Key Project Background Papers
BeeSpace Project Proposal:
Bruce Schatz (PI), Gene Robinson, ChengXiang Zhai, Sandra Rodriguez-Zas, Bertram Bruce, Susan Fahrbach  BeeSpace – An Interactive Environment for Analyzing Nature and Nurture in Societal Roles, NSF FIBR Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research, Biological Sciences Directorate-wide competition, Grant 0425852 awarded $4,987,688 for period Sep 1, 2004 to Aug 31, 2009.
These Press Releases appeared in September 2004:
These sources relate to key informatics aims of the project:
Schatz, B.R. (2002). "Building Analysis Environments: Beyond the Genome and the Web," invited essay for Trends and Controversies section about Mining Information for Functional Genomics, IEEE Intelligent Systems 17: 70-73 (May/June 2002). PDF
Schatz, B.R. (2002). "The Interspace: Concept Navigation across Distributed Communities," Information Infrastructure article for annual issue on Technology Trends, IEEE Computer 35: 54-62 (January 2002). PDF
These sources relate to key biology aims of the project:
Robinson, Gene E. (2004). Beyond Nature and Nurture, invited essay for Perspectives section about Genomics, Science 304: 397-399 (April 16). PDFWhitfield, C., Cziko, A-M., & Robinson. G. (2003). Gene Expression Profiles in the Brain Predict Behavior in Individual Honey Bees, Science 302: 296-299 (Oct. 10). PDF
These sources offer additional background information relevant to aspects of the project:
Drysdale, R.A., Crosby, M.A., & The FlyBase Consortium. (2005). "FlyBase: genes and gene models." [PDF] Nucleid Acids Research, 33: D390-D395.
Gene Ontology Consortium. (2001). "Creating the Gene Ontology Resource: Design and Implementation" [PDF]. Genome Research, 11: 1425-1433.
Ogata, H., Goto, S., Fujibuchi, W., Bono, H., & Kanehisa, M. (1999). "KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes" [PDF]. Nucleic Acids Research, 27(1):1, 29-34.
Pennisi, E. (2005). "A Genomic View of Animal Behavior." [PDF] Science Magazine, 307:5706 (Jan. 7), 30-32.
Schatz, B., Robinson, G., Zhai. C.X., Doan, A.H., & Roth, D. (2005.) "Interactive systems for information integration of bioinformatics sources." [MS Word] Proposal to NSF SEIII Scientific Informatics program.
Hu, Y., Hines, L.M., Weng, H., Zuo, D., Rivera, M., Richardson, A., & LaBaer, J. (2003)."Analysis of Genomic and Proteomic Data Using Advanced Literature Mining." [PDF]. Journal of Proteome Research, 2003(2), 405-412.
Leroy, G., and Chen, H. (Undated.) "An Ontology-enhanced Integration of Top-down and Bottom-up Created Biomedical Knowledge." [PDF]
Schatz, B., Robinson, G., Roth, D., Doan, A.H., & Zhai, C.X.. (2004). "Information integration using entity-relations across bioinformatics sources." [PDF]
Wilkinson, D.M., & Huberman, B.A. (2004). "A method of finding communities of related genes." [PDF] PNAS 101.