The Cure Round 2 underway

Come see a fresh new interface and a more challenging set of boards in round 2 of The Cure!http://genegames.org/cure/Will Barney defeat us?  Only you can stop him!The SAGE challenge finishes in two weeks and we need you to play to show what The Cure can do!Play...
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The Cure: Play Games, Defeat Cancer

Today we released a new game on genegames.org called The Cure.  The driving biological problem is to identify gene sets that can be used to build better predictors of breast cancer prognosis.  Specifically we are looking for genes that can be used to predict survival as described in the ongoing SAGE DREAM7 challenge.  The game is a simple (but very difficult), 2-player card game....
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abstract for genegames.org

I wrote this poster abstract up for an upcoming conference and thought it might be useful to share it here.  If it gets accepted, you can come see me (and my iPad stand) in person at USCD in September.  If not, well, you can read it here, play the games over there, and see me virtually anywhere.genegames.org: High-throughput access to biological knowledge and reasoning through online...
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Grant Proposal for your Review

Dear Internet,A penny for your thoughts on the grant proposal accessible here.  If you were on the committee that decided the fate of this proposal (and in a very real way, its authors), what would you say?  Go jump in a lake?  This is fantastic?  Why?In a nutshell, we* propose to build some serious games that will translate key biological data curation and interpretation...
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Meet our GSoC scholars!

 We’re proud to introduce Crowdsourcing Biology’s first class of GSoC Scholars! In no particular order: Max Ludvigsson: I am a undergraduate student from Sweden. I am currently studying engineering physics and as I am interested in both biology and programming as well, I think this will be a great experience. My project is about creating a web interface for annotating the...
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Local talks on games and Gene Wiki

Last Friday I had the honor of speaking at the Salk Institute 'Systems to Synthesis' Symposium.  I introduced the idea of games with a biological purpose, showed off our early results with Dizeez and plugged some of the prototypes appearing at genegames.org.  The slides for the presentation are up on slideshare. Gene annotation games View more PowerPoint from goodb Tomorrow, Erik...
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