Collaborating Communities

To facilitate learning about Ontology...

The Center is currently collaborating with several outside centers and communities:

Please choose a community below to learn more:
Open Biomedical Ontologies - The OBO Foundry is a collaborative experiment involving developers of science-based ontologies who have established a set of principles for ontology development with the goal of creating a suite of orthogonal interoperable reference ontologies in the biomedical domain.
National Cancer Institute - A component of the NIH, NCI conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families.
W3C Health Care Life Sciences Interest Group - HCLSIG is chartered to develop and support the use of Semantic Web technologies and practices to improve collaboration, research and development, and innovation adoption in the of Health Care and Life Science domains.
Biomedical Informatics Research Network - Among other things, BIRN hosts a collaborative environment rich with tools that permit uniform access to hundreds of researchers seeking to advance diagnosis and treatment of disease, enabling communication and cooperation on multi-institutional investigations.
CTSA informatics community - The CTSA is a consortium that is transforming how clinical and translational research is conducted, ultimately enabling researchers to provide patients with new treatments more quickly and efficiently.
Neuroscience Information Framework - The NIF enhances neuroscience research by enabling discovery and access to research data and tools worldwide.