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05/19/2020 - 5:09pm

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) awarded a contract to develop the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Cancer Data Aggregator (CDA) to a consortium led by the Broad Institute, Institute for Systems Biology, Seven Bridges Genomics, and General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), Inc. The CDA is a query engine that will help... Read more

05/04/2020 - 5:45pm

To learn more about how you can leverage generalist repositories such as NIH Figshare to publish your datasets, register for the next webinar on Tuesday, May 12 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. For those unable to attend live, a recording will be available on the Office of Data Science Strategy’s Biomedical Data Repositories and Knowledgebases webpage after the event.

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04/20/2020 - 12:00pm

An Ideas Lab to Shape the Future of Predictive Modeling Across Scales from Biology to Clinical Care

Apply to be part of this exciting 5-day workshop to collaborate with peers and develop concepts for a digital twin component that, within the next 2–3 years, will advance the development of a model of an individual cancer patient. These projects should lead to disease and... Read more

04/15/2020 - 2:50pm

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health is hosting a free webinar for researchers to learn how to share, discover, and cite COVID-19 data and code in generalist repositories on April 24 from 2-3:45 p.m. ET.

The biomedical research community’s understanding of the novel coronavirus and the associated coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving. Open science and the timely sharing of research data have played a critical role in advancing... Read more

03/23/2020 - 3:58pm

The PDC is a next-generation proteomics data repository within NCI’s Cancer Research Data Commons with corresponding genomics and imaging data sets to enable data access, analysis, and sharing for integrative research. Researchers, data scientists, and informaticists alike can access these data for analyses and submit their own data sets to share with the community. Whereas in the past, data sets have been analyzed with separate pipelines, the PDC harmonizes multi-omics data with a common... Read more

03/20/2020 - 3:26pm

A free webinar for researchers will be held March 24 from 3-4 p.m. ET to learn about publishing datasets in the NIH Figshare Instance.

NIH-funded researchers are encouraged to appropriately share research data to enhance the rigor and reproducibility of research results and for secondary reuse. NIH has a vision for a modernized, integrated biomedical data ecosystem that is... Read more

03/16/2020 - 4:40pm

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is seeking public comments on the needs and opportunities to develop, advance, and implement scalable computational approaches and to generate new or repurpose existing artificial intelligence (AI)-ready datasets in support of musculoskeletal, rheumatic, and skin diseases research (NOT-AR-20-009... Read more

03/13/2020 - 3:54pm

The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Data Science Strategy recently announced the availability of administrative supplements to active grants that focus on biomedical software development or have a significant software development component. These supplements will invest in research software tools with recognized value in a scientific community to enhance their impact by leveraging best practices in software development and advances in cloud computing.

The supplements... Read more

03/12/2020 - 2:55pm

Deadline to apply extended to May 1

The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Data Science Strategy is offering a Data Science Boot Camp for science teachers interested in learning how to incorporate data science into the classroom. The camp will be held July 6-10 in Shady Grove, Md.

This workshop will provide hands-on training for data... Read more

03/11/2020 - 4:41pm

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recently announced the Big Data Challenge: Creating New Paradigms for Heart Failure Research. NHLBI seeks to foster innovation and address the need for new, open-source disease models that can define sub-categorizations of adult heart failure through this competition.

Up to five winners will be selected with each winning up to $50,000. NHLBI will... Read more