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04/18/2017 - 5:48pm

The National Institutes of Health will hold its third annual Pi Day Celebration on the NIH Main Campus on Pi Day 2.0, Thursday, May 18, 2107. As you may recall, the original Pi Day festivities, on 3.14, were postponed due to inclement weather. The goal of the NIH Pi Day Celebration is to increase awareness across the biomedical science community of the role that the... Read more

02/28/2017 - 12:03pm

Congratulations to the development team led by Trevor Bedford, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, and Richard Neher, PhD, of Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland winners of the grand prize of $230,000. Also participating were students from the laboratories of the team leaders; the University of Washington, Seattle; and the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

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02/09/2017 - 1:23pm

ON JANUARY 6, 2017, the National Institutes of Health announced that National Library of Medicine Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD will assume an additional role as NIH Interim Associate Director for Data Science.

The NIH Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) and team provide input to the overall NIH vision and actions... Read more

01/11/2017 - 1:49pm

Public voting for the Open Science Prize is now closed. Thank you to everyone who voted. The 3 prototypes which scored highest and will therefore be going forward to the next stage of review are:

MyGene2: Accelerating Gene Discovery with Radically Open Data Sharing


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12/22/2016 - 8:22am

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council Working Group.

Name of Working Group:  Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group

Date:  January 9, 2017 - Canceled

Place:  Teleconference
This portion of the meeting is open to the public and is being held by teleconference.  This is a listen ONLY meeting.  Please submit any questions or comments via email to the contact... Read more

12/16/2016 - 5:06pm

Public voting for the Open Science Prize is LIVE!

Help shape new directions in biomedical research by VOTING HERE.

Voting will be open December 1, 2016 through January 6, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.

In the spirit of Open Science, we invite you to help decide which of the prototypes competing for the Open Science Prize will be considered for the final grand prize.... Read more

12/16/2016 - 4:48pm

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative has partnered with the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare (CAMH), operated by MITRE, to launch and test a new funding paradigm that will provide NIH extramural researchers with access to cloud computing and storage capabilities. This funding model, called the... Read more

12/16/2016 - 4:35pm

DataMed Beta Version 1.5

The bioCADDIE development team announces the release of DataMed Version 1.5, a Data Discovery Index (DDI) prototype

 …with... Read more

09/14/2016 - 11:53am

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) is pleased to announce The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science. This course is an introductory overview that assumes no prior knowledge or understanding of data science. This lecture series is a joint effort between the BD2K Training Coordinating Center (BD2KTCC... Read more

09/02/2016 - 3:38pm

Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm ET

Place: Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Bldg 35A, Rm 620, on the NIH Bethesda campus.

For those unable to attend, the event will be webcast here:

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