A 2018 workshop: Vaccine and drug ontology studies (VDOS 2018)

Junguk Hur, Cui Tao, Yongqun He

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This Editorial first introduces the background of the vaccine and drug relations and how biomedical terminologies and ontologies have been used to support their studies. The history of the seven workshops, initially named VDOSME, and then named VDOS, is also summarized and introduced. Then the 7th International Workshop on Vaccine and Drug Ontology Studies (VDOS 2018), held on August 10th, 2018, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, is introduced in detail. These VDOS workshops have greatly supported the development, applications, and discussion of vaccine- A nd drug-related terminology and drug studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number705
JournalBMC bioinformatics
StatePublished - Dec 23 2019


  • Adverse event
  • Data integration
  • Drug
  • Knowledge standardization
  • Ontology
  • Text mining
  • VDOS workshop
  • Vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics


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