The role of contextual data in making sense of genomes and metagenomes

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Description: The 13th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 13). Hosted by BGI and held at Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, March 4-7, 2012 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_13 ). Theme: From Genomes to Interactions to Communities to Models Keynote Talk. Rita Colwell (University of Maryland, USA). The role of contextual data in making sense of genomes and metagenomes.

GSC 12 Session II: Biodiversity

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12 ). Robert Robbins & Neil Davies, "Welcome & Introduction to the session proceedings" Renzo Kottmann, "DwC/MIxS: technical issues + proposed solutions” John Deck, "TDWG meets GBWG" Inigo San Gil, "LTER Use Cases” Peter Dawyndt, "Microbial Earth Catalogue" David Schindel, "CBOL...

GSC 12 Session IX: Keynote speech

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12).

Bicheng Yang (BGI Shenzhen, China) - BGI, Big Data and GigaScience

GSC 12 Session VIII cont'd: M5 Breakout group reports

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12).

M5 Breakout group reports

GSC 12 Session VIII: M5 - Towards interoperability

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12).

Discussion of requirements and path for the production of interoperability procedures, guidelines and data exchange specifications. Chair: Jeff Grethe (UCSD)

GSC 12 Session VII: The Evolution of a Community

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12).

The purpose of this session is to allow discussion time for brainstorming about the way forward for the GSC as a community. Chair: Dawn Field, CEH, UK.

GSC 12 Session VI: EnvO: deploying an environment ontology in the GSC

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12 ). Barry Smith (U Buffalo) - An Introduction to Ontology as a Strategy for Data Integration Barry Smith (U Buffalo) - The Structure of the Environment Ontology Peter Dawyndt (Ghent University) - Microorganism-centered Computing 
Konstantinos Liolios (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) -...

GSC 12 Session V: Developers Working Group - Standards supporting software development

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12).

Reports from discussions of various aspects of progressing GSC's software developments.

GSC 12 Session IV: MIxS

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12 ). Lynn Schriml (University of Maryland) and Andreas Wilke (Argonne) - Extending MIxS for the Indoor Environment Anjanette Johnston (NCBI GenBank) - Metadata and GenBank: Submission Challenges and New Features Chris Hunter (ENA) - EBI, ENA, SRA, GSC, MIxS and EMG Boyke Bunk (DSMZ) - MIxS-ing...

GSC 12 Session III: Standards Organisations

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The 12th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 12), held at The Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_12 ). Barry Smith (University of Buffalo): The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Daniele Gerundino (ISO Strategic Adviser to the Secretary-General): ISO Standards Martin Klopfer (OGC): The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Susanna Sansone (University of Oxford): BioSharing