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What is Cami?

In just over a decade, metagenomics has developed into a powerful and productive method in microbiology and microbial ecology. The ability to retrieve and organize bits and pieces of genomic DNA from any natural context has opened a window into the vast universe of uncultivated microbes. Tremendous progress has been made in computational approaches to interpret this sequence data but none can completely recover the complex information encoded in metagenomes. A number of challenges stand in the way. Simplifying assumptions are needed and lead to strong limitations and potential inaccuracies in practice. Critically, methodological improvements are difficult to gauge due to the lack of a general standard for comparison. Developers face a substantial burden to individually evaluate existing approaches, which consumes time and computational resources, and may introduce unintended biases. The Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI) is a new community-led initiative designed to help tackle these problems by aiming for an independent, comprehensive and bias-free evaluation of methods. [read more]

CAMI Challenge:
9 days to go! CAMI II assembly challenge closes on May 17th. Assembly results can be submitted for short read data… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
May 8, 2019
CAMI Challenge:
Due to multiple requests we received from participants working especially on the integration of long read data into… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Mar 26, 2019
CAMI Challenge:
Assembly contest of 2nd CAMI Challenge closes on March 31st. Looking forward to your short and long read assemblies, as well as hybrid ones.
Mar 20, 2019
CAMI Challenge:
Apply for a short talk in the MICROBIOME session of ISMB. Abstract submission deadline is April 4th. iscb.org/ismbeccb2019-s…
Mar 13, 2019
Microbiome:
CAMISIM: simulating metagenomes and microbial communities dlvr.it/QyX53x
Feb 9, 2019
CAMI Challenge:
For taxonomic profiling, taxonomic or genome binning methods using assembled data, assemblies will be provided on A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Jan 16, 2019