Meeting Report from the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) Workshop 9

Tanja Davidsen, Ramana Madupu, Peter Sterk, Dawn Field, George Garrity, Jack Gilbert, Frank Oliver Glöckner, Lynette Hirschman, Eugene Kolker, Renzo Kottmann, Nikos Kyrpides, Folker Meyer (+4 others)
2010 Standards in Genomic Sciences  
This report summarizes the proceedings of the 9th workshop of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC), held at the J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD, USA. It was the first GSC workshop to have open registration and attracted over 90 participants. This workshop featured sessions that provided overviews of the full range of ongoing GSC projects. It included sessions on Standards in Genomic Sciences, the open access journal of the GSC, building standards for genome annotation, the M5
more » ... for next-generation collaborative computational infrastructures, building ties with the biodiversity research community and two discussion panels with government and industry participants. Progress was made on all fronts, and major outcomes included the completion of the MIENS specification for publication and the formation of the Biodiversity working group.
doi:10.4056/sigs.1353455 pmid:21304722 pmcid:PMC3035308 fatcat:gxlecmfcynhbri764staw4ante