Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The ENVIRONMENTS - EOL project is about to take off

Please find below an excerpt from the Encyclopedia of Life press release for the 2013 EOL Rubenstein Fellows. It announces ENVIRONMENTS as well as other six projects, all aiming at employing EOL contents to answer large scale biological questions. The complete press release can be found here:

The Encyclopedia of Life Announces 2013 Rubenstein Fellows

Seven teams of biologists, information scientists and software developers to collaborate on Big Data research through EOL

Washington, D.C. - January 28, 2013 - The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 EOL Rubenstein Research Fellowship awards.  The seven awardees will lead research teams seeking to answer novel research questions not readily addressable without the extensive data resources served by EOL.  EOL Rubenstein Research Fellow awards are made possible by a generous gift to EOL by David M. Rubenstein through the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. .......... (Read more: )