The Gene Wiki

I guess many others have blogged about it, and now that we have a blog of our own, seems like we should join the crowd. Recently, we published a paper in PLoS Biology describing an effort we call the Gene Wiki. The Gene Wiki is an informal collection of Wikipedia pages focused on human genes. In total there are currently about 9000 gene pages in the Gene Wiki. Although most of these pages are...
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What is BioGPS?

BioGPS is our new gene annotation portal. As mentioned previously, the unique feature of BioGPS will be its unwavering commitment to the Long Tail. If you’re passionate about the concept of the Long Tail as I’ve grown to become, you can certainly spend long hours reading up on the subject. But on a practical level, our focus on the Long Tail means two things for users of our BioGPS...
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Welcome…

Welcome to the BioGPS Blog. Why are we here? Primarily to keep our users up to date on our new gene portal, called BioGPS. We envision BioGPS to be the first gene portal that is specifically targeted toward harnessing the Long Tail. We’re really excited about the potential of BioGPS to change the way we as biologists go about annotating the genome. Plenty to come on this topic in future...
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