Argonne Activities at SC12

5th GSC Workshop

The 5th GSC Workshop is underway. The workshop will run from 12-14th December, and is hosted at the EBI in Hinxton. The GSC wiki will be updated during the workshop. For further information visit

Posted in EnvO, MIGS/MIMS, Standards

GSC BoF at ISMB/ECCB 2007 & the Environmental Ontology workshop

The Genomic Standards Consortium held a Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007. There were three presentations, and a discussion led by Robert Stevens. Presentation slides can be downloaded from the GSC wiki: Presentation Slides * Tatiana Tatusov slides

Posted in Environment, EnvO, ISMB, Ontology, Standards

GSC Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007

The Genomic Standards Consortium will be hosting a Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007. Date: Monday 23rd July 2007 Time: 12.15pm – 1.30pm Room: see noticeboards An open invitation :- Meet members of the Genomic Standards Consortium Learn

Posted in ISMB, MIGS/MIMS, Ontology, Standards

eGenomics III – meeting report published

A meeting report summarizing the proceedings of the “eGenomics: Cataloguing our Complete Genome Collection III” workshop held September 11–13, 2006, at the National Institute for Environmental eScience (NIEeS), Cambridge, United Kingdom, is now available: download meeting report Comparative and Functional

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4th GSC Workshop

The 4th Genomic Standards Consortium Workshop will be held next week, 6-8th June, 2007 at the National Institute for Environmental e-Science (NIEeS), Cambridge. As at previous workshops there will be a mix of talks and discussion sessions, although this year

Posted in MIGS/MIMS, Ontology, Standards


Minimum Information about a Genome Sequence/ Minimum Information about a Metagenomic Sequence/Sample Some pointers to resources to retrieve, visualize and explore the MIGS/MIMS specification: Introduction to MIGS/MIMS GSC Wiki page describing MIGS/MIMS MIGS/MIMS XML Schema web service The MIGS/MIMS XML

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Genomic Standards Consortium Publications

The current GSC publication list: The MIGS manuscript: The Nature Biotech community consultation concluded April 19th, 2007. Decision by NBT pending. GSC Meeting Reports Dawn Field, George Garrity, Tanya Gray, Jeremy Selengut, Peter Sterk, Nick Thomson, Tatiana Tatusova, Guy Cochrane,

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Genomic Standards Consortium and the EnvO (Environmental Ontology)

EnvO (Environmental Ontology) is a collaboration between many individuals and groups interested in how we describe the environment. The EnvO project homepage is currently under construction. Contact Norman Morrison for further details: morrison at The Genomic Standards Consortium will

Posted in Environment, EnvO, Ontology, Standards

Query the Web – Genomic Standards Consortium mashup

  A new mashup function has been added to the Genome Catalogue that combines content from sites including NCBI Genome Project, PubMed, Flickr and even YouTube video! You can either enter your own search term, or else link to the

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