Neil F. Abernethy, Ph.D.

Neil F. Abernethy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics

Joint Assistant Professor, Health Services, School of Public Health

NFA Publications
  • R. S. Aga, E. Fair, N. F. Abernethy, K. DeRiemer, E. Paz, L. Kawamura, P. M. Small, M. Kato-Maeda. Microevolution of the Direct Repeat Locus of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a Strain Prevalent in San Francisco. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 44(4):1558-1560, April 2006.
  • P. K. Dewan, H. Banouvong, N. F. Abernethy, T. Hoynes, M. Woldemariam, L. Diaz, T. Ampie, J. Grinsdale, L. M. Kawamura; A Tuberculosis Outbreak in a Child Daycare - San Francisco 2002-2004; Pediatrics 117:3 pp. 863-869, 2006.
  • N. F. Abernethy; Automating Social Network Models for Tuberculosis Contact Investigation. Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, September, 2005.
  • N. Abernethy; Using a Genetic Algorithm to Select Beam Configurations for Radiosurgery of the Brain; Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming at Stanford 2002, J. Koza, editor; Stanford, CA, 2000.
  • R. McEntire, P. Karp, N. F. Abernethy, et al. An Evaluation of Ontology Exchange Languages for Bioinformatics. In Proceedings of the Eighth conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB2000), pages 239-250. AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California, 19-23 August 2000.
  • N. F. Abernethy, J. J. Wu, M. Hewett, & R. B. Altman. SOPHIA: A Flexible, Web-Based Knowledge Server. IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their Applications 14(4):79-85, 1999.
  • R. B. Altman, M. Bada, X. J. Chai, M. W. Carillo, R. O. Chen, & N. F. Abernethy. RiboWeb: An Ontology-Based System for Collaborative Molecular Biology. IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their Applications 14(5):68-76, 1999.
  • L. Hon, N. F. Abernethy, V. Brusic, J. Chai, & R. Altman. MHCWeb: Converting a WWW database into a knowledge-based collaborative environment. AMIA Fall Symposium, Orlando, FL, 947-951. Hanley & Belfus Publishers, 1998.
  • N. F. Abernethy & R. B. Altman. SOPHIA: Providing Basic Knowledge Services With A Common DBMS. In V. Chaudhri A. Borgida M. Staudt, Ed., 5th International Workshop on Knowledge Representation Meets Databases (KRDB '98), Seattle, WA, 1998.
  • R. B. Altman, N. F. Abernethy, & R. O. Chen. Standardized Representations of the Literature: Combining Diverse Sources of Ribosomal Data. Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, Halkidiki, Greece, 15-24. AAAI Press, 1997.