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Mar. 4, 2021
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NMDC community survey poster presentation at the Genome Sciences Program PI meeting

Pajau Vangay presented preliminary results from the NMDC community survey, which was conducted from December 2020 to January 2021 and aimed to understand how the microbiome research community is working...

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Mar. 3, 2021
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NMDC poster presentation on standardized workflows at the Genome Sciences Program PI meeting

Bin Hu presented a poster on recent developments of the NMDC standardized workflows. These workflows are packaged as software containers and documented to enable researchers to install and run workflows...

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Mar. 2, 2021
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NMDC metadata standards poster presentation at the Genome Sciences PI meeting

William Duncan presented a poster on the NMDC efforts to link standards and systems from the Genomic Standards Consortium Minimum Information about any (x) Sequence (MIxS), Environmental Ontology (EnvO), and...

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Mar. 1, 2021
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Launching the NMDC Newsletter

The NMDC team is excited to announce the launch of the NMDC newsletter! We have a lot of exciting announcements, including a recent publication and the official launch of the...

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Feb. 24, 2021
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Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh presents on the NMDC project at the Genome Sciences Program PI meeting

NMDC Project Lead, Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh, and members of the leadership team shared exciting progress updates on the project in a joint presentation at the virtual GSP meeting on February 24,...

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Feb. 23, 2021
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mSystems publication on microbiome metadata standards

We report on discussions that took place during a workshop hosted by the NMDC on October 21-24, 2019, which brought together 50 experts to discuss how data standards are supporting...

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Dec. 7, 2020
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NMDC Community Survey

The NMDC has launched a community survey to understand how members of the microbiome research community work with microbiome data. The collected feedback will be used to guide the iterative...

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Aug. 6, 2020
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Tri-institutional Partnership in Microbiome Research

A unique aspect of the Tri-institutional Partnership in Microbiome Research is its data-driven focus and data infrastructure, brought through the participation of the Berkeley Lab-led National Microbiome Data Collaborative. With...

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Apr. 29, 2020
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Nature Reviews Microbiology Comment

Nature Reviews Microbiology Comment announces the NMDC pilot project, currently funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research program. The NMDC seeks to address fundamental...

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Apr. 18, 2020
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Introduction to Metadata and Ontologies

Want to know more about metadata, including What are metadata? and What kinds of metadata are there? Check out our new post on Introduction to Metadata and Ontologies: Everything You...

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Dec. 10, 2019
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A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research

 The National Microbiome Data Collaborative (NMDC), a new initiative aimed at empowering microbiome research, is gearing up its pilot phase after receiving $10 million from the U.S. Department of...

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Jul. 12, 2021
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NMDC Quarterly Release: Summer 2021

    Bio-Scales Pilot Project We’re excited to announce that preliminary data for the Bio-Scales...

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