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Re: SfN meeting submission

From: <jbarkley@nist.gov>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 07:12:42 -0400
Message-ID: <1178277162.463b152ae7b01@webmail.nist.gov>
To: William Bug <William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, jbarkley@nist.gov

hi don,

Works for me as well, and I'll be glad to help anyway I can.

thanks,

jb


Date:  Thu, 3 May 2007 17:00:09 -0400 
From:  William Bug <William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu> 
To:  public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org> 
Subject:  Re: SfN meeting submission 
Quoting William Bug <William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu>:

> Hi Don,
> 
> This works for me.
> 
> In regards to the suggestion Mark made, I think some of his  
> suggestions sound very practical.  I'd be glad to participate - or  
> not - depending on the need and intended outcome.
> 
> With this in mind, if you'd like someone to vet what you work up - or  
> work with you on it, Don - I'd be glad to do that.
> 
> Cheers,
> Bill
> 
> On May 3, 2007, at 1:06 PM, Donald Doherty wrote:
> 
> > Here's my proposal:
> >
> > I write a quick rough draft and send a copy to all interested parties.
> > People actually contributing to the writing should mostly be  
> > neuroscientists
> > but of course include input from the rest.
> >
> > Then I'll take all of the input and work up a revised abstract and  
> > send it
> > back out to all interested parties for further feedback.
> >
> > Repeat until everyone is happy and/or we run out of time. Then we  
> > decide to
> > submit or not.
> >
> > About authors, here is the Neuroscience community standard. First  
> > author is
> > usually the graduate student and last author is usually the principal
> > investigator.
> >
> > Submitter must be first author...so if I take this on everyone must be
> > comfortable with me being the grad student :^). We should probably  
> > put the
> > person who put the most sweat into the demo as last author.
> >
> > Hopefully the author issue won't be too divisive since this is  
> > simply an
> > abstract. The important thing is that everyone is acknowledged.
> >
> > Of highest importance is that the demo gets in front of the  
> > neuroscience
> > community at their biggest meeting.
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > Don
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Kei Cheung
> > Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 12:19 PM
> > To: William Bug
> > Cc: public-semweb-lifesci hcls
> > Subject: Re: SfN meeting submission
> >
> >
> > Hi Bill et al.,
> >
> > I agree that it's important to make our SW/Neuro demo visible to the
> > neuroscience community. For example, I have asked Gordon Shepherd  
> > (PI of
> > SenseLab) to look at the AD use case written by June, Gwen, et al  
> > to see
> > if any comments/suggestions can be made. It would be great if we  
> > can get
> > more neuroscientists involved to help make our work more  
> > scientifically
> > relevant. I believe this would also help make SW technologically  
> > credible.
> >
> > Regarding the SfN abstract, my concern is that we might not be able to
> > meet the deadline given that people are currently busy preparing  
> > for the
> > upcoming demo at WWW2007 next week. In addition to what to write  
> > and how
> > to write it (it probably won't take long for an abstract),  we need to
> > discuss how the author list should appear. All these may take some  
> > time
> > to resolve as part of the community process, but we'd better start
> > thinking/discussing about it soon ...
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -Kei
> >
> > William Bug wrote:
> >> Hi Don, Matthias, John, Kei, et al.,
> >>
> >> I too would like to contribute to an SfN abstract in this context.
> >>
> >> I believe given the domain HCLS IG is covering - neurodegenerative
> >> disease - despite the lack of a full, refereed article, this is a  
> >> very
> >> important venue in which to present, in order to help bolster the
> >> relevance and credibility of this effort to the general neuroscience
> >> community.  With a working demo, it would be a shame NOT to have it
> >> represented at the SfN meeting.
> >>
> >> We could also look to use such an abstract as starting material for a
> >> full submission to journals that cover neuroinformatics such as
> >> Neuroinformatics, PLoS Computational Biology, or Journal of
> >> Computational Neuroscience.
> >>
> >> In regards to relevant neuroscience meetings, there are also the
> >> meetings hosted by:
> >> Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS):
> >> http://fens.mdc-berlin.de/calendar/
> >>
> >>
> >> International Brain Research Organization (IBRO):
> >> http://www.ibro.org/Pub_Events_Search.asp?Search=.
> >>
> >> The Japan Neuroscience Society
> >> http://www.jnss.org/english/index_e.html
> >> http://www2.convention.jp/neuro2007/
> >>
> >> Federation of Asian and Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS)
> >> http://www.faons.org/
> >>
> >> I'm not certain what the deadlines are for the associated meetings.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Bill
> >>
> >> On May 2, 2007, at 11:51 AM, Donald Doherty wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Hi Matthias,
> >>>
> >>> That'd be great! SfN abstracts are brief (max. 2300 characters  
> >>> including
> >>> punctuation!) so focusing on the value to neuroscientists sounds  
> >>> like the
> >>> right course.
> >>>
> >>> Abstract may be presented or posters. Slide presentations are  
> >>> kept very
> >>> brief and there is so much going on most people won't see a
> >>> particular slide
> >>> presentation. Even if we indicate our preference for a slide  
> >>> presentation
> >>> it's likely we wouldn't get it.
> >>>
> >>> If we do a poster it will be up half a day. We can bring our demo  
> >>> machine
> >>> and set it up next to the poster. (I've seen BIRN and others do  
> >>> this.
> >>> Wireless is generally available.) I think this is the preferred mode
> >>> for us.
> >>>
> >>> There is also a $75 submission fee.
> >>>
> >>> I'm willing to take responsibility for paying the submission fee,  
> >>> getting
> >>> the poster up, staying there while it's up, and working the demo as
> >>> long as
> >>> everyone is interested in doing this and a demo machine will be
> >>> available.
> >>>
> >>> We won't get a paper out of it but I think it's worthwhile to  
> >>> expose the
> >>> end-user community (neuroscientists) to the value the Semantic Web
> >>> technologies may provide to them.
> >>>
> >>> Best wishes,
> >>> Don
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
> >>> <mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org>
> >>> [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of
> >>> samwald@gmx.at <mailto:samwald@gmx.at>
> >>> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 9:37 AM
> >>> To: donald.doherty@brainstage.com
> >>> <mailto:donald.doherty@brainstage.com>; public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> >>> <mailto:public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
> >>> Subject: SfN meeting submission
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Hi Don,
> >>>
> >>> I would help with the abstract for SfN where I can, of course. I  
> >>> guess it
> >>> should be even more focussed on the requirements and use cases in
> >>> Neuroscience than the BMC Bioinformatics paper. Mainly a description
> >>> of the
> >>> collaborating neuroscience groups, their motivation and the types of
> >>> information that we are integrating, and less about the technical
> >>> details.
> >>>
> >>> I guess it is much too late to start writing a group paper for  
> >>> the ISMB
> >>> workshop now. A poster abstract would be possible, but I think we
> >>> don't want
> >>> to present a poster.
> >>>
> >>> cheers,
> >>> Matthias
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> This year's Society for Neuroscience meeting abstracts are due  
> >>>> May 15th.
> >>>> I'd
> >>>> like to take the lead on submitting an abstract if the team is
> >>>> interested.
> >>>>
> >>>> Don
> >>>>
> >>>> P.S. This year's meeting is November 3-7 in San Diego, California.
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
> >>>> <mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org>
> >>>> [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Alan
> >>>> Ruttenberg
> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 12:57 AM
> >>>> To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org <mailto:public-semweb- 
> >>>> lifesci@w3.org>
> >>>> Subject: ISMB Bio-Ontologies Meeting
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I forget, was someone submitting an abstract about our work to this
> >>>> workshop?
> >>>> -Alan
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Apr 26, 2007, at 1:18 PM, Susanna wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> ** Apologies for cross posting **CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTER
> >>>>> ABSTRACTS (Deadline May 1st)
> >>>>> Proceedings in BMC Bioinformatics
> >>>>>
> >>>>> *^**^***^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^*****^**^*** 
> >>>>> ^**
> >>>>> Bio-Ontologies SIG Workshop
> >>>>> Vienna, Austria: July 20 2007
> >>>>>
> >>>>> "Bio-Ontologies: ten years past and looking to the future"
> >>>>>
> >>>>> *^**^***^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^****^*****^**^*** 
> >>>>> ^**
> >>>>> 15th ISMB & 6th ECCB Vienna, Austria: July 18-25, 2007
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTER ABSTRACTS (Deadline May 1st)
> >>>>> Proceedings in BMC Bioinformatics
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The long-standing ISMB Bio-Ontologies SIG is in its tenth
> >>>>> consecutive year. This year the workshop will have a celebratory
> >>>>> and reflective discussion on "Bio-Ontologies: ten years past and
> >>>>> looking to the future".
> >>>>>
> >>>>> PROGRAM CHAIRS:
> >>>>> Robert Stevens (1), Phillip Lord (2), Robin McEntire (3), Susanna-
> >>>>> A. Sansone (4)
> >>>>> 1.    School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK
> >>>>> 2.    School of Computing Science, University of Newcastle, UK
> >>>>> 3.    GlaxoSmithKline, USA
> >>>>> 4.    EMBL-EBI The European Bioinformatics Institute,  
> >>>>> Cambridge, UK
> >>>>>
> >>>>> WEBSITES:
> >>>>> Bio-Ontologies SIG workshop: http://bio-ontologies.org.uk
> >>>>> ISMB & ECCB main conference website http://www.iscb.org/ 
> >>>>> ismbeccb2007
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ABOUT THE BIO-ONTOLOGIES SIG WORKSHOP
> >>>>> The workshop will continue offer an informal environment for
> >>>>> presentation and discussion of ontologies and their role in
> >>>>> providing a mechanism for organising, sharing and reconciling  
> >>>>> data.
> >>>>> This year, to celebrate its tenth anniversary, we have invited  
> >>>>> four
> >>>>> presenters from the first bio-ontologies tutorial and meeting
> >>>>> organisers to sit on a panel, namely: Mark Musen, Peter Karp, Russ
> >>>>> Altman and Steffen Schulze-Kremer
> >>>>>
> >>>>> They will be asked to present positions on the following  
> >>>>> questions:
> >>>>> 1. What has been the best thing to have happened in bio-ontologies
> >>>>> in the past ten years?
> >>>>> 2. What has been the worst thing to have happened in bio- 
> >>>>> ontologies
> >>>>> in the past ten years?
> >>>>> 3. How must bio-ontologies progress in the next ten years?
> >>>>> 4. How must bio-ontologies not progress in the next ten years
> >>>>>
> >>>>> CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTER ABSTRACT:
> >>>>> We are inviting two types of submissions SHORT PAPER papers (up to
> >>>>> 4 pages) and POSTER ABSTRACT (up to 1/2 page) from any aspect  
> >>>>> doing
> >>>>> bio-ontology research or using bio-ontologies to do bioinformatics
> >>>>> research. Topics include, but are not restricted to:
> >>>>> - Biological Applications of Ontologies
> >>>>> - Reports on Newly Developed or Existing Bio-Ontologies
> >>>>> - Tools for Developing Ontologies
> >>>>> - Use of Ontologies in Data Communication Standards
> >>>>> - Use of Semantic Web technologies in Bioinformatics
> >>>>> - The implications of Bio-Ontologies or the Semantic Web for the
> >>>>> drug discovery process
> >>>>> - Current Research In Ontology Languages and its implication for
> >>>>> Bio-Ontologies
> >>>>>
> >>>>> PROGRAM COMMITTEE
> >>>>> Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee, including the
> >>>>> Program Chairs and additionally: David Benton, Suzanna Lewis,  
> >>>>> Chris
> >>>>> Mungall and Alan Ruttenberg.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> PUBLICATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS
> >>>>> The Programme Committee will also select those papers, which are
> >>>>> suitable for further publication in a BMC Bioinformatics
> >>>>> Supplement. Authors will be invited to resubmit full papers.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> DEADLINES
> >>>>> Submissions due: May 1st 2007
> >>>>> Notification of acceptance: May 21st 2007
> >>>>> Final versions due: May 31st 2007
> >>>>> Workshop: July 20th 2007
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -- Susanna-Assunta Sansone, PhD NET Project - Coordinator 
> >>>>> www.ebi.ac.uk/net-project <http://www.ebi.ac.uk/net-project> The
> >>>>> European Bioinformatics Institute
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> >>
> >> Bill Bug
> >> Senior Research Analyst/Ontological Engineer
> >>
> >> Laboratory for Bioimaging  & Anatomical Informatics
> >> www.neuroterrain.org
> >> Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
> >> Drexel University College of Medicine
> >> 2900 Queen Lane
> >> Philadelphia, PA    19129
> >> 215 991 8430 (ph)
> >> 610 457 0443 (mobile)
> >> 215 843 9367 (fax)
> >>
> >>
> >> Please Note: I now have a new email - William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu
> >> <mailto:William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> Bill Bug
> Senior Research Analyst/Ontological Engineer
> 
> Laboratory for Bioimaging  & Anatomical Informatics
> www.neuroterrain.org
> Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
> Drexel University College of Medicine
> 2900 Queen Lane
> Philadelphia, PA    19129
> 215 991 8430 (ph)
> 610 457 0443 (mobile)
> 215 843 9367 (fax)
> 
> 
> Please Note: I now have a new email - William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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