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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is MaizeGDB?
2. Who is involved with MaizeGDB?
3. Who is funding MaizeGDB?
4. How can I link to MaizeGDB?
5. How can I contribute data to MaizeGDB?

1. What is MaizeGDB?
MaizeGDB is short for Maize Genetics/Genomics Database. It is a USDA/ARS funded project to integrate the data found in MaizeDB and ZmDB into a single schema, develop an effective interface to access this data, and develop additional tools to make data analysis easier. Our goal in the long term is a true next-generation online maize database.

2. Who is involved with MaizeGDB?
MaizeGDB's primary team consists of Darwin Campbell (database administrator), Carolyn Lawrence (lead scientist), Mary Schaeffer (curator) and Trent Seigfried (web programmer).

3. Who is funding MaizeGDB?
MaizeGDB is currently funded by USDA/ARS.

4. How can I link to MaizeGDB?
Please visit our Linking to MaizeGDB page, which should provide all the info you need.

5. How can I contribute data to MaizeGDB?
Contact us using the feedback link at the bottom of the page to arrange to add data to the database. For a detailed explanation of where MaizeGDB's data come from and how to contribute data, see this page.


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Last updated 1:58 pm, Dec 03, 2014.

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