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Professional Miscellanea, Jules J. Berman, Ph.D., M.D.

See Publications Page for a list of all published papers, with links to many of the full-text documents.

Meetings (since 1999) attended or presented

  1. NCI Specimen Resources Committee Meeting, Holiday Inn Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland,
    Invited speaker: Informatics in support of Specimen Resources, Jan 13, 1999.

  2. 1999 Health Information Infrastructure (HII99) Conference. Improving Health in a Digital World, Renaissance Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 26-28, 1999.

  3. Internet2 Spring Members Meeting, Non-member observer, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1999.

  4. Translating Comprehensive Molecular Technologies to the Clinic: Issues and Barriers, Rockville, MD, May 6-7, 1999.

  5. Cooperative Breast Cancer Tissue Resource group meeting: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, Feb 4-5, 1999.

  6. Basic Project Officer Training, with Honors Commendation, Rockville, MD, March 8-11, 1999.

  7. Invited Lecture: "Informatics Issues Related to Pathology Practice," Department of Pathology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1999.

  8. College of American Pathologists Conference. Solid Tumor Prognostic Factors: which, how, and so what?" Westin Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, Jun 10-13, 1999.

  9. NCI Specimen Resources Committee meeting. Speaker: "Informatics for Pathology Based Specimen Resources," Double Tree Hotel, Rockville, MD, July 15, 1999.

  10. Association of Pathology Chairs, Boulder, Colorado,
    Invited speaker: "NCI activities in pathology informatics," July 21-23, 1999.

  11. Cooperative Breast Cancer Tissue Resource site visit: Sugarloaf Conference Center, 9230 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 Aug. 26-27, 1999.

  12. Symposium - Detection of HER2/neu (erbB2) Antigen overexpression Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD, Oct 7-8, 1999.

  13. APIII Advancing Pathology Informatics: Imaging and the Internet, Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, PA,
    Invited speaker: "Automatic Indexing of a Pathology Image Archive using UMLS," October 14-16, 1999.

  14. Conference on Confidentiality, Data Security and Cancer Research: Best Practices Workshop. Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C., October 20, 1999.

  15. SNOMED Users' Group Conference, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C., November 5, 1999.

  16. NCI Working Group Meeting on Tissue Microarrays, DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, MD, Dec 16-17, 1999.

  17. SNOMED RT Vendor - End User Open Dialogue, New Orleans Hilton Riverside, March 25, 2000.

  18. U.S.-Canadian Academy of Pathology Meeting, New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel, March 26-28, 2000.

  19. Leukemia Vocabulary Meeting, Sponsored by the Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium, Doubletree Hotel, Rockville, MD, June 9, 2000.

  20. NCI SPORE Intergroup Common Data Element Meeting. Westfields Marriott, Chantilly, Virginia.
    Invited speaker: "CDEs and the Shared Pathology Informatics Network," July 8-9, 2000.

  21. Association of Pathology Chairs, Boulder, Colorado.
    Invited speaker: "Pathology information, privacy, and research progress - Are they compatible?", July 26-28, 2000.

  22. Health Informatics Standards Board (HISB). Non-member observer, Arlington, VA, September 7, 2000.

  23. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pathology.
    Invited speaker: "Confidentiality issues and models for Pathology Research," September 25, 2000.

  24. Early Detection Research Network First Annual Scientific Workshop, Chicago, Illinois
    Invited Speaker: "Sharing Pathology Data: Confidentiality and Data Representation Issues," September 26-27, 2000.

  25. NCI Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium. Workshop on the Classification of Hematopoietic Neoplasms of the Mouse. Rockville, MD, Oct 11, 2000

  26. Emerging Opportunities in Prostate Cancer Epidemiology. National Cancer Institute. Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-13, 2000

  27. 2000 ASCP/CAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Invited workshop speaker: "Data Mining and Data Warehousing," Oct 17, 2000.
    Full Text of Handout
    PowerPoint Presentation

  28. Advancing Pathology Informatics and the Internet (APIII), Pittsburgh, PA. Invited workshop speaker: "Anatomic Pathology Data Mining," Oct 27, 2000.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  29. Universities Associated for Research and Education in Pathology (UAREP). In conjunction with Advancing Pathology Informatics and the Internet (APIII), Pittsburgh, PA. Invited focus session speaker: "Bioinformatics Data: Confidentiality Issues," Oct 27, 2000.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  30. A Molecular Classification for Precancerous Lesions Report of an EDRN (Early Dectection Research Network) Working Group Meeting Summary February 1-2, 2001, Rockville, Maryland
    Invited Speaker: "Informatics Opportunities for a Molecular Taxonomy of Precancer,"
    Meeting Document
    Precancer Terms

  31. Confidential Health Information and the Public Good: Balancing Needs and Priorities. A Roundtable for the Pfizer Journal. Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix, Arizona, Feb 22-23, 2001. The meeting summary was reported in, The Pfizer Journal. Perspectives on Health Care and Biomedical Research: Balancing Medical Innovation and Patient Confidentiality, editor SJ Giorgianni. Volume 5, number 3, 2001.

  32. Early Lung Cancer Screening Workshop National Cancer Institute / American Cancer Society. Attendee. March 7-8, 2001, Rockville, MD.

  33. Invited Speaker: "Sharing Large Pathology Datasets." Pathology Grand Rounds, Department of Pathology, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, April 9, 2001.

  34. Informatics Committee, College of American Pathologists. Attendee. May 4-5, 2001, Chicago, IL.

  35. 19th Annual Automated Information Management in the Clinical Laboratory (AIMCL) Symposium. Invited Speaker for the Tissue Microarray (TMA) Infostructure Workshop. May 30, 2001, Ann Arbor, MI.
    PowerPoint Presentation
    First TMA Workshop Summary

  36. APIII 2001, Advancing Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet," Chair of breakout session B3 entitled, "Practical Solutions to Confidentiality Issues and IRB Requirements in Pathology Research: Lessons for Pathologists, Tissue Bankers, and Data Archivists," October 5, 2001, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Full Text of Discussion Hand-out

  37. NCI Enterprise Vocabulary System Vocabulary Executive Board Quarterly Meeting. April 3, 2002. Invited speaker.
    Presentation, PDF file

  38. APIII 2001, Advancing Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet," Moderator and break-out session co-chair for Tissue Microarray Data Exchange Standards Workshop, October 6, 2001, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Second TMA Workshop Summary

  39. Community Standards for Publication-Related Data and Materials. Feb. 25, 2002, National Academy of Sciences. Washington, D.C.

    This workshop resulted in UPSIDE (Universal Principle of Sharing Integral Data Expeditiously), explained in the NAS publication, Sharing Publication-Related Data and Materials: Responsibilities of Authorship in the Life Sciences (2003). See Acknowledgement page (xi) for list of conference contributors.

  40. Clinical Information System / Life science Roundtable, Cerner Vision Center, April 9-10, 2002, Kansas City, Missouri

  41. International Symposium on Antimutagenesis and Anticarcinogenesis, New York Medical College, April 26-27, 2002, Valhalla, New York.

  42. 20th Annual Automated Information Management in the Clinical Laboratory (AIMCL) Symposium.
    May 22-24, 2002, Ann Arbor, MI.

    • Invited Speaker: Confidentiality and Privacy of Lab Data: An IRB Perspective.
      Powerpoint Presentation
    • Roundtable discussant: The NCI-Supported Shared Pathology Informatics Network (SPIN): Secure Web-Based Searching of Heterogeneous De-identified Pathology Data at Multiple Institutions
    • Workshop faculty: The Tissue Microarray (TMA) Infostructure: Planning, Development, and Data Exchange.

  43. Sarcoma State of the Science: Building on Molecular and Clinical Progress, June 17-18, 2002, Bethesda, Marriott

  44. APIII 2002, Advancing Pathology Informatics Imaging and the Internet, October 2-4, 2002, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Invited speaker: Perl workshop.
    Oct 3, 2002. Programming for Informatics: Why Should I learn to program?
    Oct 4, 2002. Programming for Informatics: Perl Programming Tutorial - Tools for Pathology Informatics

  45. National Dialogue on Cancer (NDC) Research Team "Tissue Access Working Group Meeting," January 7, 2003, Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

  46. C-Kit Meeting. College of American Pathologists. Feb. 5, 2002. 1350 I Street, Washington, D.C.

  47. Invited Speaker: The Tissue Microarray Data Exchange Specification. For: Specimen Processing Workshop. Sponsored by the Epidemiology and Carcinogenesis faculty, NCI. February 24, 2003, Rockville, MD.
    Lecture Notes

  48. Invited speaker. Health Sciences Informatics Research-in-Progress Seminar. Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, March 7, 2003, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Meyer B-105, Baltimore, MD.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  49. Non-Invasive Autopsy Workshop. March 12-13, 2003, Neurosciences Building, NCI, NIH, Rockville, Maryland.

  50. Open Source for National and local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and European Union, March 17-19, 2003, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  51. U.S.-Canadian Academy of Pathology. March 22-28, 2003, Washington, D.C.
    Abstract 1 text
    Abstract 2 text

  52. Standards in pathology informatics and experimental pathology (lecture). To be presented in the "Mining Datasets" session of Experimental Biology: Translating the Genome, 2004. Washington, D.C. April 17, 2004.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  53. Tissue Microarray Data Exchange Specification (lecture). Microarrays in Medicine, Cambridge Health Institute (CHI), April 26-27, 2004, Boston MA.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  54. What is pathology informatics? Massachusetts General Hospital Pathology Grand Rounds, May 20, 2004.

  55. Opportunities and Rewards for Pathology Data Sharing. Associationfor Pathology Chairs (APC/PRODS/PDAS/GRIPE) Annual summer meeting. July 23, 2004, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
    Supplemental files

  56. Sharing, merging and querying pathology data. ASCP teleconference. October 27, 2004.
    Outline of discussion
    Powerpoint presentation

  57. Pathology data sharing. United States Military Cancer Institute (USMCI), Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington, D.C., November 16, 2004.
    Powerpoint presentation

  58. The Development of Imaging Standards for Pathology (lecture). Lab InfoTech Summit. March 2-4, 2005. Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Powerpoint Presentation

  59. Invited panelist: President's Cancer Panel. Assessing progress, advancing change: Challenges in Cancer Survivorship. Washington, D.C., Aug. 25, 2005.

  60. Modern Neoplasm Classification (lecture). Department of Pathology. University of Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland. October 12, 2005.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  61. Modern Neoplasm Classification (lecture). Department of Pathology. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan. October 27, 2005.
    PowerPoint Presentation

  62. Shared Pathology Informatics Network Meeting (Consultant). Boston MA. January 23, 2006.

  63. Lab InfoTech Summit. March 1-3, 2006. Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

  64. Advancing Practice, Instruction and Innovation through Informatics (APIII) 2004, August 15-18, 2006, Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Informatics Laboratory Digital Imaging Project, Session F2, Friday, August 18, 2006, 10:30 A.M. to noon
    Powerpoint demonstration

    API Imaging Working Group Thursday, August 17, 2006 11:30 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.
    Powerpoint demonstration

    Imaging white paper
    PDF document

  65. caBIG 2007 Annual Meeting. Panelist, "Digital Imaging: How It Relates to Pathology." Tuesday, February 6, 2007, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.
    Powerpoint demonstration

  66. Han-Mo Koo Seminar, April 25, 2007. "The Evils of Complexity." Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
    Powerpoint demonstration

  67. Advancing Practice, Instruction and Innovation through Informatics (APIII) 2007, September 9-12, 2007, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Monday, September 10, 2007, 7:30 am - 8:30 am
    Implementing an RDF Schema for Pathology Images, From the Association for Pathology Informatics
    White paper (about 45 pages)

    Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Book Publishing in Biomedical Informatics
    Powerpoint demonstration

  68. Invited speaker. 2008 ISBER Annual Meeting. Special session: Informatics for Repositories: How Pathology's Data and Clinical Tissue Flow Can be Harnessed to the Mission of Biospecimen Repositories. Talk title: Informatics Open Source Tools for Tissue Banking and Annotation. Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20852
    Powerpoint demonstration

  69. Invited panelist for the U.S. Office of Civil Rights (HHS), Workshop on the HIPAA Privacy Rule's De-identification Standard, March 8-9, 2010, Washington, D.C.
    Meeting Agenda
    Post-Meeting Statement
    Meeting Powerpoint Presentation

  70. NIH Science Event "Precancer: The Beginning and the End of Cancer" by Jules J. Berman, PhD, MD and G. William Moore, M.D., Ph.D. Thursday, May 27, 2010, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. NIH Building 10, Room 2C116. Bethesda, MD.

    Workshops organized

  71. Pathology informatics in support of specimen-based cancer research. May 13-14, 1999, Annapolis, Maryland.
    Workshop Summary

  72. GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST). Co-hosted by The Office of Rare Diseases, NIH, and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP). Organizers: Dr. Jules Berman and Dr. Timothy O'Leary. April 2-3, 2001, Bethesda, MD.
    November 29, 1999 application for funding for GIST Workshop
    GIST Workshop Summary
    Introduction, GIST Workshop Papers

  73. Berman JJ. Programming for pathology informatics: Perl programming tutorial - Tools for pathology informatics. Advancing Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet, Pittsburgh, PA, Friday, October 4, 2002.

  74. Pathology Workshop on Borderline Ovarian Tumors. Sponsored by the NIH Office of Rare Diseases and the NIH Office of Women's Health. Held in the Bethesda Hyatt Regency Hotel, August 27-28, 2003. Co-chaired with Steven Silverberg, Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center.
    Awarded application
    PowerPoint Presentation
    Full-text document
    Web atlas

  75. Advancing Practice, Instruction and Innovation through Informatics (APIII) 2003, October 7-9, 2003, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Organizer and speaker: Perl/Python XML workshop.
    Short Workshop Description
    Workshop Handout
    PowerPoint Presentation

  76. Advancing Practice, Instruction and Innovation through Informatics (APIII) 2004, October 6-8, 2004, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Co-Organizer and speaker: API Working Group Session: Open Discussion of Pathology Digital Imaging Standards.
    Powerpoint Presentation

  77. Precancer Workshop. Sponsored by The Division of Cancer Biology, National Cancer Institute, and by the George Washington University. November 8-9, 2004. Marvin Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    Powerpoint Presentation
    Statement of purpose
    Discussion questions

    Published federal announcements/public documents

  78. Request for Application CA-99-012, "Cooperative prostate cancer tissue resource," April 29, 1999
    Text of RFA

  79. Request for Application CA-01-006, "Shared Pathology Informatics Network", March 27, 2000
    Concept, Nov. 9, 1999
    Text of RFA
    Pre-Application Meeting Notice, May 4, 2000
    Pre-Application Meeting Transcript, May 22, 2000

    Web sites/software with contributions from Jules Berman

  80. International Foundation for Ethical Research
  81. Pathologic Spelling
  82. Precancer draft paper
  83. Precancer terms - meta data
  84. Inherited cancer syndrome list
  85. Tumor Sites: Recommendations
  86. Abbreviations and Acronyms Page
  87. Assoc. for Pathology Informatics Call for Technical Reports (FAQ)

    Tissue micro array (tissue array, tissue microarray) data exchange project

  88. Summary of 1st TMA workshop
  89. Summary of 2nd TMA workshop
  90. Tissue Microarray Data Standard first draft
  91. Tissue Microarray Data Standard second draft
  92. First Tissue Micro array Data Standards FAQ
  93. Second Tissue Micro array Data Standards FAQ
  94. Validating Perl script
  95. Tissue Micro-Array Common Data Elements (CDEs)
  96. TMA Specification article (BMC Med. Inform. Dec. Making)
  97. TMA Implementation article (BMC Bioinformatics)


  98. Implementing an RDF Schema for Pathology Images (September 10, 2007)
  99. Instructions for submitting CDEs to LDIP [May 8, 2006, ldip_cde.txt]
  100. Minutes of April 28, 2006 LDIP Conference Call [4-28-06.txt]
  101. Minutes of the March 31, 2006 LDIP Conference Call [03-31-06.txt]
  102. Minutes of the February 24, 2006 LDIP Conference Call [2-24-06.txt]
  103. Minutes of the January 27, 2006 LDIP Conference Call [1-27-06.txt]
  104. Minutes of the December 30, 2005 LDIP Conference Call [12-30-05.txt]
  105. Minutes of the September 30, 2005 LDIP Conference Call [9-30-05.txt]
  106. First (and very preliminary) draft of RDF namespace for LDIP, adapted from OME (Open Microscopy Environment) [ldip.xml]
  107. Minutes of the July 29, 2005 LDIP Conference Call
  108. Minutes of the June 24, 2005 LDIP Conference Call [6-24-05.txt]
  109. Dr. Jules Berman's presentation at the API session of Laboratory InfoTech Summit in Las Vegas (March 4, 2005)
  110. Minutes of the Feb. 25, 2005 LDIP Conference Call
  111. Minutes of the January 28, 2005 LDIP Conference Call
  112. Minutes of the December 17, 2004 LDIP Conference Call
  113. LDIP Blog for Lab IntoTech Summit, December 7, 2004, by Berman JJ and Friedman BA
  114. Minutes of the November 19, 2004 LDIP Conference Call
  115. Minutes of the November 2, 2004 LDIP Conference Call with the Veterans Administration DICOM implementers
  116. Minutes of the October 29, 2004 LDIP Conference Call
  117. Draft of LDIP task document (Updated October 29, 2004)
  118. Minutes of second LDIP open workshop (October 6, 2004)
  119. Dr. Jules Berman's presentation at APIII LDIP open workshop (October 6, 2004)
  120. LDIP Charter document (draft revised January 25, 2005)
  121. Minutes of first LDIP Conference Call (May 3, 2004)

    Press Interviews

  122. Eric Skjei. CAP Today Feature Story.
    Arraying the data. March, 2001.
  123. Laura Lane. Tissue Microarrays Coming of Age. The Scientist. Volume 17, Issue 42, September 8, 2003.
  124. Stephanie De Ritis. Impact of information overload. Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory. pp. 24-27, October, 2003.
  125. Eric Skjei. CAP Today Feature Story
    Bringing order to data chaos. November, 2003.
  126. Ann Paxton. CAP Today Feature Story.
    Swinging for the fences with prostate cancer tissue bank, February, 2004.
  127. Laura Lane. The Scientist Feature Story.
    TMA Buyers' Guide: Tissue microarrays come in various sizes and shapes; here's what you need to know before making your first purchase. Volume 18, Issue 5, p 44, Mar. 15, 2004.

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