Revealing functional and phenotypic consequences of molecular aberrations through ontologies

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An ontology is an explicit specification of a conceptualization of a domain. Biomedical ontologies are a foundation of bioinformatics infrastructure and are used both to integrate data and to formally describe biological phenomena. I will show how to use ontologies to reveal consequences of molecular changes and aberration.

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Robert Hoehndorf is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at KAUST. His research focuses on the development and application of knowledge-based methods in biology and biomedicine.

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