Yearly Archives: 2009

GSC 8 Outcomes

The GSC 8 meeting was hosted at the Joint Genome Institute Sept 9-11, 2009. It was preceded by an ISA-Tab-GCDML workshop. The agenda can be see here on the GSC 8 meeting homepage. The first report to appear on the

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Standards in Genomic Sciences Journal from the GSC

The GSC is launching an open-access online journal to support its mission. The “Standards in Genomic Sciences” (SIGS) journal will provide a forum for publishing genome and metagenome notes structured according to the GSC’s MIGS/MIMS specification. It will also support

Posted in Data Standards, Publications, SIGS

MIGS-Compliant report published as Supplementary Table

Another MIGS-compliant report has been published as a Supplementary an article – see Reference 137 and the table S1 listed in the Materials and Methods. “Adaptations to Submarine Hydrothermal Environments Exemplified by the Genome of Nautilia profundicola” See the full

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Soil Metadata Survey for Microbial Studies

The Terragenome project has launched a survey to capture the most popular descriptors for describing microbial studies of soils. Take the survey here: Soil Metadata Survey for Microbial Studies Background taken from the survey website: The purpose of this survey

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GSC to host a Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting at ISMB 2009 in Sweden called “M3”

The GSC proposal to host a SIG this year at ISMB 2009 in Sweden has been successful. Further details will follow soon but the one day meeting will be held Saturday June 27th before the start of the main ISMB

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