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Working with Biomedical Graph Databases

October 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Scientific databases are a critical resource for modern biomedical researchers and practitioners. Graph databases are a specialized type of database that offer distinct advantages for storing and representing biomedical knowledge. Major NIH initiatives are funding the development of new biomedical graph databases to support advanced queries and reasoning not possible with traditional relational databases. Learn when graph databases are useful, what goes into their assembly, and how to use them in your research.

The topics that will be covered:

  • When to use a graph database
  • Why it is effective for biomedical knowledge
  • When to use a graph database
  • How to use SPOKE-UCSF and Wikidata
    • Contents and connections
    • Demonstration of queries and interpretation
    • Hands-on examples: online and scripted

No prior experience required.

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October 19, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Zoom Only
United States