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Advancing the Promise of Open Science: We Want to Hear from You!
February 21, 2023

DataWorks! Prize Winners Announced!
February 21, 2023

Prepare Your First Data Management and Sharing Plan
February 15, 2023

NIH implements Data Management and Sharing Policy
January 25, 2023

NCBI-NIAID Beyond Phylogenies Codeathon was a success!
January 23, 2023

Read more about data science from the NIAID Now Blog and NIAID Funding News

NIAID-Funded Research News

Innovative research paves the way for genetic targets to reduce tick-borne diseases
January 19, 2023

NIAID-Supported Studies Identify Universal Predictors of Antibody Response to Vaccination
January 10, 2023

Read more NIAID-Funded Research News

News from NIH Scientific Data Sharing

Preparing for the 2023 Data Management and Sharing Policy
December 22, 2022

Statement on NIH plans to speed access to federal funded research results
August 25, 2022

Implementation Updates for the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy
August 5, 2022

Read more news from NIH Scientific Data Sharing


Future Directions in Data Sharing and Archiving
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) will host a virtual workshop on March 23 and 24 covering topics in data sharing and archiving for a variety of research areas with particular focus on maintaining data over time and data from human participants and special populations.

Bridge2AI Voice Consortium: Voice AI Symposium
The Bridge2AI Voice consortium, part of NIH's AI training initiative Bridge2AI, will sponsor this interactive symposium called "Voice as a Biomarker of Health" on April 19 which will feature stakeholders from various fields.

DataWorks! Prize Symposium
FASEB and NIH will host this symposium focused on advancing data sharing and reuse and featuring winners of 2022 DataWorks! winners. The link leads to pre-registration for the symposium on April 25-26 from 11-3pm ET with more details to follow.

CFAR Symposium on Statistics and Data Science in HIV
The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) will host this symposium to highlight statistical and data science tools within or relevant to HIV research on June 5-6. Focuses include: sharing methods, creating collaborations, discussing challenges, and supporting junior investigators and researchers from low-and middle-income countries.

The Multiscale Modeling Consortium celebrates 20 years of IMAG: Lessons from the past that guide the future
June 28-29th at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland the Interagency Modeling and Analysis Group (IMAG) and Multiscale Modeling (MSM) Consortium will host an in-person meeting. Check the link for meeting themes!

Seminar series and recurring events

Data Curation Network – Event Series
This event series, hosted by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy and the National Library of Medicine, provides new approaches, methods, and best practices on management, curation, and sharing to promote transparency, reproducibility, and reuse of research data.

NIH Data Sharing and Reuse Seminar Series
A seminar series hosted by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy that highlights exemplars and data sharing and reuse on the second Friday of each month at noon ET.

The Foundations of Biomedical Data Science 2022-2023 Seminar Series
Speakers from a variety of biomedical data science disciplines present at this series weekly each Friday at noon ET. Publicly available recordings of past seminars can also be found at this link.

More NIH Data Science Events:

Office of Data Science Strategy Events

NIH Scientific Data Sharing Events

Past Events

Standardize Your Research Data with the NIH Common Data Element Repository
From 1:00-2:30PM on March 29, speakers from the National Library of Medicine and other subject matter experts provided virtual demonstrations and hands-on exercises to introduce attendees to NIH Common Data Elements and techniques for applying them to their research to streamline data management.

RADx Data Hub - Metadata Webinar
On March 16 at 3pm ET, RADx Data Hub partners presented metadata for one of the largest NIH COVID-19 data repositories and discussed associated methods.

The Role of Epstein-Barr Virus and Molecular Mimicry in Autoimmune Disease
This session of the Demystifying Medicine series from February 14, 2023 focused on this topic utilizing a variety of immunological, clinical, and bioinformatics approaches.

Creating Data Management Plans with DMPTool
The NIH National Library of Medicine shared information on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 about data management plan basics, how to create a DMPTool profile, and available templates and planning resources.

Selecting ImmPort for Open-access Immunological Data Sharing: Tools and Resources for Data Management and Sharing Plan Creation
From February 16, 2023, Immport and guest speaker Maria Praetzellis from California Digital Library presented tools for the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy within ImmPort and

What can Data Science do in the Fight Against Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases?
Part of the University of Virginia Biomedical Data Science Seminar Series, Dr. Wilbert van Panhuis from NIAID’s Office of Data Science shares the institute’s vision for how data science can mediate the impact of infectious and immune-mediated disease.

Virtual Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI) Workshop
Tuesday, January 24 11am to 4pm EST & Wednesday, January 25 11am to 3:30pm EST

This workshop was presented by the seven generalist repositories participating in the GREI, sponsored by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy. The workshop featured keynote speakers and panel discussions with leaders in open data from the research community, NIH, and data community organizations as well as interactive training sessions.

Pre-Application Webinar for NIAID Data Ecosystem NOSI
NIAID Staff presented details on the context of the NIAID Data Ecosystem NOSI. Recording, presentation slides, and Frequently Asked Questions are available.

GREI Collaborative Webinar Series on Data Sharing in Generalist Repositories
A series of presentations and panel discussions by generalist repositories about available repository resources and best practices for sharing NIH-funded research.

NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Webinar Series: Part 1 and Part 2

ImmPort Webinars

Slides, recordings, and other resources from webinars hosted by ImmPort, such as “Selecting ImmPort for Open-access Immunological Data Sharing: Data Management & Sharing Plan and Data Submission Highlights”.

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