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NCBI to Assist in Southern California Genomics Hackathon in January

Posted by on November 30th, 2017

On January 10-12, 2018, the NCBI will help with a bioinformatics hackathon hosted by San Diego State University. The hackathon will focus on advanced bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data, proteomics, and metadata. This event is for researchers, including students and postdocs, who have already engaged in the use of bioinformatics data or in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training, Events, Informatics, NCBI



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NLM Biomedical Informatics Course to Be Suspended for Restructuring

Posted by on July 27th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Course will be suspended as the Library identifies new ways the course can help accelerate research and better leverage NLM resources for discovery and accountability. The fall session of the course, delivered in partnership with Augusta University in Georgia, will proceed as scheduled September 10-16, 2017. The NLM… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Informatics, NLM Resources



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NTO Webinar on July 26: “5 Questions You Can Answer with NCBI Protein and Structure Databases”

Posted by on June 30th, 2017

Registration is available for the next installment of the NNLM Training Office (NTO) Bioinformatics Education 5 Questions series of webinars, on Wednesday, July 26, 10:00-11:00 AM PDT. In this session, NCBI scientists Peter Cooper and Bonnie Maidak discuss the Protein and Structure databases, through the frame of real questions sent to the NCBI Help Desk…. Read More »

Posted in: Data, Education & Training, Informatics, NCBI, NLM Resources



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NLM Announces Addition of CDC’s Vaccines Administered Data to RxNorm Terminology

Posted by on March 7th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine has announced the addition of CVX (Vaccines Administered) as a new data source to RxNorm. The addition of CVX data to RxNorm helps facilitate the electronic exchange of vaccine information in electronic health records. CVX includes both active and inactive vaccines available in the United States. CVX codes for inactive… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Electronic Health Records, Informatics, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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NNLM Webinar on January 12: What is Bioinformatics Librarianship?

Posted by on December 16th, 2016

A growing number of librarians are filling a special niche in the information world: Serving those who work with genetic and molecular biology information. Register now for this one-hour webinar on January 12, 2017, 10:00-11:00 AM PST, and meet eight of your colleagues as they explain their specialized and valuable roles at their institutions: Julie… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, Informatics

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