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Table 2

From: The 15th Genomic Standards Consortium meeting

8:00–9:00 Coffee & Breakfast
9:00–10:30 GSC Outreach II
  Standards Development and Implementation in Genomic and Metagenomic Databases and Applications (Submitted Abstracts)Session Chair: [Norman Morrison]
  Judith Blake (The Jackson Laboratory, USA) & Suzanna Lewis (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
  Gene Ontology: Functional Annotation For Comparative Genomics, GSC15p29
  Evangelos Pafilis (Hellenic Center of Marine Research, Greece)
  ENVIRONMENTS: identification of environment descriptive terms in text, GSC15p12
  Susanna-Assunta Sansone (University of Oxford, UK)
  The ISA Commons: curate, visualize, analyze, share and publish, GSC15p15
  Trish Whetzel (BMIR Stanford University, USA)
  NCBO Technology: Powering Semantically Aware Applications to enable Standards Driven Research, GSC15p22
  K. Eric Wommack (University of Delaware, USA)
  The VIROME Compare-inator: a web tool for exploring the diversity of viral communities, GSC15p21
  Hilmar Lapp (National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, USA)
  The Blessing and the curse: handshaking between general and specialist data repositories
10:00–10:30 Coffee Break & Poster Session
10:30–12:00 GSC Outreach III
  Standards Development and New Standards in Genomic and Metagenomic Databases and Applications (Submitted Abstracts) Session Chair: Linda Amaral-Zettler
  Granger Sutton (J. Craig Venter Institute, USA)
  Standards for Pan-Genome Data Repositories, GSC15p18
  Folker Meyer (Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago, USA) & Tatiana Tatusova (National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA)
  Pan-genome: a new paradigm in microbiology, GSC15p28
  Cynthia Parr (Smithsonian Institution, USA)
  Encyclopedia of Life: Applying concepts from and LEGO to biodiversity informatics, GSC15p17
  Katharine Barker (Smithsonian Institution, USA)
  The Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) and the Global Genome Initiative (GGI): Building the Infrastructure for the future of Genomics, GSC15p16
  Marnix Medema (Max Planck Institute Bremen, Germany)
  MIBiG: Minimal Information about a Biosynthetic Gene Cluster, GSC15p02
  Markus Göker (DSMZ, Germany)
  Proposal for a Minimum Information on a Phenotype MicroArray Study (MIPS) standard, GSC15p09
  Michael Schneider (Max Planck Institute Bremen, Germany)
  A MIxS and DwC compliant biodiversity Reference Data Model to support the community in implementing the database layer, GSC15p14
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:30 Government Panel
  Discussion Topic: Where are standards in genomics most needed now?Session Chairs: Lynette Hirschman and Lynn Schriml
  Panel Chair: Dan Drell (DOE)
  Session Members: Susan Gregurick (DOE), Adam Phillippy (DHS), Alison Yao (NIAID), Ann Lichens-Park (NIFA/USDA), Lita Proctor (Common Fund), Marc Allard (FDA), Marc Salit (NIST), Patricia Reichelderfer (NICHD), Vivien Bonazzi (NHGRI), Sylvia Spengler (NSF/CISE)
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
16:00–17:00 Panel Discussion
  Proposed topics
  1. The need for new standards: PanGenomes
  2. Genome Sequence Annotation Standards
17:00 Day 2 Wrap Up. Close of GSC15 plenary sessions.
  Official Handoff of GSC15 to GSC16 to be held in Brisbane, Australia