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The database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGAP), Mike Feolo

Biography: Michael Feolo is a staff scientist at the NIH’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, and since 2007 has been the team lead for the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP). The dbGaP is a database designed to allow researchers public access to questionnaires, protocols, methods, phenotypes, genotypes and the results of association and linkage analyses in whole genome case/control and longitudinal studies of heritable disease. Since 2005, Michael is also team lead for the dbMHC, database, a web interface and permanent public archive of genotype, phenotype, typing kit, and clinical outcome data concerning the variations in the HLA genes located in a region on human chromosome 6 known as the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC). Prior to leading the dbGaP team, 2000-2007, Michael worked on developing dbSNP, NCBI’s database of genetic variation. During this time, Michael participated as a member of the International HapMap planning and analysis committees and coordinated the upload of genotype data from the project to the dbSNP. Michael received a BS in Molecular Biology, 1996, and MS in Medical Informatics, 1999, from the University of Utah, Department of Biomedical Informatics.

Synopsis: The database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) was developed to archive and distribute the data and results from studies that have investigated the interaction of genotype and phenotype in Humans.

To Join: At the time of the conference click this link https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/914167630

Note: for other options on joining , click on the title above to go to the google calandar. Mr. Feolo will be doing a 45 minute presentation with roughly 15 minutes for questions afterwords.


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