meeting on microarray data standards

Alvis Brazma brazma at
Fri Mar 24 05:27:57 EST 2000

The Second International Meeting on Microarray Data
Standards, Annotations, Ontologies and Databases

May 25 - 27, 2000, DKFZ and EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany


Registration now open

Preliminary programme:

Wednesday, 24 May 2000 - venue DKFZ
	Registration begins in the evening

Thursday, 25 May 2000 - venue DKFZ

09:00-10:00   Registration

10:00-11:15   Opening
	Keynote address (Mike Eisen)

	Working group reports and aims:

	i. Microarray data representation and
	   annotation standards (Alvis Brazma, EMBL-EBI)
	ii. Microarray data representation in XML
	   (Paul Spellman, Berkeley)

11:15-11:45   Coffee

11:45-13:00   Working group reports and aims continued:

	iii. Ontologies for microarray experiment
            description (Mike Bittner, NHGRI)
	iv. Normalisation, quality control and
	    cross-platform comparison (Frank
            Holstege, UMC-Utrecht)
        v. Data queries and mining (Martin Vingron, DKFZ)

13:00-14:30   Lunch
14:30-15:45   Ongoing database projects

	o GEO (Alex Lash, NCBI)
	o GeneX (Harry Mangalam, NCGR)
	o Stanford (Mike Cherry, Stanford)
	o DKFZ database (Kurt Fellenberg, DKFZ)

15:45-16:05   Coffee
16:05-17:20   Ongoing database projects (continued)

	o DDBJ activity on microarray databases
	  (Yoshio Tateno, DDBJ)
	o Relational implementation of
          ArrayExpress (David Hancock, University of Manchester)
	o Max Planck (Steffen Schulze-Kremer)
	o ChipDB (Peter Young, MIT/Whitehead
	o RAD (Chris Stoeckert, University of Pennsylvania)
	o ArrayExpress (EMBL-EBI)

17:20-17:40   Coffee
17:40-19:00   Databases (companies)

	o Incyte (Rick Johnson)
	o Gene Logic (Victor Markowitz)
	o Affymetrix
	o more to be announced

Friday, 26 May 2000 - venue DKFZ

09:00-10:15   Plenary session

 	o OMG/LSR Overview and the new Gene
	  Expression RFP (Scott Markel, NetGenics)
	o Data quality and normalisation issues
	  (Roger Bumgarner, University of Washington, Seattle)
	o Integrating gene expression and genome
	  annotation (Terry Gaasterland,
	  Rockefeller University)
	o Quality control steps for standardisation (Wilhelm Ansorge, EMBL)
	o more to be announced

10:15-10:35   Coffee
10:35-13:00   Working groups meet
13:00-14:30   Lunch
14:30-15:30   Poster session
15:30-16:00   Coffee
16:00-19:00   Working groups meet

Saturday, 27 May 200 - venue EMBL

09:00-09:50   Keynote talk (Anne-Marie Poustka, DKFZ)
09:50-10:10   Coffee
10:10-13:00   Working groups meet
13:00-14:00   Lunch
14:00-15:30   Final Plenary session - conclusions from the
	      working groups

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