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Feb 5 2016 - 11:27pm
We are pleased to announce release 1.8.8 of the CEDAR Workbench, offering a series of improvements since our last release. We'll be providing more news with additional information about this release in coming days. Here are some of our improvements since release 1.8.1, starting with a few very specific improvements. Fields as first-class objects... Read complete article
CEDAR Workbench release 1.8.1 is now available. Most of the changes since the last major release provide internal plumbing, and will only become visible to users in coming releases. The two primary results of this type are initial support for provenance and versioning, and internal support for first-class fields. Provenance and versioning CEDAR... Read complete article
We are pleased to announce release 1.7.0 of the CEDAR Workbench, available as of late yesterday! This release especially focused on changes to upload AIRR metadata to the NCBI repositories (SRA, BioSample, and BioProject), but includes a few new features and the usual improvements to usability and reliability. Adding additional metadata: the... Read complete article
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Burlingame CA, Miami FL, and Stanford CA. A collaborative U01 grant titled “Unifying Templates, Ontologies and Tools to Achieve Effective Annotation of Bioassay Protocols” has been awarded to University of Miami together with Stanford University and Collaborative Drug Discovery. The principal investigators of this $2,088,678 U01 grant are... Read complete article
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The CEDAR system is going through a major upgrade this Wednesday, January 24. It may be down much of the day as we upgrade both the CEDAR Workbench software, and the libraries like Java that support it. Whenever the CEDAR system is not responding, you can visit our CEDAR status page, thanks to the StatusCake service. This will let you know if you... Read complete article

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