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Subject: FAANG: Hands on metadata validation and data submission
       training at PAG 31. Monday 15th January 2024.
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2023 08:28:14 -0500

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce a FAANG workshop of use to anyone who is currently,
or planning on, submitting data to the FAANG project (

Taking place in person at the International Plant and Animal Genome
Conference 31 at the Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, USA.

FAANG: Hands on metadata validation and data submission training workshop

Monday 15th January 2024 16:00-18:00

Places on the workshop are limited, please apply through the following
registration link:

The workshop will cover:
    • How to prepare your FAANG sample, experimental and analysis metadata
for submission.
    • How to use the FAANG Validation tools to meet the FAANG standards.
    • How to perform FAANG sample, experiment and analysis archive
    • How to use the new FAANG ontology improvement tool.
    • How to submit and visualise genomic track hubs.
    • Using the FAANG Data Portal (
    • Workshop will include Interactive hands on training.
    • You are welcome to bring your own data to discuss and work on (or use
some example datasets if you don’t have your own yet)!

You will be required to bring your own laptop for the practical parts of the

The workshop will further FAANGs aims of data openness, reusability, and
standardisation to create a harmonised rich genome to phenome resource.

Any questions please feel free to contact me.

Best wishes,

Dr. Peter W. Harrison
Genome Analysis Team Leader
EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
Wellcome Genome Campus
Cambridge, CB10 1SD, UK
Tel:  +44-(0)1223 492589

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