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GoToMeeting link: https://www.gotomeet.me/wormbase1

2018 Meetings




April 5, 2018


  • Todd would like access to run GoToMeetings
  • Chris can send access credentials and GoToMeeting calendar details

Data Mining Tool comparison

Neuro Topic Meeting

  • Submitting abstract for meeting, due April 13
  • Wen will submit an abstract

Rutgers worm meeting

  • We spoke to Andrew Singson; mentioned Rutgers meeting
  • Kimberly will look into joining/speaking

Andy Golden disease and phenotype submission

  • Andy had sent a sample file of alleles with disease and phenotype data
  • Chris discussed phenotype details with Andy
  • Andy will eventually send bulk data submission

Chen Institute furniture meeting

  • Today at new building; reviewing office furniture
  • Ranjana and Valerio will go

Alliance curation

  • Paul needs to present on 5-year Alliance plan
  • Maybe could discuss curation plan


  • Troyanskaya lab; have we been in touch?
  • They may have new version that can be used
  • Paul S. will see her soon; will ask about it

Alliance Entity Summaries

  • Have been working on gene summaries
  • Do we want to start working on summaries for other entities, like variations?
  • Ranjana can put together some proposal

Alliance Tutorial

  • For reverse-site SAB meeting (April 23), need a sample query/tutorial
  • April has worked on a script for a tutorial; maybe we can use

April 12, 2018

Topic 1

Preliminary AGR Tutorial

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iwKs7K87DgbDopIzg9uRlZ9eoxbza2Gd05eaEPjpxn8/edit?usp=sharing Document includes screenshots and text, which is subject to change. Voiceover/basic video should be ready by the end of this week. Additional video editing will be added later, including captions, an intro with footage of scientists, and visual aids (eg. arrows, boxes etc.)