We recently gained access to the anonymised logs of several hundred million SPARQL queries from the Wikidata SPARQL endpoint. This blog post contains some discussion about the main takeaway points, while the full analysis and code can be found here. What are we...
By now, you’ve probably seen the announcement that our renewal grant application has been approved. In addition to funding the improvement of MyGene.info, and the extension of lessons learned from MyVariant.info, the renewal grant will fund the development of a BioThings Software Development Kit (SDK). To our knowledge
We learned a lot from building MyVariant.info to be a fast, RESTful API for gene variant annotation–here’s how we’ll apply what we learned.
Mark2Cure’s 3rd anniversary is coming up, and we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to have interacted and learned from you over the last few years! You make this project interesting. You make this project interesting and exciting. You make this project educational and humbling. You make this project useful
As of the most recent data update on April 24th to build version 20180422, the MyGene.info db grew to contain 22,132,511 documents. As a valuable service that has seen over 20 million requests in the last 30 days, MyGene.info was fortunate enough to receive renewed support
Citizen Science Day was April 14th this year, and Mark2Cure partnered with the San Diego Public Library to host a local Citizen Science Expo. Of course, many of our wonderful contributors are not in San Diego and could not attend the event. For those of you who wish to get
San Diego Citizen Science Day Expo
Citizen Science Day is on April 14th, this year and many citizen science organizations (including yours truly) are hosting citizen science events. Here in San Diego, we’ve teamed up with the San Diego Public Library and the Wet Lab group to put on the
Hopefully, you’ll all forgive us for the delay in announcing the results of #CitSciMedBlitz. Our partners at EyesOnAlz, Cochrane crowd, and ourselves were a little tired after the blitz and we gave ourselves a short break. Since the blitz, the EyesOnAlz team has generated the #CitSciMedBlitz digital badge for participants
The results for Mark2Cure’s arm of the CitSciBlitz are now available! Kien Pong Yap took the top spot in this challenge (see ranking at bottom of post).
What’s exciting is that several of these names were also in the top 10 for the StallCatchers challenge so it’ll be a tough