Inside FlyBase: Biocuration as a career

Susan St. Pierre, Peter McQuilton
2009 Fly  
As research in the biological sciences continues to advance at a rapid pace, it is increasingly important that the data be captured, standardized, organized and made accessible to the scientific community. This is the job of a biocurator. Here we describe the process of biocuration from our perspective as FlyBase curators.
doi:10.4161/fly.3.1.7769 pmid:19182544 pmcid:PMC2837272 fatcat:qxixus4knvf6xeazth2zm2kyba