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The 2018 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2018) and Bioinformatics Open Source Conference 2018 (BOSC2018) are joining together for a unified event to be held in Portland, Oregon, United States, June 25-30, 2018.  The event features two days of training, a two day meeting, and finish with two or four days of intense collaboration at the GCC OBF CollaborationFest Core and Encore events.  The meeting will feature joint and parallel sessions, and shared keynotes, poster and demo sessions, and social events.  Colocating GCC and BOSC will bring together the widest possible community of bioinformatics developers and practitioners into a single place.  At this event the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts.

The event is organized by Oregon Health & Science University and will be held at Reed College, a small liberal arts college in Portland. Conference housing is available in two Reed College residence hall complexesPortland is a vibrant city in the American Northwest, close to the Cascade Mountains, the Oregon Coast, and the Columbia River. 

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Monday, June 25 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Intro to Galaxy Administration 1

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These 3 workshops introduce Galaxy administration, including

  • installing and configuring your own server
  • customizing your set of reference genomes
  • installing tools from the Galaxy Tool Shed
  • defining custom tools with Planemo
  • users and groups
  • storage management and quotas
  • and more 


  • Knowledge and comfort with the Unix/Linux command line interface and a text editor. If you don't know what cd, mv, rm, mkdir, chmod, grep and so on can do then you will struggle in these workshops

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John Chilton

Galaxy Project, Penn State University
Galaxy Project, Penn State Universtiy
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Martin Čech

Dev, Galaxy Project, Penn State University
Galaxy Project, Penn State University

Monday June 25, 2018 9:00am - 11:30am
PAB 105 Performing Arts Building, Reed Campus