NMDC Ontology Workshop
October 21-24, 2019, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The NMDC hosted a workshop on October 21-24, 2019 to understand how data standards are supporting the microbiome sciences. We hosted over 45 attendees with expertise in research, ontology, bioinformatics, and community engagement. The goals of the workshop were to understand how standards are currently used, building consensus around the importance of metadata, and establishing a network of key stakeholders to advocate for standards across their organizations and communities (full agenda).