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== June 6, 2019 ==
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=== New SObA graphs ===
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* 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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==August 6th, 2020==
* Sent out 1140 emails on May 30
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===Experimental conditions data flow into Alliance===
* Since have received 374 annotations from 54 papers (42 requested, 12 additional)
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*Experimental conditions in disease annotations: WB has inducers (used to recapitulate the disease condition) and modifiers (a modifier can ameliorate, exacerbate, or have no effect, on the disease condition)
* 21 papers flagged as not having phenotypes
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*We use the WB Molecule CV for Inducers and Modifiers in disease annotation
* 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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*Experimental conditions in phenotype annotations: are free text (captured in remarks); will probably need to formalize later on
 
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*So for data flow into Alliance:
 
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**In the short term we will load the Molecule CV into the Alliance (Ranjana and Michael P. will work on this)
== June 13, 2019 ==
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**Groups will switch to using common data model that works for all and common ontology/ontologies in the near future.
 
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* How do we handle genetic sex? Part of condition?
=== IWM ===
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** Condition has been intended for external/environmental conditions, whereas genetic sex is inherent to the organism of study
* Coordinating transportation of swag boxes to Pauley Pavilion
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** Expression pattern curation needs genetic sex; needs a model at the Alliance for capturing sex
* 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 ===
 
* Paul attended
 
* Alliance publicity was discussed
 
* SAB likes the Alliance orthology features
 
* Working on topics: displaying papers and data
 
* Pathways: discussion about best approach
 
* Metabolic engineering
 
* 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)?
 
 
 
=== Concise descriptions ===
 
* Progress being made within the Alliance to update the automated concise gene descriptions
 
* We will still accept manually written descriptions and display them in parallel with automated descriptions
 
 
 
=== Micropublications ===
 
* If people are requesting manually written gene descriptions, they could submit a microreview
 
* Concern was expressed about how to handle a really high throughput of submissions:
 
** Daniela: Working towards automating as much of the processing pipeline as possible
 
** Raymond: The throughput will be handled appropriately depending on demand; priority scheme will help
 
** Not getting lots of submissions yet, probably won't be inundated in the near future
 
** Karen: tools are still being developed; the platform is not being advertised as much as it could be; will ramp up outreach and communication once tools are in place to handle more submissions
 
* Karen: Micropublications team will reach out to curators to help build submission forms for respective data types
 
 
 
=== Undiagnosed Disease Network data ===
 
* Andy Golden will meet with Ranjana and Chris at IWM to discuss
 
* Andy asked about protocol pages at WormBase?
 
* Paul: Bioprotocols and Protocols IO
 
* Maybe we could interface with those existing resources to link to relevant protocols from WormBase (and WormBook)
 
 
 
 
 
==June 27th, 2019==
 
===IWM 2019===
 
* Impressions, analysis, feedback from Users etc etc
 
* Anatomy term synonym search
 
** User pointed out that "RnB" search returns 0 results; GitHub ticket made to index anatomy synonyms
 
* Ciliated neurons
 
** User pointed out that male ciliated neurons are missing as a subclass of term "ciliated neuron"; GitHub ticket made, easy fix
 
* Import of 22G and 26G RNAs
 
** Spoke to Julie Claycomb
 
** These are short RNAs transcribed by RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase (RdRP) off of mRNA molecules
 
** Should these be instantiated as gene objects in WormBase? Julie argues that these are not genes
 
*** Should these just be transcript objects? Would they be linked to a gene? Or maybe also to any transcripts from which they could be derived?
 
** Many map uniquely to the genome, but some map in multiple locations
 
** Associated data for now would likely just be protein-RNA interactions (Argonaute-RNA interactions)
 
*** May eventually include phenotype and/or gene ontology (biological process) annotations
 
* Ranjana & Chris spoke with Andy Golden
 
** Andy and his lab will submit phenotype and disease data as they become available (likely pre-publication); we will likely point to a consortium as source until paper is published
 
** There is still a strong need for cross-species variant mapping/visualization
 
* miRNA binding sites
 
** User asked at workshop and at booth; can we show miRNA binding sites in JBrowse? We would need to collect the data
 
** There are many sources of miRNA-target interactions, some experimental, most predicted
 
*** Chris compiled [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19-txXrGi-ROFuByyLnQYvWbKl3o12KZON56qto3MN6g/edit?usp=sharing list of interaction databases] for Alliance interactions working group
 
 
 
===Giving disease model annotations a stable identifier===
 
*Currently disease model annotations get a temporary ID at the time of dump,
 
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Disease_model_annotation : "00000004"
 
Disease_term "DOID:0050833"
 
Disease_of_species "Homo sapiens"
 
Variation "WBVar00275555"
 
Disease_relevant_gene "WBGene00011559"
 
Inferred_gene "WBGene00011559"
 
Association_type "is_implicated_in"
 
Evidence_code "IMP"
 
Genetic_sex "hermaphrodite"
 
Paper_evidence "WBPaper00035924"
 
Database "OMIM" "gene" "613891 "
 
Database "OMIM" "disease" "258900"
 
Curator_confirmed "WBPerson324"
 
Date_last_updated "2017-04-24"
 
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*Would like to institute stable identifiers across releases, so the plan is to call these objects, 'WBDisease_annotation:<number>', so then the above identifier would become 'WBDisease_annotation:00000004', or 'WBDiseaseannot:00000004' or 'WBDiseaseAnnot:00000004'
 
*ID convention--is underscore allowed?
 
*Is 'WBDisease_annotation:00000004' too long for acedb?
 

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August 6th, 2020

Experimental conditions data flow into Alliance

  • Experimental conditions in disease annotations: WB has inducers (used to recapitulate the disease condition) and modifiers (a modifier can ameliorate, exacerbate, or have no effect, on the disease condition)
  • We use the WB Molecule CV for Inducers and Modifiers in disease annotation
  • Experimental conditions in phenotype annotations: are free text (captured in remarks); will probably need to formalize later on
  • So for data flow into Alliance:
    • In the short term we will load the Molecule CV into the Alliance (Ranjana and Michael P. will work on this)
    • Groups will switch to using common data model that works for all and common ontology/ontologies in the near future.
  • How do we handle genetic sex? Part of condition?
    • Condition has been intended for external/environmental conditions, whereas genetic sex is inherent to the organism of study
    • Expression pattern curation needs genetic sex; needs a model at the Alliance for capturing sex