The i2b2 tranSMART Foundation announces COVID AUTHORS and COVID DATATHON

By |2020-11-13T19:18:27-05:00November 13th, 2020|

The i2b2 tranSMART Foundation announces COVID AUTHORS and COVID DATATHON Foundation advances two initiatives in support of COVID-19 research Wakefield, MA, Nov 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wakefield, Massachusetts – November 6, 2020 – The i2b2 tranSMART Foundation, a global non-profit open-source foundation advancing the development of clinical and translational research through effective collaboration, has been [...]

Steven Salzberg : “Let People Share DNA With a Click”

By |2019-01-23T19:05:14-05:00January 23rd, 2019|

Professor Steven Salzberg wrote an opinion piece for Bloomberg Opinion on making human sequencing data fully public. Steven presses the National Institutes of Health to reconsider their policies on privacy in order to advance our knowledge of human health and disease. He points to George Church's Personal Genome Project (PGP) at Harvard [...]

Larry Smarr’s Story Continues . . .

By |2018-08-10T19:29:04-04:00August 10th, 2018|

Those of you fortunate enough to have been at the i2b2 tranSMART Foundation Annual Meeting at UC San Diego October 2016 got to meet Dr Larry Smarr in his data cave!  Our meeting was held in the adjacent auditorium and we joined Larry in the data cave to see all the incredible data that he [...]

The Hyve Offers Programmers Training on the tranSMART Platform

By |2017-02-28T13:40:40-05:00February 28th, 2017|

The Hyve, Silver Member of the tranSMART Foundation, is offering three classes in this year's tranSMART Training Program on programming in the tranSMART environment.  The first of these classes will be presented on Monday March 27th with the others coming later in the year, March 27th:  How to get started with tranSMART development June 26th: [...]

EPAM is the newest tranSMART Foundation 2016 Corporate Sponsor

By |2016-06-17T20:29:57-04:00June 17th, 2016|

EPAM has joined GeneDx and Rancho BioSciences as the newest 2016 Corporate Sponsor of the tranSMART Foundation. The generous support of the Corporate Sponsors allows the Foundation to offer its many events throughout the year.  In particular for the remainder of 2016, they are supporting the Foundation's Symposium on i2b2 at Harvard Medical School on June [...]

TransMed COSI (ISCB Communities of Special Interests) organizing a Special Interest Group (SIG) during ISMB 2016 in Orlando – July 8, 2016

By |2016-05-17T17:18:44-04:00May 17th, 2016|

TransMed COSI is organizing a Special Interest Group (SIG) during ISMB 2016 in Orlando – July 8, 2016. In the TransMed SIG meeting, participants will explore the current status of computational biology approaches within the field of translational medicine. Knowledge-based translational medicine is a rapidly growing discipline in biomedical research and aims to expedite the discovery [...]

Gathering up a tranSMART Bibliography and Presentation Collection

By |2016-03-24T15:39:20-04:00March 24th, 2016|

We are working on collecting all the relevant literature references to the tranSMART Foundation as well as uses and development of our Platform. See the current Bibliography HERE. We are also gathering a list of presentstions. See the current list HERE. On both lists you have the opportunity to call our attention to items that [...]

Translational Scientists Do Not Use Social Media . . . Really? Really??

By |2016-03-01T13:17:12-05:00March 1st, 2016|

Our 3C Community and Code Committees worked together to bring an excellent webinar on Leap Day (Feb 29th) on i2b2, presented by Paul Avillach and Michael McDuffy from Harvard Medical School.  While we had frequent requests for this topic, as of last Friday only about 20 people were registered to attend. Marketing (me) put out a [...]

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