Mark2Cure presentation at FOGM15

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Why do people Mark2Cure?

Mark2Curators have been busy! Over the weekend, our volunteers brought the current beta experiment from about 28% completion to over 50% completion. We’ve gotten excellent feedback from you and are working to improve on the issues and suggestions you’ve sent us! Thank you and keep them coming!!! We now have over a hundred registered Mark2Curators who have shared compelling reasons as...
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The Mark2Cure beta experiment is 28% complete!

Our beta experiment is now 28% complete thanks to all of you. If you haven’t joined the beta experiment, please join now! We could really use your help to finish this experiment. If you’re hesitant because you don’t have a science background, take the leap. You really don’t need a science background to help. You just need to 1. be willing to learn, and 2. want to help. If...
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Only 1 week left to submit a paper for the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing

Deadline is NEXT WEEK! The 2015 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing will be held from Jan 4-8 on Kohala Coast in Hawaii! Andrew and Ben (together with collaborators Robert and Zhiyong at NCBI) are organizing the session on Crowdsourcing and Mining Crowd Data. For the session to be remotely decent, they need manuscript submissions. Submissions will be vigorously peer-reviewed and accepted papers...
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Creating a Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD)

Model organism databases are great. They span a spectrum of model organisms as diverse as mouse, rat, fly, worm, zebrafish, yeast, and E. coli. And they fulfill key roles for their respective communities, from warehousing key genomic data, to providing query and visualization tools, to performing biocuration. The NIH (and other funding agencies) pay good money to fund these community resources,...
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Community Intelligence session at ISMB 2012

Looking for something to do in Long Beach, California on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 17, 2012 ?  Stop by the special session on Community Intelligence in Bioinformatics at this year's conference on Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology (ISMB)!We have four distinguished speakers lined up:Alex Bateman will discuss the use of Wikipedia in RFAM, PFAM and the rest of science.Alex Pico will...
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