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Re: Introduction

From: Daniel Rubin <rubin@smi.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 12:22:44 -0800
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To: markw@illuminae.com, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

Have you just getting started to build your OWL/RDF models of 
Ischemic Heart Disease, or have you  already done something in this 
area?  I'd be interested in seeing your ontologies.
Best regards,

At 09:25 AM 2/10/2006, Mark Wilkinson wrote:

>Greetings all!
>I'm Mark Wilkinson, Assistant Prof. of Medical Genetics at the
>University of British Columbia, and PI in Bioinformatics at the iCAPTURE
>Centre for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, St. Paul's Hospital,
>Vancouver.  My "claim to fame", so to speak, is the Web Services branch
>of the BioMOBY project (http://biomoby.org), which I established in 2001
>and continue to spend most of my time working on, though the broader
>BioMOBY consortium is well over 50 continuously active members now.  I
>recently started a Semantic Web initiative - CardioSHARE (Cardiovascular
>Semantic Health And Research Environment -
>http://cardioshare.icapture.ubc.ca) with the goal of bulding OWL/RDF
>models of the Ischemic Heart Disease data being captured in our local
>molecular, clinical and tissue registries, and outcomes data from two
>other databases in other parts of Canada, with the goal of using
>Semantic Web Services to discover, extract, integrate and facilitate
>classification of these data; in addition to building prototype
>semantically-enabled ethics and privacy protection systems to both
>enhance the granularity of patient consent, as well as automate the
>protection of and access to individual patient data in an "ethics aware"
>I'll likely be just a "lurker" on this list most of the time, but if
>there is a way that I can contribute please just ping me!
>Best wishes all!
>...his last words were 'Hey guys!  Watch this!'
>Mark Wilkinson
>Asst. Professor
>Dept. of Medical Genetics
>University of British Columbia
>PI in Bioinformatics
>iCAPTURE Centre
>St. Paul's Hospital
>Rm. 166, 1081 Burrard St.
>Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6
>tel: 604 682 2344 x62129
>fax: 604 806 9274
>"For most of this century we have viewed communications as a conduit,
>        a pipe between physical locations on the planet.
>What's happened now is that the conduit has become so big and interesting
>       that communication has become more than a conduit,
>        it has become a destination in its own right..."
>                 Paul Saffo - Director, Institute for the Future
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