Cheminfo Retrieval Fifth Class FA09

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The fifth Chemical Information Retrieval class at Drexel University on October 22, 2009 started out with covering the new 3D structure viewer introduced recently at PLoS ONE to provide ideas for students doing a multimedia project this term. The current student answers to the chemistry publishing FAQ are then discussed. The reason for removing glatiramer acetate from ChemSpider is explained and a few databases (Wikipedia, PubChem, DrugBank) are visited that still contain the incorrect...

Cheminfo Retrieval Fourth Class FA09

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This is a recording of the fourth class on Chemical Information Retrieval on Oct 15, 2009 at Drexel University. It starts with some tips on removing formatting from Wikispaces pages, the Drexel Cisco VPN client for accessing paid subscriptions off campus and how to link to a DOI. The first two assignments for the class are then described. The first involves summarizing each paragraph of an article and an option to use AcaWiki is demonstrated. The second involves filling in an FAQ for...

Patrick Chain on Genome Project Standards at GSC8

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Patrick Chain of the DOE Joint Genome Institute talks about finishing standards for genome projects at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Cheminfo Retrieval Second Class FA09

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This is a recording of the second class on Chemical Information Retrieval on Oct 1, 2009 at Drexel University. The first part involves technical details about using the Wikispaces site and the rest is an open ended discussion of topics relating to publishing in science and chemistry: primary and secondary/tertiary sources, Open Access, copyright and Web2.0

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.

Tatiana Tatusova on "Annotations in Refseq" at GSC8

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Tatiana Tatusova of NCBI discusses "Annotations in Refseq" at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 10, 2009.

Nikos Kyrpides on Gene Calling Standards at GSC8

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Nikos Kyrpides of the DOE Joint Genome Institute discusses gene calling standards at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 10, 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.

Database Protection and Academic Research

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Presentation from 2001 at a State Department Roundtable when the U.S. Congress was considering whether to enact database legislation similar to that enacted by nations within the European Union.The presentation explores the potential effect on and likely reaction of U.S. scientists if Congress were to enact increased controls by publishers over the use of published scientific data by other scientists.

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.