Human Full-Length cDNA Annotation Invitational (H-Invitational) was held in Odaiba Tokyo, from Aug. 25 to Sep. 3.
120 researchers (domestic and foreign) assembled to annotate human full-length cDNA for the construction of the database expected to be useful for various biological field. This meeting was co-organized by JBIRC and DDBJ, and 9 researchers in NIG and 4 annotators attended as DDBJ members.
The report of this meeting was published in Nature 419, 3-4.

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