2016 Advisory Board Meeting
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The 2016 edition of the WormBase Scientific Advisory Board meeting will take place at Caltech on 4/5 Feb 2016.
- Paul Kersey, Matt Berriman, Kevin Howe, Bruce Bolt, Jane Lomax, Michael Paulini, Paul Davis, Gary Williams
- Sarah Torres to arrange accommodation for non-locals
- Will fly out on the 2/3 of Feb, and return on Sun 7th Feb (cheap flights)
- All-hands project meeting, or smaller discussion groups?
- Before the SAB meeting or after?
- A pre-meeting would allow us to refine the agenda of the SAB (although perhaps too late for that)
- A post-meeting would allow us to set some goals based on comments/advise from the advisors
- Hinxton folks have more time after the meeting
- Cross-site unification of documentation and code; what are our standards for documentation? For code?
- Organisation, display and querying of RNASeq data (c.f. FlyBase)
- Database migration
- What is the plan and timeline for incorporating the new database in the build? In curation workflows?
- WormBase / ParaSite integration + cross-resource tools (e.g. enrichment tool)
- Efficiency improvements
- Community curation (allele-phenotype, concise descriptions, etc.)
- Text mining
- SObA (Solr/Amigo/Cytoscape reuse)
- Automated concise descriptions
- Human disease / pathways
Thu 4th Feb
- how we do on curation -beginning
- details on database migration
- plans for next year