Job announcement ANTARCTIC BIOLOGICAL AND MICROBIAL DATA MANAGER (m/f/x)

The Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Science is looking for a master or Postdoc in molecular ecology for a contract of limited duration (October 2018-September 2019) who will join the Antarctic team of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems Data and Information Centre part of OD Nature. This team is in charge of the management of biodiversity … Continue reading Job announcement ANTARCTIC BIOLOGICAL AND MICROBIAL DATA MANAGER (m/f/x)

mARS @ SCAR 2016

  SCAR MEETING Announcements: We will have a short presentation, demonstration of the data system followed by discussion and questions session at the SCAR Open Science meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Monday August 22nd. Please join us!! Date: Monday, 22 August Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: KLCC, Room: 307 On Friday August 26th we will have a … Continue reading mARS @ SCAR 2016

About this Blog

This Blog is intended to be a place for reflection on the setup and deployment of the new Microbial Antarctic Resources System (mARS). mARS is devoted to respond to the urgent need expressed by the Antarctic microbial research community to be able to discover and access existing data and to agree on operating procedures and … Continue reading About this Blog

The MARS workshop: can we get the microbes in?

Next week, from May 7-11, we are welcoming Prof Alison Murray, from the Desert Research Institute for our Microbial Antarctic Resource System (MARS) workshop, which main objective is to delineate an approach to integrate Antarctic microbial diversity data (DNA sequence data) in existing biodiversity information systems, namely the Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF). To reach this objective, … Continue reading The MARS workshop: can we get the microbes in?