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Last Updated: 
Feb 5 2016 - 11:27pm
Shows the metadata editor's entry for the Research Publication element
Today’s release of the CEDAR Workbench is version 1.0.6, and it offers a number of new capabilities. Features in This Release Template and Element Type Annotations: Template creators can now add one or more class types to templates and elements. (This is like the previous feature adding types to fields.) These types can be selected from publicly... Read complete article
CEDAR version 1.0.0, our first production level version of CEDAR has been released! The new release includes a much-improved user experience with the latest metadata editor, and a lot of behind-the-scenes improvements to increase CEDAR's readiness for prime time. We confess, we actually released this version of CEDAR at the end of February, but... Read complete article
The 2017 10th International Biocuration Conference was held March 26-29 at Stanford University where our very own Marcos Martinez-Romero won 2nd place for best poster! Congratulations to Marcos and the CEDAR team! Below is a list of our CEDAR team posters that were presented during meeting: Marcos Martinez Romero (poster): https://metadatacenter.... Read complete article
Today’s release of the CEDAR Workbench version 0.9.2 provides advanced capabilities for sharing resources, and the first in a series of planned intelligent authoring capabilities. Building on the group-based permissions provided by previous releases, CEDAR now provides a unified sharing view, allowing users to interactively explore all resources... Read complete article
NIH BD2K Program
The 2016 Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) All Hands Meeting & Science Symposium will take place November 29 & 30 in Bethesda, Maryland. The All Hands Meeting will highlight research being conducted by BD2K sponsored programs and to build a cohesive network that maximizes synergies between participants. This meeting is open to grantees and NIH... Read complete article
With today's release of CEDAR Workbench version 0.8.6, all users have the ability to create and manage groups, and to use these groups to manage sharing (access permissions) for their products.  Users access this capability through the existing Share feature, available from the options menu icon  in the right side of the top menubar , or by... Read complete article
CEDAR Team Leader Martin O'Connor will be at the 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW). Martin will present on CEDAR's most recent paper, "An Open Repository Model for Acquiring Knowledge about Scientific Experiments". View the conference paper here: https://metadatacenter.org/open-repository-model... Read complete article
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The National Institutes of Health recently awarded CEDAR a supplement to pursue collaborative metadata work with the Library of Network-Based Cellular Signatures (LINCS). The LINCS program aims to create a network-based understanding of biology by cataloging changes in gene expression and other cellular processes that occur when cells are exposed... Read complete article
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded CEDAR a supplement to collaborate with the NCBO BioPortal project. The National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) is one of the National Centers for Biomedical Computing funded under the NIH Roadmap Initiative. Contributing to the national computing infrastructure, NCBO has developed BioPortal... Read complete article
The CEDAR team will be represented at the AMIA 2016 conference in Chicago. Find Dr. Mark Musen, Dr. Purvesh Khatri, and Martin O'Connor and talk to them about CEDAR! The CEDAR Workbench software will be demonstrated Tuesday morning by Dr. Musen and Mr. O'Connor, drop by and have a look!  

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