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Re: Introduction

From: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 23:36:59 -0500
Message-ID: <49448D6B.6040506@yale.edu>
To: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

Hi Oliver,

Thanks for the introduction. I just wonder if Virtual Cell includes 
model of neurons (a kind of nerve cell).

Cheers,

-Kei

 Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:

>     Hello All,
>
>  I just joined the SWHCLSIG and thought I introduce myself:
>
>  I work for the Virtual Cell [1] at the Center for Cell Analysis and
>Modeling [2] at the University of Connecticut Health Center [3].
>
>  My current project [4] aims to integrate formats for molecular
>pathways, especially BioPAX [5] and SBML [6], aiming to include other
>formats in the future. For this project, we have developed a Java
>application called Systems Biology Linker (Sybil), which makes
>extensive use of Semantic Web technologies (including querying,
>reasoning and program-based ontology-building) with the help of Jena
>[7] and an ontology we developed called Systems Biology Pathway
>Exchange (SBPAX).
>
>  I am also facilitating the bi-weekly meetings of the BioPAX-OBO
>group [8], which aims to integrate BioPAX into the OBO Foundry [9], a
>task that requires an extensive revision of BioPAX.
>
>  I am looking forward to working with others on the greater goal of
>integrating biomedical knowledge using Semantic Web technologies.
>
>     Take care
>     Oliver
>
>  [1]  Virtual Cell - http://vcell.org
>  [2]  Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling - http://www.ccam.uchc.edu
>  [3]  University of Connecticut Health Center - http://www.uchc.edu
>  [4]  My current project - http://vcell.org/biopax/
>  [5]  BioPAX - http://www.biopax.org/, http://www.biopaxwiki.org/
>  [6]  SBML - http://sbml.org
>  [7]  Jena - http://jena.sourceforge.net/
>  [8] Every second, fourth and last Tuesday, 3pm to 6pm, in Stata
>Center, MIT. Contact me if interested.
>  [9]  OBO Foundry - http://www.obofoundry.org/
>
>  
>
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