GHGA held a metadata workshop

Hosted by Susanne Motameny and Koray Kirli, invited external guest speakers and specialists from within GHGA presented different aspects around the usage of metadata and ontologies.

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NFDI: New Activities Kicking off within the Newly Established NFDI e.V.

GHGA is funded by the DFG via the German national program for research data infrastructures, the NFDI. Recently, the NFDI office in Karlsruhe has been turned into a registered association - a “eingetragener Verein” or e.V. in German.

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Forum Science & Health: Digital Medicine

The Corona pandemic has shown us just how important sharing access to research as well as clinical data is. Fittingly, the second FORUM Science & Health of BioM discussed digital medicine and whether Germany is a “data treasure” or “data desert”.

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Data Use Ontology - DUO Workshop

GHGA members interested in metadata and ontologies attended the DUO workshop held by The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH).

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BMBF introduces NDFI into the World

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) held a press conference to announce the start of NFDI. Following statements by Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek and AWI-Director Antje Boetius, NFDI Director York Sure-Vetter introduced NFDI and its goals.

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Publication on GHGA in Bunsen-Magazin (in German)

In the publication, Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor and Jan Korbel describe the work of GHGA and the legal aspects when working with human genome data.

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New Call for Sequencing Costs in Projects Released by DFG

The DFG has released the fourth call for sequencing costs within projects. Via the call, researchers can apply for funding to carry out sequencings at one of the four DFG-funded competence centres for next generation sequencing.

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GHGA organized an interdisciplinary workshop entitled “Towards building a national genome data infrastructure - Synergies and Challenges”. Over 50 participants from various institutions and organizations, ranging from clinical practice to fundamental research, discussed ...

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Join the GHGA Team

We are constantly looking for talents to reinforce our GHGA team. Please find current job offers under jobs.

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GHGA has Officially Started

With the beginning of October 2020, GHGA has officially started as part of the German NFDI initiative.

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Interview with Oliver Kohlbacher and Oliver Stegle on the Aims of GHGA

Oliver Stegle and Oliver Kohlbacher have talked to the German Biobank Node (GBN) on the aims of GHGA (in German only).

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Press Release about GHGA

GHGA was selected for funding as part of the German NFDI initiative. Please see the press releases by DKFZ, Tuebingen University and EMBL.

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