Call for Papers: 13th International Society for Biocuration meeting, DATABASE Journal Virtual Issue

The International Biocuration Conference is a unique event for biocurators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaborations, and foster a sense of community in this very active and growing area of research.  For the 13th International Biocuration Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA, you are invited to submit your work for publication. This call for papers is done in collaboration … Continue reading Call for Papers: 13th International Society for Biocuration meeting, DATABASE Journal Virtual Issue

Call for Papers: 10th International Society for Biocuration meeting – DATABASE Journal Virtual Issue

The International Biocuration Conference is a unique event for biocurators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaborations, and foster a sense of community in this very active and growing area of research. For the 10th International Biocuration Conference in Palo Alto, California, you are invited to submit your work for publication. … Continue reading Call for Papers: 10th International Society for Biocuration meeting – DATABASE Journal Virtual Issue

Final session of the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

By Federica Quaglia The fourth and final session of the ISB2021 14th annual conference (virtual) took place on October 5th, 2021, featuring the Annual General Meeting (i), a Panel Discussion on Strategic Planning with former ISB Executive Committee (EC) members (ii), talks from the Biocuration Awards recipients in 2021 (iii) and a Poster Session (iv). … Continue reading Final session of the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

Addressing Implicit or Unconscious Bias: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Workshop at the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

By Nicole Vasilevsky At the third session of the Virtual Biocuration Conference on August 17, 2021, Sushma Naithani, Associate Professor Senior Research & Lead Biocurator for Plant Reactome at Oregon State University led a Workshop on Addressing Implicit or Unconscious Bias organized by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) committee of the International Society for … Continue reading Addressing Implicit or Unconscious Bias: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Workshop at the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

Career paths and projections in Biocuration: Panel discussion from the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

By Nicole Vasilevsky and Sabrina Toro The ISB hosted the second session for the Virtual Biocuration Conference on June 15, 2021. The session, chaired by Peter Uetz, Ph.D. from the Virginia Commonwealth University, focused on career paths and projections in Biocuration and hosted three panelists: Pankaj Jaiswal, Ph.D, Professor in Plant Genomics at Oregon State … Continue reading Career paths and projections in Biocuration: Panel discussion from the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

The Future of Biocuration: Panel discussion from the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

By: Nicole Vasilevsky and Jane Lomax Like all in-person gatherings in this past year, the annual International Society for Biocuration conference went virtual in 2021. At the inaugural session on April 13, 2021, a group of panelists discussed ‘the future of biocuration’. The panel was moderated by Rama Balakrishnan, who has served on the ISB … Continue reading The Future of Biocuration: Panel discussion from the Biocuration2021 virtual conference

DATABASE, The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, is now the official journal of the International Society for Biocuration.

The International Society for Biocuration (ISB) was created to promote biocuration, the product of multidisciplinary teams of database curators, software developers and bioinformaticians. Biocurators, whose work facilitates research and education across the life sciences, create and maintain a wide variety of online tools and databases essential to the biological community in their daily work. Such … Continue reading DATABASE, The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, is now the official journal of the International Society for Biocuration.

SUSHMA NAITHANI

Candidate: Sushma NaithaniCurrent Position: Associate Professor Senior ResearchAffiliation: Oregon State University Biosketch:Naithani is an Associate Professor (Senior Research) in the Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology. The current research focus of Naithani lab (http://naithanilab.cgrb.oregonstate.edu) is on development of the system-level models of crops and model plants of evolutionary importance by utilizing publicly available genomic data … Continue reading SUSHMA NAITHANI

Parul Gupta

Candidate: Parul GuptaCurrent position: Research AssociateAffiliation: Oregon State University Biosketch:Parul GuptaDepartment of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 Professional Preparation:BS (Zoology & Chemistry), 2004, Lucknow University, IndiaMS (Biochemistry), 2006, Lucknow University, IndiaPh.D. (Biochemistry), 2014, Banaras Hindu university, IndiaPostdoctoral Scholar, 2015-2018, Oregon State University, USA Appointment:2018-present – Research Associate, Dept. of Botany … Continue reading Parul Gupta