January 20, 2022

Katrine Whiteson (UC Irvine): Looking into the unknowns

Updates on IMMSA Working Groups from the working group leads

October 21, 2021

Denise O'Sullivan: Microbiome Standards Development at LGC;

Michael McLaren (NCSU): Accounting for Taxonomic Bias in Metagenomics Experiments

Updates on IMMSA Working Group from the working group leads

July 15, 2021

Scott Jackson: Recent Progress Towards Microbiome Standards Development at NIST;

Jonathan Jacobs and Briana Benton (ATCC): Data Provenance & Authenticity for Microbial Reference Genomes;

IMMSA Working Group Kick-Off!

April 15, 2021

IMMSA re-launch; Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh: Advances in Metagenomics for Microbiome Analysis;

Siyuan Chen: Writing the Future with Twist BioSceince

July 7, 2019

Chris Mason: Titrated Genetic and Epigenetic Quantification in Metagenomes

April 11, 2019

Scott Tighe: Characterizing the whole cell microbial reference standard using RNA and DNA-Sequencing

November 8, 2018

Tim Mercer: Synthetic microbe communities provide internal reference standards for metagenome sequencing and analysis

Luke Thompson: Standards-enabled Metagenomics and Metabolomics of Earth’s Microbial Communities

Sept 13, 2018

Sam Westreich: Community Challenges for the Advanceent of Microbiome Standards

Jefferson Lai: Miniaturized Next-Generation Sequencing for Microbiome and Metagenomics

August 9, 2018

Michalis Hadjithomas: The Mosaic Community Challenge: Standards

Weida Tong: The FDA experience with emerging genomic technologies and biomarker development

Ben Callahan: Exact Sequence Variants, (De-)Contamination, and MGS Bias

June 14, 2018

Pat Schloss: Reproducible research

Bob Bowers: MISAG/MIMAG standards and the genomic diversity of a hot spring sediment sample (not included in recording)

April 12, 2018

Keith Crandall: Computational Approaches for Pathogen Detection and Microbiome Characterization

Denise O’Sullivan: Investigating the source of technical error when performing microbiome analysis using mock microbial communities

Michalis Hajithomas: Mosaic Community Challenge- Clinical Strain Detection

Nabsys: P. haloplanktis Assembly Report

March 8, 2018

PrecisionFDA CFSAN Pathogen Detection Challenge

Ivan Liachko: From Contigs to Chromosomes-How Hi-C is revolutionizing genome and metagenome assembly

February 8, 2018

Sequentia: Gaia- Software for true metagenomics analysis, unlocking the eukarytoic potential

January, 11, 2018

Nabsys: Whole Genome Mapping...Now in HD

Chris Mason: Firefly demo

December 14, 2017

Rashmi Sinha: Moving microbiome research into population studies- Fecal Collection

Michalis Hajithomas and Keng Soh: Mosaic- Accelerating translational microbiome science through community challenges

Scott Jackson: NIST update- Standards for Microbiome and Metagenomic Measurements

September 14, 2017

Heike Sichtig: FDA database for reference grade microbial sequences (FDA-ARGOS)

Lynn Schriml: Genomic Standards Consortium

Daryl Gohl: Novel Set of Synthetic Standards for Microbiome Analysis

May 11, 2017

DNAgenotek: Metrology Strategies and Performance Benchmarks for Microbiome Sampling & Stabilization

TheBiocollective: A Marketplace for Microbiome Research

April 13, 2017

MVP Challenge v1. Announcement

Dieter M. Tourlousse: Synthetic nucleic acid standards for microbiome community measurements

Shuiquan Tang: ZymoBIOMICS Microbial Community Standards

February 9, 2017

Scott Tighe: Beta Test Results of Four New developments in metagenomic Standardization

October 13, 2016

Chris Mason: Preview benchmarking manuscript

Scott Jackson: NIST Standards Efforts