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The Rise from the Ashes …..

As the Open PHACTS FOUNDATION rises from the ashes of the IMI OpenPHACTs Project marking the point where all the learning and collaborators continue the working in there individual arenas BUT wait, what about Sustaining this body of learning and pre-competative knowledge network – Enter, the Open PHACTS FOUNDATION –…

Webinar: Open source software components for chemistry standardisation

Antony Williams (EPA, previously RSC and ChemSpider) and Valery Tkachenko (RSC, previously ChemSpider) discuss the need for mechanisms for the standardisation and validation of chemical structure data, and the development and implementation of a system of software components to achieve this within the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform. Watch webinar video | View…

Conference: 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition

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252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, USA Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) gave a presentation: Exploring available compound data with the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform and KNIME

Datathon: Loading data into Open PHACTS

On July 28, 2016, Posted by , In Webinars, By ,, , With No Comments

Stian Soiland-Reyes (University of Manchester) demonstrates how to load data sources like UniProt into Open PHACTS. By the end of this Datathon you will understand how to load similar data sources into your own Open PHACTS environment, or indeed into the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform itself. View webinar video

Conference: ISMB 2016

Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) 2016, Orlando, USA Chris Evelo (Maastricht University) gave a presentation: Open PHACTS now offers patent information and interactions from pathways

Conference: Sheffield Conference on Cheminformatics 2016

Seventh Joint Sheffield Conference on Cheminformatics, Sheffield, UK George Papadatos (European Bioinformatics Institute) gave a presentation: Mining compounds, targets and indications from the patent corpus with SureChEMBL and Open PHACTS

Webinar: Maximising impact for pharmaceutical applications

On June 27, 2016, Posted by , In Webinars, By ,, , With No Comments

David Wild (Data2Discovery) demonstrates how Data2Discovery is creating systems that map proprietary and other data sources into semantic linked form that can be combined with Open PHACTS data in a smart data lake. Combining these data sources will allow researchers across pharmaceutical companies to quickly and easily leverage the power of integrated…

Conference: 20th Annual GC&E

20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, Portland, USA Valery Tkachenko (Royal Society of Chemistry) gave a presentation: Chemical databases – challenges and solutions

Conference: 13th ESWC 2016

13th ESWC 2016, Crete, Greece Ali Khalili (VU University Amsterdam) gave a presentation: Adaptive Linked Data-driven Web Components: Building Flexible and Reusable Semantic Web Interfaces

Webinar: Integrating data with Open PHACTS: Private and Public

Jean-Marc Neefs (Janssen) and Luca Bartek (University of Strathclyde) demonstrate how integrating data with the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform helps meet business needs to query combined public and private datasets, as well as supporting further linked data analysis through resources such as Wikidata. Watch webinar video

Conference: MIOSS 2016

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EMBL-EBI Industry Programme Workshop: Molecular Informatics Open Source Software (MIOSS) workshop, Cambridgeshire, UK Nick Lynch (Open PHACTS Foundation) gave a presentation: Open PHACTS – experience of sustainability

Webinar: Computational Protocols for in silico Target Validation

Edgar Jacoby (Janssen) discusses computational protocols for in silico target validation, and “knowing the knowns” in phenotypic screening. Watch webinar video | View webinar slides

Webinar: SureChEMBL Patent Annotations in Open PHACTS

George Papadatos (EMBL-EBI) gives an overview of the SureChEMBL data integration with the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform, focussing on practical details of use cases and business questions that can be answered with the combination of the Open PHACTS API and workflow tools. Watch webinar video | View webinar slides

Conference: 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition

251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, USA Herman van Vlijmen (Janssen) gave a presentation: Open PHACTS: Semantic interoperability for drug discovery Valery Tkachenko (Royal Society of Chemistry) gave a presentation: Implementing chemistry platform for Open PHACTS: Lessons learned Anna Gaulton (EMBL-EBI) gave a presentation: Representation of drug discovery knowledge in the…

Conference: RD-Connect Annual Meeting 2016

RD-Connect Annual Meeting 2016, Barcelona, Spain Marco Roos (Leiden University Medical Center) held a training session, using Open PHACTS as paradigm for data linkage solutions and a source of drug compound information

Conference: ELIXIR All Hands 2016

ELIXIR All Hands 2016, Barcelona, Spain Marco Roos (Leiden University Medical Center) held a training session, using Open PHACTS as paradigm for data linkage solutions and a source of drug compound information

Conference: KNIME Spring Summit 2016

KNIME Spring Summit 2016, Berlin, Germany Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) presented Creating workflows for drug-discovery with Open PHACTS and KNIME, and George Papadatos (EMBL-EBI) presented Leveraging Open Chemogenomics Data and Tools with KNIME

Conference: Freie Universität Berlin Pharmaceutical Research Colloquium

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Freie Universität Berlin Pharmaceutical Research Colloquium, Winter Semester 2015/2016, Berlin, Germany Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) gave a presentation: The power of open data – Linking transporter interaction profiles to in vivo toxicity

Linking Life Science Data: Design to Implementation, and Beyond

Open PHACTS project closing conference (Vienna, Austria)

Conference: 15th Annual Advances and Progress in Drug Design Conference 2016

15th Annual Advances and Progress in Drug Design Conference, London, UK Herman van Vlijmen (Janssen) gave a presentation: Linked open data in drug discovery: Where are we?

Conference: Reproducibility of Data-Oriented Experiments in e-Science

Schloss Dagstuhl Conference on Reproducibility of Data-Oriented Experiments in e-Science, Leibniz, Germany Carole Goble and Stian Soiland-Reyes (University of Manchester) presented their work on the research-object-based data release platform developed for Open PHACTS

Conference: SWAT4LS 2015

SWAT4LS International Conference 2015, Cambridge, UK Anna Gaulton (European Bioinformatics Institute) presented a poster: Semantic-Web Access to Patent Annotations Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) gave a presentation: Validata: An online tool for testing RDF data conformance Ryan Miller (Maastricht University) presented a poster: Where do you go from here? Semantics of directions in biological pathways…

Conference: BioSB Research School

Managing and Integrating Life Science Information (4th edition): Approaches using Linked Data and Semantics, Utrecht, Netherlands Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) facilitated hands-on sessions, and gave a presentation: RDFization of DisGeNET

Conference: SIB Training Course: Using the Semantic Web for faster (Bio-)Research

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SIB Training Course: Using the Semantic Web for faster (Bio-)Research, Geneva, 30 November – 3 December 2015 Núria Queralt (IMIM) gave a presentation: DisGeNET – A discovery platform for translational Research – RDF & SPARQL – Usage and Modeling Challenges

Conference: BioMedBridges: Open Bridges for Life Science Data

BioMedBridges Symposium: Open Bridges for Life Science Data, Hinxton, UK Open PHACTS organised a workshop, and Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented a poster: DisGeNET: applying semantic web and network analysis approaches for the integration and analysis of gene-disease associations for translational research and drug design

Conference: 11th German Conference on Chemoinformatics

11th German Conference on Chemoinformatics, Fulda, Germany Barbara Zdrazil (University of Vienna) presented a poster: Combining various open data sources for P-gp/BCRP selectivity profiling

Project Meeting: Steering Committee

On October 7, 2015, Posted by , In Project Meetings, By , , With No Comments

9th Steering Committee meeting (Windlesham, UK)

Conference: 4th KNIME Cheminformatics Workshop

4th KNIME Cheminformatics Workshop, Cambridgeshire, UK Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) gave a presentation: Drug discovery FAQs: Workflows for answering multidomain drug discovery questions George Papadatos (EBML-EBI) gave a presentation: ChEMBL resources and KNIME

Conference: Big Data Analytics in Pharma

Big Data Analytics in Pharma, Brussels, Belgium Derek Marren (Eli Lilly) gave a presentation: Collaboration and true sharing: IMI, Pharma, academic and the birth of a not-for-profit Foundation to handle the “big data”

Conference: Big Data in Pharma 2015

Big Data in Pharma USA 2015, Boston, USA Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) gave a presentation: Too Much Data or Too Little Cooperation?