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Re: Announcing the EBI RDF Platform

From: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 17:05:24 +0200
Message-ID: <CALcEXf59qhsbDDo7bkVsw1Av2FQL1auCT7X4dx3NXnLcHVmkxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Malone <malone@ebi.ac.uk>
Cc: HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, Simon Jupp <jupp@ebi.ac.uk>, bio2rdf <bio2rdf@googlegroups.com>, sadi-discuss@googlegroups.com
Congratulations!
  It's exciting to see the EBI launch these RDF databases - we'll certainly
encourage people to make use of them and aim to show people how to query
with Bio2RDF datasets [1].

Cheers!

m.

[1] http://bio2rdf.org/datasets


On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 3:40 PM, James Malone <malone@ebi.ac.uk> wrote:

>  Colleagues,
>
> Today, we officially launched the EBI RDF Platform
> http://w.ww.ebi.ac.uk/rdf
>
> The new platform, built in response to input from industry, provides
> access to bioinformatics resources that support Semantic Web technologies.
> EMBL-EBI hosts a comprehensive range of freely available molecular
> databases. Increasingly, these public resources are committing to providing
> and supporting RDF versions of their data. The RDF platform helps
> developers get to grips with the technology and the data, supporting
> further integration of applications. Over time, the goal is to create a
> seamless experience for scientists exploring the scientific literature and
> the data that supports it, spanning genes, expression, proteins, pathways,
> networks and many other types.
>
> We welcome questions and feedback on the EBI RDF mailing list http://listserver.ebi.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/rdf-announce
>
>
> Press release: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/news/press-releases/RDF-platform
>
> My own informal thought are here:
> http://drjamesmalone.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/announcing-ebi-rdf-platform-but-what.html
>
> --
> James Malone, PhD
> Blog: http://drjamesmalone.blogspot.co.uk/
> Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmalone
>
> European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
> European Molecular Biology Laboratory
> Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
> Hinxton
> Cambridge CB10 1SD
> United Kingdom
> Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 494 676
>
>


-- 
Michel Dumontier
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics), Stanford
University
Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest Group
http://dumontierlab.com
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