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Presentation: DisGeNET: A discovery platform for translational research: Usage Tutorial

SWAT4LS International Conference 2015, Cambridge, UK Núria Queralt Rosinach (IMIM) View presentation

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…

Presentation: Finding novel associations across domains using linked data

SWAT4LS International Conference 2015, Cambridge, UK Marco Roos (Leiden University Medical Centre) View presentation

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

Presentation: RDFization of DisGeNET

BioSB Research School: Managing and Integrating Life Science Information (4th edition): Approaches using Linked Data and Semantics, Utrecht, Netherlands Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) View presentation

Presentation: DisGeNET – A discovery platform for translational Research – RDF & SPARQL – Usage and Modeling Challenges

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SIB Training Course: Using the Semantic Web for faster (Bio-)Research, Geneva, 30 November – 3 December 2015 Núria Queralt (IMIM) View presentation

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

Call for posters from early career researchers in life science

The Open PHACTS Consortium and Open PHACTS Foundation are pleased to announce a poster competition to be held at our upcoming conference on linking life science data, on 18–19 February 2016. The competition will be open to early career researchers (from Masters students to post-doctoral fellows), with a prize of…

Poster: DisGeNET: Applying Semantic Web and Network Analysis Approaches for the Integration and Analysis of Gene-Disease Associationsfor Translational Research and Drug Discovery

BioMedBridges Symposium: Open Bridges for Life Science Data, Hinxton, UK View poster

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

Event Announcement: Linking Life Science Data: Design to Implementation, and Beyond

Open PHACTS will be hosting a two-day conference in Vienna, Austria on the 18–19 February, 2016. Places are limited – register your interest now The conference will include a variety of expert speakers and open discussions on linking data in the life sciences domain. Day 1 (Thursday, 18 February) will focus…

BigDataEurope webinar: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing

On 25 November, 14:00–15:00 CET, BigDataEurope will host a webinar update on the societal challenge of Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing. If you’re interested in learning more about BigDataEurope and its goals, register now for this free webinar. The webinar will include a brief overview of the project by Open PHACTS Foundation CEO Bryn Williams-Jones,…

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

Poster: Combining various open data sources for P-gp/BCRP selectivity profiling

11th German Conference on Chemoinformatics, Fulda, Germany View poster

Publication: WikiPathways: capturing the full diversity of pathway knowledge

WikiPathways (http://www.wikipathways.org) is an open, collaborative platform for capturing and disseminating models of biological pathways for data visualization and analysis. Since our last NAR update, 4 years ago, WikiPathways has experienced massive growth in content, which continues to be contributed by hundreds of individuals each year. New aspects of the…

Press Release: Open PHACTS partners in EU-ToxRisk project

EU-ToxRisk: An Integrated European ‘Flagship’ Program Driving Mechanism-based Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment for the 21st Century (PDF) In a large (€30 m) H2020-supported collaborative project, academia joins forces with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large industry, contract research organisations (CROs) and regulatory bodies to achieve a paradigm shift in…

Project Meeting: Steering Committee

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9th Steering Committee meeting (Windlesham, UK)

Coming soon: API 2.0

On October 6, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Our planned maintenance on 16 October is part of our preparation for the release of version 2.0 of the Open PHACTS API later this month. This will be accompanied by a major data refresh, with all-new sources added to Open PHACTS. We will then be decommissioning version 1.4 of the API…

Publication: Managing expectations: assessment of chemistry databases generated by automated extraction of chemical structures from patents

First public disclosure of new chemical entities often takes place in patents, which makes them an important source of information. However, with an ever increasing number of patent applications, manual processing and curation on such a large scale becomes even more challenging. An alternative approach better suited for this large…

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

Presentation: Drug discovery FAQs: Workflows for answering multidomain drug discovery questions

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4th KNIME Cheminformatics Workshop, Cambridgeshire, UK Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) View presentation

Presentation: ChEMBL resources and KNIME

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4th KNIME Cheminformatics Workshop, Cambridgeshire, UK George Papadatos (EMBL-EBI) View presentation

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”

Presentation: Collaboration and true sharing

Big Data Analytics in Pharma, Brussels, Belgium Derek Marren (Eli Lilly) View presentation

Open PHACTS API questionnaire

On September 28, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

We’ve put together a short questionnaire for API users. We’d appreciate it if you could take a few minutes of your time to fill it in: Open PHACTS API Questionnaire In particular we would very much like to hear your thoughts on using the API, and your ideas about the future. If you…

Planned maintenance: Friday 16 October 2015

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS service interruptions from 18:00 – 22:00 CEST, Friday, 16 October 2015 We are planning a service break for maintenance to replace failed drives, and drives marked as close to failure margin, and upgrade the disk topology for better fault tolerance. Not all of this can be done while system…

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?

Presentation: Too Much Data or Too Little Cooperation?

Big Data in Pharma USA 2015, Boston, USA Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) View presentation

Presentation: Data Integration in a Big Data Context

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015, Ghent, Belgium Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) View presentation

Conference: Ambient Assisted Living Forum

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015, Ghent, Belgium Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) gave a keynote prsentation at the “Crusade for Big Data in the AAL Domain” workshop: Data Integration in a Big Data Context