Jim Balhoff

Bioinformatics specialist

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Location
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences

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Publications

  • Toward Synthesizing Our Knowledge of Morphology: Using Ontologies and Machine Reasoning to Extract Presence/Absence Evolutionary Phenotypes across Studies

    Dececchi T, Balhoff J, Lapp H, Mabee P

    Systematic Biology (2015)

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  • Finding Our Way through Phenotypes

    Deans A, Lewis S, Huala E, Anzaldo S, Ashburner M, Balhoff J et al.

    PLoS Biology (2015)

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  • Annotation of phenotypic diversity: decoupling data curation and ontology curation using Phenex

    Balhoff J, Dahdul W, Dececchi T, Lapp H, Mabee P, Vision T

    Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2014)

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  • Folding wings like a cockroach: a review of transverse wing folding ensign wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae: Afrevania and Trissevania).

    Mikó I, Copeland R, Balhoff J, Yoder M, Deans A

    PloS one (2014)

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  • Presence-absence reasoning for evolutionary phenotypes

    Balhoff J, Dececchi T, Mabee P, Lapp H

    Proceedings of Phenotype Day of the Bio-ontologies SIG at ISMB 2014 (2014)

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  • Unification of multi-species vertebrate anatomy ontologies for comparative biology in Uberon.

    Haendel M, Balhoff J, Bastian F, Blackburn D, Blake J, Bradford Y et al.

    Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2014)

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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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  • A Semantic Model for Species Description Applied to the Ensign Wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) of New Caledonia.

    Balhoff J, Mikó I, Yoder M, Mullins P, Deans A

    Systematic biology (2013)

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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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  • An overview of the BioCreative 2012 Workshop Track III: interactive text mining task.

    Arighi C, Carterette B, Cohen K, Krallinger M, Wilbur W, Fey P et al.

    Database : the journal of biological databases and curation (2013)

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  • Matching arthropod anatomy ontologies to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: results from a manual alignment.

    Bertone M, Mikó I, Yoder M, Seltmann K, Balhoff J, Deans A

    Database : the journal of biological databases and curation (2013)

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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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  • A revision of Evaniscus (Hymenoptera, Evaniidae) using ontology-based semantic phenotype annotation

    Mullins P, Kawada R, Balhoff J, Deans A

    ZooKeys (2012)

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  • A hymenopterists’ guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: utility, clarification, and future directions

    Seltmann K, Yoder M, Miko I, Forshage M, Bertone M, Agosti D et al.

    Journal of Hymenoptera Research (2012)

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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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  • 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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  • Integrating Anatomy and Phenotype Ontologies with Taxonomic Hierarchies

    Balhoff J, Midford P, Lapp H

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (2011)

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  • Time to change how we describe biodiversity.

    Deans A, Yoder M, Balhoff J

    Trends in Ecology & Evolution (2012)

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  • The regulation and activation of STATs in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

    Lumpkin S, Balhoff J, Stephens J

    SAAS Bulletin: Biochem. & Biotech. (1998)

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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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  • Highly specific and quantitative activation of STATs in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.

    Balhoff J, Stephens J

    Biochemical and biophysical research communications (1998)

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  • The evolution of transcriptional regulation in eukaryotes.

    Wray G, Hahn M, Abouheif E, Balhoff J, Pizer M, Rockman M et al.

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2003)

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  • Development and application of a phylogenomic toolkit: resolving the evolutionary history of Madagascar's lemurs.

    Horvath J, Weisrock D, Embry S, Fiorentino I, Balhoff J, Kappeler P et al.

    Genome research (2008)

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  • Evolutionary analysis of the well characterized endo16 promoter reveals substantial variation within functional sites.

    Balhoff J, Wray G

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2005)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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Professional experience

Bioinformatics specialist

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Present

Education history

Duke University

Ph.D., Biology

August 1999 - May 2005 (5 years 9 months)

Louisiana State University

B.S., Zoology

August 1994 - May 1998 (3 years 9 months)