Yearly Archives: 2007

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

GenCat – Generic XML data catalogue – latest release

The latest release of GenCat is available to download from the project SourceForge SVN repository: gencat release-1.1 GenCat uses the latest technology including Orbeon Forms, eXist, AJAX, XForms and XML Pipeline Language (XPL/XPROC), and provides a generic XML data catalogue

Posted in MIGS/MIMS

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

Posted in EBI, GenBank, INSDC, MIGS/MIMS, Ontology, Standards, Uncategorized

Standardising the Description of 16S Sequences with MIGS/MIMS

At the 5th Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) workshop held at the EBI on 12-14th December 2007, discussions led to a proposal to standardise the description of 16S sequences using the GSC community-led standard called Minimum Information about a Genome Sequence/

Posted in EBI, MIGS/MIMS, Standards

5th GSC Workshop

The 5th GSC Workshop is underway. The workshop will run from 12-14th December, and is hosted at the EBI in Hinxton. The GSC wiki will be updated during the workshop. For further information visit

Posted in EnvO, MIGS/MIMS, Standards

Genomics and Society meeting, London, October 25/26th 2007

The GSC will present a poster at the Genomics and Society meeting, to be held in London on 25-26th October 2007. The event will feature lectures, debates, workshops and exhibitions, on the past, present and future roles of genomics in

Posted in Meeting

GSC BoF at ISMB/ECCB 2007 & the Environmental Ontology workshop

The Genomic Standards Consortium held a Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007. There were three presentations, and a discussion led by Robert Stevens. Presentation slides can be downloaded from the GSC wiki: Presentation Slides * Tatiana Tatusov slides

Posted in Environment, EnvO, ISMB, Ontology, Standards

GSC Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007

The Genomic Standards Consortium will be hosting a Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007. Date: Monday 23rd July 2007 Time: 12.15pm – 1.30pm Room: see noticeboards An open invitation :- Meet members of the Genomic Standards Consortium Learn

Posted in ISMB, MIGS/MIMS, Ontology, Standards

eGenomics III – meeting report published

A meeting report summarizing the proceedings of the “eGenomics: Cataloguing our Complete Genome Collection III” workshop held September 11–13, 2006, at the National Institute for Environmental eScience (NIEeS), Cambridge, United Kingdom, is now available: download meeting report Comparative and Functional

Posted in MIGS/MIMS, Standards

Presentation slides from the 4th GSC Workshop

Presentation slides from the 4th GSC Workshop held on 6-8th June 2007 at NIEeS in Cambridge, are now available from the NIEeS archive

Posted in Data Standards, Meeting, MIGS/MIMS