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The Genomic Standards Consortium and beyond: best practice in genomics research

Launched at the 13th Genomic Standards Consortium workshop in Shenzhen in March 2012 (at which GigaScience co-hosted a session), this thematic series of discussion and research articles from the conference and wider research community aims to highlight best practice in genomics research.

  1. Content type: Commentary

    The co-authors of this paper hereby state their intention to work together to launch the Genomic Observatories Network (GOs Network) for which this document will serve as its Founding Charter. We define a Genomic...

    Authors: Neil Davies, Dawn Field, Linda Amaral-Zettler, Melody S Clark, John Deck, Alexei Drummond, Daniel P Faith, Jonathan Geller, Jack Gilbert, Frank Oliver Glöckner, Penny R Hirsch, Jo-Ann Leong, Chris Meyer, Matthias Obst, Serge Planes, Chris Scholin…

    Citation: GigaScience 2014 3:2

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  2. Content type: Review

    Archives operating under the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration currently preserve all submitted sequences equally, but rapid increases in the rate of global sequence production will soon...

    Authors: Guy Cochrane, Charles E Cook and Ewan Birney

    Citation: GigaScience 2012 1:2

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  3. Content type: Technical Note

    We present the Biological Observation Matrix (BIOM, pronounced “biome”) format: a JSON-based file format for representing arbitrary observation by sample contingency tables with associated sample and observati...

    Authors: Daniel McDonald, Jose C Clemente, Justin Kuczynski, Jai Ram Rideout, Jesse Stombaugh, Doug Wendel, Andreas Wilke, Susan Huse, John Hufnagle, Folker Meyer, Rob Knight and J Gregory Caporaso

    Citation: GigaScience 2012 1:7

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  4. Content type: Review

    We are entering a new era in genomics–that of large-scale, place-based, highly contextualized genomic research. Here we review this emerging paradigm shift and suggest that sites of utmost scientific importanc...

    Authors: Neil Davies, Chris Meyer, Jack A Gilbert, Linda Amaral-Zettler, John Deck, Mesude Bicak, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna Assunta-Sansone, Kathy Willis and Dawn Field

    Citation: GigaScience 2012 1:5

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