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Group's Focus

  • Educate GOC curators about best annotation practice
  • Enforce annotation rules/policies within GOC
  • Maintain the annotation/evidence code documentation
  • Train/assist new groups with annotations
  • Educate and keep all the annotating groups up-to-date with changes in file formats
  • Keep contributing groups up-to-date with ontology development and how it affects annotations

Group Leaders

Pascale Gaudet and Kimberly Van Auken


Annotation Conference Calls


  • Calls are held on Tuesdays at 4:00pm GMT, 11:00am EST, 8:00am PST
  • Calls are scheduled on the GO's Google calendar. Please request access to the calendar if you don't have it.
  • Reminder emails are sent out to the go-consortium mailing list; sign up here.

How to Join

  • Please consult the GO calendar for the meeting URL.
  • to join via phone: enter Meeting ID found on the GO calendar after dialing in
  • from US: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
  • from UK: +44 (0) 20 3695 0088 or +44 (0) 80 0031 5717
  • from Switzerland: +41 (0) 31 528 0988 or +41 800 002 622

Agenda and Minutes

  • Please contact Kimberly or Pascale if there are items you would like to add to the agenda

GO Annotation on GitHub

  • The Gene Ontology uses an issue tracker hosted on GitHub to record and track annotation issues.
  • The go-annotation repo on GitHub may be accessed here.
  • Contact information for each group that contributes to the consortium is available here

GO Annotation on Slack

  • The GO consortium uses GO Slack as an informal chat service.
  • Curators are free to ask questions or share ideas on Slack, with issues elevated to more formal tracking (i.e. github/go-annotation or wiki documentation), as appropriate.

GO Annotation on Google Drive

  • The Gene Ontology uses Google drive to host notes and spreadsheets for annotation review and annotation working groups.
  • The GO Annotation folder on Google Drive may be accessed here.