Social machines at ISMB 2012

This year's 20th annual conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) was a busy one for me and the rest of the Su Lab.  As a group of 5, we were responsible for 4 oral presentations, three posters, and the administration of one special session.  Keeping that all together while catching up with old and new friends was a fun, though exhausting experience.  And nevermind trying to...
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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 tell...
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Gene Wiki presentation at ISMB

I had the privilege of giving a keynote presentation at the ISMB Bio-ontologies SIG in Vienna earlier this month. This audience was perfect for us as we try to move the (mostly) unstructured Gene Wiki toward structured gene annotations. I particularly enjoyed the lively discussion after my talk… Slides from my talk are here: Cultivating and mining the Gene Wiki for crowdsourced gene...
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