A news story published on Aug 6, 2020, in The Verge had the following to say: “Sometimes it’s easier to rewrite genetics than update Excel“. The story was about a known problem where Excel by default converts gene names to dates . You can try this out at home with the gene symbol “MARCHF1” —Continue reading “Why Spreadsheets Matter?”
On March 18, 2021 a new deployment of ELViS (European Loans and Visits System) became available. ELViS 1.0.0 is currently being used to facilitate the 3rd Transnational Access call for SYNTHESYS+ (to fund short-term research visits to consortium institutions) and the 2nd Virtual Access call (to fund digitisation-on-demand requests). The current version of ELViS isContinue reading “ELViS 1.0.0 is here: An important milestone for DiSSCo”
Bringing in disparate and heterogeneous datasets on institutions, people, collections and specimens, ELViS will provide a service that handles various stages of the research data life cycle.