Joanne S. Luciano    (26PF)

Joanne S. Luciano, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Tetherless World Constellation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street, WINSLOW 2143
Troy, NY  12180

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Dr. Joanne Luciano is a Research Associate Professor at the Tetherless World Constellation of Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute and President of Predictive Medicine, Inc. She has played a leading role in the BioPathways Consortium, in the creation and development of BioPAX and the establishment of the W3C initiative in the Health Care and Life Sciences. She is co-developer of the OWL-based BioPAX pathway ontology which has become the standard for pathway-related bio-research. She has made significant contributions to pathway modeling and the underlying Semantic Web technologies. These skills together with her extensive interactions with the multi-disciplinary community of researchers, places her in a unique position to contribute to projects with her skill, contacts, and know-how. Of particular significance is her ability to effectively communicate with specialists in a range of disciplines (computer science, biology, medicine, physics, business, law) which enables effective cross-disciplinary collaborative research.    (28Q6)

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