The Ontofox software is primarily developed by Yongqun "Oliver" He's group at the University of Michigan Medical School, which was supported by NIH-NIAID grant R01AI081062, and by a Rackham Pilot Research grant at the University of Michigan.

Our collaborators on the Ontofox software development include Mélanie Courtot and Ryan R. Brinkman, who are supported by grant R01EB005034 from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, by the Public Health Agency of Canada / Canadian Institutes of Health Research Influenza Research Network (PCIRN), and by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

Our collaborator Alan Ruttenberg is a Principal Scientist at Science Commons.