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Projects and Programs

Genome in a Bottle

Consortium hosted by NIST and JIMB dedicated to authoritative characterization of benchmark human genomes. Sign up for General GIAB and Analysis Team email

Gas properties for flow metering

Flow meters that rely on measuring the pressure drop across a laminar flow element can be accurately calibrated using a benign surrogate gas (such as helium or

Publications

Assembly and annotation of an Ashkenazi human reference genome

Author(s)
Justin M. Zook, Justin M. Wagner, Nathanael D. Olson, Steven L. Salzberg, Alaina Shumate, Aleksey V. Zimin, Daniela Puiu, Mihaela Pertea, Marc Salit
Thousands of experiments and studies use the human reference genome as a resource each year. This single reference genome, GRCh38, is a mosaic created from a

NIST Special Database 302: Nail to Nail Fingerprint Challenge

Author(s)
Gregory P. Fiumara, Patricia A. Flanagan, John D. Grantham, Kenneth Ko, Karen Marshall, Matthew Schwarz, Elham Tabassi, Bryan Woodgate, Christopher Boehnen
In September 2017, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) held a data collection as part of its Nail to Nail (N2N) Fingerprint Challenge

Software

ThermoML Opener

PurposeA tool for direct viewing of ThermoML files which include data and metadata. ThermoML files conform to the new XML-based ThermoML IUPAC standard