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GigaScience at SPNHC 2022

- June 27, 2022

Write up of the meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC 2022) by Chris Armit.

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GigaScience at VIZBI 2022

- April 7, 2022

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Write-up of the The 12th international meeting on Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI) conference

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The Women in Science Conference 2021: Challenges are simply a problem waiting for a solution

- November 4, 2021

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The 7th Women in Science Conference took place in Qingdao, as a satellite meeting of ICG-16 again organized by our Publishing Director Laurie Goodman. Here is a write-up by our Junior Editor Hongfang Zhang.

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Sequencing genomes across the planet at Biodiversity Genomics 2021

- October 7, 2021

Biodiversity Genomics 2021 was again virtual and brought together researchers across the world who are sequencing all of the corners of the tree of life. Here we have a write-up from Chris Armit.

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Another Virtual Birthday: GigaScience at ISMB2021

- August 2, 2021

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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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GigaScience at VIZBI 2021

- April 14, 2021

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GigaScience are huge fans of the VIZBI – Visualising Biological Data – conference and our Data Scientist Chris Armit details the major highlights of VIZBI 2021.

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GigaScience at Cell Bio 2020 Virtual

- January 5, 2021

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Chris Armit attended Cell Bio 2020 Virtual (the online ASCB|EMBO Meeting) and here provides a write-up of the excited Cell Biology on display in this conference.

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Predicting the Outcome of COVID-19: GigaScience at the Human Cell Atlas COVID-19 Virtual Symposium

- October 23, 2020

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The Human Cell Atlas organised a COVID-19 Virtual Symposium on the 1st and 9th October 2020 to highlight important research findings in host responses, pathophysiology, and immunology. Chris Armit from the GigaScience team attended this virtual conference and report below on some of the key investigations that are helping us to understand the mechanisms of COVID-19 disease.

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Updates from sequencing the tree of life. Biodiversity Genomics 2020

- October 22, 2020

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Biodiversity Genomics 2020 was a virtual event aiming to bring together researchers across the world to “sequence life for the future of life”, sequencing all of the corners of the tree of life.

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Diversity, Ancestry, and the Tenacious Concept of Race: GigaScience at GA4GH

- October 5, 2020

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Diversity, Ancestry, and the Tenacious Concept of Race The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organization, seeking to enable responsible genomic data sharing within a human rights framework. GigaScience are organisational members, and their meeting often coincides with the American Society of Genetics meeting that sometimes participate in […]

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