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[bioontology-support] UMLS REST Service Access Request

Trish Whetzel whetzel at stanford.edu
Wed May 27 05:23:52 PDT 2009


Forwarding to close out the request.

Trish

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Benjamin Dai [mailto:benjamin.dai at stanford.edu]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 10:17 AM
>To: cbandla at umich.edu
>Cc: 'Natasha Noy'; 'Trish Whetzel'
>Subject: RE: [bioontology-support] UMLS REST Service Access Request
>
>Dear Chaitanaya,
>
>We are glad you are interested in our UMLS prototype web services.
>Below
>are the instructions for accessing the services (once you get the active
>UMLS code from NLM).  Note that this is still a prototype and could be
>down
>at various times.  Also, we are actively working on significantly
>stronger
>UMLS REST services that leverage semantic type data which will require
>an
>eventual URL signature change.  Please email Trish Whetzel if you find
>value
>with these evolving prototype services.
>
>1) http://ncbolabs-nk2.stanford.edu:8080/ - See if this resolves to a
>default page.  The page should indicate  "NetKernel Running
>Successfully."
>If this does not work, there may be a firewall issue on your side.  The
>services have been accessed successfully by external parties.
>
>2) Now try accessing a basic UMLS REST Service.  When you attempt to
>resolve
>to the following URL for the first time (e.g., try clicking on the
>following
>URL which lists all UMLS SABs - http://ncbolabs-
>nk2.stanford.edu:8080/umls
>), you will be challenged with a HTML page with a field for you to
>submit
>your UMLS license code.  Enter your UMLS license code.
>
>After submitting the license code, all future requests to the UMLS REST
>services should work (as long as you don't clear your browser cookie).
>We
>are integrated with the NLM License Server that's currently in beta.
>NLM
>has assured us that the UMLS license codes on their beta server are all
>current.
>
>Here's another example, click on the following URL:
>
>http://ncbolabs-nk2.stanford.edu:8080/umls/SNOMEDCT/A3577576
>
>This URL should redirect you to a "Welcome to the National Center for
>Biomedical Ontology (NCBO)!" page.  Enter your license code in the field
>and
>then retry clicking on the URL.  I hope this helps.
>
>Best Regards,
>
>
>Benjamin Dai
>Chief Software Architect
>The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
>Stanford Biomedical Informatics
>benjamin.dai at stanford.edu
>http://www.bioontology.org
>W:  650-725-2508
>
>
>Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: "Chaitanya Bandlamudi" <cbandla at umich.edu>
>> Date: May 20, 2009 12:23:30 AM PDT
>> To: <support at bioontology.org>
>> Subject: [bioontology-support] UMLS REST Service Access Request
>> Reply-To: cbandla at umich.edu
>>
>> Dear Sir/Ma'am,
>>
>> Please provide me with access to UMLS REST Services
>>
>> 1. Your organization: University of Michigan
>>
>> 2. Department: Center for Computational Medicine and Biology
>>
>> 3. Area of interest: Gene Expression Analysis
>>
>> 4. What kind of research where the REST services will be applied?
>> Meta-analysis of gene expression profiles
>>
>> 5. How did you learned about the UMLS REST Services?
>> Atul Butte's research group at Stanford.
>>
>> 6. Do you have an active valid UMLS license?
>> No, not yet.  I have just applied to it. I should receive a license
>> to UMLS
>> in 2-3 days.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Chaitanya Bandlamudi
>> Center for Computational Medicine and Biology
>> University of Michigan
>> Ann Arbor, MI 48109
>>
>>
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