As part of its mission to encourage engagement within the genetics community, PLOS Genetics is sponsoring a number of conferences and meetings this year. In order to raise awareness about these conferences and the researchers
Chromosomes in Kerala, India: 3rd Chromosome Stability Meeting (Thiruvananthapuram, December 15-18, 2016)
Authors: Michael Lichten, National Cancer Institute; K.T. Nishant, IISER Thiruvananthapuram; Kaustuv Sanyal, JNCASR Bangalore; Joseph Heitman, Duke University Medical Center Competing Interests: K.T. Nishant and Kaustuv Sanyal are organizers of the Chromosome Stability Meeting. As
The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) was launched on April 6th, 2017. Over the course of about 6 months, the initiative has made a large fraction of the citation data that link all scholarship
Author: Leigh Anne Clark, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America Competing Interests: Leigh Anne Clark is an author of the article discussed in this blog Issue Image Caption: A 4-month-old Shetland sheepdog,
Understanding Images: How genetic makeup of a ‘roommate’ can influence health Author: Amelie Baud, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, United Kingdom Competing Interests: Amelie Baud is an author of
0000-0002-2557-6204What if, just for one day, we all took some time to focus and think about Open Data? March 4th, 2017 is a day to do just that—to promote awareness and use of Open Data.
Ever wondered how a laboratory (or a scientific research department) should best manage its day-to-day operations? In a recently published PLOS Biology Community Page article, our Editorial Board member Ulrich Dirnagl and colleagues outline
Author: Jamy C. Peng, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Competing Interests: Jamy C. Peng is an author of the article discussed in this blog. The survival of a species relies on
0000-0002-2557-6204 It’s not every day I get to write something that is just fun. In celebration of OpenCon, and to recognise all of the fantastic articles that we’ve published at PLOS with a focus
Author: Meiling Yang, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Competing Interests: Meiling Yang is an author of the article discussed in this blog. Image Credit: Le Kang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.