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Genomics Standards Consortium meeting – GSC15, Bethesda, April 22-24, 2013

The 15th Workshop of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC15)

April 22-24, 2013, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Registration and EasyChair abstract submission website now open.

Theme: Standards-enabled Research in Genomics
URL: http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_15

The 15th Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC15) meeting will be held at NIH (Bethesda, Maryland) from April 22-24th. This meeting will highlight the utilization of genome metadata standards for the enhancement of our biological understanding of microbes, the interaction between microbial genomes, human health and disease. GSC15 will provide a forum for standards developers, genome and metagenome researchers and biological database developers to discuss their research, initiate collaborations, join GSC working groups and engage in panel discussions. The conference will include two days of plenary talks featuring GSC projects and community standards efforts along with a keynote speaker, discussion of standards among a government panel and groups discussion panel. Day 3 of GSC15 will include concurrent GSC working groups open to GSC15 participants.

Key Dates:
October 15, 2012: Registration opens, EasyChair abstract submission opens
December 20, 2012: Deadline for submission of abstracts
January 7, 2013: Decisions released on abstract
February 15, 2013: Registration closes

Abstract Submission:
Abstract for Outreach I and II session talks and GSC15 posters may be
submitted through EasyChair
(https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gsc15).

Outreach I and II and poster topics: Standards in Genomic and
Metagenomic projects. Development, integration and research findings
related to human, model organism or environmental projects, resources,
tools or databases.

Location:

Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

For more detailed information, please visit the GSC 15 website at
gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_15

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