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BioVeL specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23513
Name BioVeL
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Alex Hardisty <>
  • person_outline BioVeL Team <>

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BioVeL in publications

PMCID: 5410925
PMID: 27616324
DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syw066

[…] and the bio* toolkits in the python, ruby, java, and perl programming languages (, as well as stand-alone and online workflows (e.g., and since the choice of methodology will always depend on the research question, the nature of the data, and the researcher’s individual skills and knowledge to select and carry out analyses, […]

PMCID: 4822057
PMID: 27099553
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7644

[…] last years, more and more online portals were generated and are now available for ecologists to run advanced models with extensive data sets. some examples are the biodiversity virtual e-laboratory (biovel) portal ( for ecological niche modelling and the mobyle snap workbench ( for evolutionary and population genetics analysis. such portals […]

PMCID: 4589695
PMID: 26424081
DOI: 10.1093/database/bav094

[…] interfaces to various biodiversity e-infrastructures have been implemented including the gbif (global biodiversity information facility) checklist bank (), biowikifarm (), scratchpads (), plazi (), biovel () and biodiversity heritage library ()., the edit platform is open source and applicable to all groups of organism, in particular those covered by the icn () and the international code […]

PMCID: 4609752
PMID: 26491393
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e5848

[…] data alliance (rda). the project also provides key contributions to relevant ensuing ec-fp7 projects like vibrant (on cybertaxonomy), openup! (opening up the natural history heritage for europeana), biovel (on developing virtual labs for biodiversity research), imarine (on developing an e-infrastructure for fisheries management and marine conservation), eu bon (on building the european […]

PMCID: 4467627
PMID: 26032494
DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1190-0

[…] such as taverna [], kepler [], or galaxy [] and access to them can be made available by web services. recently, workflow portals such as biowep [] (workflow enactment portal for bioinformatics) and biovel [] (biodiversity virtual e-laboratory) were organized providing browser-based interfaces and also web services interfaces for remote invocation. moreover, a comprehensive workflow repository […]

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BioVeL institution(s)
School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; [etc.]
BioVeL funding source(s)
Supported by funded by the European Union 7th Framework Programme, Grant no. 283359 (2011–2014) and by the Swedish LifeWatch project funded by the Swedish Research Council (Grant no. 829-2009-6278).

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