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PATRIC/RAST Tutorial Workshop, July 26-28, 2016

The PATRIC/RAST teams will be offering a tutorial on July 26-28, 2016 at Argonne National Laboratory in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. The workshop will run for three days with the third day optional and devoted solely to participants working on their own problems with help from the PATRIC/RAST team members. The tutorial will show […]

PATRIC March 2016 Release Features a New Variation Analysis Service, Service Enhancements, New AMR and other Data, and over 9000 New Genomes

NOTE: You must have a PATRIC user account and be logged in to use the services and workspace. Variation Analysis Service The new Variation Service can be used to identify and annotate sequence variations. The service enables users to upload one or multiple short read samples and compare them to a closely related reference genome. […]

PATRIC Workshop at ASM Microbes 2016 in Boston

PATRIC will be hosting a 1-day workshop entitled, “Assemble, Annotate and Analyze Your Own Genome using PATRIC, the All Bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center,” workshop number 013-WS, at the ASM Microbes 2016 on June 16, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. The workshop will cover comparative genomics, genome assembly and annotation, metabolic modeling, and transcriptomics analysis in PATRIC.  The […]

PATRIC January 2016 Release Features Over 2400 New Genomes

In this release, we have added 2466 new genomes from NCBI GenBank, bringing the total number of genomes in PATRIC to over 57,000. This release utilizes our newly deployed continuous release process wherein we can release genomes into the database in near real-time from acquisition from GenBank and other sources.  The full list of available […]

PATRIC December 2015 Release Features over 20,000 New Genomes and PacBio Assembly Support

New Genomes and Annotation System Enhancements In this release, we have added 23,052 new genomes from NCBI GenBank, bringing the total number of genomes in PATRIC to over 54,000. The full list of available bacterial genomes can be accessed from the Genomes Tab for all bacteria, and from the Genomes Data Landing Page. As part […]

PATRIC September 2015 Data and Website Release

AMR Metadata In this release, we have added additional antimicrobial resistance phenotype related metadata for 949 genomes. The AMR panel data was primarily provided by the NIAID Genomic Centers for Infectious Diseases, which was incorporated into PATRIC after a comprehensive manual curation process. Below is the summary of the top bacterial genera with AMR metadata. […]

PATRIC Workshop at Houston Methodist Research Institute

On August 31 – September 1, 2015, a two-day PATRIC workshop was conducted at the Houston Methodist Research Institute in Houston, Texas.  There were 32 participants, which included graduate students, post docs and professors.This workshop introduced the new PATRIC services (assembly, annotation, proteome comparison, RNA-Seq and metabolic modeling) demonstrated through hands-on tutorials.

PATRIC Presentation at the BSEC Conference at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Ron Kenyon gave a presentation entitled, “PATRIC: The Bioinformatics Resource Center for Bacterial Disease Research” at the Biomedical Science and Engineering Center (BSEC) 2015 Conference at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on August 26, 2015

PATRIC Workshop at Mayo Clinic

On August 17-18, 2015, a two-day PATRIC workshop was conducted at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  Participants included researchers at the Mayo Clinic facility.  This workshop introduced the new PATRIC services (assembly, annotation, proteome comparison, RNA-Seq and metabolic modeling) demonstrated through hands-on tutorials.

PATRIC Workshop at Biotechnology Educators Conference

On July 30-31, 2015, four workshops featuring PATRIC were conducted at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Rebecca Wattam conducted the workshop, which were part of the Biotechnology Educators Conference hosted by Fralin Institute at Virginia Tech. The Biotechnology Educators Conference is part of an effort by Fralin Institute to reach out to high […]