I am an ontology "newbie" (a term I detest but it's probably appropriate in this context - gotta start somewhere I guess). My initial introduction to ontologies was a course I took at the University of Manchester (taught by Dr. Robert Stevens) as part of an MSc program in Bioinformatics (now called Computational Molecular Biology). I developed a Hearing Loss Ontology for my thesis and realized very early that narrowing the scope to representing only gene variants "associated" with hearing loss was a starting point that I could not finish because:    (2FVX)

Anyway, I look forward to solving this problem! It may take a while, but in the mean time, I hope to learn from the experts in this group and to contribute where I can when I can.    (2FW1)