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Getting Connected#

Please read Contributing for information about how to get involved with the biocommons.


The Google Drive folder contains presentations, project planning, manuscripts, and similar documents.


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


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

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

Archived lists are kept to preserve prior discussions.

  • hgvs-discuss DEPRECATED Previously used to discuss the hgvs package.