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Data Sharing in Mouse Functional Genomics

Rome, 20-22 May 2009

Programme and presentations from the CASIMIR Meeting; "Data Sharing in Mouse Functional Genomics" held in Rome 20-22 May 2009.

Background documents and links to datasharing policies

The Programme for the main part of the meeting is set out below. Follow the links by each speaker’s name for PDFs of their powerpoint presentations.


Wednesday May 20th

14.00 Welcome and Introduction Paul Schofield, CASIMIR

Session 1: Towards a European Policy on Resource Sharing – Community Requirements Chair, Paul Schofield


14.15 Principles of open access and resource sharing Jack Dixon, Vice-President and Chief Scientific Officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute


15.00 What do academic researchers want and how can this facilitate blue skies research? John Quackenbush, Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Editor Genomics
15.20 The University perspective; how can Universities facilitate access to research outputs? Angus Livingstone, Managing Director, University-Industry Liaison Office, The University of British Columbia
15.40 Coffee
16.00 A Research Council perspective on sharing of data and bioresources. Joanna Jenkinson, MRC
16.20 Transgenics: what does “Big Pharma” biopharmaceutical industry need and how can it participate? Malcolm Skingle, Director, Worldwide Business Development, GlaxoSmithKline
16.40 How can Small to Medium Sized Enterprizes (SMEs) participate? Julie Barnes, Chief Scientific Officer BioWisdom ltd
17.00 – 18.00 Panel discussion – chair and speakers to facilitate discussion.

Thursday 21st May

Session 2: BioResources - Examples and Experiences from Major International Resource Centres Chair, Tom Weaver, MRC Harwell


9:00 Real Impediments to Academic Biomedical Research. John Walsh, Professor of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA


09.40 National Mouse Genetics Infrastructure in the UK Tom Weaver, Director, Mary Lyon Centre, MRC Harwell, Oxford, UK
10.00 European Mouse Mutant Archive and German Mouse Clinic Martin Hrabe de Angelis, Director, Institute of Experimental Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany
10. 20 Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Center (MMRRC) and Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP) repository Kent Lloyd, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Programs and Associate Professor of Anatomy, Department of Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology, UC Davis, USA
10.40 Coffee
11.00 Experiences of data and bioresource sharing at the Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics Colin McKerlie, CEO, Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics, Toronto, Canada
11:20 Experiences with intellectual property and licensing at the Jax David Einhorn, House Counsel for The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, USA
11.40 - 12.40 Panel discussion – chair and speakers to facilitate discussion.

Session 3: Data Resources Chair, Tania Bubela, University of Alberta School of Business


14.00 Data sharing - challenges and desiderata Thinh Nguyen, Creative Commons
14.40 Facilitating scientific activity; the economic impact of restricting sharing of data and resources Benedicte Callan, Head of Biotechnology Division, Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.
15:00 Data sharing; lessons from genome sequencing. Tim Hubbard, Head of Informatics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
15.20 Europhenome and phenome data resources John Hancock, Head of Biocomputing, MRC Harwell
15.40 Coffee
16.00 Data sharing and infrastructures in the NSIDC Mark Parsons, Programme manager National Snow and Ice Data center
16.20 Challenges in data sourcing and integration in MGI Janan Eppig, Mouse Genome Informatics, The Jackson Laboratory
16.40 NHGRI experiences with data release for ENCODE and TCGA Peter Good, Program Director, NHGRI, Washington, USA
17.00- 18.00 Panel lead discussion including consideration of making data available to support publications.

Friday 22nd May

Session 4: Policy Forum Chairs; Steve Brown/Nadia Rosenthal

09.00 NIH Data Sharing and Resource Sharing policies Lilli Portilla, Senior Advisor for Technology Transfer, National Center for Research Resources, NIH.
09.20 Resource sharing in European Commission funded research Patrik Kolar, Head, Genomics and Systems Biology, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission
09.40 Sharing with the Trust Alan Doyle, Science Portfolio Manager, Wellcome Trust.
10.00 Coffee
10.30 Panel discussion
11.30 Summary discussion
Steve Brown, Director MRC Harwell
Nadia Rosenthal, Director, EMBL Mouse Outstation, Monterotondo.

Please click here to download the programme as PDF
Additional material:

14 00 Schofield.pdf

15 20 Livingstone.pdf

16 40 Barnes.pdf

14 15 Dixon.pdf

16 00 Jenkinson.pdf

15 00 Quackenbush.pdf

16 20 Skingle.pdf

09 00 Walsh.pdf

09 40 Weaver.pdf

10 00 HrabeDeAngelis.pdf

10 20 Lloyd.pdf

11 00 McKerlie.pdf

14 00 Nguyen.pdf

15 20 Hancock.pdf

16 20 Eppig.pdf

15 00 Hubbard.pdf

16 00 Parsons.pdf

16 40 Good.pdf

09 00 Portilla.pdf

09 20 Polar.pdf

09 40 Doyle.pdf
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