R PopGen Hackathon

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NESCent Hackathon on Population Genetics in R



Specific objectives

The event aims to target the following broad objectives. Participants will identify specific objectives and coding targets prior to and during the event.

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All code and documentation from the hackathon will be made available immediately and freely to the community under an open-source (OSI-approved) license.


Participation will be arranged through an open Call for Participation.


Organizing Committee

  • Thibaut Jombart, Hilmar Lapp, Stéphanie Manel, Emmanuel Paradis, Bastian Pfeifer, Greg Warnes
  • Vince Carey, a core developer of Bioconductor, has agreed to serve in an advisory role during the planning phase of the event.


The hackathon is slated to take place March 16-20, 2015 at NESCent in Durham, North Carolina.

Organizational Activities

Detailed planning steps are outlined and documented separately. In particular, the following activities are taking place:

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