Data Resources in the Life Sciences Workshop

Programme for the Data Resources in the Life Sciences Workshop held in Strasbourg on 18 - 19 November 2016. The presentation slides can be accessed by clicking on the title of the talk in the table below.

Day 1: Friday, 18th November

0830

Opening and introduction to the goals & expected outcome of the workshop (presentation of a survey of data resource custodians)

Paul Lasko

0840

Welcome by HFSPO

Warwick Anderson

0845

Sustaining the big-data ecosystem
(S 16 | NATURE | VOL 527 | 5 NOVEMBER 2015)

Eric Green

0915

Database under maintenance
(NATURE METHODS | VOL.13 NO.9 | SEPTEMBER 2016 | 699)

Rolf Apweiler

Data Resources for the Life Sciences

Chair:

Helen Berman

0945

Introduction to Data Resources

Helen Berman

1000

The Universal Protein Resource (UNIPROT)

Alex Bateman

1015

The Worldwide Protein Databank (wwPDB)

Stephen Burley

1030

The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

Ada Hamosh

1045

The Proteome Xchange Consortium

Henning Hermjakob

1100

Coffee Break

 

1115

The Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (KEGG)

Minoru Kanehisa

1130

The International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration (INSDC)

Guy Cochrane

Model Organism Databases

 

1145

Alliance of Genome Resources: Model Organism Databases (MODs) join forces

Valentina di Francesco

1200

Zfin

Monte Westerfield

1215

Mouse Genome

Judith Blake

1230

Flybase

Norbert Perrimon

1245

Summary of major issues for data resources/model organisms and open discussion

 

1315

Lunch

 

Perspectives from other Organizations and Interest Groups

Chair: Johanna McEntyre

1400

Europe PMC – an international role model

Robert Kiley

1415

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Valentina di Francesco

1425

The ELIXIR Infrastructure Network

Niklas Blomberg

1435

The Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)

Christine Durinx

1445

The American Society of Microbiology

Guntram Bauer

1455

The Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Paul Lasko

1505

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Valentina di Francesco

1515

The European Commission

Philippe Cupers

1525

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

Rowan McKibbin

1535

Coffee Break

 

1600

Summary and general discussion

 

1645

Breakout groups

 

1730

Reports of breakout groups

 

1830

Writing group prepares a brief paper outlining the key issues, towards a paper in Nature or Science? - to stimulate discussion on the following morning

Writing Group

1900

Dinner

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, 19th November

0800

Outline of key items for a paper -  for international discussion - writing group 

Paul Lasko 

0845

Brief comments on the outline from yesterday’s speakers  (2 minutes each)

 

0930

Coffee Break

 

1000

Additional discussion (opportunity for a few other key players to have an input)

Lessons learned from the GA4GH

Warwick Anderson, Paul Lasko

Peter Goodhand

1130

Closing remarks and summary of next steps

Warwick Anderson