Collaborative Biocurator Assistant Task (BioC)
Wednesday, Sept 9

09:50-10:15 Overview of the Collaborative BioCurator Assistant Task (BioC) Sun Kim

10:15:10:30 Finding genetic interaction passages in biomedical literature Rezarta Islamaj Dogan

10:45-11:00 NTTMUNSW BioC Modules for Recognizing and Normalizing Species and Gene/Protein Mentions in Full Text Articles Onkar Singh

11:00-11:15 Extended dependency graph for BioC-compatible protein-protein interaction (PPI) passage detection in full-text articles Yifan Peng

11:15-11:30 Retrieving Passages Describing Experimental Methods using Ontology and Term Relevance based Query Matching Ferhat Aydin

11:30-11:50 BioGRID and the BioC track Text-mining assisted annotation of molecular interactions Andrew Chatr-Aryamontri and Don Comeau

11:50-12:00 Round table discussion Don Comeau

CHEMDNER patents track: 3 selected participants talks
Wednesday, Sept 9

12:45 - 13:00 NCBI at BioCreative 5 CHEMDNER task: Mining patents with tmChem, GNormPlus and an ensemble of open tools. Yifan Peng

13:00 - 13:15 NCU-IISR System for the CHEMDNER-patents Track at BioCreative V. Po-Ting Lai

13:15 - 13:30 Patent mining: combining dictionary-based and machine-learning approaches. Saber A. Akhondi
Interactive curation track: selected participant talks
Thursday, Sept 10

10:45-11:00 EXTRACT: Interactive extraction of environment metadata and term suggestion for metagenomics sample annotation. Evangelos Pafilis

11:00-11:15 Assisted Mining and Curation of Genomic Variants using Egas. David Campos

11:15-11:30 Semi-automatic curation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes using Argo. Riza Batista-Navarro.
Chemical-disease relations (CDR) track: selected participants talks
Thursday, Sept 10

15:10-15:22Augmenting the Medical Subject Headings vocabulary with semantically rich variants to improve disease mention normalisation. Riza Batista-Navarro

15:22-15:34An enhanced CRF-based system for disease name entity recognition and normalization on BioCreative V DNER Task. Hsin-Chun Lee

15:34-15:49RELigator: chemical-disease relation extraction using prior knowledge and textual information. Ewoud Pons

15:49-16:04Use of Wikipedia as a resource for disease identification and concept mapping.Daniel Lowe

16:04-16:19ExB Medical Text Miner. Christian Hänig

16:19-16:30Extracting structured chemical-induced disease relations via crowdsourcing. Tong Shu Li
Biological Expression Language Track
Friday - September 11

10:15 - 10:35 Introduction to BEL. Natalie Catlett

10:35 - 10:50 The BEL track overview: setup of the challenge. Juliane Fluck

10:50 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 11:15 The BEL track overview: results and approaches. Fabio Rinaldi

11:15 - 11:35 Selected participant 1. Miji Joo-young Choi

11:35 - 11:50 Selected participant 2. Po-Ting Lai

11:50 - 12:05 Selected participant 3. Dingcheng Li

12:05 - 12:30 BEL track: future outlook and panel discussion

Early Registration Closing
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Abstract Submission Closing
Friday, September 4, 2015

Sponsored by
USA Department of Energy Grant: DE-SC0010838
USA National Institute of General Medical Sciences Grant: R13-GM109648-01A1
Biomolecular and Bioinformatics Resources Platform of Institute of Health Carlos III Grant: PT13/0001/0001