Kolker on a Systems Biology Encyclopedia and Sansone on ISA Infrastructure at GSC8

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Eugene Kolker from Seattle Children's Hospital briefly discusses "The Encyclopedia of Systems Biology and OMICS," followed by Susanna Sansone from the EBI on "The ISA Infrastructure for multi-omics data" at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 11, 2009.

"Flash" Updates of GSC projects at GSC8

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In quick succession, MPI-Bremen's Frank Oliver Glockner, Berkeley Lab's Victor Markowitz, DOE JGI's Nikos Kyrpides, Argonne National Laboratory's Folker Meyer, the Marine Biology Laboratory's Linda Amaral-Zettler and Michigan State University's James Cole provide updates on a number of topics related to GSC projects at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Robert Cottingham on the DOE KnowledgeBase at GSC8

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Robert W. Cottingham of Oak Ridge National Laboratory discusses the DOE KnowledgeBase at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Nikos Kyrpides on a GSC Global Genome Census at GSC8

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Nikos Kyrpides of the DOE Joint Genome Institute discusses the notion of a global genome census at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Vaughan on INSDC submission and Kaye on Sequencing Pipelines at GSC8

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Bob Vaughan of EMBL on submitting MIGS/MIMS/MIENS information to EMBL-EBI's system, followed by a brief talk from Jon Kaye of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation on standards and the foundation's sequencing pipelines at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Extending MIGS/MIMS to the Description of Ribosomal RNA Sequences

submitted by: dougramsey
With the MIGS/MIMS specifications the Genomic Standards Consortium has finished the groundwork to enrich our genome and metagenome collections with contextual data. Now, it is time to consider whether these standards could be applied ‘as is’ in the short-term, and ‘with modification/extension’ in the longer-term to any genetic marker sequence retrieved from the environment. To move for ward and leverage existing interest in the community the proposal for MIENS, the ‘Minimum...