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21 June 2017 - University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute has joined GGBN as its 60th member. The collection comprises approximately 10,000 DNA and 120,000 tissue samples representing over 6,000 species.

For more information on the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute, please visit the Biodiversity Institute's website

16 June 2017 - GGBN North American Regional Workshop Report now available

The GGBN 2017 North American Regional Workshop Report is now available through our document library

PDFs of select presentations can be accessed through our website

If you still do not have a GGBN Document Library account, please e-mail us at library@ggbn.org to set up an account.


06 June 2017 - GGBN-GGI Awards Program, 2017 Awardees

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2017 GGBN-GGI Awards Program. The GGBN-GGI awards program received a total of 18 proposals representing 17 institutions in 11 countries. Total funding requested was over 500,000 USD. The proposals were reviewed and ranked by a committee representative of GGBN membership. The committee ranked the proposals based on seven criteria, including: complementarity to existing collections on GGBN; the size, scope and quality of your collection; genomic novelty of the collection; adherence to GGBN best practices; the efficiency or cost-effectiveness of the proposal; contribution to the GGBN community; and the timeline of completion. In light of available funds, the top six proposals were funded, totaling 139,401 USD.

2017 Awardees Include:

  • Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, Texas A&M
  • Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph
  • Centro de Ornitología y Biodiversidad
  • The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Vertebrate Biology
  • Museum of Southwestern Biology
  • University of Johannesburg

Titles and abstracts for each awarded project are listed on the GGBN-GGI Awards wiki page.

22 May 2017 - GGBN ABS Fact Sheet and FAQ now available

The GGBN Policies task force is happy to announce that the GGBN Access and Benefit Sharing Fact Sheet and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Access and Benefit Sharing and the Nagoya Protocol is now available through our ABS wikipage. A PDF version can be downloaded through our document library, ABS Fact Sheet and FAQ.

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02 May 2017 - GGBN Asian Regional Workshop (July 21-22), updates and RSVP deadline extended to May 31

The GGBN Asian Regional Workshop page has recently been updated with information on the workshop program, travel support, and accommodation. The RSVP deadline has been extended to May 31st.

See, https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2017ws-as/

We hope that many of you will be able to join us. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to the China National Genebank in Shenzhen,China!

26. April 2017 - Job Openings at Natural History Museum, United Kingdom

The Natural History Museum in London, England is pleased to announce two open positions, 1) Head, Molecular Biology Laboratories and 2) Bioinformatics Manager.


1) Head, Molecular Biology Laboratories

The museum seeks to recruit an experienced scientific lead for the Molecular Biology Laboratories. Forming one division within the museum’s Core Research Laboratories, the Molecular Biology Labs actively contribute to research in biological diversity. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong interest in the application of molecular methods across a broad taxonomic range, including zoological, botanical, microbiology or entomological sciences. There will also be the opportunity to contribute to the further development of phylogenetic, genomic and bioinformatics research across the life sciences at the NHM.

You will provide scientific lead and expertise to NHM research staff, curators and students to maximise impact and efficiency of scientific discovery and delivery from the Molecular Biology Labs.

File:Advert Head Molecular Biology Laboratories.docx

2) Bioinformatics Manager

The Bioinformatics Manager will build and maintain the bioinformatics infrastructure to facilitate NHM research in molecular evolution and genomics, by curating sequencing data, by assessing, improving, and using bioinformatics processes, and by curating and communicating current best practice.

File:Advert Bioinformatics Manager.docx

Please complete your application online in NHM's recruitment portal:

https://careers.nhm.ac.uk

The Natural History Museum is one of the world’s leading museums, internationally recognised for its dual role as a centre of excellence in scientific research and as a leader in the presentation of natural history through exhibitions, public programmes, publications and the web. For more information on the Natural History Museum, please visit http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

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05. April 2017 - GGBN March 2017 newsletter now available

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The GGBN March 2017 Newsletter is now available through the GGBN Document Library.

Document library user accounts can be requested by e-mailing the document library team (library@ggbn.org)

03. April 2017 - Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections at Texas A&M University joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections at Texas A&M University has joined GGBN as its 59th member. The collection houses 15,046 tissue samples representative of 1,523 species.

For more information please visit the Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections at Texas A&M University website.

27. March 2017 - Bishop Museum joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Bishop Museum has joined GGBN as its 58th member. The collection represents a little less than 100 individual DNA samples and 15,160 tissue samples representative of 2,317 species.

For more information on the Bishop Museum, please visit http://www.bishopmuseum.org/

02. March 2017- GGBN/CETAF/SPNHC ABS Survey: Please participate by 23 March 2017

The Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN, http://www.ggbn.org), the Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities (CETAF, http://cetaf.org/) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC, http://www.spnhc.org/) are collaborating to support their member organizations’ compliance with Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) legislation in their own and other countries, including with the Nagoya Protocol (NP) where this is required. Both GGBN and CETAF have developed Material Transfer Agreements (MTA), Codes of Conduct and Best Practice guidance for members’ use. All three organizations have developed either ABS wiki pages (SPNHC and CETAF) or a working library of resources on the NP as part of a larger document library on biodiversity biobanking (GGBN). This survey is a new collaborative effort by the three organizations that will guide their future efforts concerning ABS.

Purpose of the Survey: This survey is designed to gather your feedback concerning the use of existing information resources for responding to ABS and NP requirements by your institution. We anticipate using the survey results to improve these resources and develop new ones that will address your unmet needs. The survey results will be available to the GGBN, CETAF and SPNHC points of contact who have participated in developing the survey. Your response will be confidential; the GGBN Secretariat will be collating the data and that will be the only office to see your name associated with your response. Survey results will be made available through the GGBN, CETAF and SPNHC websites.

We anticipate that this survey will take less than 30 minutes of your time. We would greatly appreciate your honest and specific feedback by March 23, so that we can make timely progress on meeting your needs.

Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D7HNR99


01. March 2017- Denver Botanic Gardens joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Denver Botanic Gardens has joined GGBN as its 57th member. The collection represents 8,000 individual DNA samples and 1,945 tissue samples representative of 82 species.

For more information on the Denver Botanic Gardens, please visit: http://www.botanicgardens.org/

02. February 2017 - GGBN ABS Guidance now on Access and Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House

We are happy to announce that GGBN's guidance materials on Access and Benefit Sharing are now available through the ABS Clearing-House as reference records.

Open access to biodiversity research data and corresponding specimens in repositories is vital for basic non-commercial biological science and essential to support the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. GGBN Member institutions commit themselves to acquiring, using and managing genetic resources in compliance with international conventions, and national laws and regulations. Accordingly, GGBN has developed Material Transfer Agreements, Code of Conduct and Best Practice guidance documents for Members’ use.

To access these documents on the ABS Clearing-House, please visit: https://absch.cbd.int/search


26. January 2017 - GGBN Document Library Survey: please participate by 2 March 2017

In an effort to better serve the needs of the biodiversity biobanking community, we are kindly requesting your feedback on the GGBN Document Library. Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/documentlibrary. Your feedback will help us streamline and improve the library in order to better meet the needs of its users.

As many of you are aware, GGBN in collaboration with the European, Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) is developing a knowledge exchange platform for biodiversity biobanks, researchers and institutions through an online document library that will link to other online biorepository resources. This password-protected resource allows users to perform full text searches, tag publications, and browse information by category and tag. More information about the GGBN / ESBB Document Library can be found at http://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Library

User accounts can be requested by e-mailing the document library team (library@ggbn.org)


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17. January 2017 - GGBN-GGI Awards Program: Call for Proposals

We are happy to announce the new GGBN-GGI Awards Program, which provides funding for projects that support the discoverability of new genetic collections through the Global Genome Biodiversity Network's Data Portal. The submission deadline for proposals this year is 1 May 2017. The proposal review committee will consider requests for up to 30,000 USD with clearly articulated budget justifications. All data from funded projects must be made available online on the GGBN Portal before 15 May 2018.

For information on how to apply, please see: http://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Global_Genome_Biodiversity_Network-Global_Genome_Initiative_Awards_Program

17. January 2017 - GGBN North American Regional Workshop (April 11-13), updates and RSVP by February 3rd

The GGBN North American Regional Workshop page has recently been updated with information on the workshop program, travel support, and accommodation. The RSVP deadline has been extended to February 3rd.

See, https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2017ws-na/

We hope that many of you will be able to join us. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC!

09. January 2017 - Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University has joined GGBN as our 56th member. The MCZ contains over 21-million specimens in ten research collections which comprise one of the world's richest and most varied resources for studying the diversity of life. The museum serves as the primary repository for zoological specimens collected by past and present Harvard faculty-curators, staff and associates conducting research around the world.

For more information about the MCZ, please visit: http://mcz.harvard.edu/collections/


22. December 2016 - Global Biodiversity Information Facility joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that GBIF has joined GGBN as our 55th member. GBIF is an inter-governmental collaboration committed to free and open access to biodiversity data and commits to work closely with GGBN to promote data standardization and interoperability and, where applicable, to encourage and facilitate the participation of GBIF participation nodes as contributors or members within GGBN. GBIF similarly encourages and will support efforts by GGBN partners to share relevant metadata, nomenclature, occurrence and sampling event data through the GBIF network.


16. December 2016 - Vietnam National Museum of Nature joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Vietnam National Museum of Nature has joined GGBN as our 54th member. The collection includes 5,000 DNA and 300 tissue samples representing 50 species. For more information on the Vietnam National Museum of Nature please visit: http://vnmn.ac.vn/en/


16. November 2016 - GGBN Asian Regional Workshop (July 21-22 2017)

The China National Genebank (CNGB) is glad to welcome you to an upcoming workshop on "Linking DNA and Tissue Collections in Asia", held July 21-22 2017 in Shenzhen, China.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Global Genome Biodiversity Network
  • Why join GGBN, what are its applications as a shared resource, what are the benefits to your institution and the research community?
  • Benefits of GGBN for biobanking in Asia.
  • Benefits of Best Practice for Biodiversity Biobank Collections and Networking with GGBN. General information on GGBN membership, governance model, legal aspects of providing data and samples, restrictions, collaborations, Nagoya Protocol.
  • General information on the GGBN Data Portal, GGBN Data Standard and how to provide data to GGBN DNA/Tissue Banking in Asia.
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Please send RSVPs to Katie Barker (barkerk@si.edu) no later than March 30 2017. There is no registration fee associated with this workshop.

Additional information, such as suggestions for accommodation coming soon at the workshop page.

03. November 2016 - GGBN 2016 Conference Report now available

The GGBN 2016 Conference report is now available on the GGBN Document Library, https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/26B-x8QOQwavBNm7uOBoqg

06. October 2016 - GGBN North American Regional Workshop (April 11-13 2017)

The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution is glad to welcome you to an upcoming workshop on "Linking DNA and Tissue Collections in North America", held April 11-13 2017 in Washington D.C., USA.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Use cases: Why join GGBN, what are its applications as a shared resource, what are the benefits to your institution in particular and the research community in general?
  • General information on GGBN membership, governance model, legal aspects of providing data and samples, restrictions, collaborations, etc.
  • General information on the GGBN Data Portal, GGBN Data Standard and how to provide data to GGBN with IPT/DwC-A
  • Streamlining the pipeline between GGBN/Specify/Arctos/iDigBio


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Please send RSVPs to Katie Barker (barkerk@si.edu) no later than January 31 2017. There is no registration fee associated with this workshop.

Additional information, such as suggestions for accommodation coming soon at the workshop page.

03. October 2016 - GGBN Data Standard Specification published on DATABASE

We are happy to announce the publication of GGBN's Data Standard Specification.

G. Droege, K. Barker, O. Seberg, J. Coddington, E. Benson, W. G. Berendsohn, B. Bunk, C. Butler, E. M. Cawsey, J. Deck, M. Döring, P. Flemons, B. Gemeinholzer, A. Güntsch, T. Hollowell, P. Kelbert, I. Kostadinov, R. Kottmann, R. T. Lawlor, C. Lyal, J. Mackenzie-Dodds, C. Meyer, D. Mulcahy, S. Y. Nussbeck, É. O'Tuama, T. Orrell, G. Petersen, T. Robertson, C. Söhngen, J. Whitacre, J. Wieczorek, P. Yilmaz, H. Zetzsche, Y. Zhang and X. Zhou. Database (2016) 2016 : baw125 doi: 10.1093/database/baw125

Link to full publication: http://database.oxfordjournals.org/content/2016/baw125.full

Database URL: http://terms.tdwg.org/wiki/GGBN_Data_Standard

29. September 2016 - Colciencias joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that Colciencias has joined GGBN as our 53rd member. For more information on Colciencias, please see: http://legadoweb.colciencias.gov.co/

16. August 2016 - GGBN 2016 Conference Presentations now Available

Presentations from the GGBN 2016 Conference are now available on the GGBN Document Library, https://library.ggbn.org/share. Please note that some presentations are available through login only. If you would like access to the full Document Library please send an e-mail request to library@ggbn.org.

08. August 2016 - Entomological Collections Network joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Entomological Collections Network has joined GGBN as our 50th member. Founded in 1990, the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) is now the largest organization in the world dedicated to promoting entomological science through the preservation, management, use and development of entomological collections and to disseminating information and fostering communications between collections managers and collections-based researchers around the world regarding best practices in entomological (and arthropod) natural history collections.

For more information on ECN, please visit: http://ecnweb.org/

02. August 2016 - GGBN - now on Twitter and Facebook

We are pleased to announce GGBN’s new social media tools to assist with our communication and outreach efforts:

Twitter (public posts): https://twitter.com/GGBNOutreach Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ggbnoutreach

Many thanks to Charlotte Seid at Ocean Genome Legacy for putting these together. Feedback is very much appreciated!

In order to stay updated on GGBN activities, please also remember to subscribe to the GGBN mailing list at http://lists.fu-berlin.de/listinfo/GGBN-info/.

28. July 2016 - Korea National Research Resource Center joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Korea National Research Resource Center has joined GGBN as our 49th member. For more information on the Korea National Research Resource Center please see: http://www.knrrc.or.kr/english/

20. June 2016 - GGBN - a botanical perspective paper published in Annals of Botany

Seberg, O., Droege, G., Barker, K., Coddington, J.A., Funk, A., Gostel, M., Petersen, G. & Smith, P.P. (2016): Global Genome Biodiversity Network: Saving a blueprint of the Tree of Life – A botanical perspective. Annals of Botany. DOI:10.1093/aob/mcw121

GGBN has published a paper together with colleagues from GGI Gardens and BGCI, describing a botanical perspective of GGBN and how the botanical community can benefit from this collaborative effort.

18. June 2016 - Museum für Naturkunde (MfN) makes its genomic collections available via GGBN

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The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN) – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research has now made the first part of its DNA Bank collection available via the Global Genome Biodiversity Network’s Data Portal. Starting with about 50% of the 20,000+ mollusk DNA samples, the bulk of the entire collection of 45,000+ samples (in addition to mollusks mostly frogs, bats, grasshoppers, but also several thousand samples each of crustaceans and brachiopods) will become available by the end of 2016. The MfN DNA Bank is mainly a research collection, holding material collected through MfN research projects over the last 20 years. Geographically the main focus is on West Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe and Cuba.


16. June 2016 - Zoology Museum (QCAZ) at Catholic University of Ecuador makes its genomic collections available via GGBN

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The Zoology Museum (QCAZ) at Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE), Ecuador, has now made its herpetological DNA Bank collection available via the Global Genome Biodiversity Network’s Data Portal. DNA samples of Amphibians (25.000+ tissues) and reptiles (6700+) from Ecuador constitute the majority of the collection. Despite its small size, Ecuador is among the three most diverse countries in amphibians worldwide. In reptiles Ecuador occupies eight place.

The QCAZ collection holds one of the largest animal genome banks in Latin America. Its samples are available for scientific research under the regulations imposed by Ecuadorian law, international treaties, and the Code of Conduct of GGBN

14. June 2016 - Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo (NHMO) makes its genomic collections available via GGBN

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The Natural History Museum (NHMO) at the University of Oslo, Norway, has now made its complete DNA Bank collection available via the Global Genome Biodiversity Network’s Data Portal. Birds (including the skin collection; 100.000+) and flowering plants (92.500+) constitutes the majority of the more than 225.000 samples, but there are also several thousands of samples of fungi, lichens and arthropods, and the collections of mammals, fish and other groups are also growing.

The NHMO DNA Bank is mainly a research collection, holding material collected through NHMO research projects over the last couple of decades. Geographically the main focus is on Norway, the Nordic countries and the Arctic, but most regions of the world are represented.

06. June 2016 - GBIF & GGBN survey on DNA and biodiversity

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) are seeking expert opinions on how to link morphological and molecular biodiversity data, i.e. physical specimens, derived DNA, sequences, observations and other evidence of species' presence and abundance in space and time. This survey targets data users and providers of specimen and sequence information.

We know your time is extremely valuable, this survey should take about 25 minutes. We are particularly eager to receive early responses from those who are able to complete the survey by 15 June 2016, as we plan to report on preliminary results during workshop 9 of the SPNHC/GGBN conference, Documentation of environmental samples and eDNA on 20 June 2016.

To take the survey, please follow this link, or copy the URL into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N2GC2KR

We encourage you to share the survey with your contacts and networks, especially with users and holders of molecular biodiversity data. The survey will run until 15 September 2016, and the final results will be reported at TDWG 2016 Conference in Costa Rica. If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Dmitry Schigel, dschigel@gbif.org. Thanks in advance for your help.


06. June 2016 - Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic makes its genomic collections available via GGBN

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The Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (joined GGBN in 2015), has now made part of its genomic collection accessible via the Global Genome Biodiversity Network’s Data Portal as well! At this moment, there are 505 vertebrate tissue samples available, from fish to mammals, but the collection includes more than 5000 samples and is rapidly growing. The biobank is focused mainly on central European vertebrate fauna and the major strengths are presently collections of bats and small mammals.

31. May 2016 - Natural History Museum of Denmark makes its genomic collections available via GGBN

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The Natural History Museum of Denmark has now made part – almost exclusively flowering plants – of its genomic collection of DNA and tissue accessible via the Global Genome Biodiversity Network’s Data Portal! The Natural History Museum of Denmark will gradually make its entire collection available, though this is a time-consuming process. The major strength of the museum’s genomic collection is the bird collection which includes 35.000+ entries!

25. May 2016 - GGBN Conference: Full Program Now Available

The full GGBN 2016 Conference program is now available at: https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/schedConf/program. Poster abstracts will continue to be accepted until 6 June and conference registration will remain open until 15 June. Information on parallel Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections sessions can be found on the SPNHC website at: http://www.spnhc2016.berlin/page05.html. Please do not hesitate to contact the conference team if you have any questions (conference@ggbn.org).

We look forward to seeing you in Berlin!


08. April 2016 - GGBN conference: Abstract submission deadline extended until 17th April 2016

The abstract submission deadline is extended until 17th April 2016 midnight Central European Time. Individual sessions might be closed earlier. In any case poster submissions will still be possible. Please don't hesitate to contact the conference team if you have any questions (conference@ggbn.org). We are looking forward to your final submissions and to see you in Berlin.

04. April 2016 - GGBN March 2016 Newsletter Released

The GGBN March 2016 Newsletter is now available for download at: https://160.45.63.11/share/s/SWcX3WbXQlyye_vOARJjWQ

29. March 2016 - Carnegie Museum of Natural History joins GGBN

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We are pleased to announce that the Carnegie Museum of Natural History has joined GGBN as our 41st member. Collections represent 1223 species of amphibians and 2467 species of reptiles. For more information on the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, please see http://www.carnegiemnh.org/

15. March 2016 - GGBN 2016 conference Berlin: deadline for early bird registration extended to April 1

The deadline for the early bird registration to the 2016 GGBN Conference and the 31. Annual Meeting of SPNHC will be extended to April 1, 2016. Both conferences are hosted by the Museum für Naturkunde and the Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin and will be held in parallel in the andel's Hotel. The deadline is also extended for abstract submission. So please submit your registration at https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/schedConf/registration until April 1 (midnight, Central European Time).


15. March 2016 - Call for expressions of interest to host the GGBN 2018 conference

Expressions of interest to host the next GGBN conference in 2018 are now being accepted. For those interested, please submit a 2-3 page proposal to Katie Barker (barkerk@si.edu) by Wednesday June 8th outlining your institution’s motivation, budget strategy, and conference hosting options. Please note that the online registration system used for this year’s conference will be available to the hosts of our next conference, along with technical support from GGBN’s technical office and administrative support from GGBN’s secretariat office. Selected applicants will be asked to give a short overview presentation during the business meeting at the GGBN 2016 Conference in Berlin.


09. March 2016 - Collections Associate Position Opening

Full posting and application link: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/40740

Position Title: Collections Associate Location: Northeastern University Marine Science Center at Nahant, MA

Responsibilities The Collections Associate will support the scientific, communications, and organizational functions of the Ocean Genome Legacy non-profit biorepository of marine DNA and tissue samples. The responsibilities will entail approximately 50% sample processing and laboratory procedures / 50% collections-related communications and collaborator outreach. We anticipate that this position will provide a range of experiences in the research and communication of science to advance the career of a recent science graduate with an interest in marine biology and/or genomics.

Qualifications Education: • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a biological science with strong experience in molecular biology Required Experience/Skills: • Proficiency in DNA extraction, PCR, DNA quantification, data interpretation, sterile technique, and general molecular biology skills • Strong note-taking skills, focus, and attention to detail • Strong customer service and communication skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel • Comfortable using or learning to work with databases and database software • Reliable transportation to Nahant, which has only limited access to public transportation Useful Skills: • Knowledge of marine science, field collection, taxonomy, and/or systematics • Familiarity with FileMaker, Geneious, Mega 6.0, Barcode of Life Database, GenBank, and/or other online resources

08. March 2016 - GGBN 2016 Early Conference Registration closes 12am March 16th

The deadline for early registration and abstract submission is open until 15th March 2016. Please check https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/index for information on the GGBN 2016 conference program, field trips, social events, accommodation, registration and abstract submission.

Abstracts can be submitted online at https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/schedConf/cfp through March 16th.

Early Conference Registration is available at https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/schedConf/registration through March 16th.

Accommodation information is now available at https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/2016/schedConf/accommodation.

We look forward to seeing you in June.


26. January 2016 - 'Life in Data' ESBB/GGBN paper published on Biobanking and Biopreservation

Article Source: Life in Data – Outcome of A Multi-Disciplinary, Interactive Biobanking Conference Session on Sample Data

Nussbeck, S., Rabone, M., Benson, E.E., Droege, G., Mackenzie-Dodds, J., Lawlor, R.T. (2016): 'Life in Data' – Outcome of A Multi-Disciplinary, Interactive Biobanking Conference Session on Sample Data. Biopreservation and Biobanking 14 (1).

The Enviro-Bio and ESBBperanto Working Groups of the ESBB co-organized an interactive session at the 2013 conference (Verona, Italy), presenting data associated with biobanking pro-cesses, using examples from across different fields.

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