COVID-19 pandemic reveals the peril of ignoring metadata standards

Lynn M. Schriml, Maria Chuvochina, Neil Davies, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, Robert D. Finn, Philip Hugenholtz, Christopher I. Hunter, Bonnie L. Hurwitz, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Folker Meyer, Ilene Karsch Mizrachi, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Granger Sutton, Scott Tighe and Ramona Walls

Scientific Data
June 19, 2020

Abstract: Efficient response to the pandemic through the mobilization of the larger scientific community is challenged by the limited reusability of the available primary genomic data. Here, the Genomic Standards Consortium board highlights the essential need for contextual genomic data FAIRness, for empowering key data-driven biological questions.



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Neil Davies

Gump South Pacific Research Station
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