WBConfCall 2021.06.03-Agenda and Minutes

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WS281 New data for the release letter


Hinxton (actions from last week):

  • Expanded collection of C. elegans comparator genomes by adding a chromosome-scale draft C. bovis assembly {PMID:32109387}, and nine further draft assemblies of newly described Caenorhabditis species {PMID:1007946}
  • Replaced two C. remanei strains (PX356 and PX439) with animproved chromosome-scale assembly of C. remanei PX506 {PMID:32111628}.
  • Ranjana: could do blog post about new species.
  • Stavros will post on #general in slack.
  • Paul D: We'll put something together when WS281 hits.

WB Genetics paper update (actions from last week)

GSoC student to work on genomic locations of Variants

  • Hinxton has a GSoC student (Rishab) who will be working on extracting the genomic location of variations from full-text papers

IWM coordination

  • Do we need to plan anything together for the upcoming IWM?