ISU Biological Ontologies Fall Seminar Series

August 31, 2018

WHEN:            Mondays from 12:10-1:00 PM Central 

WHERE:         Brenton Center, 0013 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University
                        *or virtually* <- connection information below


September 17 Diane BasshamCarolyn Lawrence-Dill, & Ian Braun (Iowa State University)
                        Leveraging in silico Phenolog Identification to Advance Agricultural and Biomedical Research

October 1        Claus Kadelka (Iowa State University)
                        Concise functional enrichment of ranked gene lists

October 15      Xun Gu (Iowa State University)
                        Ontology across species: Comparative Transcriptome Analysis

October 22      Paula Mabee (visiting ISU from University of South Dakota)
                        Anatomy ontologies supply the missing links for knowledge discovery and recovery

November 5    Ramona Walls (virtual seminar from University of Arizona)
                        A generalized workflow for integrating biodiversity trait data using ontologies

December 3    Iddo Friedberg (Iowa State University)
                        If we can't stop looking under lampposts, we should at least build new ones

December 17  Chris Mungall (virtual seminar from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
                        GO-CAMs: Gene Ontology Causal Activity Models​​​

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Please advertise this to you colleagues, including both those who build and use ontologies and those who work in the biological sciences and other areas who may wish to learn how best to use ontologies to compute on their own data.

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Brought to you by the ISU Big Data seminar series, the Midwest Big Data Hub Digital Ag Spoke, and an ISU Presidential Initiative Research Seed Grant to: Diane Bassham (PI), Drena Dobbs, Matthew Ellinwood, and Carolyn Lawrence-Dill.

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