February 28, 2005

History of FIG is Available

A Timeline showing the intertwined careers of the various FIG Fellows and a partial list of the papers on which they collaborated is now available on our new history page.

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February 12, 2005

What is FIG?

FIG is a nonprofit organization devoted to providing support for those analyzing genomes.

Sequencing of genomes is laying the foundation for advances in science that will dramatically reshape our society. These advances will initially occur in medicine, agriculture, and chemical production, but in the long term the impact will be pervasive. The computer revolution started by impacting payrolls, but eventually allowed man to travel to the moon. Similarly, the biological revolution is beginning by reshaping the life sciences, but this will surely not be the the whole story or even the most significant outcome.

Full text of "What is FIG?"

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February 10, 2005

Web Site Goes Live

The new FIG web site is up and running!

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February 01, 2005

Late January 2005 Newsletter

  • Development of the NMPDR
  • The Manifesto
  • The SEED Developers Meeting in Chicago in October
  • Workshops, Tutorials, etc.
  • News Releases, etc.
  • The More Important Release: the Subsystems

Full text of "Late January 2005 Newsletter"

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October 17, 2004

In-Between Fall 2004 Newsletter

  • Developers Meeting
  • Meeting Agenda

Full text of "In-Between Fall 2004 Newsletter"

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September 02, 2004

August 2004 Newsletter

  • The SEED Developers Meeting in Chicago in October
  • The Subsystems Effort: How it is Shaping Up
  • The iBook: a Minor Technical Note
  • Leading to a Proposed Annotation Environment
  • Tutorials
  • The Funding Situation

Full text of "August 2004 Newsletter"

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July 19, 2004

July 2004 Newsletter

  • The SEED Developers Meeting in Bielefeld
  • Subsystem Tutorials
  • The Subsystems Forum
  • Gene Calling
  • Computational Servers

Full text of "July 2004 Newsletter"

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June 25, 2004

June 2004 Newsletter

  • Subsystem Development and the Project to Annotate 1000 Genomes
  • SEED Developers Meeting
  • Funding of SEED Development

Full text of "June 2004 Newsletter"

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April 29, 2004

April 2004 Newsletter

  • The next meeting of SEED Developers
  • Subsystem Annotations

Full text of "April 2004 Newsletter"

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March 03, 2004

March 2004 Newsletter

  • The End of the Development Stage
  • The Initial Deployment Stage
  • The Project to Annotate 1000 Genomes

Full text of "March 2004 Newsletter"

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