Common Repository Working Group


To promote and facilitate the creation of common repositories that facilitate open deposit, access, and sharing/reuse of IG and TCR AIRR-seq datasets.


Co-Chairs: Corey Watson, Lindsay Cowell

Members: Meredith Ashby, Felix Breden, Richard Bruskiewich, Tania Bubela, Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, Scott Christley, Brian Corrie, John Harting, Rob Holt, David Klatzmann, Uri Laserson, Nishanth Marthandan, Bjoern Peters, Adrien Six, Adrian Thorogood, Corey Watson, Yariv Wine

2018 Plans

  • Formalize and document the computable specifications for query elements
  • Identify a query language
  • Decide what should be returned for each query
    • Download locally
    • Transfer to an analysis server (skip intervening download/upload steps)

Related Resources

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Recommendations from the Common Repository Working Group for discussion and adoption by the AIRR Community

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