Dec2005 GO Ed report

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GO Editorial Office Report - December 2005

SourceForge items
  Items opened	41
  Closed by editorial office	71
   (note: 1 SF item 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	74

See monthly report in CVS for ontology statistics.

Content topics in progress:
  Cell cycle (Amelia, with Val Wood, PSU)

  Metamorphosis (Jen, with others including MA, Russ Collins, FB)
  Pollination (Amelia, with several plant people including TAIR
    curators)

  Two function terms for TAIR (Amelia, with Suparna Mundodi, TAIR)

  Topics from content meeting; see below
  Complete is_a paths for cellular component (Jane, with Chris M)

Content topics resolved:
  Behavior (Amelia, with Erich Schwarz, WB)
  Blood pressure regulation (Amelia, with Jane, and motivated and
    guided by David Hill, MGI)
  Branching morphogenesis (Jen)

  Cellular component additions for TAIR/MetaCyc; includes univocal
    membrane/envelope distinction (Midori, with others including
    Peifen Zhang at TAIR and Michelle Gwinn at TIGR)

  Locomotion/behavior relationships (Midori, with several others)
  Neurogenesis (Jen)
  Several function terms for TAIR (Amelia, with Suparna Mundodi, TAIR)

  Several small things for SourceForge items  

Conferences/meetings
  Content meeting (TIGR, Nov. 15-16)
    minutes (Amelia, Jane)
    ongoing work as described in Nov 2005 report (immunology,
      self/non-self processes, interaction between organisms, cell
      death)
  Bio-Curator meeting, Asilomar Dec. 8-11 (Midori)
  UK chicken/cow meeting (Jen; see annotation outreach below)
  Preparations for PAG (Jen)

GO Survey
 - further analysis in progress (Jane, with Rex Chisholm)

Last bits of paperwork for grant year 6 (Midori)

Comments on drafts for 5-year renewal (Midori, Jen)

Mips2go mapping update almost done (Jane) (note: finished as of Jan. 10)
Multifun2go mapping updated (Jane)

Annotation outreach (Jen)
  Farm animal interest group started
  Involved in drafting new ChickGO Consortium plans
  Discussion with Shane Burgess about status of AgBase
  Attended UK chicken and cow meeting (Sanger) to discuss annotation
    possibilities

Some updates to web pages (Amelia)

Scripts (Amelia)

Mailing list quiet

GO Bibliography now has 677 entries




Appendix: input from others on SF items closed this month
1111861, 1322922 - Val Wood (PSU), Erich Schwarz (WB)
1177217, 1307099, 1307327 - Several MOD curators, especially Doug Howe
        (ZFIN), Carol Bastiani, Erich Schwarz (WB), David Hill (MGI)
1199971 - Russ Collins (FB)
1284217 - Peifen Zhang (TAIR), Michelle Gwinn (TIGR), a bit from other
        MOD curators
1288640 - David Hill (MGI)
1348285 - Michelle Gwinn (TIGR)
1353409 - Michelle Gwinn (TIGR), Dr. Frederic Partensky
1365638 - Pascale Gaudet (DDB)
1234766 - Pascale Gaudet (DDB), Becky Foulger (UniProt)
1366304 - Alex Diehl (MGI)
1368335 - Alex Diehl (MGI)
1369320 - Val Wood (PSU)
1370167 - David Hill (MGI), Doug Howe (ZFIN)
1380320 - Val Wood (PSU)

1027565 - Becky Foulger (did the work while at FB); Victoria Petri
          (RGD)