Christopher Baker: A renaissance for the point mutation: from legacy data to semantic web service
Christopher Baker is currently the Innovatia Research Chair and Associate Profesor at the University of New Brunswick, Canada. Up until 2008 he was the head of the Semantic Technology Group at the Data Mining Department, I2R, (A-STAR) where his team developed KnowleSuite, now licensed from I2R by Knorex Pte Ltd, in Singapore. Chris has considerable experience in Biomedical Informatics and Semantic Technologies and was co-editor of the book Semantic Web: Revolutionizing Knowledge Discovery in the Life Sciences published by Springer in 2007. In 2005, his team won the Semantic Web Challenge (2nd prize) at the International Semantic Web Conference. He now serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biomedical Semantics and is an invited expert for the W3C's Semantic Web in Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG). Chris holds PhD in Microbiology from the University of Wales, Cardiff (1996).
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