Kinship Ontology (KIN)

The Kinship Ontology

The Kinship Ontology (KIN) is a family relations ontology developed as part of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Pedigree Standard project. It allows using an OWL reasoner to automatically validate a family history graph and infer new relations.

The latest version of the ontology can be found at:

The Ontology is open-source and managed in this GitHub repo:

Note: We are working with colleagues to explore migrating KIN to the Relations Ontology (RO).