KBase Research Community Feedback Form
As part of our continuing effort to make KBase even more useful to the broader scientific community, we are eager to learn what you want most from KBase and what you like and don't like about the current system so that we can prioritize our future development efforts appropriately. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!
TELL US ABOUT YOUR NEEDS
1. What are the most important analysis and informatics capabilities you need to advance your research?
2. Which analysis tools do you routinely use?
(Please include URLs, if possible)
3. Which analysis capabilities are most important to you?
Check all that you STRONGLY want
Prediction of essential genes
Mapping of RNAseq reads to a genome
De-novo RNASeq analysis
Differential gene expression analysis
Microarray data analysis
Gene ontology enrichment
Co-expression network analysis
Regulatory modeling & network analysis
Interaction network prediction
Comparative genomics tools
Pangenome and core genome analysis
TNseq data analysis
Genotype to phenotype datasets and analyses
Metagenomics analysis tools
16S RNA annotation for metagenomes
Personal workspaces to store and retrieve analysis workflows and results
Model-based transcriptome analysis
Biolog data analysis (growth phenotype analysis)
Metabolomics data interpretation
Proteomics data interpretation
Integration of diverse data types
Data management and conversion
Access to tools developed by other users
Large-scale data analysis
Ability to integrate my own analysis tools
Ability to code/script from the graphical user interface
Access to API
Optical Spectroscopy Data
Environmental Data Analysis
Biological Design/Synthetic Biology
4. Can you provide more information about your desired analysis capabilities?
For any of the analysis capabilities that you checked in the previous question, please provide more specifics (e.g., what sort of comparative analysis would you like to perform?)
5. Which types of data available today in KBase are you most interested in?
for a list of the major data types currently available in KBase)
Bacterial, viral or archaeal genomes
Other eukaryotic genomes
16S/18S RNA amplicon sequencing data or shotgun metagenomes
Annotations (genome features, subsystem variants, ontological synonyms)
Biochemical compounds or reactions
Metabolic maps or pathways
• Polymorphism and plant trait/phenotype data
Other phenotypic or functional data (e.g., protein-protein interaction, fitness/growth)
Derived data (networks, biclusters, metagenomic profiles)
Metabolic models or regulons
6. What data type(s) that are not available today in KBase would be useful to you? (Please list your most-desired data type first.)
(If possible, please also specify the URL where you most often obtain each type of data)
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF
7. How many times have you used KBase?
8. If you tried KBase once or twice and didn't come back, why didn't you?
We want our users to be happy, so if anyone tries KBase and is not satisfied, we'd love to hear why!
9. What is the job title for your current position?
10. Which scientific conferences do you typically attend?
American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Plant Biology
Plant and Animal Genome
Ecological Society of America
Society for Industrial Microbiology
Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)
American Chemical Society
American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America (ASA-CSSA-SSSA)
American Geophysical Union
11. OPTIONAL: What is your name?
12. OPTIONAL: Would you like to share your email address or phone number so we can contact you to follow up?
If you'd like us to get back to you, please let us know what followup actions you'd like from us.
13. Anything else you'd like to share?
If there are any additional comments you’d like to share with us, we'd love to hear them!
14. Would you like to answer more questions about your experiences with KBase?
If you answer yes, you will be presented with more questions. If you answer no, your answers will be submitted.
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