Title

Recent advances in biocuration: Meeting Report from the fifth International Biocuration Conference.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2012

JAX Source

Database (Oxford) 2012 Oct 29; 2012:bas036.

PMID

23110974

Abstract

The 5th International Biocuration Conference brought together over 300 scientists to exchange on their work, as well as discuss issues relevant to the International Society for Biocuration's (ISB) mission. Recurring themes this year included the creation and promotion of gold standards, the need for more ontologies, and more formal interactions with journals. The conference is an essential part of the ISB's goal to support exchanges among members of the biocuration community. Next year's conference will be held in Cambridge, UK, from 7 to 10 April 2013. In the meanwhile, the ISB website provides information about the society's activities (http://biocurator.org), as well as related events of interest.