CitSciMed Blitz, Rare Disease Day, and more

It's finally February which means it's time to prepare for Rare Disease Day 2018 and CitSciMedBlitz! This year's theme for Rare Disease Day continues off of...

Peripheral Myelin Protein 22 - Further details

Peripheral myelin protein 22 is a protein that is produced by Schwann cells and is part of myelin (involved in enveloping nerves) in the peripheral nervous...

The Sammies award and why it matters to Mark2Cure

In case you haven't heard, David Lipman and the GenBank team are in the running for the People's Choice Award of the Samuel J. Heyman Service...

Information extraction and the missing Mark2Cure module

In our previous post, we asked readers, 'What is your preferred moniker?'. Here is the response: Mark2Curator: 36% Citizen Scientist: 36% Contributor: 18% "Anything BUT...

Join Mark2Cure and Dazzle4Rare

From August 13th to August 20th, Mark2Cure will be participating in the #Dazzle4Rare campaign to raise awareness for rare diseases. Did you know? About 10% of...