Hilmar Lapp

  • Researcher
  • Director of Informatics, Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB)
  • Duke University
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Research Interests

Reusable and interoperable software data and semantics; Large-scale data integration; Cyberinfrastructure for biology; Building sustainable communities

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My publication profile on Mendeley is likely outdated. Please visit my ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) profile at http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9107-0714 for a reasonably up-to-date publication list and bio.
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Publications

BioHackathon series in 2011 and 2012: penetration of ontology and linked data in life science domains.

Katayama T, Wilkinson M, Aoki-Kinoshita K, Kawashima S, Yamamoto Y, Yamaguchi A, et al.

Journal of biomedical semantics (2014)

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A grassroots approach to software sustainability

Cranston K, O'Meara B, Lapp H, Vision T

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Data from: A unified anatomy ontology of the vertebrate skeletal system

Dahdul W, Balhoff J, Blackburn D, Diehl A, Haendel M, Hall B, et al.

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Phylotastic! Making tree-of-life knowledge accessible, reusable and convenient

Stoltzfus A, Lapp H, Matasci N, Deus H, Sidlauskas B, Zmasek C, et al.

BMC Bioinformatics (2013)

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Response to GBIF request for consultation on data licenses

Rees J, Cranston K, Lapp H, Vision T

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Science Incubators: Synthesis Centers and Their Role in the Research Ecosystem

Rodrigo A, Alberts S, Cranston K, Kingsolver J, Lapp H, McClain C, et al.

PLoS Biology (2013)

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Software Engineering as Instrumentation for the Long Tail of Scientific Software

Huang D, Lapp H

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The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2013

Harris N, Cock P, Chapman B, Goecks J, Hotz H, Lapp H

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The vertebrate taxonomy ontology: a framework for reasoning across model organism and species phenotypes

Midford P, Dececchi T, Balhoff J, Dahdul W, Ibrahim N, Lapp H, et al.

Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2013)

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What is an anatomy ontology?

Druzinsky R, Mungall C, Haendel M, Lapp H, Mabee P

Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007) (2013)

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500,000 fish phenotypes: The new informatics landscape for evolutionary and developmental biology of the vertebrate skeleton

Mabee P, Balhoff J, Dahdul W, Lapp H, Midford P, Vision T, et al.

Journal of Applied Ichthyology (2012)

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A Unified Anatomy Ontology of the Vertebrate Skeletal System

Dahdul W, Balhoff J, Blackburn D, Diehl A, Haendel M, Hall B, et al.

PLoS ONE (2012)

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NeXML: rich, extensible, and verifiable representation of comparative data and metadata.

Vos R, Balhoff J, Caravas J, Holder M, Lapp H, Maddison W, et al.

Systematic biology (2012)

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RCN4GSC Workshop Report: Managing Data at the Interface of Biodiversity and (Meta)Genomics, March 2011

Robbins R, Amaral-Zettler L, Bik H, Blum S, Edwards J, Field D, et al.

Standards in Genomic Sciences (2012)

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The PLOS Computational Biology Software Section

Prlić A, Lapp H

PLoS Computational Biology (2012)

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Integrating anatomy and phenotype ontologies with taxonomic hierarchies

Balhoff J, Midford P, Lapp H

ICBO: International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (2011) Proceedings (2011)

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Organizing our knowledge of biodiversity

Lapp H, Morris R, Catapano T, Hobern D, Morrison N

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (2011)

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Overview of FEED, the Feeding Experiments End-user Database.

Wall C, Vinyard C, Williams S, Gapeyev V, Liu X, Lapp H, et al.

Integrative and Comparative Biology (2011)

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Similarity between semantic description sets: addressing needs beyond data integration

Vision T, Blake J, Lapp H, Mabee P, Westerfield M

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Linked Science (LISC 2011) (2011)

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The Chado Natural Diversity module: a new generic database schema for large-scale phenotyping and genotyping data

Jung S, Menda N, Redmond S, Buels R, Friesen M, Bendana Y, et al.

Database (2011)

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Evolutionary Characters, Phenotypes and Ontologies: Curating Data from the Systematic Biology Literature

Dahdul W, Balhoff J, Engeman J, Grande T, Hilton E, Kothari C, et al.

PLoS ONE (2010)

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Linking big: the continuing promise of evolutionary synthesis.

Sidlauskas B, Ganapathy G, Hazkani-Covo E, Jenkins K, Lapp H, McCall L, et al.

Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution (2010)

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Meeting Report: BioSharing at ISMB 2010

Field D, Sansone S, DeLong E, Sterk P, Friedberg I, Gaudet P, et al.

Standards in Genomic Sciences (2010)

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Phenex: Ontological Annotation of Phenotypic Diversity

Balhoff J, Dahdul W, Kothari C, Lapp H, Lundberg J, Mabee P, et al.

PLoS ONE (2010)

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The DBCLS BioHackathon: standardization and interoperability for bioinformatics web services and workflows.

Katayama T, Arakawa K, Nakao M, Ono K, Aoki-Kinoshita K, Yamamoto Y, et al.

Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2010)

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The Primate Life History Database: a unique shared ecological data resource

Strier K, Altmann J, Brockman D, Bronikowski A, Cords M, Fedigan L, et al.

Methods in Ecology and Evolution (2010)

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The teleost anatomy ontology: anatomical representation for the genomics age.

Dahdul W, Lundberg J, Midford P, Balhoff J, Lapp H, Vision T, et al.

Systematic Biology (2010)

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The 2006 NESCent Phyloinformatics Hackathon: A Field Report

Lapp H, Bala S, Balhoff J, Bouck A, Goto N, Holder M, et al.

Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online (2007)

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Data and animal management software for large-scale phenotype screening.

Ching K, Cooke M, Tarantino L, Lapp H

Mammalian Genome (2006)

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Open source tools and toolkits for bioinformatics: significance, and where are we?

Stajich J, Lapp H

Briefings in Bioinformatics (2006)

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Exploring Trafficking GTPase Function by mRNA Expression Profiling: Use of the SymAtlas Web‐Application and the Membrome Datasets

Gurkan C, Lapp H, Hogenesch J, Balch W

Methods in Enzymology (2005)

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Large-scale profiling of Rab GTPase trafficking networks: the membrome.

Gurkan C, Lapp H, Alory C, Su A, Hogenesch J, Balch W

Molecular Biology of the Cell (2005)

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A gene atlas of the mouse and human protein-encoding transcriptomes.

Su A, Wiltshire T, Batalov S, Lapp H, Ching K, Block D, et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2004)

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Applications of a rat multiple tissue gene expression data set.

Walker J, Su A, Self D, Hogenesch J, Lapp H, Maier R, et al.

Genome research (2004)

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Robust DNA microarray image analysis

Brändle N, Bischof H, Lapp H

Machine Vision and Applications (2003)

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The Bioperl toolkit: Perl modules for the life sciences.

Stajich J, Block D, Boulez K, Brenner S, Chervitz S, Dagdigian C, et al.

Genome Research (2002)

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Molecular classification of human carcinomas by use of gene expression signatures.

Su A, Welsh J, Sapinoso L, Kern S, Dimitrov P, Lapp H, et al.

Cancer research (2001)

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Robust Parametric and Semi-parametric Spot Fitting for Spot Array Images

Brändle N, Chen H, Bischof H, Lapp H

Proc Int Conf Intell Syst Mol Biol (2000)

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Professional experience

Director of Informatics, Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB)

Duke University

June 2014 - Present

President

Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF)

Present

Assistant Director for Informatics

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

May 2006 - June 2015 (9 years 1 month)

Bioinformatics Group Leader

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

September 2001 - April 2006 (4 years 7 months)

Bioinformatics Research Associate and Lab Head, Computational Biology & Data Mining

Novartis Research Institute

May 1997 - July 2001 (4 years 2 months)

Education history

Institute of Biology II, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Dipl. Biology (M.Sc.)

October 1988 - January 1997 (8 years 3 months)

Department of Biology, Lüdwig-Maximilians University Munich

Vordiplom (BS)

September 1985 - June 1987 (1 year 9 months)