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Workpackages | ENFIN

The European Network of Excellence, ENFIN, is committed to providing a Europe-wide integration of computational approaches in systems biology

Workpackages

  • WP 1: Development of the ENFIN Core

    Objectives:

    • Assess workplan to develop the ENFIN core infrastructure
    • Develop starting ENFIN core infrastructure with ArrayExpress, Intact and Reactome
    • Roll the system out to the first set of alpha testers
    • Gather requirements from the ENFIN Analysis Layer groups
  • WP 2: Curation of appropriate pathway knowledge and hypotheses

    Objectives:

    • Capture new pathway information of interest to Network participants
    • Revise current pathway information in Reactome where appropriate
    • Develop structured hypothesis capture
  • WP 3: Development and management of new experimental data standards

    Objectives:

    • Assess current data standards and ontologies
    • Gather requirements from experimental and computational groups
    • Formulate new experimental standards in consultation with international groups
  • WP 4: Discrete Function Prediction

    Objectives:

    • Develop methods for discrete function prediction
    • Execute methods for named experimental areas
    • Integrate computational and experimental outlooks on the problem
    • Provide requirements to ENFIN Core working groups
  • WP 5: Network Reconstruction

    Objectives:

    • Develop methods for network reconstruction
    • Execute methods for named experimental areas
    • Integrate computational and experimental outlooks on the problem
    • Provide requirements to ENFIN Core working groups
  • WP 6: Systems-level modeling

    Objectives:

    • Develop methods for Systems Level Modeling
    • Execute methods for named experimental areas
    • Integrate computational and experimental outlooks on the problem
    • Provide requirements to ENFIN Core working groups
  • WP 7: Critical Assessment and Integration

    Objectives:

    • Run cross-workpackage workshops to assess prediction effectiveness
    • Approach interested groups for open critical assessment conference
    • Run workshop on structuring open critical assessment conference
  • WP 8: Graduate Level teaching

    Objectives:

    • Develop course materials for an intensive graduate course in systems biology
    • Run one course within the first 18 months
  • WP 9: Documentation from a wet laboratory perspective

    Objectives:

    • Assess best way to structure multi group documentation writing
    • Start the documentation writing on ENFIN
  • WP 10: SME focused outreach

    Objectives:

    • Investigate specific needs of SMEs in documentation and courses
  • WP 11: Management Activities

    Objectives:


The relationship between the different workpackages is shown in the graphic below:

ENFIN workpackages