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Feb 5 2016 - 11:27pm
As you use CEDAR, you may notice its address on the web has changed!  We've moved the CEDAR Workbench application from, to You may not notice this change, because we're automatically forwarding from the old .net address via a (301) redirect. So any browser accesses should redirect... Read complete article
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Now we're talking! CEDAR added two significant features this month, and other work 'under the covers'.    Big (Visible) Features in This Release: Spreadsheets and Better Fields Spreadsheets at Last One of our most-requested features is spreadsheet support. We have taken the first step toward this goal, releasing a spreadsheet-based display of... Read complete article
CEDAR made an appearance at the 2017 Stanford Big Data in Biomedicine Conference May 24-25 where Debra Willrett presented her poster on "Finding and Reusing Biomedical Datasets using CEDAR Metadata Repository and Tools". You can view Debra and the CEDAR team's poster here: Read complete article
Dr. Daniel Cooper coordinates many of the scientific challenges submitting data to the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC). In this role he has been instrumental in defining and guiding CEDAR adoption and integration in the LINCS DCIC framework. Recently Dr. Cooper... Read complete article
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Our latest release of the CEDAR Workbench adds sophisticated semantic features, and a number of other improvements.    Features in This Release Property Annotations: CEDAR now allows metadata templates to be annotated with property URIs from BioPortal, allowing CEDAR metadata templates to express complex relationships between template components.... Read complete article

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