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Re: Evidence of Significance of Semantic Web for Life Sciences

From: Joanne Luciano <jluciano@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:23:18 -0500
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To: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>
This if interest in science news:  http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/337088/title/Network_analysis_predicts_drug_side_effects

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On Dec 21, 2011, at 11:39, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com> wrote:

>     Hello,
> 
>  I am looking for evidence I can quote to convince non-experts of the
> significance of applying Semantic Web to biomedical research,
> especially computational cell biology.
> 
>  I need a recorded public statement from a source recognizable as
> authoritative to a non-expert: e.g. could be from a relevant
> government agency, a well-known research institution (including major
> grad schools and companies), a well-known (i.e. well-known outside the
> field) expert, some one where a brief look at the biography
> immediately suggests he or she is an authority, some one quoted in
> major media, etc.
> 
>  Significance could mean abstract things like advancing science and
> health care, but even better would be tangible things like: saves
> lives, saves money, cures cancer/malaria/AIDS, creates jobs, etc.
> 
>  Thanks a lot!
> 
>     Take care
>     Oliver
> 
> -- 
> Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
> Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org)
> SBPAX: Turning Bio Knowledge into Math Models (http://www.sbpax.org)
> http://www.oliver.curiousworld.org
> 
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