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= 2019 Meetings =
 
  
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== June 6, 2019 ==
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[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_June_2020|June]]
  
=== New SObA graphs ===
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[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_July_2020|July]]
* May put graphs within existing widgets, but don't need to rush to get that ready for IWM
 
  
=== Phenotype association file format ===
 
* May be best to leave the format as is
 
* There are problems; paper IDs keep switching columns
 
* Would need to revisit the reasoning for why we do it that way
 
* When will the Alliance produce a similar/replacement file? Not sure
 
  
=== Phenotype requests ===
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==July 9th, 2020==
* Sent out 1140 emails on May 30
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===Gene names issue in SimpleMine and other mining tools===
* Since have received 374 annotations from 54 papers (42 requested, 12 additional)
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*Wen: Last week, Jonathan Ewbank raised the issue of gene names that may refer to multiple objects.
* 21 papers flagged as not having phenotypes
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*this can be an issue for multiple data mining tools including WormMine, BioMart, and Gene Set Enrichment.
* Of 1140 papers emailed about, 35 emails bounced, and have received some flagging or curation on 63 (63/1105 = ~6% response rate), in first week
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*Perhaps have a standalone approach to check if any gene name among a list may refer to multiple objects (users check their name lists before submitting them to any data mining tool).
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*Jae: The public name issue has heterogeneous natures. That means there may be no single solution to solve all those problems.
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*Gene list curation from high-throughput studies, confusing usage of public names probably less than 2% (still cannot be ignored). See examples below--
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**single public name is assigned to multiple WBgene ID, Wen has a list of these genes
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**overlapped or dicistronic genes, ex. mrpl-44 and F02A9.10
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**overlapped or dicistronic, but has a single sequence name, examples:
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    exos-4.1 and tin-9.2 (B0564.1)
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    eat-18 and lev-10 (Y105E8A.7)
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    cha-1 and unc-17 (ZC416.8)
  
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**simple confusion from authors, ex. mdh-1 and mdh-2
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*One of the most significant problems is a propagation to other DB and papers of  these gene name issues.
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*We can make a special note for each gene page, but the people using batch analysis could not catch that easily.
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*Conclusion: Jae and Wen will work on a tool that lets Users "sanitize" their gene lists before submission to data mining tools.  They will also write a microPub explaining this issue to the community.
  
== June 13, 2019 ==
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===Wormicloud===
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*Please test and leave any feedback on the word cloud tool (Wormicloud), https://wormicloud.textpressolab.com/
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*Valerio and Jae have worked on a tool that uses data in Textpresso; given a keyword, eg. "transposon", the tool generates a word cloud and word trend.
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*Any keyword can generate a graph that plots trends of occurence across the years in publication abstracts.
  
=== IWM ===
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===Noctua 2.0 form ready to use===
* Coordinating transportation of swag boxes to Pauley Pavilion
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*Caltech summer student will try using Noctua initially for dauer (neuronal signaling) pathways
* Workshop on Saturday June 22, from 1pm to 2:30pm
 
* Saturday morning micropublication breakfast 7:30 - 8:30am
 
* Workshop
 
** Presenters: it may be best to present as use cases rather than a research project
 
** Chris will cover SimpleMine for Wen
 
** Chris: won't do live demo; only screenshots, maybe some video
 
* Paul's lab will do marathon bibs to show lab affiliation and graphical abstract
 
* Paul's talk
 
** Cover Alliance
 
** New features?
 
*** SObA (for new data)
 
*** Complete for protein-protein interactions
 
*** RNASeq tools
 
*** Updated automated gene concise descriptions?
 
** Phenotype community curation
 
*** Chris will send Paul numbers on: top community curators, overall stats (number of annotations, papers, curators)
 
** Author First Pass
 
** Micropublication
 
  
=== SGD SAB ===
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===Nightly names service updates to postgres===
* Paul attended
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*Nightly using Matt's wb-names-export.jar to get full output of genes from datomic/names service, and updating postgres based on that.
* Alliance publicity was discussed
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* SAB likes the Alliance orthology features
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* Working on topics: displaying papers and data
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==July 16th, 2020==
* Pathways: discussion about best approach
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===Ontology standards===
* Metabolic engineering
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*Came up in the context of the Alliance: If WB ontology developers could make sure their ontology file headers (WB anatomy ontology, WB life stage, etc.) conformed to obo file header specifications, then it would be easy to pull in version and date information into the Alliance.
* Meta data about RNASeq data
 
** SPELL tool, basically only tool of its kind available; need new tools
 
* Species-specific proteins: how best to find them? HMMs (Jackhammer)?
 

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July 9th, 2020

Gene names issue in SimpleMine and other mining tools

  • Wen: Last week, Jonathan Ewbank raised the issue of gene names that may refer to multiple objects.
  • this can be an issue for multiple data mining tools including WormMine, BioMart, and Gene Set Enrichment.
  • Perhaps have a standalone approach to check if any gene name among a list may refer to multiple objects (users check their name lists before submitting them to any data mining tool).
  • Jae: The public name issue has heterogeneous natures. That means there may be no single solution to solve all those problems.
  • Gene list curation from high-throughput studies, confusing usage of public names probably less than 2% (still cannot be ignored). See examples below--
    • single public name is assigned to multiple WBgene ID, Wen has a list of these genes
    • overlapped or dicistronic genes, ex. mrpl-44 and F02A9.10
    • overlapped or dicistronic, but has a single sequence name, examples:
   exos-4.1 and tin-9.2 (B0564.1)
   eat-18 and lev-10 (Y105E8A.7)
   cha-1 and unc-17 (ZC416.8)
    • simple confusion from authors, ex. mdh-1 and mdh-2
  • One of the most significant problems is a propagation to other DB and papers of these gene name issues.
  • We can make a special note for each gene page, but the people using batch analysis could not catch that easily.
  • Conclusion: Jae and Wen will work on a tool that lets Users "sanitize" their gene lists before submission to data mining tools. They will also write a microPub explaining this issue to the community.

Wormicloud

  • Please test and leave any feedback on the word cloud tool (Wormicloud), https://wormicloud.textpressolab.com/
  • Valerio and Jae have worked on a tool that uses data in Textpresso; given a keyword, eg. "transposon", the tool generates a word cloud and word trend.
  • Any keyword can generate a graph that plots trends of occurence across the years in publication abstracts.

Noctua 2.0 form ready to use

  • Caltech summer student will try using Noctua initially for dauer (neuronal signaling) pathways

Nightly names service updates to postgres

  • Nightly using Matt's wb-names-export.jar to get full output of genes from datomic/names service, and updating postgres based on that.


July 16th, 2020

Ontology standards

  • Came up in the context of the Alliance: If WB ontology developers could make sure their ontology file headers (WB anatomy ontology, WB life stage, etc.) conformed to obo file header specifications, then it would be easy to pull in version and date information into the Alliance.