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Cydney Nielsen: Visualizing Genome Sequencing and Assembly Data

Cydney Nielsen ( outlines current genome sequencing approaches and strategies used for visual analysis of the corresponding datasets. Her talk covers genome assembly, sequence finishing, comparison of contig assemblies and reference genomes, investigation of contig connectivity, and understanding complex genome rearrangements. This talk was presented at VIZBI 2012, an international conference series on visualizing biological data ( This video was filmed and distributed with permission under a creative common license.

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