Database Center for Life Science (ライフサイエンス統合データベースセンター) or DBCLS, is a Japanese research institute and part of the Research Organization of Information and Systems. It was founded in 2007.[1]


DBCLS has been organizing annual BioHackathon event since 2008 [2] and co-organizing with National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC) since 2011. The main objective of the events is a development of technologies and resources which improves integration, preservation and utilization of databases in life sciences.

Resources at the DBCLS

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Notes and references

  1. ^ [1] Database Center for Life Sciences - About -
  2. ^ Katayama T; et al. (2010). "The DBCLS BioHackathon: standardization and interoperability for bioinformatics web services and workflows". J Biomed. Semantics. 1: 8. doi:10.1186/2041-1480-1-8. PMC 2939597. PMID 20727200.