The International Nucleotide Sequence Databanks, CIB/DDBJ, EBI/EMBL,and NCBI/GenBank, hold the Collaborative Meeting once a year and the Advisory Meeting every other year in order to scheme operation and continuation of the construction of the DNA database international collaboration.
The host of this year was DDBJ, and the meetings were held in Mishima:the International Collaborative Meeting from April 19 to 21; the International Advisory Meeting from April 22 to 23.The attendance from U.S.A. was six, from Europe was eleven.