Monthly Archives: January 2008

GSC helping to plan the first MIBBI workshop in April 2008 with funding from the UK’s BBSRC

The GSC is helping to plan the first workshop for the Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations (MIBBI) project, to be held on 2-3 April 2008, with funding from the UK research council, BBSRC. The organizers are Chris Taylor

Posted in Data Standards, EBI, MIBBI

GSC represented at MGED workshop on standardizing UHTS data, 17-18 March 2008

The Microarray and Gene Expression (MGED) Society, is calling for an effort to develop standards for exchanging ultra-high throughput sequencing (UHTS) data. Dawn Field will be attending the workshop to represent the GSC. Guy Cochrane will be there to represent

Posted in Data Standards, MGED, Sequencing

Vineet K. Sharma joins the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC)

Further to discussions at the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference 2008 (APBC2008), Vineet K. Sharma is the newest member of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC). Vineet’s work concerns computational analysis of metagenomic data and novel genome analysis. Vineet’s group sequences metagenomic

Posted in GCDML

GSC Poster at Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC) 2008 : 14-17 January, Kyoto, Japan

A poster will be presented at the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference 2008 describing GenCat and the Genome Catalogue, two products of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC). If you are attending APBC 2008 and are interested in the work of the

Posted in MIGS/MIMS, Standards

Nature Biotech paper – revised MIGS/MIMS checklist now available

At the recent Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) workshop, George Garrity led discussions to review and produce a final version of the MIGS/MIMS checklist that will be included in the MIGS paper to be published in Nature Biotechnology in February 2008.

Posted in Data Standards, MIGS/MIMS, Publications