View the Virtual PHG Workshop

Updated: Jul 7, 2020

On Monday, June 8, 2020, the Buckler Lab hosted a virtual Practical Haplotype Graph (PHG) introductory workshop. The workshop provided a basic introduction to PHG with some additional detail about the maize NAM parent PHG and a summary of results to date.

Click here to download a recording of the Virtual PHG Workshop.


First Hour

  • PHG Introduction - Peter Bradbury, Buckler Lab programmer

  • Why is the Practical Haplotype Graph a good idea? - Edward Buckler, USDA Research Geneticist

  • Building a PHG from the NAM parent assemblies - Lynn Johnson, Buckler Lab programmer

Second Hour

  • Using the PHG for Imputation

  • Creating consensus haplotypes and mapping reads - Zack Miller, Buckler Lab programmer

  • Finding best paths - Peter Bradbury

  • rPHG: accessing PHG data - Brandon Monier, Buckler Lab postdoc

Third Hour

  • Sorghum results - Sarah Jensen, Buckler Lab graduate student

  • Maize results - Arcadio Valdes, Buckler Lab graduate student

  • Where next? - Open Discussion

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