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The computing of biology or the biology of computing?

So there is a new story out that is fascinating to me as a ‘recovering’ biologist.

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FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute

Announcing The Launch Of The New, Force11 Scholarly Communication Institute, July 30 – August 4, 2017, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

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If at first you do succeed: Publish a Replication Report with #RRIDs anyway!

The immortal Aristotle was once reported to say “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”

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Funding Opportunity Announcement: KIBM IRG Program 2017-18

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community!Please read below for a funding opportunity from the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind."Dear KIBM Community,The Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind is now inviting a...

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Happy Holidays!

Dear readers,On behalf of all of us at the Neuroscience Information Framework and the SciCrunch Community, we would like to wish you the most splendid of holiday seasons. We hope your vacation season ...

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One week left to apply INCF seed funding projects!!

One week left to apply INCF seed funding projects. Submit your application no later than November 30, 2016. Read below for more information on the grants."INCF* invites applications for seed fund...

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Rigor and Transparency in Reproducibility on BioLegend's Podcast!

Come one come all, listen to a podcast on reproducibility on your way home today. "Talkin' Immunology" hosts a conversation about Rigor and Transparency....

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INCF Applications for Seed Funding! Project and Travel Grants available!

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community!Our partners at INCF are inviting applications for "seed funding of collaborative brain research projects." Please click the link for more details!https://www.incf.org/re...

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Registration is now open for Brainhack Los Angeles

Hello SciCrunch/NIF Community!Please read below for information on registering for Brainhack Los Angeles!"Registration is now open for Brainhack Los Angeles – Big Data Tools for Connectomics (http:/...

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eLife partnership with Hypothes.is will lead to some serious waves in open scholarly annotation

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community!Been craving some good news for open annotation? Well this recent news press should cheer you up!"eLife, a non-profit initiative inspired by research funders and led by s...

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NSG Satellite Symposium at SFN Annual Meeting 2016, San Diego - November 12th, 9am-12pm

Dear NIF/SciCrunch Community,Please read the message below from NSG regarding their Satellite Symposium which will take place at SFN 2016!Dear NSG user,We will be hosting a Satellite Symposium as a pa...

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Neuronify the first neuroscience app on my phone

So I never ever put apps on my phone because they are a waste of space, also I have an old sad phone so a couple of apps just decimate up my memory. This all changed at the 2016 SfN meeting last week ...

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NeuroMorpho announces 10 years and 50K Neuron Reconstructions

We are excited to announce that almost exactly 10 years after the original launch, NeuroMorpho.Org passed the milestone of 50,000 reconstructions in the September 1, 2016 release of Version 7.0. This ...

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Perfect storm to fix antibody problems?

This article comes from the GBSI folks, reporting on antibody validation solutions:Well, the prefect storm has converged, and a proposal for validation of antibodies continues the year-long effort by ...

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A STAR is Born, Indeed

News on the RRID front is encouraging!We have been very busy adding new journals over the last year. It is wonderful whenever we see a new journal with and RRID, especially when the instructions to au...

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Nice example for the new Authentication of Key Biological Resources document

The UCSD libraries in collaboration with NIF have put together an example of an authentication document that you may work with for your next NIH grant. This addresses the new announcements by NIH for ...

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Your grandmother is much better at open reproducible science than you!

Yes you read it correctly, I am calling you out on your ability to do open reproducible science. This 3 minute video should convince you: If not, then leave a comment!...

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Protect Yourself from Zombie Papers

Another fun flier to post around the department. Zombification of papers: the inability to use or validate information in the paper.How can we stop this terrible plague on the scientific literature? -...

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RRID: Improve your Impact Factor!

Please feel free to take this fun flier and post it around your lab to help your lab-mates to remember how to get an RRID into your next methods section or grant application. ...

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What is the identity of your Cell Line?

The SciCrunch portals now contain a data source that will help people figure out if their cell lines have been reported to be contaminated and the Resource Identification Portal at scicrunch will star...

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Collaborative Cyberinfrastructure Environment - Survey

Greetings NIF/SciCrunch Community!Are you a researcher or educator? This survey needs your input!"The aim of this survey is to understand how researchers and educators might need and use a cyberinfras...

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Human Brain Project Platform Release

Greetings NIF/SciCrunch Community,Please click the link below for a press release from the Human Brain Project regarding the release of their new platform. This platform will "Advance Collaborative Re...

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Reproducibility in the Recipes of Science

Hello SciCrunch/NIF Community! Please read below for Dr. Bandrowski's post on "Reproducibility in the Recipes of Science"Reproducibility in the Recipes of ScienceReproducibility in science is a very d...

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OHBM Hackathon 2016 - Stipends Application

Hello NIF/SciCrunch community!Please take a moment to read this message from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping:"OHBM Hackathon 2016 - Stipends ApplicationThe registration for the fourth OHBM Ha...

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iNeuro Project Workshop Report

Hello NIF/SciCrunch users!Please take a moment to view the iNeuro Project Workshop Report.The report outlines necessary steps for preparation and production in regards to accomplishing two main objec...

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bioCADDIE External Monthly Webinar

bioCADDIE External Monthly WebinarHypothes.isDate: Thursday, December 10, 2015Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PST); 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)Presenters Maryann Martone, PhDUniversity of California, San Diego...

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Biosharing Standards Registry Survey

Hello, NIF/SciCrunch Community,Please take a moment to fill out the survey listed and described in the link below."The Biosharing team is conducting a survey on standards with and for 2 major/research...

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NIF Supports the release of Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Data.

Hello NIF Community!Below is a press release in regards to FAIR Guiding Principles formal publication. NIF fully supports the release and publication of Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and R...

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NIF Homepage Outage Postmortem Apology

Dear NIF Community,The NIF home page was down last weekend due to a bad update that overwrote our production webserver files.  We apologise for any inconvenience that this may have caused.  We are n...

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SPARC Funding Opportunities: Informational Webinar - March 24, 2016 from 12pm-1pm

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community!The SPARC Program will be hosting an Informational Webinar about its three FOA's on March 24, from 12 - 1 PM. Please read below for more information."Dear Colleague,The N...

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New SPARC Cooperative Agreement (U18) Funding Opportunity Announcement!

Greetings NIF/SciCrunch Community!Please read below for a funding oppurtunity announcement from our colleagues at the NIH Common Fund SPARC Program Staff.Dear Colleague,The NIH Common Fund Program on ...

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New SPARC Other Transaction (OT) Funding Opportunity Announcements!

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community!Please take a moment to read the information below about New SPARC Other Transaction (OT) Funding Opportunities provided by the NIH Common Fund SPARC Program staff. De...

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Register now for Annotating all Knowledge #FORCE2016

Greetings SciCrunch/NIF Community!Please read below for a message from Maryann Martone regarding the upcoming "Annotating all Knowledge" event!Join us for the kick off  face to face meeting for the ...

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Force2016 Conference

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community! See below for important information on the upcoming Force 11 Conference."Force2016 ConferenceDates: Preconference: April 17, 201; Main conference: April 18-19, 2016Venue...

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The NIH Common Fund Program on Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) has released new funding opportunity announcements.

Hello NIF/SciCrunch Community! Please read this message from our colleagues at the NIH Common Fund SPARC Program staff regarding new funding opportunities!"The NIH Common Fund Program o...

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Do you have high performance computing needs for your computational work?

The Neuroscience Gateway (http://www.nsgportal.org) allows neuroscientists to use commonly available computational and imaging tools such as NEURON, NEST, Freesurfer etc on supercomputers free of char...

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[EZID] Practical Hacking On Identifiers at BiOSphere 2 (PHOIBOS2), Feb. 17-19, 2015, Oracle, Arizona, USA

Greetings NIF/SciCrunch Community! Please check out this announcement below in regards to a three day PHOIBOS2 workshop at Biosphere 2 which will be located in Oracle, Arizona."In the era of big data ...

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New SPARC Other Transaction (OT) Funding Opportunity Announcements!

Check out these funding opportunity announcements from our colleagues at SPARC!"Dear Colleague,The NIH Common Fund Program on Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) has released...

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