Aug2006 GO Ed report

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GO Editorial Office Report - August 2006

SourceForge items
  Items opened	45
  Closed by editorial office	53
   (note: 3 SF items closed outside GO-Ed. this month; see end of
    report for details and for non-GO-Ed contributors to items we
    closed)
  Items in progress, assigned to editorial office	70

See monthly report in CVS for ontology statistics.

Content topics in progress:
  Immunology revision essentially ready to GO (LOTS of work by Alex
    Diehl, comments and adjustments from Amelia & PAMGO)
  PAMGO additions from content meeting (Amelia, Jane, PAMGO curators)
  Complete is_a paths for CNS terms (David Hill, Doug Howe, Cindy
    Smith, Jen)

Content topics resolved:
  After several rounds of comments and adjustments following the CNS
    content meeting (and some cvs merge woes), new terms for CNS
    development committed. (Jen, David Hill, Doug Howe, Cindy Smith,
    and experts from the meeting)
  Contractile rings, cleavage furrow, septin structures (Midori, Karen
    Christie, Val Wood, et al.)
  Several small things for SourceForge items  

Content working group update: 
  CNS terms (see above)
  Progress on PAMGO additions (see above)
  Documentation for interaction between organisms (Jane, Amelia,
    PAMGO)
  Plans in place for is_a complete biological process (David, Jane,
    Jen, maybe others to work on it Sept. 8-9; David to visit GO-Eds
    Oct. 2-3)

OBO-Edit working group update:
  OBO-Edit 1.100-beta1 released and testing has begun; beta2 in the
    works
  Manuscript ready to submit for Bioinformatics Applications Note
    (haven't heard whether John managed to submit it before Logan
    arrived)

AmiGO working group (Jane, Amelia):
  August release preparations (it's almost ready)
  Poster for GO Users meeting (Jane; also listed below)

Advocacy group (Jane):
  August newsletter out

Annotation outreach (Jen):
  Database and ontology ready and being populated
  Discussion of outreach group priorities with GO-top

Conferences/meetings
  Preparations for Advisory Board meeting (Midori, Jane, Jen)
  Final planning for upcoming GO Users meeting (Midori)
  Preparations for GO Users meeting (Jane, Jen)

mesh2go mapping in progress (Jane)

Some small updates to web pages (Amelia)

A few queries on the mailing lists (Jane, Midori)

GO Bibliography now has 971 entries


Appendix 1: Items closed outside GO-Ed this month
1521219 - content by David Hill, edits done by Harold Drabkin
1521224 - content by David Hill, edits done by Harold Drabkin
1537666 - Karen Christie

Appendix 2: input from others on SF items closed this month
1490469 - Katica Ilic (PO)
1516480 - Nick Stover
1532437 - Val Wood, Karen Christie
1509593 - Kimberly Van Auken, David Hill
1537749 - Karen Christie
1432505 - Doug Howe
 994121 - most of the work done by Karen Christie; also Val Wood, Petra Fey
1477139 - Doug Howe, Ceri Van Slyke, David Hill
1163973 - Pascale Gaudet
1541912 - Eurie Hong
1489590 - Eurie Hong, Nick Stover
1276609 - lots of work by Julie Park; also Val Wood, Nick Stover
1540266 - Doug Howe, David Hill, Yvonne Bradford
1347192 - Karen Christie, Val Wood
1538218 - Karen Christie, Val Wood
1584754 - Julie Park
1543953 - Maria Costanzo