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It looks like Monday, 15 March at 11:00 UTC works best. I’ve sent out the calendar invitation plus an update (to correct the date/time).
Have a great weekend,
From: on behalf of muhlmansiek via RDA COVID19 Coordination
Reply-To: Mary O’Brien Uhlmansiek
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:35
To: “***@***.***
Cc: Zoe Cournia , “***@***.***
Subject: [rdacovid19-coordination] Response to Nature Commentary
Dear RDA COVID-19 Group Chairs and Moderators,
As you may be aware, there was a recent commentary published in Nature with the following recommendation: “Stakeholders should craft recommendations — for data interoperability, management and scalability, among other things. As a community, we need to agree on how to balance openness and credit to get the best for public health.”
* “Want to track pandemic variants faster? Fix the bioinformatics bottleneck,” Nature 591, 30-33 (2021), doi:
Several group leaders would like to formulate a response to this article and bring attention to the recommendations developed by the RDA WG. If you are interested in participating, please indicate your availability for a response planning meeting here:
I’ve included a couple of additional group members per chair requests; just let me know if any other WG members would like to be involved.
A big thanks go to Natalie Meyers, RDA-COVID-19-Omics group moderator, for bringing this to our attention.
Best regards,
Mary O’Brien Uhlmansiek, MA
Director, Implementation & Outreach
Research Data Alliance – US/RA
Member, RDA Secretariat
ORCID: 0000-0002-7949-2057
Skype: maryuhlmansiek
RDA 17th Plenary Meeting, April 2021, Edinburgh, Scotland – see updates
IDW2021 (co-organised by RDA, CODATA and WDS and incorporates 18th RDA Plenary Meeting), 8-11 November 2021, Seoul, Republic of Korea – see updates
IDW2023 (co-organised by RDA, CODATA and WDS and incorporating the RDA Plenary Meeting), 23-26 October 2023, Salzburg, Austria – see updates