GSC19 registration now open

We are happy to announce that registration for GSC19 is now open! The meeting will take place at the Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, Australia between 15th-17th May, 2017. The theme of the meeting will be Extending Standards to Viruses and

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GSC19 May14-17 Brisbane

GSC19 workshop website is now online:

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GSC19 — Save the date — May 14-17th, 2017 Brisbane, Australia

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GSC18 Final Agenda

Six more days to go until GSC18 in Crete! The final agenda is here:

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GSC18 registration is closed, see you in Crete!

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GSC18 Agenda and Speakers

GSC18 preparations are continuing full speed! A summary agenda is now made available, following this link: We are also happy to announce that the list of speakers is now complete. During the three-day workshop, we will hear from: Keynote

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IDEA Mosquito Workshop

Neill Davies is a co-organizer of the IDEA Mosquito Workshop in Moorea (1-5 February 2016). The workshop will address critical information gaps that hinder our ability to efficiently control mosquito vectors and thus the spread of mosquito-borne infectious diseases, and

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Marine Genomics Journal and MIxS

Marine Genomics Journal requires MIxS-compliant metadata from data article authors: “3. Data description, with phenotypic (if available), physiological and biochemical key features following the MIxS mandatory information of the MIxS checklist and environmental packages. This information should be provided in

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Search NCBI BioSample for MIxS Samples

The BioSample database stores submitter-supplied descriptive information, or metadata, about the biological materials from which data stored in NCBI’s primary data archives are derived. The database is diverse; typical examples of a BioSample include a cell line, a primary tissue

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New board members

GSC welcomes our two new board member; Philip Hugenholtz and Granger Sutton! Philip’s research interests include the microbial ecology and evolution of host-associated ecosystems such as the termite hindgut and human microbiome, and genomic mapping of the microbial tree of

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