Gene Ontology Users Meeting Schedule

Gene Ontology Users Meeting Schedule
La Paloma Resort, Cottonwood Room
Tucson, AZ
February 1, 2002

9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-9:30 Michael Ashburner
- Introduction

Development of Ontologies

Midori Harris (GO Consortium)
- Development of the Gene Ontologies
P. Leszek Vincent (Maize Mapping Project, POC)
- The Plant OntologyTM Consortium and Plant Ontologies.
  Peter E. Midford (University of Arizona)
- Behavior: the ethogram as an ontology
Pankaj Jaiswal (Cornell University)
- Efforts on development and integration of controlled vocabulary at Gramene.
Panel Discussion (30')
10:45-11:00 BREAK

Ontology Mapping and Applications to the Annotation Pipeline

Richard Belew (UCSD)
- Reconciling Hierarchical Taxonomies
Evelyn Camon (SWISS-PROT/TrEMBL/InterPro)
- Integration & Application of GO Annotation at EBI
Michelle Gwinn (TIGR)
- TIGR's use of the GO system - an update
Panel Discussion (30')
12:00-1:00 LUNCH

The Annotation Pipeline: Use of sequence similarity methods

Antonio Planchard (MGI)
- Utilization of orthology relationships in curation
Jed Mathis (RGD)
- Incorporation of GO annotations and future plans for GO within RGD
Matt Berriman (Pathogen Genomes, at Sanger)
- GO for the primary annotation of genome sequencing projects
Panel Discussion (30')

The Annotation Trickle: Hand annotation of individual gene products

Rebecca Foulger (FlyBase)
- Assigning GO evidence codes in Drosophila
Karen Christie (SGD)
- Curation of GO annotations for Saccharomyces
Panel Discussion (30')
2:50-3:10 BREAK

Uses of GO and GO Annotations

Elizabeth Nickerson (CSHL)
- The Human Genome KnowledgeBase
Scott Doniger (Gladstone Institute, UCSF)
- GenMAPP and Gene Ontology: Developing new tools for the organization and analysis of DNA microarray data
Michael Caudy (Cornell)
- Using Gene Ontology databases for annotating functional DNA sequence motifs revealed by computational genome analysis
Christopher Hogue (Mt. Sinai Hospital Research Institute)
- Large scale use of genome ontology for functional discovery in the Biomolecular Interaction Network Database
Hong Dang (Incellico)
- Evaluation of the accuracy of Gene Ontology (GO) assignments to sequences and integration of GO in a cross-referencing database.
Panel Discussion
4:30-5:00 Wrap up and final comments
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