Author Archives: Bethany Drehman

FASEB provides feedback to NIH on genotype and phenotype database

On April 5, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) summited comments in response to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Request for Information (RFI) on “Processes for dbGaP Data Submission, Access, and Management” (NOT-OD-17-044). The dbGaP Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes was developed to store and share data from human studies. FASEB’s comments… Read More »

FASEB BioArt travels around the country

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is collaborating with other organizations to bring BioArt images to public audiences around the country. In Charlottesville, VA, 20 BioArt images are on display at the Indoor Biotechnologies’ CREATE gallery through April. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with the launch of the nonprofit trade… Read More »

FASEB launches survey on shared research resources

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a survey of researchers’ experiences with shared research resources. Responses are requested from resource users and providers in the United States by March 2. The questions in this 10-15 minutes survey focus on the following topics: (1) resource utilization and unmet needs; (2) the role… Read More »

FASEB announces new database of research organism providers

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a new tool to help biomedical and life science investigators identify US suppliers of research organisms ranging from algae to mice, fruit flies, and maize. The Database of US Providers of Research Organisms aids researchers searching for stock centers, living collections, and commercial providers, all… Read More »

FASEB provides feedback to NIH on data management, sharing, and citation

On December 7, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted a response to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Request for Information (RFI) on “Strategies for NIH Data Management, Sharing, and Citation” (NOT-OD-17-015). The comments were consistent with the FASEB Statement on Data Management and Access from March, 2016. In its response,… Read More »

NIH webinar series teaches data science

This fall, the National Institutes of Health Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative launched a weekly webinar series on the “Fundamentals of Data Science.” The virtual lectures provide an introduction to key aspects of data science, from data management to computation, statistical inference, and databases. The series assumes no prior knowledge or proficiency in data… Read More »