Argonne Activities at SC12

Search NCBI BioSample for MIxS Samples

The BioSample database stores submitter-supplied descriptive information, or metadata, about the biological materials from which data stored in NCBI’s primary data archives are derived. The database is diverse; typical examples of a BioSample include a cell line, a primary tissue

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A 2nd special issue of OMICS to be developed by the GSC based on the 5th GSC Workshop

Dawn Field and Susanna-Assunta Sansone guest edited a special issue of the journal OMICS on data standards as an output of the 2nd GSC workshop. There were 22 invited papers including 5 in the area of standardization of genomic data

Posted in EBI, GCDML, GenBank, INSDC, MIGS/MIMS, OMICS, Standards

Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) 5th Workshop – slides

Further to the 5th Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) workshop, slides are available to download from the GSC wiki: agenda and presentations

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James Watson’s genome in GenBank

James Watson, co-discoverer of the DNA double helix and developer of the Human Genome Project, was presented with the DNA sequence data from his personal genome at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston on May 31st 2007. Photos of the

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