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Open Science Milestones and the return of in-person meetings at ISMB2022

- July 19, 2022

ISMB2022 meets open science

Write-up of GigaScience’s 10th birthday at ISMB2022 in Wisconsin, birthday series of papers, and it’s efforts to map to the UNESCO Open Science Recommendations

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Another Virtual Birthday: GigaScience at ISMB2021

- August 2, 2021

ISMB2021 logo

ISMB2021 was held online again so GigaScience had to celebrate their birthday with a video & virtual cake cutting, plus this writeup of the talks by Chris Armit

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Birthdays and Online Conferences go Viral. ISMB2020 & BCC2020 in the time of COVID-19

- July 27, 2020

virtual conferences go viral

Meetings In the Time of Coronavirus: Conferences go Viral June-July usually marks peak conference season when the GigaScience team is on the road, but with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down travel and public gatherings it has been a strangely static summer. As we launched at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) conference in Long […]

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Bioinformaticians Baking in Blazing Basel: ISMBECCB and BOSC 2019

- August 8, 2019

ISMBECCB Basel

In Sultry Switzerland, Bioinformatics is Radiant at ISMBECCB Regular readers will know GigaScience originally launched at the 2012 ISMB (Intelligent Systems of Molecular Biology) meeting in Long Beach, and every subsequent year the conference has held a special place in our hearts as the place where we celebrate our birthday (see all the previous write-ups […]

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#ISMB16: A Disney Coming of Age Tale.

- July 15, 2016

At Disney World infancy ends at 3, or at least that is the age children have to start purchasing tickets. It seemed appropriate to celebrate our 4th birthday there. Or at least at the #ISMB16 Computational Biology meeting that was held this week at the Walt Disney World Resort. Here we report on what happened and how we and the field have been growing up

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Birthdays and Homecomings at ISMB-ECCB in Dublin

- July 19, 2015

More on our birthday and bioinformatics adventures in Dublin for the annual gathering of the worlds compuational biology community: ISMB

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Continuing the push beyond static documents. ISMB, and more on our “What Bioinformaticians need to know about digital publishing beyond the PDF2” workshop

- July 31, 2014

Boston 2014: More than a (Bioinformatics) Feeling Following from our previous posting on BOSC, our birthday and the BMC Open Data award party in Boston, on top of having to dash between the many great talks and sessions at ISMB, we were kept even busier than usual helping to organize and present in a special […]

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More on our ISMB workshop: What Bioinformaticians need to know about digital publishing beyond the PDF

- August 9, 2013

Big Data Publishing (credit Jenny Cham, CC-BY) As mentioned in our previous posting, on top of the many great talks and sessions we attended at ISMB in Berlin last month, we were kept even busy helping to organize and present in a special Beyond-the-PDF inspired “What Bioinformaticians need to know about digital publishing beyond the […]

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GigaBirthday at ISMB

- July 19, 2013

GigaScience reaches its first anniversary of publication, and achieves several milestones in changing how life science research is published One year on from our launch, we are unveiling new features and functionality at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) meeting at the ICC in Berlin (pictured) this week. As well as a print issue […]

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First day of the ISMB Bio-Ontologies Meeting: useful tools in the data-deluge.

- July 15, 2011

In this era of “big-data” and supposed data-tsunamis, being able to sift through the vast swathes of information and find what you are looking will become more and more important. Key to this process will be the use of controlled vocabularies and ontologies – properly tagging and labelling the data to make it findable, and […]

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