EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Fri 1st April 2005)


RFCGR/HGMP: Alan Bleasby,
Sanger: Tim Carver
EBI: Peter Rice, Martin Senger,

Apologies: Jon Ison, Gary Williams,

1. Minutes of the last meeting

Minutes of the meeting of 28th February 2005 are here

2. Software Development

2.1 database indexing

Alan has tested run times for dbxflat. EMBL was indexed in 9 hours.

2.2 Codon Usage Tables

Peter is reviewing codon usage table formats and the output from cutgextract.

Tim has fixed selection of cutg files from Jemboss. It may be necessary to look at other ways to identify them.

The under-used "resources" in emboss.defaults could be used to help codon usage table selection. Peter will investigate.

2.3 BioMOBY

Martin reported that Gabriele Weiler is visiting from the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) in Heidelberg to work on BioMOBY derived from seqret to interconvert sequence formats and types.

3. Administration


Peter reported ISMB have accepted the poster abstract, and BOSC have accepted the talk abstract. <3.2 Open Bio Alan reported Open Bio have new machines and will be able to provide an FTP server for EMBOSS when RFCGR closes.

4. Documentation & Training

No items.

5. User queries and answers

Gary's current list reviewed. Most new issues were already answered.

6. AOB

7. Date Of Next Meeting

Next meeting at 9.30 on May 13, 2005,