As reported in a previous post, the Journal of Cheminformatics has received its first Impact Factor of 3.42. JEditors-in-Chief David Wild (Indiana University, US) and Christoph Steinbeck (European Bioinformatics Institute, UK) commented: “Our aim when we started Journal of Cheminformatics in 2009, was to impact a wide audience with high quality, interesting and relevant cheminformatics [...]
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August 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Open Science
July 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Chemoinformatics, Hot Science, Life of Chris, Open Access, Open Science, Publishing, Scientific Culture
We just wanted to update you with some good news from the Journal of Cheminformatics. The Thomson / ISI 2011 Journal Impact Factors were just released, and the Journal of Cheminformatics received an Impact Factor of 3.42 – the first year we have been given an impact factor. This is very high for a new [...]
July 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Open Science
The MetaboLights repository for metabolomics data has officially been launched at the Metabolomics Society Meeting in Washington, June 25-28, 2012. The MetaboLights repository aims to become the first comprehensive, cross-species, cross-platform metabolomics database maintained by one of the major open access data providers in molecular biology. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) ensures long-term stability and [...]
March 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Open Science
Registration and submission of abstracts is now open for the 2012 Metabolomics Society Meeting in Washington, June 25-28. We put together an exciting programme with sessions and workshops in a number of areas. Allow me to draw your attention to the two sessions I’m helping to organize, the Databases & Data Analysis session and [...]
December 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Open Science
We are looking for a Software Engineer/Bioinformatician/Cheminformatician to join the Cheminformatics and Metabolism team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK. The post-holder will join a project team of currently 4 people to build the new Metabolomics database at the EBI and be part [...]
November 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Leisure, Life of Chris, Open Science, People, Scientific Culture, Teaching
What does it mean to live a good life? Philosophers have written about this questions for thousands of years, and very often we find surprisingly up-to-date answers and suggestions in texts as old as 2000 years. Sadly, most of the people in our hectic western societies (and the more and more hectic eastern societies and [...]
September 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Open Science
Just wanted to make you aware that the deadline on Sep 15 for the chemical information mining postdoc position in my group is approaching quickly. For more information on the position, please refer to http://www.steinbeck-molecular.de/steinblog/index.php/2011/07/10/opening-for-a-postdoc-in-my-group/.
July 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Open Science
We now have an opening for a postdoc position in my group in collaboration with the group of Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann at the EBI. The position is funded for three years by the EIPOD scheme at EMBL. The proposed work combines methods from image recognition (OSRA, Filippov2009), cheminformatics (CDK ,Steinbeck2003), chemometrics (Gkoutos2003) and text-mining (OSCAR3, Corbett2006, Tiago2009) to [...]
June 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Open Science
ChEBI release 80 is now available, with 25,518 fully annotated at the highest 3* level. We have an old friend as our entity of the month this time: The Electron.
June 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Open Science
I know this title is going to bore the hell out of most of you. We had this religious fight about Linux, Windows and Mac OS and other OS’s for the last 20 years and longer I’m right now sitting in a conference, like almost every week, and right now, as in many cases in [...]