Argonne Activities at SC12

GSC19 — Save the date — May 14-17th, 2017 Brisbane, Australia

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New board members

GSC welcomes our two new board member; Philip Hugenholtz and Granger Sutton! Philip’s research interests include the microbial ecology and evolution of host-associated ecosystems such as the termite hindgut and human microbiome, and genomic mapping of the microbial tree of

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Reporting missing values

The GSC MIxS project is supporting the missing/null value reporting language developed by the International Nucleotide Database Collaboration (INSDC). This language has been developed to be used where a value of an expected format for sample metadata reporting can not be provided.

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Jack Gilbert named one of the 50 Scientists that change the world

Business Insider has compiled a list of 50 scientists from across the globe who are changing the world for the better, Jack Gilbert is one of them! More details are in the article.

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Re-Launch of GSC website

We are currently working to relaunch the GSC website – combining the best features of the current wiki with structured introductory pages that include an overview of all GSC Projects and their descriptions.

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GSC FAQ available to give a quick overview of all GSC activities

The GSC FAQ is now available, and provides a quick overview of all GSC activities.

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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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First Genome Comparison of Plankton Species

From a news release (April 30, 2007) describing research by an international team of scientists led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute: The international team’s work, published in the

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The Macaque Genome

The rhesus macaque monkey (Macaca mulatta) genome was described in the 13th April issue of Science Magazine. Genome report for Macaca mulatta: gcat/report/002485_GCAT/html Genome wiki page: /gcat/report/002485_GCAT/html Genome mashup for macaque genome: /mashup?query=macaque%20genome,  returned the following three

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The first four GCat identifiers to appear in print

The first four GCat identifiers to appear in print are now online in PloS Biology in a description of four viral metagenomes: The Marine Viromes of Four Oceanic Regions Florent E. Angly, Ben Felts, Mya Breitbart, Peter Salamon, Robert A.

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