Tag Archives: Big Data

Francis Collins reports model organism funding at TAGC16

At the Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC July 13-17), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins provided an overview of model organism support from his agency. Collins used a new analysis performed by NIH staff to address concerns expressed by many of the model organism researchers gathered at TAGC, particularly a 2015 analysis by Michael… Read More »

NIH Seeks Information about Big Data Practices at Core Facilities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a request for information on “Data Annotation in Biomedical Core Research Facilities and Related Needs for Community Education and Training” (Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-091). Through this request, NIH hopes to learn about the metadata landscape at core facilities that produce high-throughput data. This will help inform NIH activities in… Read More »

NIH Requests Information About Available Training Resources for the Data Sciences

By Bethany Drehman On November 4, 2014, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a request for information (RFI) regarding “Resources for Teaching and Learning Biomedical Big Data Management and Data Science.” Through this RFI, NIH seeks to identify training resources that are already available in areas such as data management, statistics, and computer science.… Read More »