Agenda – NMBU nanopore meeting

9.15-10.15           Introduction

Finn-Arne Weltzien (NMBU): Welcome

Christiaan Henkel (NMBU): Meeting overview

Jakob Ørtvig (ONT): Oxford Nanopore introduction and news

10.15-10.45        Coffee break

10.45-12.15        Eukaryotic genomes

Mallikarjuna Rao Kovi (NMBU): Genome sequence of timothy (Phleum pratense L.) using ONT technology

Kristina Stenløkk (NMBU): Pan-genomes provides insight into the structural variation landscape in Atlantic salmon

Adam Vivian-Smith (NIBIO): Hybrid reference genome assembly using Oxford Nanopore reads: examples in forest genetics and biodiversity

Ole Tørresen (University of Oslo): The Norwegian Earth Biogenome Project: the snowy owl genome assembly

12.15-13.00        Lunch

13.00-14.30        Diagnostics and metagenomics

Lars Snipen (NMBU): 16S nanopore sequencing – preliminary experiences

Live Hagen (NMBU): Complete genomes from complex microbiomes with long-read metagenome sequencing

Thomas Haverkamp (Norwegian Veterinary Institute): Bacterial isolate nanopore sequencing in the EJP-Full Force project. A community effort to improve longread sequencing outcomes

Line Victoria Moen & Rasmus Kopperud Riis (Norwegian Institute of Public Health): Genomic monitoring and surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 with Nanopore

14.30-14.50        Coffee break

14.50-16.15        Emerging applications

Mariann Arnyasi (NMBU): Nanopore sequencing at Cigene

Marius Strand (NMBU): Nanopore sequencing – Key to unlocking the transcriptome?

Skarphéðinn Halldórsson (Oslo University Hospital): Nanopore sequencing for brain tumor diagnostics: past, present and future

Christiaan Henkel & Matthew Kent (NMBU): Closing & nanopore sequencing giveaway