2014 Advisory Board Meeting

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Logistics

Advisors

Dates and Location

  • EBI, Hinxton, UK
  • Sunday 5th October PM: Consortium meeting, EBI (advisors not present)
  • Monday 6th October: whole-group advisory board meeting (talks and discussion), EBI
  • Tuesday 7th October: AM - advisors report back and discussion

Accommodation

For those staying on campus at the conference centre:

  • Booking reference for Rick Maizels: 5714
  • Booking reference for everyone else: 4483
  • Check in is from 2pm on the day of arrival and check out at 10am on the day of departure. Breakfast is included and is served from 07:30-09:00 on weekdays, 07.00-10.00 at weekends.
  • Please contact the conference centre directly on +44 (0) 1223 495000 with questions/changes changes quoting the reference number above.

Agenda

Sunday 5th October

  • 13.00 consortium meeting
    • working groups:
      • database migration
      • phenologs: curating phenotypes/variation for better comparability with human disease gene function
      • RNAi mapping (review of mapping pipeline and extension to other species)
    • group discussions
      • website and user experience
      • ParaSite and integration with WormBase central.
  • 18:00(ish) - dinner + drinks (in Cambridge?)

Monday 6th October

  • 09.15 Introduction/Vision/Issues - Paul Sternberg
  • 09.30 Genome annotation and production informatics
    • 09.30 Overview of database production - Kevin Howe
    • 09.45 Caenorhabditis sequence curation - Gary Williams
    • 10.00 Nematode ncRNA annotation - Paul Davis
    • 10.15 Curation of regulatory sequence features in C.elegans - Mary Ann Tuli
    • 10.30 Parasitic nematode gene model curation - Michael Paulini
    • 10.45 WormBase ParaSite - Kevin Howe
  • 11:00 BREAK
  • 11:30 Database migration project
    • 11.30 Introduction and motivation - Kevin Howe / Todd Harris
    • 11.45 Technology investigation: progress report - Thomas Down
    • 12.00 An overview of EuPathDB infrastructure and production informatics - Brian Brunk
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 14.00 Web-site
    • 14:00 Usage, user community, leveraging the cloud, new features - Todd Harris
  • 14:45 Curation of gene function
    • 14:45 Overview - Chris Grove
    • 15.00 Process / Topic curation - Karen Yook
    • 15.15 GO curation and modeling - Kimberly van Auken
    • 15.30 Worm models of human disease - Ranjana Kishore
  • 15.45 BREAK
  • 16.15 Curation of gene function (continued)
    • 16.15 CANTO - Val Wood
    • 16.30 Gene expression - Wen Chen
    • 16.45 Ontology browser and use - Raymond Lee
    • 17.00 Nomenclature update - Mary Ann Tuli
  • 19:00 Dinner at Hinxton Red Lion

Tuesday 7th October

  • 09.00 Advisors meet
  • 10.00 Advisors report back / further discussion
  • 12.30 Lunch / Close