Dizeez @ Future of Genetic Medicine V

Recently, we have added several new features to the Dizeez game (previously described here). In particular, the game now allows players to select a specific area of biology (for example, by disease or protein family) that best matches their expertise. Also, a “recap” functionality has been added at the end of the game, that shows supporting evidence (in Gene Wiki and PubMed GeneRIFs)...
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Dizeez to novel gene annotations

We’ve been hard at work mining the logs for the Dizeez game (see past posts for context). To summarize the take home message, the Dizeez game resulted in the identification of several novel gene-disease annotations. We used a psuedo-gold standard set of 3439 candidate gene-disease links that were mined from the Gene Wiki as the input data set for the Dizeez game. The game randomly selects...
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Learning from the "Dizeez" game

We recently released a game called Dizeez that tests your knowledge of gene-disease links. (Haven’t seen it yet? Play here.) Now that it’s been live for a couple of weeks, we’ve had a chance to look at the game logs and make a few observations: Dizeez was played to completion over 300 times by over 100 unique players At least two people found the game to be...
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Dizeez – fun with gene-disease links

Think you know something about the genetic basis of human diseases? Prove it by playing our new game “Dizeez”. The rules are simple. You are shown one gene and five diseases. Pick the disease that is known to be linked with the gene and you get some points. Get as many points as you can in one minute. Ready? Start playing… This game was first released during a recent lab happy...
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