Monthly Archives: May 2008

SILVA runs contextual data survey for rRNA sequences

The Silva database is running a survey on which types of contextual data are most important for describing rRNA sequences. The survey is quick to complete and can be found here: The results of this survey will be presented

Posted in Data Standards, Environment

RDP runs Habitat survey

The Ribosomal Database Project is running a user survey on habitat terms that are most important to users. Click on the RDP website and the quick survey will automatically launch in your browser: The survey is part of the

Posted in Data Standards, Environment

MIGS paper published in Nature Biotechnology

Thanks to the work of so many, the “Minimum Information about a Genome Sequence” (MIGS) perspective has finally appear in print in Nature Biotechnology. It contains the definitive version of the MIGS checklist as it applies to genome and metagenomes

Posted in MIGS/MIMS, Publications