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IAIC Publication in The Plant Cell- Building a New Arabidopsis Information Portal

| July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The IAIC published in June (via Open Access) the outcomes of the recent Design Workshop in The Plant Cell (link to article here.) This publication describes the challenges of developing an Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP) to replace theĀ  bioinformatics resource, TAIR, that currently houses much of the community’s genomic (and other) public data.

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Inaugural Scientific Advisory Board Appointed

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The IAIC Scientific Advisory Board was recently appointed and includes: Gloria Coruzzi (New York University, USA), Kazuki Saito (RIKEN Plant Science Center, Chiba University, Japan), Magnus Nordborg (Gregor Mendel Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Austria), Mark Estelle (University of California, San Diego, USA), Mark Forster (Syngenta, UK), Paul Kersey (European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), UK), and […]

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Working Groups present at the Design Workshop

| December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Working Groups Chairs (EAI, Modules/Use Cases, Standards/Ontologies) presented summaries of their group discussions to participants of the December Design Workshop and engaged in discussions about building the new Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP). Chairs are taking lead roles in developing a workshop white paper which will contain recommendations to the community for developing funding proposals to […]

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Design Workshop Concludes

| December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Design Workshop (Dec. 11-14, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia) concluded after 2.5 intense days of interactive team sessions that collectively envisioned creative approaches (and associated challenges) to developing an Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP). After taking a break for the holidays participants will put forward several concept maps for the AIP and put forward community recommendations in […]

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