Chris Rawlings

NameChris Rawlings
Job titleHead of Computational and Analytical Sciences
Email addresschris.rawlings@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentComputational and Analytical Sciences
Preferred citationRawlings, C. J.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

PHI-Nets: A Network Resource for Ascomycete Fungal Pathogens to Annotate and Identify Putative Virulence Interacting Proteins and siRNA Targets

Janowska-Seja, E. I., Lysenko, A., Urban, M., Rawlings, C. J., Toska, S. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2019. PHI-Nets: A Network Resource for Ascomycete Fungal Pathogens to Annotate and Identify Putative Virulence Interacting Proteins and siRNA Targets. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10 (2721). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02721

The challenges of using satellite data sets to assess historical land use change and associated greenhouse gas emissions: a case study of three Indonesian provinces

van Beijma, S., Chatterton, J., Page, S., Rawlings, C. J., Tiffin, R. and King. H. 2018. The challenges of using satellite data sets to assess historical land use change and associated greenhouse gas emissions: a case study of three Indonesian provinces. Carbon Management. 9, pp. 399-413. https://doi.org/10.1080/17583004.2018.1511383

KnetMaps: a BioJS component to visualize biological knowledge networks

Singh, A., Rawlings, C. J. and Hassani-Pak, K. 2018. KnetMaps: a BioJS component to visualize biological knowledge networks. F1000Research. 7, p. 1651. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.16605.1

Towards FAIRer Biological Knowledge Networks Using a Hybrid Linked Data and Graph Database Approach

Brandizi, M., Singh, A., Rawlings, C. J. and Hassani-Pak, K. 2018. Towards FAIRer Biological Knowledge Networks Using a Hybrid Linked Data and Graph Database Approach. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. 15 (3), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1515/jib-2018-0023

The electronic Rothamsted Archive (e-RA): an online resource for data from the Rothamsted long-term experiments

Perryman, S. A. M., Castells-Brooke, N. I. D., Glendining, M. J., Goulding, K. W. T., Hawkesford, M. J., Macdonald, A. J., Ostler, R. J., Poulton, P. R., Rawlings, C. J., Scott, T. and Verrier, P. J. 2018. The electronic Rothamsted Archive (e-RA): an online resource for data from the Rothamsted long-term experiments. Scientific Data. 5, p. 180072. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.72

Knowledge Discovery in Biological Databases for Revealing Candidate Genes Linked to Complex Phenotypes

Hassani-Pak, K. and Rawlings, C. J. 2017. Knowledge Discovery in Biological Databases for Revealing Candidate Genes Linked to Complex Phenotypes. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. 14 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1515/jib-2016-0002

Recon2Neo4j: applying graph database technologies for managing comprehensive genome-scale networks

Balaur, I., Mazein, A., Saqi, M., Lysenko, A., Rawlings, C. J. and Auffray, C. 2017. Recon2Neo4j: applying graph database technologies for managing comprehensive genome-scale networks. Bioinformatics. 33 (7), pp. 1096-1098. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btw731

Developing integrated crop knowledge networks to advance candidate gene discovery

Hassani-Pak, K., Castellote, M., Esch, M., Hindle, M. M., Lysenko, A., Taubert, J. and Rawlings, C. J. 2016. Developing integrated crop knowledge networks to advance candidate gene discovery. Applied & Translational Genomics. 11 (December), pp. 18-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atg.2016.10.003

EpiGeNet : A graph database of interdependencies between genetic and epigenetic events in colorectal cancer

Balaur, I., Saqi, M., Barat, A., Lysenko, A., Mazein, A., Ruskin, H. J., Auffray, C. and Rawlings, C. J. 2017. EpiGeNet : A graph database of interdependencies between genetic and epigenetic events in colorectal cancer. Journal of Computational Biology. 24 (10), pp. 969-980. https://doi.org/10.1089/cmb.2016.0095

The North Wyke Farm Platform: effect of temperate grassland farming systems on soil moisture contents, runoff and associated water quality dynamics

Orr, R. J., Murray, P. J., Eyles, C. J., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Goulding, K. W. T., Griffith, B. A., Gurr, S. J., Harris, P., Hawkins, J. M. B., Misselbrook, T. H., Rawlings, C. J., Shepherd, A., Sint, H. M., Takahashi, T., Tozer, K. N., Whitmore, A. P., Wu, L. and Lee, M. R. F. 2016. The North Wyke Farm Platform: effect of temperate grassland farming systems on soil moisture contents, runoff and associated water quality dynamics. European Journal of Soil Science. 67 (4), pp. 374-385. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.12350

Representing and querying disease networks using graph databases

Lysenko, A., Roznovat, I. A., Saqi, M., Mazein, A., Rawlings, C. J. and Auffray, C. 2016. Representing and querying disease networks using graph databases. BioData Mining. 9 (23), pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13040-016-0102-8

e-RA, the electronic Rothamsted Archive: long-term data for modern-day agroecological research

Glendining, M. J., Perryman, S. A. M., Castells-Brooke, N. I. D. and Rawlings, C. J. 2015. e-RA, the electronic Rothamsted Archive: long-term data for modern-day agroecological research. Aspects of Applied Biology. 128.

A framework for mining life sciences data on the semantic web in an interactive, graph-based environment

Lysenko, A., Grzebyta, J., Hindle, M. M., Rawlings, C. J. and Splendiani, A. 2014. A framework for mining life sciences data on the semantic web in an interactive, graph-based environment. in: Formenti, E., Wit, E. and Tagliaferri, R. (ed.) Computational intelligence methods for bioinformatics and biostatistics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8452 Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 225-237

Interactive exploration of integrated biological datasets using context-sensitive workflows

Horn, F., Rittweger, M., Taubert, J., Lysenko, A., Rawlings, C. J. and Guthke, R. 2014. Interactive exploration of integrated biological datasets using context-sensitive workflows. Frontiers in Genetics. 5, p. 21. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2014.00021

Systems responses to progressive water stress in durum wheat

Habash, D. Z., Baudo, M., Hindle, M. M., Powers, S. J., Defoin-Platel, M., Mitchell, R. A. C., Saqi, M., Rawlings, C. J., Latiri, K., Araus, J. L., Abdulkader, A., Tuberosa, R., Lawlor, D. W. and Nachit, M. M. 2014. Systems responses to progressive water stress in durum wheat. PLOS ONE. 9, p. e108431. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108431

Genetical and comparative genomics of Brassica under altered Ca supply identifies Arabidopsis Ca-transporter orthologs

Graham, N. S., Hammond, J. P., Lysenko, A., Mayes, S., O Lochlainn, S., Blasco, B., Bowen, H. C., Rawlings, C. J., Rios, J. J., Welham, S. J., Carion, P. W. C., Dupuy, L. X., King, G. J., White, P. J. and Broadley, M. R. 2014. Genetical and comparative genomics of Brassica under altered Ca supply identifies Arabidopsis Ca-transporter orthologs. The Plant Cell. 26, pp. 2818-2830. https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.114.128603

Ondex Web: web-based visualization and exploration of heterogeneous biological networks

Taubert, J., Hassani-Pak, K., Castells-Brooke, N. I. D. and Rawlings, C. J. 2014. Ondex Web: web-based visualization and exploration of heterogeneous biological networks. Bioinformatics. 30, pp. 1034-1035. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btt740

Network-based data integration for selecting candidate virulence associated proteins in the cereal infecting fungus Fusarium graminearum

Lysenko, A., Urban, M., Bennett, L., Tsoka, S., Janowska-Sejda, E., Rawlings, C. J., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Saqi, M. 2013. Network-based data integration for selecting candidate virulence associated proteins in the cereal infecting fungus Fusarium graminearum. PLOS ONE. 8, p. e67926. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0067926

Gene function hypotheses for the Campylobacter jejuni glycome generated by a logic-based approach

Sternberg, M. J. E., Tamaddoni-Nezhad, A., Lesk, V. I., Kay, E., Hitchen, P. G., Cootes, A., Van Alphen, L. B., Lamoureux, M. P., Jarrell, H. C., Rawlings, C. J., Soo, E. C., Szymanski, C. M., Dell, A., Wren, B. W. and Muggleton, S. H. 2013. Gene function hypotheses for the Campylobacter jejuni glycome generated by a logic-based approach. Journal of Molecular Biology. 425 (1), pp. 186-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2012.10.014

Detection of multi-clustered genes and community structure for the plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium graminearum

Bennett, L., Lysenko, A., Papageorgiou, L. G., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Rawlings, C. J., Saqi, M. and Tsoka, S. 2012. Detection of multi-clustered genes and community structure for the plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium graminearum. in: Gilbert, D. and Heiner, M. (ed.) Computational Methods in Systems Biology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

InterStoreDB: a generic integration resource for genetic and genomic data

Love, C. G., Andongabo, A. E., Wang, J., Carion, P. W. C., Rawlings, C. J. and King, G. J. 2012. InterStoreDB: a generic integration resource for genetic and genomic data. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 54 (5), pp. 345-355. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7909.2012.01120.x

Gaining confidence in cross-species annotation transfer: from simple molecular function to complex phenotypic traits

Defoin-Platel, M., Hassani-Pak, K. and Rawlings, C. J. 2011. Gaining confidence in cross-species annotation transfer: from simple molecular function to complex phenotypic traits. Systems Approaches to Crop Improvement. Aspects of Applied Biology 107 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 79-87

Lost in translation: data integration tools meet the Semantic Web

Splendiani, A., Rawlings, C. J., Kuo, S-C., Stevens, R. and Lord, P. 2011. Lost in translation: data integration tools meet the Semantic Web. Proceedings 1st IRAST International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT), Bali, 15-17 March 2011 . IEEE. pp. 621-625

AIGO: towards a unified framework for the analysis and the inter-comparison of GO functional annotations

Defoin-Platel, M., Hindle, M. M., Lysenko, A., Powers, S. J., Habash, D. Z., Rawlings, C. J. and Saqi, M. 2011. AIGO: towards a unified framework for the analysis and the inter-comparison of GO functional annotations. BMC Bioinformatics. 12, p. 431 (13pp). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-12-431

Assessing the functional coherence of modules found in multiple-evidence networks from Arabidopsis

Lysenko, A., Defoin-Platel, M., Hassani-Pak, K., Taubert, J., Hodgman, C., Rawlings, C. J. and Saqi, M. 2011. Assessing the functional coherence of modules found in multiple-evidence networks from Arabidopsis. BMC Bioinformatics. 12, p. 203 (14pp). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-12-203

WIBL: Workbench for Integrative Biological Learning

Lesk, V., Taubert, J., Rawlings, C. J., Dunbar, S. and Muggleton, S. 2011. WIBL: Workbench for Integrative Biological Learning. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. 8, p. 156 (9pp). https://doi.org/10.2390/biecoll-jib-2011-156

Analysis and visualisation of RDF resources in Ondex

Canevet, C., Lysenko, A., Splendiani, A., Pocock, M. J. O. and Rawlings, C. J. 2010. Analysis and visualisation of RDF resources in Ondex. Nature Precedings. https://doi.org/10.1038/npre.2010.5430

Enhancing data integration with text analysis to find proteins implicated in plant stress response

Hassani-Pak, K., Legaie, R., Canevet, C., Van Den Berg, H. A., Moore, J. D. and Rawlings, C. J. 2010. Enhancing data integration with text analysis to find proteins implicated in plant stress response. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. 7, p. 121 (13pp). https://doi.org/10.2390/biecoll-jib-2010-121

Ondex: Data integration and visualisation for the Semantic Web

Canevet, C., Splendiani, A., Kuo, S-C., Stevens, R., Lord, P. and Rawlings, C. J. 2009. Ondex: Data integration and visualisation for the Semantic Web. In: CEUR Workshop Proceedings vol. 559, CEUR-WS.org, Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences, SWAT4LS 2009, Amsterdam, 1/07/2009. . CEUR-WS.org.

Toward a new paradigm for user interaction on the semantic web to support life sciences investigation

Splendiani, A., Kuiper, M. and Rawlings, C. J. 2009. Toward a new paradigm for user interaction on the semantic web to support life sciences investigation. Proceedings Workshop on Semantic Web User Interaction: Sharing Ideas for Complex Problems in User Interaction (SWUI2009), Washington DC, 25 October 2009 .

Data integration for plant genomics - exemplars from the integration of Arabidopsis thaliana databases

Lysenko, A., Hindle, M. M., Taubert, J., Saqi, M. and Rawlings, C. J. 2009. Data integration for plant genomics - exemplars from the integration of Arabidopsis thaliana databases. Briefings in Bioinformatics. 10, pp. 676-693. https://doi.org/10.1093/bib/bbp047

Linking life sciences data using graph-based mapping

Taubert, J., Hindle, M. M., Lysenko, A., Weile, J., Kohler, J. and Rawlings, C. J. 2009. Linking life sciences data using graph-based mapping. in: Paton, N. W., Hedeler, C. and Missier, P. (ed.) Data Integration in the Life Sciences. DILS 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 564 Springer, Berlin. pp. 16-30

Analysis of the newly sequenced Fusarium genomes using PHI-Base and ONDEX

Beacham, A. M., Cavenet, C., Taubert, J., Urban, M., Antoniw, J. F., Rawlings, C. J. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2008. Analysis of the newly sequenced Fusarium genomes using PHI-Base and ONDEX.

Graph-based sequence annotation using a data integration approach

Pesch, R., Lysenko, A., Hindle, M. M., Hassani-Pak, K., Thiele, R., Rawlings, C. J., Kohler, J. and Taubert, J. 2008. Graph-based sequence annotation using a data integration approach. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. 5(2):94, p. 15pp. https://doi.org/10.2390/biecoll-jib-2008-94

PHI-base update: additions to the pathogen-host interaction database

Winnenburg, R., Urban, M., Beacham, A., Baldwin, T. K., Holland, S., Lindeberg, M., Hansen, H., Rawlings, C. J., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kohler, J. 2008. PHI-base update: additions to the pathogen-host interaction database. Nucleic Acids Research. 36, pp. D572-D576. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkm858

PHI-base: a database of experimentally verified pathogenicity, virulence and effector genes in fungal, oomycete and bacterial pathogens of animals and plants

Baldwin, T. K., Winnenburg, R., Beacham, A., Urban, M., Rawlings, C. J., Koehler, J. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2007. PHI-base: a database of experimentally verified pathogenicity, virulence and effector genes in fungal, oomycete and bacterial pathogens of animals and plants. Abstracts 13th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Sorrento, 21-27 July 2007 .

Wheat Estimated Transcript Server (WhETS): a tool to provide best estimate of hexaploid wheat transcript sequence

Mitchell, R. A. C., Castells-Brooke, N. I. D., Taubert, J., Verrier, P. J., Leader, D. J. and Rawlings, C. J. 2007. Wheat Estimated Transcript Server (WhETS): a tool to provide best estimate of hexaploid wheat transcript sequence. Nucleic Acids Research. 35(Web Server issue), pp. W148-W151. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkm220

Graph-based analysis and visualization of experimental results with ONDEX

Koehler, J., Baumbach, J., Taubert, J., Specht, M., Skusa, A., Ruegg, A., Rawlings, C. J., Verrier, P. J. and Philippi, S. 2006. Graph-based analysis and visualization of experimental results with ONDEX. Bioinformatics. 22 (11), pp. 1383-1390. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btl081

The Pathogen-Host Interactions database (PHI-base) provides insights into generic and novel themes of pathogenicity

Baldwin, T. K., Winnenburg, R., Urban, M., Rawlings, C. J., Koehler, J. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2006. The Pathogen-Host Interactions database (PHI-base) provides insights into generic and novel themes of pathogenicity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions - MPMI. 19 (12), pp. 1451-1462. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-19-1451

PHI-base: a new database for pathogen host interactions

Winnenburg, R., Baldwin, T. K., Urban, M., Rawlings, C. J., Koehler, J. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2006. PHI-base: a new database for pathogen host interactions. Nucleic Acids Research. 34 (1), pp. D459-D464. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkj047

Linking experimental results, biological networks and sequence analysis methods using Ontologies and Generalised Data Structures

Koehler, J., Rawlings, C. J., Verrier, P. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Skusa, A., Ruegg, A. and Philippi, S. 2004. Linking experimental results, biological networks and sequence analysis methods using Ontologies and Generalised Data Structures. In Silico Biology. 5 (1), pp. 33-44.