The Animal Functional Genomics Resource

Lead Research Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Department Name: The Roslin Institute

Abstract

Research on domesticated animals has important socio-economic impacts, including underpinning and accelerating improvements in the animal sector of agriculture (animal breeding and animal health), contributing to human and veterinary medicine by providing animal models, and improving animal health and welfare. The chicken also serves as a model for all other avian species, so is important in the fields of embryology and development, neurobiology and behaviour, and the ecology and evolution of natural populations.

The genome is the entire DNA content of an organism. For the genome sequence to be useful, the sequence needs to be annotated with the location of genes and their regulatory elements along the DNA sequence. Information on the location of at least coding genes (that is, genes which make proteins) is now available for many economically important farmed and companion animals, and efforts are underway in many parts of the world to increase our knowledge of non-coding regions (i.e. non-coding RNAs and regulatory elements). In addition, the advent of new DNA sequencing technologies now mean that it is possible to sequence many individuals and compare their differences in DNA sequence and gene content and relate this to their physiological differences. It is also possible to generate 'functional' data by sequencing ("assay by sequencing"). Functional sequence data tells us about which genes are active, which genes code for proteins and which genes code for regulatory RNAs. It can also tell us about other features within the DNA sequence that are responsible for genes being switched on or off, for example, in specific tissues or in response to signaling molecules. Functional sequence data is therefore very important in informing us about how differences in the DNA sequence in individuals can affect gene activity and are therefore likely to affect phenotypes, such as production or disease resistance traits. Some DNA databases contain functional data for farmed and companion animals often in its raw form (e.g. sequence reads), however this data is most useful when it has been checked for quality and processed further, for example assigning it to specific genes and transcripts. It would also be preferable if more data were submitted to these databases from the research community around the world.

Our proposed research aims to look at the data that is available for these animals in the public DNA databases, and check it for quality. We will also work to ensure that future datasets that are submitted to the databases have as much useful information associated with them as possible, for example, breed, sex and tissue type, etc. We will also define quality standards for such data and improve data discoverability by drawing together datasets from disparate projects into a cohesive collection that is accessible both programmatically and via a website.

Technical Summary

The major goal of the proposed Animal Functional Genomics Resource (AFGR) is to maximize the usefulness of publicly archived functional genomic data for farmed and companion animal species in DNA databases.

The AFGR will index all the animal functional data available in the EMBL-EBI's European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). Experiments that meet our metadata standards will be processed through our standard analysis pipelines for RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq and Methylation analysis. AFGR will use these pipelines to analyse and perform quality control (QC) on the data. Results that pass our QC metrics will then be distributed to the community and where appropriate passed to Ensembl to improve the gene and regulatory annotation of genomes.

We are involved in the FAANG metadata and data sharing committee (MDS), which is developing standards for sample, experimental and analysis metadata inside GitHub (records versions), to ensure the minimal metadata needed for data analysis are recorded in a well-structured manner. These standards use ontologies such as Uberon, the Cell Type Ontology and the Animal Trait Ontology for Livestock to provide specific descriptions for different sample and experimental attributes.

To ensure that the data being collected are useful to downstream analysis, we will establish stringent quality metrics to filter out anomalous datasets. These quality metrics will be generated as part of our standard analysis pipelines and presented to the community through both the FTP site and data portal, so that users can browse and filter data based on different QC criteria.

All the metadata stored will be fully indexed to allow for complete searching. We will also build views on the data, ensuring that users can easily browse the raw data and analysis files. This browser will also have a RESTful API, allowing programmatic access to the same metadata, enabling bulk queries and for other groups to build services on top of our data.

Planned Impact

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS RESEARCH?
The immediate and direct beneficiaries will include scientists engaged in the international collaborative efforts to characterise the genomes of domesticated animals, in particular members of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG), Genome10K and numerous target species (chicken, pig, sheep, cattle, etc.) genome consortia. The integrated, functional genome resources will also be useful to a wide range of scientists engaged in research on domesticated animals in agricultural, biomedical or animal health and welfare contexts. The resources will also benefit scientists engaged in characterising the human and other genomes by providing access to high quality functional genomics datasets for a number of vertebrates and associated software tools. The animal breeding and animal health sectors will also benefit from the project outputs through increased knowledge and access to new tools and resources. More generally, the research will benefit scientists concerned with understanding the regulation of gene expression and the genetic determinants of phenotypes.

These data will also be of value to other international consortia including the ENCODE, Epigenome Roadmap, FANTOM, International Human Epigenome and Blueprint Consortia for comparative analyses.

HOW WILL THEY BENEFIT FROM THIS RESEARCH?
The project will benefit the international FAANG and numerous target species (chicken, pig, sheep, cattle, etc.) genome consortia by developing a set of computational tools and resources to access functional genomics datasets. In particular, the project / resources will meet the FAANG project's need for a Data Coordination Centre. These new tools and resources will facilitate the detailed annotation of these genomes, such as defining transcripts, genes and regulatory regions. These annotations in turn will allow researchers and industry to annotate genome variation within specific populations of targets species to uncover causal relationships from sequence to molecular phenotype to macro-phenotype.

Computational solutions and resources will provide (i) access to available functional genomics datasets generated on farmed and companion animal species; (ii) together with high quality metadata facilitating further analysis of these data; (iii) quality metrics will be made available for these data to enable and encourage researchers to reuse these datasets to answer new biological questions; and (iv) finally, diverse functional genomics datasets will be assembled into a single resource for either direct download (raw data, metadata and QC metrics) from dedicated ftp sites or filtered from using a data portal to search for specific subsets of data.

This project will also provide training within and between collaborating labs to improve skills and foster new ways of working between biologists and computational scientists. Training and outreach will be core activities within the proposed project thus facilitating the delivery of impact. We will develop training materials and organise training workshops for postgraduate students, early stage and experienced researchers. Our outreach activities will encompass not only scientific conferences, but also events targeted at industry, e.g. through the Knowledge Transfer Network and directly with our industrial collaborators.
 
Description Established protocol for submission of long sequence reads (from PacBio iso-seq assay) associated with gene expression data to public database at EBI.
Exploitation Route Now others can submit long read data on gene expression data e.g. members of the international FAANG consortium.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Healthcare,Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology

 
Description Our development of a protocol for annotation of chicken transcriptome based on long sequencing reads (based on a PacBio iso-seq assay we have developed together) can be used to annotate any species. So will have impact on other vertebrate genomes, such as those in the FAANG consortium. This work has been publicised in workshops, conferences and publications. The method is more robust and cost effective.
First Year Of Impact 2017
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink,Healthcare,Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology
Impact Types Economic

 
Description Ovine FAANG Project
Amount $500,000 (USD)
Organisation U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA 
Sector Public
Country United States
Start 04/2017 
End 04/2020
 
Title Animal Epigenomes data portal website 
Description Enabling the community to discover the samples and data we have indexed is vital to the success for the Animal Epigenome Resource project. In January we launched the data portal website, which allows users to explore the samples submitted for cow, sheep, goat, chicken, pig and horse. As more data is added to the Animal Epigenome database, the functionality of this website will be extended to allow users to explore the experiment and analysis data collected and view the data in Ensembl via TrackHub technology 
Type Of Material Data handling & control 
Year Produced 2017 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact We have noted any impacts yet. 
URL http://data.faang.org
 
Title The Animal Epigenome database 
Description The Animal Epigenome database imports samples and will import experiments and analyses from the EMBL-EBI data archives to provide query optimised representation of this data. This database currently includes all the samples submitted for the FAANG project and we are working to extend this to both add legacy sample records (the experimental data which has previously been submitted to the archive) as well as that which is now starting to be submitted by FAANG consortium members 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2016 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact This database will enable the community to discover what samples and experimental data exists; it will also support the FAANG data portal 
 
Description EBI FAANG Data Coordination Centre 
Organisation EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL - EBI)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We have made all the data and metadata information for the sheep gene expression atlas available to our collaborators at the FAANG data coordination centre at EBI in order for them to upload it to the FAANG data portal.
Collaborator Contribution Our collaborators at EBI at the FAANG data coordination centre have created links to the metadata and data for the sheep gene expression atlas in the FAANG data portal in order to facilitate data and sample sharing within the FAANG consortium.
Impact This collaboration has created an online database resource for the samples and dataset for the sheep gene expression atlas project, a large FAANG project. This facilitated data and sample sharing between research groups within the consortium and encouraging collaboration for grant applications and publications and reducing redundancy.
Start Year 2016
 
Description Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group 
Organisation EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL - EBI)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution "The Animal Functional Genomics Resource" project is a collaboration between EMBL-EBI and The Roslin Institute and is supported through linked BBSRC grants to these two partners. The EMBL-EBI and Roslin Institute partners are also active members of the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) working group on Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS). The Roslin partners bring knowledge of the target farmed animal species and exemplar datasets with which to test the draft data and metadata standards developed by the M&DS working group. The Roslin partners have also tested the systems for capturing metadata and for pre-publication data sharing.
Collaborator Contribution The EMBL-EBI partners are developing and hosting the FAANG Data Portal (http://data.faang.org/home). The EMBL-EBI partners are also developing common data submission tools and QC tools. Scientists from EMBL-EBI and the University of Delaware co-chair the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. Scientists at Iowa State University provide links to the FAANG Bioinformatics and Data Analysis working group and to the USDA NRSP8 Bioinformatics Coordinator. Ninety-three of the 398 individuals who have joined as 'contributors' to the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) consortium have self-identified as members of the Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. For the sake of brevity only a few key partners are named here.
Impact The FAANG Data Sharing Statement (https://www.faang.org/data-share-principle) and guidance on data submission (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/seqdb/confluence/display/FAANG/FAANG+Archive+Submission+guidelines)
Start Year 2016
 
Description Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group 
Organisation Iowa State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution "The Animal Functional Genomics Resource" project is a collaboration between EMBL-EBI and The Roslin Institute and is supported through linked BBSRC grants to these two partners. The EMBL-EBI and Roslin Institute partners are also active members of the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) working group on Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS). The Roslin partners bring knowledge of the target farmed animal species and exemplar datasets with which to test the draft data and metadata standards developed by the M&DS working group. The Roslin partners have also tested the systems for capturing metadata and for pre-publication data sharing.
Collaborator Contribution The EMBL-EBI partners are developing and hosting the FAANG Data Portal (http://data.faang.org/home). The EMBL-EBI partners are also developing common data submission tools and QC tools. Scientists from EMBL-EBI and the University of Delaware co-chair the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. Scientists at Iowa State University provide links to the FAANG Bioinformatics and Data Analysis working group and to the USDA NRSP8 Bioinformatics Coordinator. Ninety-three of the 398 individuals who have joined as 'contributors' to the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) consortium have self-identified as members of the Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. For the sake of brevity only a few key partners are named here.
Impact The FAANG Data Sharing Statement (https://www.faang.org/data-share-principle) and guidance on data submission (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/seqdb/confluence/display/FAANG/FAANG+Archive+Submission+guidelines)
Start Year 2016
 
Description Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group 
Organisation University of Delaware
Department Department of Animal and Food Sciences
PI Contribution "The Animal Functional Genomics Resource" project is a collaboration between EMBL-EBI and The Roslin Institute and is supported through linked BBSRC grants to these two partners. The EMBL-EBI and Roslin Institute partners are also active members of the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) working group on Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS). The Roslin partners bring knowledge of the target farmed animal species and exemplar datasets with which to test the draft data and metadata standards developed by the M&DS working group. The Roslin partners have also tested the systems for capturing metadata and for pre-publication data sharing.
Collaborator Contribution The EMBL-EBI partners are developing and hosting the FAANG Data Portal (http://data.faang.org/home). The EMBL-EBI partners are also developing common data submission tools and QC tools. Scientists from EMBL-EBI and the University of Delaware co-chair the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. Scientists at Iowa State University provide links to the FAANG Bioinformatics and Data Analysis working group and to the USDA NRSP8 Bioinformatics Coordinator. Ninety-three of the 398 individuals who have joined as 'contributors' to the Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) consortium have self-identified as members of the Metadata and Data Sharing (M&DS) Working group. For the sake of brevity only a few key partners are named here.
Impact The FAANG Data Sharing Statement (https://www.faang.org/data-share-principle) and guidance on data submission (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/seqdb/confluence/display/FAANG/FAANG+Archive+Submission+guidelines)
Start Year 2016
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation AgResearch
Department Invermay Agricultural Centre
Country New Zealand 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL - EBI)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation French National Institute of Agricultural Research
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation Iowa State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA
Department Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory (ADOL)
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA
Department National Animal Disease Center
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation University of Adelaide
Department School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Country Australia 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation University of California, Davis
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation University of Wageningen
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) 
Organisation Uppsala University
Department Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I was a major initiator of the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative. Initially this initiative was known as AgENCODE. Scientists at The Roslin Institute contribute to this collaboration through membership of the FAANG Steering Committee (A Archibald, D Burt, M Watson); the Animals, Samples and Assays committee (D Burt, E Clark, M McCulloch, J Smith, M Watson, R Young); the Bioinformatics and Data Analysis committee (M Watson (co-chair), D Burt, L Eory, R Kuo, M McCulloch); Communication (A Archibald, M Watson); and Metadata and Data Sharing committee (A Archibald, S Bush, E Clark, M Watson, R Young).
Collaborator Contribution The FAANG initiative is an open international collaborative project. The project partners are developing agreed standards for i) experiments to generate the data required for functional annotation of animal genomes, ii) meta data, iii) data analysis and iv) data sharing. A few partners have secured funding for pilot data generation efforts and are producing initial data sets. The partners at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Insitute are establishing the Data Coordination Centre (DCC) function for FAANG. The EMBL-EBI partners, together with A Archibald and D Burt at The Roslin Institute are seeking funding to support the DCC in the medium term.
Impact 280 scientists from around the world have identified themselves as contributors to FAANG. To date (March 2016) the listed collaborators are limited to those institutions from which the authors of the paper below are drawn. The FAANG Consortium published their vision for this collaborative venture (The FAANG Consortium, Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khattib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarrapoulu, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klop, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S. and Zhou, H., 2015. Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16: 57). A workshop (GO-FAANG) to launch FAANG and to engage with potential funders was held at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC over 7-8 October 2015. Funding has been secured to establish a COST Action Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes - European network (FAANG-Europe)) CA1152. A data sharing agreement has been completed and individuals who sign up as FAANG contributors are expected to comply with the data sharing agreement, including placing experimental data in the public domain in advance of publication. Further outcomes can be monitored through the FAANG web-site.
Start Year 2012
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Agrocampus Ouest
Country France 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Arizona State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
Country Spain 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL - EBI)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation French National Institute of Agricultural Research
Department INRA Rennes Centre
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation French National Institute of Agricultural Research
Department INRA Toulouse
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation French National Institute of Agricultural Research
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Harvard University
Department Harvard Medical School
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Imperial College London
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Iowa State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Country Kenya 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC)
Department Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Oregon State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of Arkansas
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of California, Davis
Department UC Davis Genome Cente
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of Delaware
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of East Anglia
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of Leipzig
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation University of Nottingham
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Description International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium 
Organisation Weizmann Institute of Science
Country Israel 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution I organised the 6th International chick meeting, Edinburgh (2011) and also formed at that event the International Avian RNA-Seq Consortium. The purpose was to collaborate with national and international labs to pool RNA-seq data for the chicken (and other avian genomes). This data would provide a rich source of data for gene annotation of the chicken genome. This was used subsequently to annotate the chicken genes by the ENSEMBL gene annotation team, as part of our BBSRC funded work. We provided the organisation, advice for submission of data, provided early storage of data, and we provided all our data (20+ libraries).
Collaborator Contribution Many labs joined (21+) and one output was a joint publication and yearly updates to chicken genome.
Impact Jacqueline Smith, Bronwen L. Aken, Perry J. Blackshear, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Dirk-Jan de Konig, Ian C. Dunn, Mario Fasold, Laure Frésard, David P. Froman, Valerie Garceau, Olivier Hanotte, Julien Häsler, David A. Hume, Pete Kaiser, Darek Kedra, Stephen J. Kemp, Richard Kuo, Sandrine Lagarrigue, Susan J. Lamont, Fiona M. McCarthy, Heather A. McCormack, Stefan A. Muljo, Andrea Münsterberg, Cedric Notredame, Harry Noyes, Andrew J. Oler, Sheila C. Ommeh, Helio Pais, Frédérique Pitel, Douglas D. Rhoads, Carl J. Schmidt, Matt Schwartz, Steve M. Searle, Michael A. Skinner, Peter F. Stadler, Cliff J. Tabin, Igor Ulitsky, Ying Wang, Huaijun Zhou, David W. Burt. (2015). In: "Chicken Genes and Chromosomes, Third Report 2015 (Editors: Schmid M., Smith J., Burt D.W.). The Avian RNASeq Consortium: a community effort to annotate the chicken genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05569-6.
Start Year 2011
 
Title Transcriptome Annotation by Modular Algorithms (TAMA) 
Description TAMA is a bioinformatics package intended to be used for constructing transcriptome/genome annotations. TAMA is ideal for working with Iso-Seq (long read RNA sequencing) data. However, due to its modular nature, it can be used for other data types as well. 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2017 
Open Source License? Yes  
Impact TAMA is currently being used to develop high quality transcriptomes for chicken and other farmed animal species for which current genome annotation provide an incomplete picture of transcriptome complexity. 
URL https://github.com/GenomeRIK/tama