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= 2021 Meetings =
  
= 2019 Meetings =
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[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_January_2019|January]]
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[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_June_2019|June]]
 
  
[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_July_2019|July]]
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== July 1, 2021 ==
  
[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_August_2019|August]]
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=== Importing genes for tm alleles from GeneACE ===
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* https://github.com/WormBase/website/issues/8262
 +
* Nightly dump currently excludes tm allele genes
 +
* Most tm (Mitani) alleles are not being manually connected to specific genes in GeneACE
 +
* Should pull the data from WS release (into Postgres) after the build has mapped the alleles to genes
 +
* ~100,000 alleles in Postgres; ~70,000 don't have a gene connection
 +
* Would Hinxton be willing to take WS-mapped allele-to-gene associations and populate GeneACE with associations not already in there?
  
[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_September_2019|September]]
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=== Citace upload ===
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* Curators upload files to Spica for citace upload on Tuesday (July 6)
  
[[WormBase-Caltech_Weekly_Calls_October_2019|October]]
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=== Chen B1 kitchen Usage Considerations ===
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* Clean up after oneself.
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* Mark food storage with name and date.
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* Mark storage drawers
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* Consumables
  
  
== November 7, 2019 ==
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== July 8, 2021 ==
  
=== WS275 Citace upload ===
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=== Alliance work ===
* Maybe Nov 22 upload to Hinxton
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* Orange team presenting initial plans at Alliance PI meeting tomorrow
* CIT curators upload to Spica on Tues Nov 19
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* What working groups are still meeting? What are their responsibilities?
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** Expression
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** Variants
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** Disease & Phenotype
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** Technical working groups
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*** Technical call
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*** Data quartermasters
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*** DevOps
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* Expression working group working on LinkML model with Gil (FB)
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** Includes work on antibody class, image class, movie class
 +
** Are species-specific anatomy ontologies being utilized for expression annotations or still just Uberon?
 +
* Creating a curation interface/tool:
 +
** Will require loading auxiliary data types in addition to primary data types (e.g. if we are focused on disease annotation curation, we will need to load genes, alleles, strains, etc. in addition to the disease annotations themselves) to be available to make connections to
 +
** One requirement already expressed by curators is the need to generate new entities, like alleles, and have them quickly (immediately?) available for use in curation
 +
** Maybe this could be handled by an Alliance central name server that mints new IDs (Alliance IDs and maybe also MOD IDs?) for the objects to make them available (also with a mechanism for these new objects/IDs to make their way back to the MODs as well)
 +
** Micropublication curation forms have tackled a lot of issues of collecting lexica and entity names and IDs; should consider work already done with Micropubs
  
=== ?Genotype class ===
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== July 15, 2021 ==
* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/19hP9r6BpPW3FSAeC_67FNyNq58NGp4eaXBT42Ch3gDE/edit?usp=sharing Working data model document]
 
* Several classes have a "Genotype" tag with text entry
 
** Strain
 
** 2_point_data
 
** Pos_neg_data
 
** Multi_pt_data
 
** RNAi
 
** Phenotype_info
 
** Mass_spec_experiment (no data as of WS273)
 
** Condition
 
* Collecting all genotype text entries yields ~33,000 unique entries, with many different forms:
 
** Species entries, like "Acrobeloides butschlii wild isolate" or "C. briggsae"
 
** Strain entries, like "BA17[fem-1(hc-17)]" or "BB21" or "BL1[pK08F4.7::K08F4.7::GFP; rol-6(+)]"
 
** Anonymous transgenes, like "BEC-1::GFP" or "CAM-1-GFP" or "Ex[Pnpr-9::unc-103(gf)]"
 
** Complex constructs, like "C56C10.9(gk5253[loxP + Pmyo-2::GFP::unc-54 3' UTR + Prps-27::neoR::unc-54 3' UTR + loxP]) II"
 
** Text descriptions, like "Control" or "WT" or "Control worms fed on HT115 containing the L4440 vector without insert" or "N.A."
 
** Bacterial genotypes, like "E. coli [argA, lysA, mcrA, mcrB, IN(rrnD-rrnE)1, lambda-, rcn14::Tn10(DE3 lysogen::lavUV5 promoter -T7 polymerase]"
 
** Including balancers, like "F26H9.8(ok2510) I/hT2 [bli-4(e937) let-?(q782) qIs48] (I;III)"
 
** Reference to parent strain, like "Parent strain is AG359"
 
** Referring to RNAi, like "Pglr-1::wrm-1(RNAi)" or "Phsp-6::gfp; phb-1(RNAi)"
 
** Referring to apparent null or loss of function alleles, like "Phsp-4::GFP(zcIs4); daf-2(-)" or "ced-10(lf)"
 
  
=== Gene comparison SObA ===
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=== hlh-34 expression ===
* http://wobr2.caltech.edu/~azurebrd/cgi-bin/soba_multi.cgi?action=Gene+Pair+to+SObA+Graph
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* Rebecca Mcwhirter (Miller lab) contacted WB saying that the annotations to AVJ for hlh-34 are incorrect. 4 evidences list AVJ -> the authors of the first paper that describes hlh-34 expression (Cunningham et al, 2012 : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2012.05.014) had to pick one neuron per reviewer's request. The neuron should instead be AVH.  
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* Oliver is putting together a micropub to clarify the issue
 +
* How to deal with existing  annotations? Add a comment in the remarks that points to the microPub? remove AVJ from the anatomy association list?
 +
* Should we also add public comments to the relevant papers?
  
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== July 22, 2021 ==
  
== November 14, 2019 ==
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=== Copying data from textpresso-dev to tazendra ===
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* Michael has been asking curators to retrieve any data they might still want on textpresso-dev before the machine dies
 +
* Can we copy files to tazendra?
 +
* If so, do we need to have a more general approach/strategy other than creating new folders in the individual curator directories?
 +
* Are there any size considerations for what we copy over?  There are 1.1T free in /home2 which is not backed up
  
=== TAGC meeting ===
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== July 29, 2021 ==
* The Allied Genetics Conference next April (2020) in/near Washington DC
 
* Abstract deadline is Dec 5th
 
* Alliance has a shared booth (3 adjacent booths)
 
* Micropublications will have a booth (Karen and Daniela will attend)
 
* Focus will be on highlighting the Alliance
 
* Workshop at NLM in days following TAGC about curation at scale (Kimberly attending and chairing session)
 
  
=== Alliance all hands meeting ===
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=== Textpresso Dev machine retiring ===
* Lightning talk topics?
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* Need to work out when and how to move things off the machine before retiring for good
** Single cell RNA Seq (Eduardo)
 
** SimpleMine? (Wen)
 
** SObA? (Raymond); still working on multi-species SObA
 
** Phenotype community curation?
 
** Micropublications?
 
  
=== Alliance general ===
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=== Proxies for Caltech-hosted tools broken ===
* Alliance needs a curation database
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* Several Caltech CGI tools using a proxy on WormBase site are broken (throwing 504 Gateway Time-out or Server Error)
** A curation working group was proposed
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* Affected tools:
** What needs to happen to get this going?
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** https://wormbase.org/tools/soba/soba.cgi?action=Gene+Pair+to+SObA+Graph
** Would include text mining tools/resources
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** https://wormbase.org/tools/soba/soba.cgi?action=Terms+to+SObA+Graph
** Would be good to have something like the curation status form
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** https://wormbase.org/tools/rnaseq/expression_dataset_locator.cgi
** MODS likely have their own special requirements, but there should probably be at least a common minimal set of features
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** https://wormbase.org/tools/rnaseq/fpkmmine.cgi
* Micropubs pushing data submission forms; might as well house them within the Alliance
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** https://wormbase.org/tools/ontology_browser
* Would be good to have a common (or individually relevant) AFP form(s) for all Alliance members
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=== 2021 Genetics paper ===
 +
* Paul D has asked for contributions (~200 words each)
 +
* Paul's preliminary suggested sections:
 +
** CeNGen (CalTech)
 +
** Expression & Transcription (Wen)
 +
*** Spell (Wen)
 +
** SimpleMine (CalTech Wen)
 +
** WormiCloud - (Jae/Valerio Caltech)
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** Vennter (Jae/Caltech)
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** Gene Name Sanitizer (Wen/Raymond/Caltech?)
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** VFP (Valerio)
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** Author first pass (Daniela)
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** Human disease (Ranjana)
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** Molecular and genetic interactions (You/Chris)
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** Pathways and Processes (Karen)
 +
** Anatomy and Cell (Raymond)
 +
* Now have 'Community Curation' for AFP and other community curation
 +
* Also, gene descriptions section

Latest revision as of 18:30, 29 July 2021

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July 1, 2021

Importing genes for tm alleles from GeneACE

  • https://github.com/WormBase/website/issues/8262
  • Nightly dump currently excludes tm allele genes
  • Most tm (Mitani) alleles are not being manually connected to specific genes in GeneACE
  • Should pull the data from WS release (into Postgres) after the build has mapped the alleles to genes
  • ~100,000 alleles in Postgres; ~70,000 don't have a gene connection
  • Would Hinxton be willing to take WS-mapped allele-to-gene associations and populate GeneACE with associations not already in there?

Citace upload

  • Curators upload files to Spica for citace upload on Tuesday (July 6)

Chen B1 kitchen Usage Considerations

  • Clean up after oneself.
  • Mark food storage with name and date.
  • Mark storage drawers
  • Consumables


July 8, 2021

Alliance work

  • Orange team presenting initial plans at Alliance PI meeting tomorrow
  • What working groups are still meeting? What are their responsibilities?
    • Expression
    • Variants
    • Disease & Phenotype
    • Technical working groups
      • Technical call
      • Data quartermasters
      • DevOps
  • Expression working group working on LinkML model with Gil (FB)
    • Includes work on antibody class, image class, movie class
    • Are species-specific anatomy ontologies being utilized for expression annotations or still just Uberon?
  • Creating a curation interface/tool:
    • Will require loading auxiliary data types in addition to primary data types (e.g. if we are focused on disease annotation curation, we will need to load genes, alleles, strains, etc. in addition to the disease annotations themselves) to be available to make connections to
    • One requirement already expressed by curators is the need to generate new entities, like alleles, and have them quickly (immediately?) available for use in curation
    • Maybe this could be handled by an Alliance central name server that mints new IDs (Alliance IDs and maybe also MOD IDs?) for the objects to make them available (also with a mechanism for these new objects/IDs to make their way back to the MODs as well)
    • Micropublication curation forms have tackled a lot of issues of collecting lexica and entity names and IDs; should consider work already done with Micropubs

July 15, 2021

hlh-34 expression

  • Rebecca Mcwhirter (Miller lab) contacted WB saying that the annotations to AVJ for hlh-34 are incorrect. 4 evidences list AVJ -> the authors of the first paper that describes hlh-34 expression (Cunningham et al, 2012 : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2012.05.014) had to pick one neuron per reviewer's request. The neuron should instead be AVH.
  • Oliver is putting together a micropub to clarify the issue
  • How to deal with existing annotations? Add a comment in the remarks that points to the microPub? remove AVJ from the anatomy association list?
  • Should we also add public comments to the relevant papers?

July 22, 2021

Copying data from textpresso-dev to tazendra

  • Michael has been asking curators to retrieve any data they might still want on textpresso-dev before the machine dies
  • Can we copy files to tazendra?
  • If so, do we need to have a more general approach/strategy other than creating new folders in the individual curator directories?
  • Are there any size considerations for what we copy over? There are 1.1T free in /home2 which is not backed up

July 29, 2021

Textpresso Dev machine retiring

  • Need to work out when and how to move things off the machine before retiring for good

Proxies for Caltech-hosted tools broken

2021 Genetics paper

  • Paul D has asked for contributions (~200 words each)
  • Paul's preliminary suggested sections:
    • CeNGen (CalTech)
    • Expression & Transcription (Wen)
      • Spell (Wen)
    • SimpleMine (CalTech Wen)
    • WormiCloud - (Jae/Valerio Caltech)
    • Vennter (Jae/Caltech)
    • Gene Name Sanitizer (Wen/Raymond/Caltech?)
    • VFP (Valerio)
    • Author first pass (Daniela)
    • Human disease (Ranjana)
    • Molecular and genetic interactions (You/Chris)
    • Pathways and Processes (Karen)
    • Anatomy and Cell (Raymond)
  • Now have 'Community Curation' for AFP and other community curation
  • Also, gene descriptions section