Argonne Activities at SC12

Ocean Sampling Day 2015

Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) was successfully completed for the second time! OSD is a simultaneous global mega-sequencing campaign aiming to generate the largest standardized microbial data set in a single day. An OSD Consortium paper has just been published in

Posted in MicroB3, Sequencing

Ocean Sampling Day movie now available

The Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) is a simultaneous sampling campaign of the world’s oceans which took place for the first time on the summer solstice -June 21st – this year. From footage shot during the event a movie was produced

Posted in MicroB3, Sequencing, Video

Soil Metadata Survey for Microbial Studies

The Terragenome project has launched a survey to capture the most popular descriptors for describing microbial studies of soils. Take the survey here: Soil Metadata Survey for Microbial Studies Background taken from the survey website: The purpose of this survey

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Posted in Sequencing

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