Accelrys Solutions for Enhancing Research Innovation, Frankfurt, Germany Christian Herhaus (Merck KGaA) gave a presentation: Addressing Research Questions by Integration of Open PHACTS with Pipeline Pilot
Open PHACTS has been featured on the ChEMBL and Corante blogs: ChEMBL blog: Direct submissions of data to ChEMBL and the Open PHACTS project by Stefan Senger Corante blog: In the Pipeline: Why Not Share More Bioactivity Data? by Derek Lowe
5th International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry, Moscow, Russia Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) represented Open PHACTS
Open PHACTS has been featured in the Royal Society of Chemistry news article Big data in drug discovery.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the PROV Family of Documents as recommendations. PROV defines how to interchange provenance information between systems and has been developed with significant support from Open PHACTS. For more information see the W3C announcement, interview and a specifications overview.
Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner DIQA Projektmanagement GmbH. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!
It is our pleasure to announce that PharmaTrek, one of the Example Applications developed within the project, has been officially released. To get started watch the demo video. Find out more about PharmaTrek and other example applications
Open PHACTS has been featured in the BMJ Web Development Blog: Open PHACTS: semantic technologies and drug discovery, by Claire Bower.
Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner the Oxford e-Research Centre. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!
UK-QSAR and ChemoInformatics Group Spring Meeting 2013, Bedford, UK Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) presented Open PHACTS
The developers’ page for the Open PHACTS API was officially launched at the 4th Open PHACTS Community Workshop in London. Check it out now at dev.openphacts.org Please contact email@example.com if you would like to be added to the public developers’ mailing list.
We are proud to announce that ChemBioNavigator, one of the Example Applications developed within the project, has been launched. Try out ChemBioNavigator now ChemBioNavigator allows the user to visualise the chemical and biological space of a molecule group in a chemically-aware manner. The physicochemical properties of molecular groups can be plotted against…
Netherlands Bioinformatics Conference 2013, Lunteren, the Netherlands Andra Waagmeester (Maastricht University) gave a presentation: Visualizing Biological Linked Open Data Anwesha Bohler (Maastricht University) gave a presentation: PathVisio3: new features for pathway analysis and visualization
Find out more about Open PHACTS in our new informative brochure: Integrating pharmacological data: For scientists; for software and application developers; a semantic data integration infrastructure
The 4th Open PHACTS Community Workshop will be held in London on 22–23 April 2013. The workshop will inform participants of the overall aims and plans of Open PHACTS, emphasising Open PHACTS as a data service provider that can be integrated with and aid the development of third party applications….
245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) View presentation
245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) gave a presentation: Open PHACTS: meaningful linking of preclinical drug discovery knowledge
Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner the OpenBEL project. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!
The Open PHACTS code repository is now available as an open source community project on GitHub. The central GUI API, GUI components code, API configuration files, Open PHACTS Explorer code and much more can be found here.
We now have two sets of public guidelines about Open PHACTS for data providers. Guidelines on exposing data as RDF in Open PHACTS. These guidelines are a “how to” guide for data providers who want to expose their data as RDF in the Open PHACTS platform. Dataset Description for the Open Pharmacological Space…
The ChEMBL database is one of the most important sources of open drug discovery data and is a key part of linked data in the biomedical domain. Last week members of the Open PHACTS team, which includes the ChEMBL group, met at the EBI in Cambridge for a 2 day…
Several Open PHACTS members attended the Beyond the PDF 2 Conference, which brought together academics, publishers, funders, entrepreneurs, and industry to discuss how to change scholarly communication. Nanopublications were well represented at the conference including a preconference meeting focused on the nanopublications community. Overall, it was clear that Open PHACTS…
Semantic Web Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany Open PHACTS was represented at the workshop
Joint Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Societies of Toxicology (ASTOX), Pharmacy (ÖPhG), Analytic Chemistry (ASAC), Forensic Medicine (ÖGGM) and the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC), Vienna, Austria Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) represented Open PHACTS
Informa Life Sciences Annual Drug Discovery Innovations 2013, Berlin, Germany Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) was an invited speaker in the session “Partnerships and Open Innovation in Drug Discovery”