Apidb Usability Conference


The course begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, June 3rd with a reception.
(If you arrive before the 4:00pm hotel check-in time, you can call that day to see if your room is available for earlier check in. The Hotel can not guarantee your room will be ready before 4:00pm. The number is 1-888-295-8894. There is a free hotel shuttle that can take you downtown for sightseeing while you wait.)

Dinner June 5, 6-8pm will be at DePalma's Italian Cafe downtown on Broad Street.

The course will finish at noon on Wednesday, June 6th.

Participants will be provided with desktop computers to use in the workshop sessions. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to use in other areas. The Georga Center Hotel provides free high-speed Internet in all rooms. Much of downtown Athens has free wireless coverage.

Quick Links: ApiDB | CryptoDB | OrthoMCL DB | PlasmoDB | ToxoDB

Sunday, June 3

All events are in C128 Life Sciences unless otherwise noted

6:15 PM

Meet at the elevator lobby in the Georgia Center

6:30 PM

Room 340 Coverdell Center, Registration - Mixer - Appetizers

7:00 -7:15 PM

Walk to site of course in Life Sciences C128

7:15-8:30 PM

Introduction to Laboratory computers and course, Introductory Survey, Instructor: Jessie Kissinger

Monday, June 4


8:30 AM

Room B116 Life Sciences, Lite Breakfast

9:00 -10:00 AM

Introduction to "Omics" terminology, Instructor: Jessie Kissinger - Room C128

10:00-10:20 AM

Break -Room B116

10:20 AM-11:00 PM

Exercises: Data concepts and query functions -Room C128, Instructor Eileen Kraemer

11:00 AM -12:00

Exercises: How usable are the Databases? -Room C128, Instructors, Eileen Kraemer and Jessie Kissinger

12:00 -1:30 PM

Lunch - Room B116

1:30 -2:00PM

Basic Navigation and Tools on the ApiDB family of databases, Instructor Brian Brunk -Room C128

2:00 -3:00 PM

PlasmoDB, Comparative Genomics Instructors: Brian Brunk and Steve Fischer Room C128

3:00- 3:30 PM

Break - Room B116

3:30-5:00 PM

Exercises and Discussion: PlasmoDB, Instructors: All, Room C128
Proposed Solutions

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner (Not provided)

7:00-9:00 PM

Evening work session (optional) Room C128 Building access restricted, please arrange to meet instructors

Tuesday, June 5


8:30 AM

Room B116, Lite Breakfast

9:00 -10:00 AM

ToxoDB, Microarrays & ancillary site, Instructors: Bindu Gajria, Amit Bahl -Room C128

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Break - Room B116

10:30 - 12:00 PM

Exercises and Discussion: ToxoDB, Instructors: All, Room - C128
Proposed Solutions

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Lunch - B116

1:30 -3:00 PM

CryptoDB and Proteomics, Instructor: Mark Heiges  - C128

3:00 -3:30 PM

Break - Room B116

3:30-5:00 PM

Exercises and Discussion: CryptoDB
Proposed Solutions
Instructors: All, Room C128

6:00-8:00 PM

Group Dinner- DePalma's Downtown

Wednesday, June 6


8:30 AM

Room B116 Lite Breakfast

9:00 -10:00 AM

ApiDB introduction and Exercises, Instructors: Cristina Aurrecoechea , Jessie Kissinger -C128
reading material: OrthoMCL algorithm paper
OrthoMCL DB paper

10:00 -10:30 AM

Break - Room B116

10:30 -12:00 AM

Discussion, Individualized help, exit survey- Room C128

12:00 PM

Course adjourned; Box Lunch Provided -Room B116