CSA Trust Grants 2018

The Chemical Structure Association (CSA) Trust Grant Program is now accepting applications, from young researchers with an interest in systems and methods used to store, process and retrieve information about chemical structures, reactions and compounds. You can view the details here and can get in touch with Bonnie Lawlor (chescot@aol.com) if you have any questions.

Database Licensing & Sustainability

Update (07/28/16): DrugBank/OMx have updated the licensing conditions for DrugBank data in response to concerns raised earlier by various people and groups. See here for a detailed response from Craig Knox A few days back I came across, via my Twitter network, the news that DrugBank had changed their licensing policy to CC BY-SA-NC 4.0. As […]

Cheminformatics and Hotness (or lack thereof)

A few days back I discussed some thoughts on cheminformatics vis a vis bioinformatics, inspired by a review by Aaron Sterling. In that thread, Steven Salzberg made a comment, stating … In my opinion, it is not a “hot” field, though, in part for some of the reasons mentioned in the post – particularly the […]