Monthly Archives: August 2017

GSC Speakers at Hellenic Bioinformatics 10

GSC colleagues will be speaking during the Hellenic Bioinformatics conference (September 6-9 2017, Heraklion, Greece): Folker Meyer, Argonne National Laboratory, USA Title: A novel pipeline for high quality amplicon analysis integrated into MG-RAST Lynn Schriml, University of Maryland, USA Title:

Posted in Meeting

Genomic Observatories Metadatabase

Check out the GeOMe repository, great work by our GBWG colleagues! The Genomic Observatories Metadatabase (GeOMe, is an open access repository for geographic and ecological metadata associated with biosamples and genetic data. Whereas public databases have served as vital repositories

Posted in Biodiversity

Expanding MIxS Standards to Genomes from Uncultivated Microorganisms

Two new checklists, Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea, have just been published in Nature Biotechnology! The checklists were conceived by Tanja Woyke Robert Bowers of JGI. These extensions

Posted in Publications, Standards

GSC20 Next Year at UCSD

Posted in Workshops