2008 NCBC All Hands Meeting

NCBC All Hands Meeting
NEW - AHM Presentations (PDF Format)

August 13th - 14th, 2008 - Bethesda, Maryland

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Top 2 Publications from each National Center

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Top 2 Publications from each National Center:


Tu, Z., and Toga, A. W. (2007) Towards whole brain segmentation by a hybrid model. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10, 169-177

Yonggang, S., Rongjie, L., Krishna, S., Sicotte, N., Dinov, I., and Toga, A. W. (2008) Anisotropic Laplace-Beltrami eigenmaps: Bridging Reeb graphs and skeletons. In Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, 2008. CVPR Workshops 2008. IEEE Computer Society Conference on pp. 1-7


Lee, J. M., Ivanova, E. V., Seong, I. S., Cashorali, T., Kohane, I., Gusella, J. F., and MacDonald, M. E. (2007) Unbiased gene expression analysis implicates the huntingtin polyglutamine tract in extra-mitochondrial energy metabolism. PLoS Genet 3, e135

Rachlin, J., Cohen, D. D., Cantor, C., and Kasif, S. (2006) Biological context networks: a mosaic view of the interactome. Mol Syst Biol 2, 66 


Hata, N., Piper, S., Jolesz, F. A., Tempany, C. M., Black, P. M., Morikawa, S., Iseki, H., Hashizume, M., and Kikinis, R. (2007) Application of open source image guided therapy software in MR-guided therapies. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10, 491-498

Pohl, K. M., Fisher, J., Bouix, S., Shenton, M., McCarley, R. W., Grimson, W. E., Kikinis, R., and Wells, W. M. (2007) Using the logarithm of odds to define a vector space on probabilistic atlases. Med Image Anal 11, 465-477 


Delp, S. L., Anderson, F. C., Arnold, A. S., Loan, P., Habib, A., John, C. T., Guendelman, E., and Thelen, D. G. (2007) OpenSim: open-source software to create and analyze dynamic simulations of movement. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54, 1940-1950

Huang, X., Bowman, G. R., and Pande, V. S. (2008) Convergence of folding free energy landscapes via application of enhanced sampling methods in a distributed computing environment. J Chem Phys 128, 205106 


Scott, L. J., Mohlke, K. L., Bonnycastle, L. L., Willer, C. J., Li, Y., Duren, W. L., Erdos, M. R., Stringham, H. M., Chines, P. S., Jackson, A. U., Prokunina-Olsson, L., Ding, C. J., Swift, A. J., Narisu, N., Hu, T., Pruim, R., Xiao, R., Li, X. Y., Conneely, K. N., Riebow, N. L., Sprau, A. G., Tong, M., White, P. P., Hetrick, K. N., Barnhart, M. W., Bark, C. W., Goldstein, J. L., Watkins, L., Xiang, F., Saramies, J., Buchanan, T. A., Watanabe, R. M., Valle, T. T., Kinnunen, L., Abecasis, G. R., Pugh, E. W., Doheny, K. F., Bergman, R. N., Tuomilehto, J., Collins, F. S., and Boehnke, M. (2007) A genome-wide association study of type 2 diabetes in Finns detects multiple susceptibility variants. Science 316, 1341-1345

Tomlins, S. A., Mehra, R., Rhodes, D. R., Cao, X., Wang, L., Dhanasekaran, S. M., Kalyana-Sundaram, S., Wei, J. T., Rubin, M. A., Pienta, K. J., Shah, R. B., and Chinnaiyan, A. M. (2007) Integrative molecular concept modeling of prostate cancer progression. Nat Genet 39, 41-51 


Shah NH, Rubin DL, Espinosa I, Montgomery K, and Musen MA (2007) Annotation and query of tissue microarray data using NCI-Thesaurus. BMC Bioinformatics 8:296.

Smith B, Ceusters W, Klagges B, Köhler J, Kumar A, Lomax J, Mungall C, Neuhaus F, Rector AL, Rosse C. Relations in biomedical ontologies. (2005) Genome Bio 6:R46.


Joshi, R., Passner, J. M., Rohs, R., Jain, R., Sosinsky, A., Crickmore, M. A., Jacob, V., Aggarwal, A. K., Honig, B., and Mann, R. S. (2007) Functional specificity of a Hox protein mediated by the recognition of minor groove structure. Cell 131, 530-543

Mani, K. M., Lefebvre, C., Wang, K., Lim, W. K., Basso, K., Dalla-Favera, R., and Califano, A. (2008) A systems biology approach to prediction of oncogenes and molecular perturbation targets in B-cell lymphomas. Mol Syst Biol 4, 169.
Top 10 most downloaded publications at MSB in 2008.


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Scientific Ontologies


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2008 AHM Presentations (Adobe PDF Format)

NCBC Presentations from PIs

8:45 - CCB: Arthur Toga

8:55 - i2b2: Isaac S. Kohane et al.

9:05 - NA-MIC: Ron Kikinis

9:15 - Simbios: Russ Altman & Scott Delp

9:25 - NCBO: Mark A. Musen

9:35 - NCIBI: Brian Athey

9:45 - MAGNet: Andrea Califano

9:55 - NCBC "Big P" Activities: Russ Altman (MS Power Point)

Center Presentations

11:00 - CCB: Kristi Clark

11:10 - i2b2: Adam R. Davis & Isaac S. Kohane

11:20 - NA-MIC: Tom Fletcher

11:30 - Simbios: Xuhui Huang

11:40 - NCBO: Daniel L. Rubin

11:50 - NCIBI: Fan Meng

"Hot Topic" Presentations

13:30 - CCB: Arthur W. Toga

14:00 - i2b2: Roy H. Perlis

14:30 - NA-MIC: Ross Whitaker

15:00 - Simbios: Scott Delp & Russ Altman

15:45 - NCBO: Nigam Shah

16:15 - NCIBI: Brian Athey & Gil Omenn

16:45 - MAGNet: Andrea Califano (MS Power Point)

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