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Slack is the fastest way to get fast answers. Join biocommons Slack workspace, then introduce yourself on #intros.


The Google Drive folder contains most of the administrative documentation for


Google groups are used to grant access to files, invite people to meetings, and, of course, for email distribution.

Announcement lists#

Announcement lists are for announcements only; anyone may join, but posting is limited.

  • biocommons-announce Announcement list. Low-volume, read-only list primarily for announcements of new releases, meetings, and similar information.

Discussion lists#

Discussion lists are for community discussion; anyone may join and post, but first posts are moderated to cut down spam.

Archived lists#

  • hgvs-discuss DEPRECATED Previously used to discuss the hgvs package and preserved for prior disucssions.