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Request for Information (RFI): Use of Cloud Resources and New File Formats for Sequence Read Archive Data

This RFI closed on July 17, 2020


This Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit public input for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on how Sequence Read Archive (SRA) data can be formatted and stored to better facilitate usage, exchange, and scientific impact of the data while maintaining a sustainable, cost-effective footprint that, in turn, supports continued submission to the archive. Please read the full RFI before submitting responses below. 

We look forward to your input and hope you will share this RFI with your colleagues.

For any inquiries regarding this RFI, please contact:
Christopher O’Sullivan, Ph.D.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine

Jessica Mazerik, Ph.D.
Office of Data Science Strategy
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director