Keith Robison at Omics! Omics! rounds up the first day of talks at CHI's next-gen sequencing conference. Speakers included Robert Cook-Deegan, Jonathan Rothberg, and Henry Erlich; many of the companies with next-gen sequencing platforms spoke as well, Robison writes. "The talks were all genteel but contained pokes at each other," he adds. For more details, check out his full post here.