New mission available in Mark2Cure

Just a quick update—a new mission has been launched.  This one is centered around galactosemia and oxidative stress.  Check it out today! A huge thanks to everyone who contributed to finishing the mission on stress response and muscle weakness. You can investigate the knowledge networks of any completed mission by clicking on the ‘toggle network’ link on the mission page. Check out...
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Mark2Cure joins the dazzle4rare campaign

Shining a light on rare disease! Next week, Mark2Cure will be joining HESA online’s #dazzle4rare campaign to help raise awareness for rare diseases. Because many of our Mark2Curators have experienced the impact of a rare disease, we would like to use this opportunity to highlight rare diseases of interest to our community. If you contribute to Mark2Cure and would like us to share about your...
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Awesome! An interesting clue has been uncovered in Mark2Cure

By now, you’ve probably heard about the exciting discoveries coming out of the research funded by the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. We love this example of how the community came together to push science forward, and have another example we’d like to share. This example involves you, and your contributions in Mark2Cure. Let’s start with some background. Earlier this year, the Perlstein lab released...
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One mission down, a new one up in Mark2Cure

Over the last two weeks, our amazing contributors completed the galactosemia/glycosylation mission which was derived from concepts that the Mark2Cure community identified from an even earlier mission. In other words, the galactosemia/glycosylation mission was made possible only because of the contributors to the Oxidative Stress mission. Our newest mission now available expands on the...
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New Mission available in Mark2Cure

A lot has happened in Mark2Cure since our last post. We launched a new entity recognition doc set, *ahem* I mean, mission last Monday, and are pleased to be able to launch a new one today. Because we are trying to keep our efforts concentrated, we limit the number of open missions available on the entity recognition dashboard to just three. Hence, unless a mission is completed, we can’t open the...
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Help ensure BioGPS remains available

2016.06.28 update- We need letters of support submitted by Friday, July 1st…please help! In the last two months, we focused on encouraging the user community to add and review more plugins. Since its humble beginnings, BioGPS has been a product of an amazing community of users–users who have extended its functionality with plugins, and aided its development with their letters of...
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