EBI Metagenomics – an open resource for the analysis, archiving and exploration of metagenomic datasets

Special thanks to Alex Mitchell, the content and curation coordinator for the InterPro and EBI Metagenomics databases, for writing this guest blog post The term ‘metagenomics’ describes the simultaneous analysis of the collective genomes of microbes present in a sample from a given environment, such ...

How to share personal/sensitive research data?

By Fiona Nielsen, CEO at DNAdigest and Repositive and Marta Teperek, Research Data Facility Manager at the University of Cambridge Sharing research data comes with many ethical and legal issues. Since these issues are often complex and they can rarely be solved with one size ...

Patient consent is not the problem

- but modernising consent is part of the solution! It is a long way for a researcher to find and access data from a restricted access repository to access e.g. Health records or Clinical biomedical data or genomics data for their research. The long-winded ...