Ontolog Forum

Damion Dooley

Damion Dooley is an ontologist leading Hsiao Labs data harmonization and ontology integration software development and research at Hsiao Labs, Department of Pathology, University of British Columbia. A member of the OBI ontology curation team, and curator of FoodOn and GenEpiO ontologies, he is dedicated to the mission of showing how an open-source ontology curation effort can bring order to the objects that populate our universe!

Hsiao Labs focuses on One Health data harmonization, and so is involved in a variety of projects, ranging from food foodborne infectious disease data sharing, clinical and environmental briosample description, bacterial and viral sequence analysis, food diet and nutrition, and the ontology vocabulary and standards to support these domains.