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Revision as of 20:35, 23 June 2008

Evolutionary Biology and Ontologies Workshop: June 20, 2008

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This workshop will be held in conjunction with the Evolution 2008 meeting in Minneapolis, MN, 20 June 2008. It is organized under the auspices of the National Center for Biomedical Ontologies (NCBO) in collaboration with the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent).

Organizers
Barry Smith (Buffalo), Paula Mabee (University of South Dakota), Todd Vision (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Monte Westerfield (University of Oregon)
Focus
This meeting is focused on the application of ontologies to studies in evolutionary biology and related disciplines, with a particular emphasis on studies of the phenotype.
Goals
  1. Introducing what ontologies are, how they should be built, what makes an ontology useful, and how ontologies help people collaborate across disciplines;
  2. Giving illustrations of ontologies actually being used to address problems of interest to evolutionary biologists;
  3. Networking and planning: what do we do next in order to advance ontology-based information integration in evolutionary biology?
Registration
Registration will be open to attendees of the Evolution 2008 conference at no additional cost.

Further information can be found at the workshop page at the NCBO wiki. There is also a workshop flier for dissemination. Please feel free to distribute the flier to your colleagues and students.


Presentations

Jim Balhoff

Melissa Haendel

Anne Maglia

Peter Midford

Chris Mungall

Martin Ramirez

Barry Smith

Todd Vision

Monte Westerfield