Launch of the Research Data Alliance
The Laubichler Lab is a participant in the international Research Date Alliance, which celebrated its launch with a plenary meeting in Göteborg, 18-20 March. Manfred opened up the second day of activities with a presentation titled, "A Computational Research System for the History of Science and its Connections to Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Theory and Open Data."
At its first Plenary, the RDA was launched by sponsors from the European Commission, the U. S. Government and the Australian Government and leaders in the data community. The Plenary was a working meeting to accelerate discussion, Working and Interest Group interaction, and data community development.