This schedule may be subject to changes. For
further details please check with the organizers.
Sunday-Thursday 8am - 6pm
None on Saturday
Location: lobby of MB Building
Monday 6pm - 9pm in lobby of MB Building
Wednesday 6pm - 9pm in McKibbin's Pub, 1426 Bishop St
Thursday 6pm - 9pm on 6th floor of MB Building
All events are in the MB Building, 1450 rue Guy
|Session 1: Physiology
||Personalized therapeutics powered by
Keynote: Yves Lussier
Ontologies to define phenotype measurement data
Mary Shimoyama, Rajni Nigam, Leslie McIntosh, Rakesh Nagarajan, Treva Rice, Dc Rao and Melinda Dwinell
|10:15am||Exploring the use of ontologies and
automated reasoning to manage selection of reportable
condition lab tests from LOINC
Karen Eilbeck, Jason Jacobs, Sunanda McGarvey, Cynthia Vinion and Catherine Staes
||An OWL knowledge base for classifying
and querying collections of physiological models: A
prototype human physiome
Maxwell Neal, Daniel Cook and John Gennari.
||Ontological Model of Abnormal States
and its Application in the Medical Domain
Yuki Yamagata, Hiroko Kou, Kouji Kozaki, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Takeshi Imai and Kazuhiko Ohe.
||Ontology Based Annotation of
Contextualized Vital Signs
Albert Goldfain, Min Xu, Jonathan Bona and Barry Smith.
||lunch on your own (places
|Session 2: Engineering
||Keynote: Deborah McGuiness|
Google spreadsheets meet NCBO BioPortal services
Eamonn Maguire, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Patricia Whetzel, Susanna-Assunta Sansone and Philippe Rocca-Serra.
||Visualizing ontology mappings to help
ontology engineers identify relevant ontologies for
Simon Kocbek, Jin-Dong Kim, Jean-Luc Perret and Patricia L. Whetzel.
||Crowdsourcing Ontology Verification
Jonathan M. Mortensen, Paul R. Alexander, Mark A. Musen and Natalya F. Noy.
||Finding common ground: integrating the
eagle-i and VIVO ontologies
Carlo Torniai, Shahim Essaid, Brian Lowe, Jon Corson-Rikert and Melissa Haendel.
|Early career track|
||An OGMS-based Model for Clinical
Heiner Oberkampf, Sonja Zillner, Bernhard Bauer and Matthias Hammon.
||Diagnostic criteria and clinical
guidelines standardization to automate case
Melanie Courtot, Jie Zheng, Chris Stoeckert, Ryan Brinkman and Alan Ruttenberg.
||Representing Intracoranal Tooth
Restorations in the Ontology for Oral Health and
William Duncan, Titus Schleyer and Alan Ruttenberg.
|| The Web as a Distributed Biochemical
Reactor: Semantically Enabled Metabolic Fate
Leonid L. Chepelev and Michel Dumontier
||What’s in a Genotype?: An Ontological
Characterization for Integration of Genetic Variation
Matthew Brush, Chris Mungall, Nicole Washington and Melissa Haendel.
|Panel Discussion #1|
||Q1: How will biomedical research benefit
from big data, ontologies and the semantic web?
Q2: Will automated, data-driven methods (networks, text mining, etc) outperform those using curated ontologies in terms of information content, cost and performance of task?
Yves Lussier, Trey Ideker, Mark Musen, Sivaram Arabandi
|Posters & Systems Demonstrations|
Tuesday, July 9, Day 2
|Session 3: Systems Biology|
||A gene ontology constructed from
Keynote: Trey Ideker
||Enabling semantic search in a
Shahim Essaid, Carlo Torniai and Melissa Haendel.
|11:00am||ONSTR: The Ontology for Newborn
Screening Follow-up and Translational Research
Snezana Nikolic, Prabhu Shankar, Sivaram Arabandi, Akshaye Dhawan, Rajshekhar Sunderraman, Sham Navathe, Kunal Malhotra and Rani Singh.
|11:20am||Development of an Application Ontology
for Beta Cell Genomics Based On the Ontology for
Jie Zheng, Chris Stoeckert and Elisabetta Manduchi.
|11:40am||Towards a Consistent and
Scientifically Accurate Drug Ontology
William Hogan, Josh Hanna, Eric Joseph and Mathias Brochhausen.
||lunch on your own (places to eat)|
|Session 4: Ontology|
||Information Extraction in the
Full-Text Age – Can Current Ontologies Cope with
Elaborate Text Structure, and why should they?
Keynote: Udo Hahn
||Human Development Domain of the
Ontology of Craniofacial Development and Malformation
Jose L.V. Mejino Jr, Ravensara S Travillian, Timothy C Cox, James F Brinkley and Linda G Shapiro.
||Measuring Cognitive Functions: Hurdles
in the Development of the NeuroPsychological Testing
Alexander P. Cox, Mark Jensen, Alan Ruttenberg, Kinga Szigeti and Alexander D. Diehl.
||Refining the Granularity of
Abstraction Networks for the Sleep Domain Ontology
Christopher Ochs, Zhe He, Yehoshua Perl, Sivaram Arabandi, Michael Halper and James Geller.
||Ontology-based reinterpretation of the
SNOMED CT context model
Catalina Martínez Costa and Stefan Schulz.
||Q1. What constitutes a result in ontology
research and how must these be evaluated in order to be
suitable for publication? Q2 What is the most feasible
approach to facilitate interoperability of a growing
number of ontologies?
Udo Hahn, Deborah McGuiness, Barry Smith, Stefan Shulz
|concluding remarks & announcement of ICBO 2014|