GORG Jamboree

2023 Jamboree Website


Application and Registration Details: Registration is now closed.

Course Dates: May 1-5, 2023

Goals: Establish closer connections and collaborations between GORG-Dark researchers, discuss strategies and best practices for collaborative data analyses, and provide training in advanced computational tools for microbial single cell genomics.

Intended Audience: This event is limited to GORG-Consortium faculty, graduate students, post docs and professionals interested in learning about and working with GORG SAG data.

Check-in and Check-out You may check-in in the the afternoon/evening of April 30, check-out will be the morning of May 6th.

Food and Accomodation: External Course participants will stay at the Graham Shimmield Residence Hall. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided for external participants.

Participants will be staying in quad dorm rooms. One to two people will be assigned to each quad, everyone will have a private sleeping area but may share a bathroom with one other person. The dorm has a communal kitchen and living space for all participants to enjoy. The course will be held primarily in the Alfond Room, a seminar space within the dormitory, and group meals will be held in the communal living area of the dorm.

Travel: Bigelow Laboratory is located at 60 Bigelow Drive, East Boothbay, Maine, USA. The closest airports are Portland, Maine (PWM) (about 1-hour drive) and Boston-Logan (about 3-hour drive). There is no public transportation to the area. Shuttle information is as follows:

April 30, 2023:

  • 7:30-8:00 PM pickup at Portland International Jetport (PWM)
  • 8:15-8:30 PM pickup at the Portland Transportation Center bus terminal

May 6, 2023:

  • 7:30 AM pickup at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
  • Drop-off in Portland around 9:00 AM

Shuttle pickup locations:
Airport pickup location will be in front of “Taxi and Limo Service” (lower right hand corner of this map).
Bus terminal pickup location will be in front of the bus terminal entrance (bus terminal located here).

Last updated on 17 Mar 2023
Published on 17 Mar 2023