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GHGA Annual Meeting and Public Symposium held in Heidelberg

Early October, GHGA team members and PIs came together in Heidelberg for some valuable facetime, with two days filled with interesting talks and discussions. The focus of this year's meeting revolved around the Scientific Advisory Board.

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Benchmarking genomic variant calling

A recent publication, spearheaded by the Next Generation Sequencing Competence Network (NGS-CN) and GHGA, introduces NCBench, a platform for continuous benchmarking of genomic variant calling workflows.

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GHGA’s legal and data protection structure explained

As we prepare to launch GHGA Archive, a white paper describing both how our legal and data protection structure operates and how our obligations and ambitions have shaped our work has been published.

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Strengthening community ties: NFDI and bioinformatics

Participating actively in two conferences in September, CoRDI and GCB, GHGA members networked closely with the research data infrastructure and bioinformatics communities.

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Release of the GHGA Metadata Model v1.0 and White Paper

With the refactoring of the GHGA Metadata Model to version 1.0, we released a white paper summarising the development of the model and describing the modelling framework in detail.

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GHGA White Paper on patient involvement

In a recently published white paper, we summarise the results of the PaGODA-Study and present a concept with concrete steps for implementation of meaningful patient involvement in the governance of GHGA.

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GDI releases Starter Kit

GHGA welcomes the recent release of the GDI Starter Kit, a set of software tools to give participating countries the technical capability to access synthetic genomic and phenotypic data across borders. A first step to the production phase within the project.

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GHGA Retreat 2023 - celebrating 1000 days of GHGA!

Spending a few hot days in the shade of the Black Forest, the GHGA team, joined by several PIs, enjoyed three days of digital detox and strategy discussion!

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GHGA at the International Workshop on Science Gateways 2023

The 15th International Workshop on Science Gateways was hosted by GHGA member Jens Krüger and featured presentations on GHGA’s data protection concept and the GHGA Metadata Catalog.

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GHGA joined European life sciences data infrastructure’s gathering in Dublin

A delegation from GHGA joined the All-Hands meeting of ELIXIR, the European infrastructure for life science data, strengthening ties with de.NBI, fEGA, GA4GH, and more.

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Release of version 0.9.1 of the GHGA Metadata Model

In March 2023, we released version 0.9.1 of the GHGA Metadata Model, which includes a refined metadata structure and lists of controlled vocabularies and standardized ontologies.

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Launch of CoFGen – A data collection for Functional Genomics in COVID-19

The COVID-19 Functional Genomics (CoFGen) data collection was launched with GHGA contribution, enabling researchers to answer questions about changed biological processes and mechanisms after a SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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