

Congratulations Robin!
Congratulations Robin!

Congratulations to Robin Haw on receiving the OICR Extra Mile award in recognition of his exceptional support to the team!

Welcome Pratham!
Welcome Pratham!

The Courtot lab is hosting its first summer intern, Pratham Hemlani.

GA4GH Connect
GA4GH Connect

Last week Jon Eubank, technical associate director in the Genome Informatics team and I had the pleasure to attend the GA4GH Connect meeting in Ascona, Switzerland.

New team member - Ryan Seeto
New team member - Ryan Seeto

Ryan Seeto joined the Courtot lab.

ICGC ARGO datasets on Alliance Cloud - funding award
ICGC ARGO datasets on Alliance Cloud - funding award

We have been awarded a 3 year Digital Research Alliance of Canada award for the “ICGC ARGO datasets on Alliance Cloud” project. This project seeks to move the ICGC ARGO datasets across to the Digital Research Alliance of Canada (Alliance) cloud by leveraging DRAC cloud hosting up to 4PB.

CoVaRR-Net - funding award
CoVaRR-Net - funding award

OICR and the Courtot lab have joined the Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network (CoVaRR-Net) and have secured additional funding to maintain and expand the VirusSeq data portal until March 2025.