Matched Annotation by NCBI and EMBL-EBI (MANE): a new joint venture to define a set of representative transcripts for human protein-coding genes

The RefSeq project at the NCBI and the Ensembl/GENCODE project at EMBL-EBI have provided independent high-quality human reference gene datasets to biologists since the sequencing of the human genome. Now we’re joining together on an exciting new project we’re calling … Continue reading

Meet our Editor-in-Chief at #ACSBOSTON in August | Booth 712

  Meet our Editor-in-Chief at #ACSBOSTON in August | Booth 712   Posted August 17, 2018 by PLOS ONE editors post-info PLOS ONE is excited to be exhibiting at this year’s American Chemical Society (ACS)

On Story Telling

  Last Monday night I took the mic at a Toronto bar. The whole second floor was full of conservation scientists in town for the North American Congress for Conservation Biology, the music from below

The Physics & Astronomy Category Recipient of the PLOS ONE Early Career Travel Award in the Physical Sciences Is…

  The Physics & Astronomy Category Recipient of the PLOS ONE Early Career Travel Award in the Physical Sciences Is…   post-info Thank you to all community members who submitted applications! We are delighted to

Hello, Pasadena! Day 1 of the APHL Annual Meeting

Hello, Pasadena! Day 1 of the APHL Annual Meeting | www.APHLblog.org

We are in sunny Pasadena, California for the 2018 APHL Annual Meeting! Here is a little look at what we did on the first day. Stay tuned for updates every day through June 5.

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The PLOS ONE Early Career Researcher Travel Awards in the Physical Sciences

By PLOS ONE Editors post-info Early career researchers (ECRs) are very much at the heart of what we do at PLOS. Last year alone, PLOS ONE published more than 20,000 research papers, undoubtedly with tens

I survived giving my first large conference talk as a PhD student

  By Lei Shen When I was in the middle of designing my poster, an email from the organizers  of  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory‘s Asia Conference arrived informing me that my abstract was selected to

Academia & Parenthood: Advocating for Child-friendly Conferences

0000-0002-8715-2896 I’m currently navigating the stormy and under-charted academic conference-childcare seas. My daughter hasn’t attended an academic conference since she was an infant. During our parental leave, my (non-academic) partner and I banged out two

Farewell, Providence! APHL Annual Meeting — Days 3 and 4

Farewell, Providence! APHL Annual Meeting — Days 3 and 4 | www.APHLblog.org

After four days of fascinating speakers, networking with peers and partners from around the world, and enjoying public health jokes that only insiders would understand, the 2017 APHL Annual Meeting came to a close. It was the largest meeting yet with over 700 attendees. We are so thankful to the APHL staff, members, partners, exhibitors and speakers who made this meeting a success! See you all in Pasadena, California in 2018!

Below is a round-up of days 3 and 4.

Day 1 round-up

Day 2 round-up

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Questions about GTR, ClinVar, or MedGen? Ask us at ASCO 2017!

NCBI will be exhibiting at the ASCO Annual Meeting 2017 from June 2-6. Exhibit Hall Booth #3046 ASCO attendees can get navigation tips and hands-on help with GTR and ClinVar submissions, take handout materials and meet with Adriana Malheiro, MS* … Continue reading