Scott Edmunds - January 14, 2024
Marking the 10th anniversary of the formulation of the FAIR principles, we have one of our GigaBlog Q&A’s with Peter-Bram ‘t Hoen, Alain van Gool, Anna Niehues and Casper de Visser from the Netherlands X-omics Initiative and Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, authors of a new paper on publishing FAIR workflows. Giving us their […]
Chris Armit - September 27, 2022
The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility had its annual INCF 2022 Neuroinformatics Assembly and Chris Armit has a write up of the event.
Scott Edmunds - November 29, 2019
As part of the FAIRsharing Community Network (see previous blog) and joint Force11 and Research Data Alliance (RDA) FAIRsharing Working Group we have been involved in efforts to develop a shared, cross-publisher list of recommended data deposition repositories. The first fruits of these are a preprint from the working group and DataCite (of which we […]
Chris Armit - June 3, 2019
The 21st meeting of the Genomics Standards Consortium (GSC21) took place last week in Vienna at one of the oldest universities in the world – the University of Vienna – from May 20th-23rd. We’ve been long time supporters and participants of the Genomics Standards Consortium meetings going back to 2012’s GSC13 in Shenzhen, and have […]
Scott Edmunds - April 3, 2019
FAIRer Sharing via FAIRsharing Our aim at GigaScience is to provide the means to open up and share research data. On top of just making these available via our (new look) GigaDB database, we’ve been involved with communities that wants to maximize the utility of these research outputs by making them FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable […]
Nicole Nogoy - October 17, 2018
Having just attended our first plant phenomics conference – it was great to learn how far the field has progressed and how rapidly it continues to progress with the advancement of new technologies for high-throughput phenotyping. The greater plant phenomics community is trying to collect and define sets of physical and biochemical traits belonging […]
Hans Zauner - October 19, 2017
A new commentary in GigaScience demonstrates the use of the FAIR principles to enable Open Science. We explan more here.
Scott Edmunds - July 31, 2017
Celebrating our birthday at ISMB in Prague, ISMB2017 was a particularly memorable and important one as 5th birthday of GigaScience and 25th edition of the ISMB.