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Tues 22/01/03 conference call MGED board meeting
MGED notes 20030197
Present at meeting:
Paul Spellman (acting secretary)
Gavin Sherlock (leaves at 9:00am)
John Quackenbush (8:17am)
Jason Goncalves (8:30am)
Paul went over resolutions from attorneys:
Authorization to open bank accounts APPROVED BY ALL BOARD MEMBERS
Authorization to authorize refiling articles of incorporation APPROVED BY ALL BOARD MEMBERS
Skip amended bylaws
Iobion has pledged money.
Sun has supported jamboree $2K and written check to Stanford for $3K.
Check will be returned and later reissued to MGEDS.
Start round of calls to donors. Gavin and Helen C will help out.
At 8:17a.m. Joined John Quackenbush
Alvis will put up Sun's logo on the mged site. Iobion logo presently up.
Alvis wants to talk about schedule for Denver meeting.
1) Big picture goals of MGED
2) How to help and what to expect in terms of annotations.
Michael thinks people generally agree on the outline of what annotations should look like.
JQ suggests examples from Rosetta.
3) Major projects and Funding
Ontology for human and mouse anatomy (cross-mapping)
Standards for proteomics
Protocols for microarrays (design, manufacture, and hybridization w/ NIST)
Human Expression encyclopedia
4) Future board construction
Jason Goncalves joins at 8:30
Pascal -- Discussion of MGED 6
Gavin and others, about 50.
2) Filming presentations?
no one will watch.
3) Tutorials - require laptops?
Gavin most will have laptops.
Get apple, compaq, sun, ibm to loan machines?
gavin -- sun and apple
paul -- ibm
pascal -- compaq
Early first day, late third day.
3/2 days tutorials and WGs
3/2 days sessions
3 hour working groups
Paul too short for MAGE
Michael -- a jamboree?
4 hours for ontologies
Barbara -- Record tutorials?
Record audio only?
Jamboree at the end?
Gavin will chair program committee
Paul -- Shoot for no more than two sponsors to underwrite the meeting
Pascal post on site february
Paul seems rather early, how about May?
Pascal open registration early April
Alvis (and others) post meeting and speakers ASAP
Industry and late fees extra
Alvis Proteomics Julio Merales?
Suggestions to Gavin
MIAME Compliant software
System to certify software
first step human curator to verify a named location in the software
for all MIAME fields
second does it make valid MAGE-ML
Suggest we use the EBI annotators
Alvis -- People can be paid at EBI, even as a consultant
EMBL has commercial arm so this is not a problem
Each submission will be billed a certain number of hours and then will
be billed an hourly rate.
Jason will initially develop plan worried about conflict.
Paul -- Get Iobion, Rosetta, Affymetrix to develop guidelines.
Jason -- we will give a draft process to Alvis and Helen.
Paul -- other companies too?
Michael Miller -- Charles Troup too.
JQ -- TIGR is interested (Joe White)
Jason -- I'll get us together and we'll report back at Denver.
make core ontology flow with MAGE model (rename and restructure).
first pass posted (as of December)
second OJ (six, Stoeckert, Parkinson, Ball, Spellman, White, and
goal final core ontology by MGED6
Paul -- current versions always posted
Much documenting of the model
Michael -- commercial folks
Java code near Perl code in development
RFP for Query service submitted
RFI for MAGE2 not submitted
RFP for MAGE2 in progress
Documenting of model should be ok for v1.1
Alvis will there be a revision to MAGE1
Michael -- maybe
Steve is documentation checked into sourceforge
Michael, no posted to list, just a MS word document
Steve will post if sent to me