Ontology Development Group
The Ontology Development Group in the OHSU Library is an interdisciplinary group led by Dr. Melissa Haendel. An ontology is a formal representation of domain knowledge in the form of concepts and how they relate to each other within the domain.
Who are we?
- Bench scientists turned ontologists and biocurators
- Computer scientists turned bioinformaticians
- Medical practioners turned software developers
 Ontologist (on·tolo·gist n.) a domain expert who classifies information in a knowledgebase
 Biocurator (bio·cu·ra·tor n.) a professional scientist who collects, annotates, and validates data that is disseminated by biological databases or journals
Advanced Data After Dark
May 23-26, 2016
Joint International Conference on Biological Ontology and BioCreative (2016)
August 1 - 4, 2016
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, USA