Chris Mungall is a Staff Scientist in the Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division at LBNL, where he heads the Biosystems Data Science department. He is a PI on the Gene Ontology (GO) project, and the Monarch Initiative, and metadata lead for the National Microbiome Data Collaborative (NMDC). His research focuses on combining knowledge-based methods and AI to investigate molecular mechanisms underpinning the health of humans and the health of the planet. In 2017 he received the International Society for Biocuration Exceptional Contributions to Biocuration Award.
Harold Solbrig is an active contributor to healthcare information modeling, semantics and standards-based information exchange for 40+ years. He has served in multiple roles in the ISO, W3C, HL7 and other standards communities. He has a master’s degree in Software Engineering from Oxford University and is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University.