First draft of a classification of C2H2 zinc finger factors included in the human TF classification, nearly doubling its size.
Reworked classification of human transcription factors including links to the Human Protein Atlas made available.
GeneXplain's first BMBF-funded research project (GERONTOSHIELD) launched.
GeneXplain's first EU-funded research project (SYSCOL) launched.
Another chance to strengthen existing collaborative contacts and to establish exciting new ones by visiting a number of research institutes in Japan and China.
GeneXplain moved to their new office space in Wolfenbüttel.
In the context of a collaborative project with Nanjing University, I visited our partners there (Prof. Jin Wang and her group) and gave an invited talk at the "The 3rd Bioinformatics Meeting of Jiangsu Province". I also visited Prof. Dr. Andreas Dress, Director of the PICB in Shanghai, where I gave the introductory lecture at a mini-symposium on "Network Regulation: Transcription Factors, microRNAs, Cancer, ...".
A first draft for a new comprehensive classification of human transcription factors has been released. Some classes are still missing, among them major ones such as the C2H2 zinc finger proteins.
The new company geneXplain has been founded by Alexander Kel and myself.
ISB has just published a Special Issue on Petri Net Applications in Molecular Biology, which is part of the first ISB book on Biological Petri Nets (February 2010).
By January 27th, I ceased acting as President and CSO of BIOBASE.