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Bioinformatics Summit 2006

Meeting Agenda

February 16, 2006

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Sign-in/Refreshments
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Daniel Rotrosen, M.D., Director, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation, NIAID
8:40 – 9:10 a.m. An Overview of Bioinformatics Challenges in Supporting Clinical and Basic Immunological Research
Cheryl Kraft, M.S., Associate Director, Office of Biomedical Informatics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT), NIAID

Session I Bioinformatics in DAIT-Funded Programs

9:10 – 9:40 a.m. The National Center for Biomedical Ontology: Online Knowledge Resources for Basic Biology, Clinical Care, and Clinical Research
Immune Tolerance Network (ITN)

Mark Musen, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford University
9:40 – 10:10 a.m. ITN Clinical Studies
Tiepu Liu, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Biostatistics

CCTPT and CTOT Solid Organ Transplant Networks - Clinical and Mechanistic Studies
David N. Ikle, Ph.D., Director, Biostatistics (CCTPT, CTOT)

10:10 – 10:40 a.m. Status and Plans for the Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource
Immune Epitope Database (IEDB)
Steve Wilson, Ph.D., Project Director
Bjoern Peters, Ph.D.
10:40 – 10:50 a.m. BREAK
10:50 – 11:20 a.m. An Overview of the Purpose, Design, and Data Types for the NIAID's Inner City Asthma Consortium
Herman Mitchell, Ph.D. PI of Inner City Asthma Consortium, Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center (Rho)
Dennis Wallace, Ph.D. Senior statistical scientist (ADVN, Inner City Asthma, Rho)
11:20 – 11:50 p.m. Bioinformatic Challenges for Gene and Protein Expression Profiling in Clinical Transplantation Genomics of Transplantation Program
Daniel Salomon, M.D., Scripps
11:50 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Experimental Data Modeling and Analytical Pipelines in the ImmPort System
Bioinformatics Integration Support Contract (BISC)
Richard H. Scheuermann, Ph.D./David Karp M.D. (UT Southwestern Medical Center)
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Clinical Data Capture and Exchange (Emmes)
Donald Stablein, Ph.D.
2:00 – 2:20 p.m. BREAK

Session II Bioinformatics in Other Programs and Activities

2:20 – 2:50 p.m. Genetic Association Database: the Genetics of Common Disease (NIA, CIT)
Kevin G. Becker, Ph.D, DNA Array Unit, NIA
2:50 – 3:20 p.m. Semantic Web (; click on the screen to move slides forward)
Eric Miller,
3:20 – 3:50 p.m. The Biomedical Informatics Research Network: A National Information Infrastructure to Enable and Advance Biomedical Research (BIRN)
Jeffrey S. Grethe, Ph.D.
Biomedical Informatics Research Network
University of California, San Diego
3:50 – 4:20 p.m. Biomedical Informatics in Large-Scale Complex Disease Gene Mapping Studies (Type I Diabetes Genetics Consortium)
Josyf Mychaleckyj, M.A., D.Phil.
Center for Human Genomics
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
4:20 – 4:50 p.m. Interoperability and the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (CaBIG)
Peter Covitz, NCICB Director Core Infrastructure (NCI)

February 17, 2006

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Refreshments

Session III Group Discussion: Gaps and Suggested Solutions in Bioinformatics to Support Immunological Research

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Guideline for Group Discussion
Cheryl Kraft
9:15 – 11:00 a.m. Breakout Working Groups (Group I & II)
11:00 – 12:00 a.m. Presentation from Each Working Group and Discussion
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Action Items and Meeting Summary
Cheryl Kraft

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Last Updated March 23, 2010