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01/22/2020 - 11:44am

The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Data Science Strategy will host a virtual workshop on assessing dataset and data resource value and reach on Wednesday, Feb. 19, beginning at 9 a.m.

The goal of this workshop is to discuss core metrics, use cases, and best practices to better understand open data usage and impact. The workshop will focus on two types of data resources – repositories and knowledgebases – and will bring together managers of diverse biomedical data... Read more

01/21/2020 - 5:03pm

The Office of Data Science Strategy at the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine are hosting a workshop on the Role of Generalist Repositories to Enhance Data Discoverability and Reuse on Feb. 11-12. The workshop will be held at the Lister Hill Auditorium on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Md.

The primary goals of the workshop are to: 

  • Hear from generalist repositories about how they see themselves in the larger... Read more
01/08/2020 - 4:59pm

The Office of Data Science Strategy is pleased to announce a recruitment for two new positions, a GS-15 supervisory position and a GS-14 health scientist administrator position, to lead efforts in developing a highly effective biomedical data infrastructure. These positions will close on Jan. 30.

Both positions support NIH’s goal... Read more

12/20/2019 - 5:31pm

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recently announced the BioData Catalyst Fellows Program. This program will provide researchers the opportunity to receive funding to help support research on novel and innovative data science and data-focused research programs. Preference for this one-year position will be given to early career researchers – graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty. The program is open to academic disciplines conducting biomedical research or related... Read more

12/18/2019 - 9:28am

Applications are now available for a single-cell focused codeathon hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information to be held Jan. 15 -17, 2020, at the New York Genome Center in New York City.

Codeathons allow researchers and data scientists from different communities to share their expertise and collaborate on solving real biomedical data challenges. Researchers and data scientists at any stage of their data science journey are... Read more

12/10/2019 - 2:51pm

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will host its annual NCATS Day on Dec. 17, 2019, in the Natcher Conference Center in Building 45 at the NIH’s main campus in Bethesda, Md. This year’s topic is “Conversations on Responsible Data Sharing.” Members of the community are invited to join NCATS staff for a full day of thoughtful discussion, perspectives, and insights into data sharing in the... Read more

12/04/2019 - 2:22pm

The National Institutes of Health and the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) will jointly host an open working meeting to encourage the sharing of best practices, lessons learned, and cutting-edge technologies and analytics across single cell atlas-building programs. The meeting will be held March 30 - April 1, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, MD.

The goal of the meeting is to build a stronger international ecosystem for single cell analysis work by bringing together key... Read more

12/04/2019 - 11:39am

NIH will be hosting an informational public webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on... Read more

11/26/2019 - 6:06pm

Calling all coders! A Single Cell in the Cloud codeathon will be held Jan. 15-17, 2020, in New York City and is hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the New York Genome Center. This codeathon will focus on single cell data including RNA, DNA, and chromatin accessibility.

Project proposals... Read more

11/07/2019 - 9:58am

The Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance was made available for public comment on Nov. 6, 2019.  NIH is seeking public input on an NIH-wide data management and sharing policy proposal that was published in the Federal Register. NIH is also seeking input on useful guidance for implementing a... Read more