HSLS is pleased to announce that the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Hackathon is coming to the University of Pittsburgh on September 25-27, 2017! HSLS is working with numerous groups across campus to organize this event, including the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD), School of Computing and Information (SCI), and University Library System (ULS).
Researchers have been finding variants and mutations using Sequencher software for a long time. Sequencher’s powerful algorithms and ease of use have made it a staple for genetic researchers all over the world. One of the earliest studies linking the Human Mutator Gene Homolog MSH2 to colon cancer featured Sequencher as the software of choice.