• E-mailMatus.Kalas@uib.no
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    HIB / Thormøhlensgt. 55
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    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Open source|science|society

Interoperable, efficient, accessible, reliable scientific computing, especially bioinformatics

ORCiD: 0000-0002-1509-4981




Selected projects:


Teaching: The Carpentries, especially Software Carpentry, Bergen Open Source community, and other ...


Publications, see:

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2019. The bio.tools registry of software tools and data resources for the life sciences. Genome Biology. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Community curation of bioinformatics software and data resources. Briefings in Bioinformatics. 1697-1705.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS). F1000 Research. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Robust Cross-Platform Workflows: How Technical and Scientific Communities Collaborate to Develop, Test and Share Best Practices for Data Analysis. Data Science and Engineering. 232-244.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Using registries to integrate bioinformatics tools and services into workbench environments. International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT). 581-586.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Tools and data services registry: a community effort to document bioinformatics resources. Nucleic Acids Research (NAR). D38-D47.
  • Show author(s) 2014. FreeContact: Fast and free software for protein contact prediction from residue co-evolution. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Community-driven development for computational biology at Sprints, Hackathons and Codefests. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2014. BioHackathon series in 2011 and 2012: penetration of ontology and linked data in life science domains. Journal of Biomedical Semantics. 5.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Workshop on laboratory protocol standards for the molecular methods database. New Biotechnology. 109-113.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Genomic HyperBrowser: an analysis web server for genome-scale data. Nucleic Acids Research (NAR). W133-W141.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Sprints, Hackathons and Codefests as community gluons in computational biology. EMBnet.journal. 40-42.
  • Show author(s) 2013. EDAM: an ontology of bioinformatics operations, types of data and identifiers, topics and formats. Bioinformatics. 1325-1332.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Identifying elemental genomic track types and representing them uniformly. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The EMBRACE web service collection. Nucleic Acids Research (NAR). W683-W688.
  • Show author(s) 2010. BioXSD: the common data-exchange format for everyday bioinformatics web services. Bioinformatics. i540-i546.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) 2017. ReGaTE: Registration of galaxy tools in Elixir. GigaScience. 1-4.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2015. Efforts towards accessible and reliable bioinformatics.

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