NESCent Hosts Hackathon to Jumpstart Development of Phyloinformatics Toolkit | GenomeWeb
The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, a National Science Foundation-funded center to promote multidisciplinary research in evolutionary biology, has enlisted the help of the bioinformatics open source software community to build a better set of phyloinformatics software tools.
This week, the center, known as NESCent, hosted a so-called hackathon with the goal of building the “glue” to link together disparate complex phylogenetic software programs into seamless workflows.

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