Soon after, new components of the hub followed:
- StemLabs was the next component of the hub to be realized, in 2019, which covers lab-related matters related to stem cell research: methodologies, protocols, procedures and guidelines, and profiles. For this initiative, we work closely with Stem Cell COREdinates, which is a group of global core facilities, a number of which are profiled here.
- StemMeets was launched in 2020 as a new facility to support researchers in disseminating their work and latest findings, offering options to communicate abstracts and proceedings, plus poster, meeting, conference, and workshop reports across the full spectrum of stem cell research from one open access platform. Content may also be co-published in StemJournal, e.g. view the first poster report in StemMeets here and in the journal here.
- StemRxiv (pronounced “stem archive”) was also launched in 2020. This vital new feature is all about preprints, and an example of how IOS Press is a key proponent of Open Science (read more about the IOS Press Labs blog post here). It provides researchers with the options to search and submit preprints across all areas of stem cell research. To (a) search for stem cell content via a single point of access and/or (b) search preprints by general topics and/or predefined categories, go here.
Additional components are being developed, including StemData.