Archive for July, 2010

BBSRC/AHRC Workshop on “The challenges of Visualising Biological Data”

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

The BBSRC and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) wish to invite applicationsĀ to attend a multi-disciplinary workshop exploring the challenges of visualising increasingly complex and large-scale biological datasets.

The workshop will take place in Bristol (UK) on November 16th and 17th 2010. Applications are due on August 6th at 4 PM.

Full details are on the workshop website.

ISMB ‘Birds of a Feather’ on Visualization

Monday, July 12th, 2010

At the ISMB 2010 ‘Birds of a Feather’ (BoF) later today, we will lead a discussion through a range of topics related to the major challenges in visualization, plus current and future the community efforts towards meeting these challenges. Notes from the meeting will be available at a Google doc here – any BoF participant that want to contribute to writing this document is welcome – just write to to be added as an author of the document.

11 more VIZBI videos now available

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Chris North

Ben Fry

Ivica Letunic

Eric Westhof

Inna Dubchak

Ting Wang

Michael Nilges

Oliver Kohlbacher

Nitin Baliga

Anne Carpenter

Mark Bastin

Join the VIZBI ‘Birds of a Feather’ at ISMB

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

At ISMB 2010 we will be hosting a 1-hour ‘Birds of a Feather’ discussion on visualizing biological data (see here for details). We plan to cover the major visualization challenges identified in VIZBI 2010, and to discuss community efforts aimed at improving integration, effectiveness, and usability of visualization in biology. Please contact us if you would like to propose topics or disseminate announcements. All are welcome!

Time: Monday, July 12, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Room: 304