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JGI Leads Community Effort on Virus Data Quality Guidelines

As more researchers continue to assemble new genome sequences of uncultivated viruses, the Joint Genome Institute recently led a community effort to develop guidelines and best practices for defining virus data quality. The team — led by Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh and Simon Roux — partnered with virus experts and representatives from the Genomic Standards Consortium and the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. More>