Consortium

Membership in the Infectious Disease Ontology Consortium is determined only by participation, and we welcome the participation of new members. To join, let us know of your interest by emailing any of the members listed below or joining the infectious-disease-ontology Google Group and emailing the list.

Current Consortium Membership

  • Sivaram Arabandi, Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
  • Melanie Courtot, BC Cancer Agency Research, developer of AERO, IDO-Core, IDO-Influenza, Vaccine Ontology.
  • Lindsay G. Cowell, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Interests: Ontology development, especially in the immunology and infectious disease domains. One of the principal developers of the IDO Core.
  • Alexander D. Diehl, University at Buffalo. One of the principal developers of the IDO Core.
  • Albert Goldfain, Blue Highway / University at Buffalo. Interests: Ontology-based disease modeling. One of the principal developers of the IDO Core, the Ontology for General Medical Science (OGMS), and the Vital Signs Ontology (VSO).
  • Yonggun He, University of Michigan. One of the principal developers of IDO-Vaccines, and IDO-Brucellosis (BO, Breucellosis Ontology).
  • Christos Louis, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. One of the principal developers of IDO-Malaria. Interests: Vector-borne diseases. Lab Website
  • Saul Lozano-Fuentes, Colorado State University. The principal developer of IDO-Dengue fever.
  • Joanne Luciano, MITRE. One of the principal developers of IDO-Influenza.
  • Bjoern Peters, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology. One of the principal developers of the IDO Core. Lab Website
  • Alan Ruttenberg, University at Buffalo. One of the principal developers of the IDO Core.
  • Richard Scheuermann, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center. One of the principal developers of IDO-Influenza. Lab Website
  • Martin Schiller, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The principal developer of IDO-HIV. Lab Website
  • Lynn Schriml, University of Maryland. One of the principal developers of IDO-Influenza.
  • Barry Smith, University at Buffalo. Interests: Ontology development, especially in biomedicine and in defense and security domains. A Coordinating Editor of the OBO Foundry and one of the principal developers of the IDO-Core. Lab Website
  • Pantelis Topalis, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. One of the principal developers of IDO-Malaria.
  • Yu Lin, University of Michigan. One of the principal developers of IDO-Brucellosis (BO, Breucellosis Ontology).

Alumni

  • Zuoshuang Xiang, University of Michigan. One of the principal developers of of IDO-Vaccines, and IDO-Brucellosis (BO, Breucellosis Ontology).
  • R. Burke Squires, Influenza Research Database, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. One of the principal developers of IDO-Influenza. IRD Website