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Description: A group to share information related to Bioinformatics tools, data handling, methods, and resources

Points Of Contact: Scott Cornman (, Christina Kellogg (, and Denise Akob (

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2-3pm ET (Take a look at "More Meeting Information" for an updated schedule)

To join, email


The purpose of this group is to develop a community of practice for people who work in Bioinformatics, in order to connect with each other and share ideas, expertise, and resources. 

CoP Monthly Meetings

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2-3pm Eastern, all interested are invited to attend. The webinar info is on the Bioinformatics CoP Meetings page. Meetings in early 2018 will be held bi-monthly to avoid overlap with the eDNA CoP meetings.  


Meetings and Trainings

This page is intended to be a news feed for upcoming meetings and trainings that might be of interest to our Bioinformatics CoP. 


Bioinformatics Community of Practice Forum

Please feel free to use the Bioinformatics Community of Practice Forum to ask questions or to initiate new discussions with this group.

USGS Bioinformatics Users List - self-identify yourself!

To build our Community of Practice we need USGS bioinformatics users to complete the following sheet: (Open to anyone in DOI with the link).

Email list 

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