If you have not yet signed up for the RCN kick-off meeting next Wednesday, it’s not too
late, links are below.
Also, if you know a person that would be a good fit for the Program Coordinator position,
encourage them to apply.
All the best,
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Dear Researchers, Breeders, Database Providers, Funders, Editors, Students, Software
Engineers, and other Scientists,
Do you want easy access to better quality data? We are THRILLED to announce that
) has received a three-year NSF RCN award to expand
our community committed to improving quality and access to agricultural data. New
activities will include organizing workshops, establishing new working groups, and
developing FAIR curriculum for scientists. We are expanding the consortium and welcome
new members, especially students, post-docs, big-data scientists, funding agency
scientists, and members of the scientific publishing community interested in solving
common FAIR data issues.
We invite all of you to an important kickoff All-Hands Meeting on Sept 1st at 10 am PDT
(find your local time - https://bit.ly/389VeJA
). At this meeting, you will hear about our
RCN objectives, the benefits of joining AgBioData, and how YOU can make a difference in
the biological data environment for years to come.
Please pre-register for this meeting at:
We are also hiring a scientist to coordinate AgBioData activities, outreach and curriculum
development. Please help us publicize this opportunity! Applications should be submitted
by August 31 to
The AgBioData Steering Committee:
Jacqueline Campbell, Darwin Campbell (coordinator),Ethy Cannon,Laurel Cooper,Lisa
Harper,Eva Huala,Sook Jung,Monica Poelchau,Leonore Reiser,Meg Staton,Marcela Tello-Ruiz