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"AJACS training seminar for TogoDatabase" in FY2018 : Site & Schedule has been decided.

Site and Schedule of AJACS is as follows:

  • Niigata University (Jun. 26-27th 2018)
  • National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) (Jul. 10th 2018)
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) (Aug. 29th 2018)
  • Sapporo Medical University (Nov. 9th 2018)
  • Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute (Dec. 5th 2018)
  • Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (Dec. 14th 2018)
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) (Jan. 28th 2019)
  • *Training seminar will be performed in Japanese.

    [LSDB Cross Search] 2 databases have been added to Life Science Database Cross Search

    Following 2 databases have been added to the search index of Life Science Database Cross Search.
    • [JASPAR]:JASPAR is a database of transcription factor binding sites. The database contains experimentally verified promoter and other gene expression regulation sites represented as sequence logos indicating critical nucleotides for recognition and binding by a given factor. Dozens of species are represented, and users can search by protein, motif, species, or protein structure family.
    • jPOST repository metadata:This is a proteomic database named jPOST to integrate proteome information including post-translational modifications and absolute protein abundance, acquired by multiple projects and institutions. Currently, only the jPOST repository part is open for researchers to deposit their proteome datasets (May, 2016).

    The report about LSDB Archive has posted in Research Data at Springer Nature.

    The report about Life Science Database Archive (LSDB Archive) , "What is involved in archiving life science datasets?" written by Shigeru Yatsuzuka, an NBDC researcher has posted in Research Data at Springer Nature.

    [LSDB Cross Search] 6 databases have been added to Life Science Database Cross Search

    Following 6 databases have been added to the search index of Life Science Database Cross Search.
    • [Pt_spiderBASE]: Pt_spiderBASE is a database for ESTs of the spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum, a model arthropod to study developmental biology, comparative embryology and evolutionary development.
    • [FAIRsharing.org]: This site for FAIRsharing.org is a registry site intended to promote data-sharing in the sciences, such as life, environmental, and biomedical sciences. It consists of "Standards", "Databases", "Policies", and "Collections" sections that catalog both in-house and crowd-sourced curated descriptions. The Biosharing.org (https: //biosharing.org) has been developed into the FAIRsharing.org in July, 2017.
    • [NBDC RDF Portal]: This is a portal site that integrates life science databases in RDF format. The portal was jointly developed by the JST National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC) and the Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS), Research Organization of Information and Systems. The DBCLS formulated guidelines for the construction of high quality RDF data (http://wiki.lifesciencedb.jp/mw/RDFizingDatabaseGuideline), and publishes only those data that meet a minimum level of quality for a highly reliable database. Users can browse the summaries of the data for the various databases. Data downloads and SPARQL (standard query language for RDF format data) searches are also possible.
    • [GlyTouCan]: GlyTouCan is an international repository of glycan structures. This database contains uncurated glycan structures ranging in resolution from monosaccharide composition to fully defined structures, as long as there are no inconsistencies in the structure. The database allows users to search by text, graphic input or motif, and browse using motif-list or glycan-list.

    [LSDB Cross Search] 3 databases have been added to Life Science Database Cross Search

    Following 3 databases have been added to the search index of Life Science Database Cross Search.
    • PHDB(timeseriesdb, morphologydb, PHML Model Database)
    • PHDB is an integrated database for human physiome and systems biology researches. It contains three databases:
      1) PHML Model Database, which stores a number of modules representing biological/physiological functions which are formulated by mathematical equations to describe dynamic changes of states. The models in the database are written in an XML format called "Physiological Hierachy ML (PHML)"
      2) Morphology Database, which provides datasets representing morphometric models of biological organs.
      3)Timeseries database, which includes dynamic data obtained from physiological and numerical experiments.

    Exhibition at Science Agora 2017(Nov. 25-26 at Telecom Center Building,Odaiba Tokyo).

    NBDC will exhibit the booth at the Science Agora 2017. We will introduce the activities, services and tools of NBDC. Please come and visit our booth.

    System Maintenance of Cross Search (18:00 JST on Monday, November 27 - 18:00 JST on Tuesday, November 28)

    Some databases in Life Science Database Cross Search

    (http://biosciencedbc.jp/dbsearch/index.php?lang=en) will be
    temporarily unavailable for system maintenance.
    We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Date:
    18:00 JST on Monday, November 27 - 18:00 JST on Tuesday, November 28

    Thank you for your cooperation.

    System Maintenance of Cross Search (18:00 JST on Thursday, November 9 - 12:00 JST on Monday, November 13)

    Some databases in Life Science Database Cross Search
    (http://biosciencedbc.jp/dbsearch/index.php?lang=en) will be
    temporarily unavailable for system maintenance.
    We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Date:
    18:00 JST on Thursday, November 9 - 12:00 JST on Monday, November 13

    Thank you for your cooperation.

    Announcement: Revision of Site Policies

    We will revise “Site Policies ” on August 21th, 2017.
    The changes are shown in the following file.
    Comparative Table of Prior and Amended Article Provisions

    For any enquiries about this announcement, please emailmail-nbdckikaku

    JBI (Japan alliance for Bioscience Information) portal site is now open.

    NBDC has launched the JBI (Japan alliance for Bioscience Information) portal site in collaboration with Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS)/Joint Support-Center for Data Science Research/ROIS, DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ)/National Institute of Genetics/ROIS, Protein Data Bank Japan (PDBj)/Institute for Protein Research/Osaka University. This portal site provides one-stop service of databases and tools which are helpful in various scenes of the life science research.
    Visit the website for more detail.

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