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

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.

Events and Conferences

The International Biocuration Conference is a unique event forcurators 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. Since 2012 DATABASE, the Journal of Biological Databases andCuration, has been publishing a yearly Biocuration Virtual Issue with peer-reviewed works … Continue reading Events and Conferences

Forthcoming Events

The International Biocuration Conference is a unique event forcurators 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 Post-Covid we aim to hold the ISB conference in North/South America, Australia/Asia or Europe on a rotating basis. 14th International … Continue reading Forthcoming Events

ISB Newsletter – September 2018

Hello! This is the third quarter newsletter for the International Society for Biocuration, a series providing with the latest information on activities and ideas contributed by our community members Luana Licata’s recap from ISB fellowship visit to EMBL-EBI By Luana Licata The short-term fellowship conferred by the International Society for Biocuration (ISB) has given me … Continue reading ISB Newsletter – September 2018

Past Conferences

Previous Biocuration Conferences The 13th International Biocuration Conference in Bar Harbor in May 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information here. Slides from the Annual General Meeting are here and the recording is here. Virtual workshops: see more information here The 12th International Biocuration Conference was held at the University of Cambridge, … Continue reading Past Conferences