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ELIXIR All Hands 2021

all hands BioData.pt | ELIXIR PT would like to thank ELIXIR and ELIXIR-CZ for a great 2021 ELIXIR All Hands Meeting. It was a pleasure and an honor to be able to actively participate. Looking forward to the next ELIXIR All Hands Meeting being held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 2022!

1st General Assembly of BIP4DAB Association

AG On the 4th of June, took place the first General Assembly of BIP4DAB, with the presence of all 12 founder associates (CEBAL, CCMAR, CIIMAR, FCUL, iBET, INESC-ID, IGC-FCG, IST, UAveiro, UCoimbra, UMinho, and NOVA). All associates were present to elect the corporate bodies of the Association, who had an absolute victory, with 12 out of 12 votes.

Riding the next wave of research data!

df Last Monday, in an auditorium full of attendees (virtual and in-person) and international speakers, Mário Gaspar da Silva, our Vice-President and Head of Node, and Ana Portugal Melo, our Executive Director and Deputy Head of Node, participated in the workshop Riding the Next Wave of Research Data, where COVID-19 pandemic was held as reference.

Congratulations João!

Master thesis We are glad to announce that João Filomena, BioData.pt’s trainee, has defended his MSc thesis "Adaptation of GenoQual pipeline to new upstream applications and to run independently from Galaxy portal" finishing with 19 out of 20!

The journey continues!

After a thorough assessment conducted by experts from the Foundation for Science and Technology, in early 2020, BioData.pt was recommended to become a legal entity. Following on that endeavor, we are proud to announce that since May 24th we are a non-for-profit organization.  Associaçãofounder

What a journey this has been!

On May 5th, the Portuguese Node of ELIXIR, so-called BioData.pt, celebrated 5 years in an event that brought together history, experiences, knowledge and vision by the words of some of the many that contributed to the establishment of a biological data management research infrastructure in the Portuguese scientific system. Group

New resource!

Cymon Cox, Gianluca de Moro and João Machado, members of the BioData.pt Marine Resources Community from the Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), have led the effort to develop an online marine genomic resource to aid community-driven annotation of marine eukaryotes in the scope of a EOSC-Life demonstrator project.  eosclifed

 

New article released!

Ana Portugal Melo, our Executive Director, has recently published an article in the Agronomy journal regarding the impact of rice cultivation and off-season period on the dynamics of soil enzyme activities and bacterial communities in Mozambique.  rice_APM