The BioInformer is a quarterly newsletter which focuses on bioinformatics research, developments, and services at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) and elsewhere. The newsletter features news from the EBI, interviews, issues in bioinformatics, news focusing on novel technologies and research, updates and announcements of software, databases and services, and a compiled list of worthwhile conferences for bioinformaticians.
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In this issue (no. 6, Summer 2000):
Articles and news
Lead article: Paradigm shift in gene prediction as more completed genomes arrive - a report of the Genome Based Gene Structure Determination symposium.
Datamining `99 conference: Data comparability and the need for novel algorithms are key issues.
Where are the EuroGeneIndex (EGI) Flat Files? An article discussing the philosophy behind the development and deployment of EGI at the EBI.
News from the Barton Group: 3Dee, JNET, JPRED2, and ProtEST developments.
News from the Molecular Structure Database Group: increased submissions, new hardware, data exchange with RCSB, and more.
The Industry Associates Programme of the EBI: what is it and how can it help me?
Wellcome Trust Announces Major Investment in Genome Bioinformatics.
New staff at the European Bioinformatics Institute
Software and databases: new products and updates
Meeting points: worthwhile conferences and workshops