Navigation Links
Elsevier announces 10 semi-finalists for the Elsevier Grand Challenge
Date:8/19/2008

Michael Greenacre and Trevor Hastie, Spain and US, "Guided Tours in N-Dimensional Space: Dynamic Visualization of Multivariate Data"

  • Alexander Garcia and Alberto Labarga, Germany and Spain, "A tale of two cities in the land of serendipity: The semantic web and the social web heading towards a living document in life sciences."

"We're confident that we've gathered an exciting crop of projects," remarked David Shotton, Image Bioinformatics Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford and Elsevier Challenge Judge, "Some of these very creative ideas will undoubtedly enable scientists to explore, visualize and expose the meaning contained within biological journal articles more thoroughly and effectively, providing better accessibility to the underlying data contained within research papers. This Grand Challenge will give semantic publishing a kick start, to the benefit of everyone's research experience."

Emilie Marcus, Editor-in-Chief, Cell, Cambridge MA, noted, "As one of the judges, I was thrilled and inspired to see such a diverse and creative range of proposals for how to make the daily work of scientists easier and more productive. We await the semi-finalists' presentations in December with bated breath!"

"The semi-finalists will be given access to more than half a million life science articles, including their images and supplementary files in order to build their tool," said Noelle Gracy, Genetics and Cell Biology Publisher and Grand Challenge co-organizer. "Access to such a large and diverse body of work will give them the opportunity to scale up their ideas and really test them to see if they can make something that will change the way life scientists read, write, visualize--even think about--data."

Elsevier Grand Challenge Finalists will be announced at the end of the year will be invited to present vision papers to the judging panel and the public in Februar
'/>"/>

Contact: Noelle Gracy
n.gracy@elsevier.com
31-204-853-029
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Elsevier launches Bioscience Hypotheses
2. Elsevier launches new journal: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
3. Elsevier announces new journal partnership for 2008
4. Institution of Chemical Engineers chooses Elsevier as publishing partner
5. Cuellars Safe and Lock Announces Strategic Alliance with Absolute Access and Security
6. JDRF announces 2008 Scholar Award recipients
7. W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2008 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research
8. Ecological Society of America announces 2008 award recipients
9. Aware Announces Q2 2008 Earnings Conference Call
10. US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute announces new genome sequencing projects
11. NIAID announces grants to stimulate food allergy research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... (July 28, 2014) Rice University researchers are using ... varying flexibility that can be used as microscale models ... that "bead-spring" polymers, introduced as theory in the 1950s, ... required and should be of interest to materials scientists ... work led by Rice chemical and biomolecular engineer Sibani ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... prevent and treat HIV infection has been problematic until ... can arouse as they get rid of the invaders. ... Institute and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have ... interferons around the time of infection could have ... research appeared in Nature . , Interferons, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach ... 100 years later, an international team of scientists led ... have proven that air pollution from industrial activities arrived ... collected from widely spaced locations around the Antarctic continent, ... accurate and precise reconstruction to date of lead pollution ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Seeing is bead-lieving 2Interfering with interferon 2Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today 2Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today 3
... Climate change is causing higher air and water temperatures ... have shrunk the geographic region where blue mussels are able ... researchers published in the Journal of Biogeography . ... live along the East Coast as far south as Cape ...
... Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has been named ... Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. The ... pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging. Einstein,s ... National Institute on Aging. "Einstein has become a leader ...
... A newly formed advisory committee will develop ... environmental and genetic factors related to breast cancer. ... Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC) was established by the National ... with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), to review ...
Cached Biology News:Too hot to handle: Impacts of climate change on mussels 2Einstein designated an NIH Center of Excellence for aging research 2Einstein designated an NIH Center of Excellence for aging research 3Einstein designated an NIH Center of Excellence for aging research 4New breast cancer committee to establish federal research agenda 2New breast cancer committee to establish federal research agenda 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014  David Hardison, Ph.D., ... by Deloitte , has been elected chairman of ... Consortium, a non-profit working to establish common protocols ... as it relates to electronic health records. ... mission of collaborating with organizations across the research ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 It’s ... their GI Bill benefits to further their post-secondary education are ... says a study released this year. And according to an ... of this shortfall is veteran students’ uninformed choice of college ... , The details of the study: Some 51.7 percent of ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has announced ... 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... a technique used to determine the size of a particle ... crucial to analyze the size of particles as it can ... is performed to determine the behavior and nature of a ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... Directors today declared a $0.61 per share dividend for ... paid on Sept. 5, 2014, to all stockholders of ... 14, 2014.  About Amgen Amgen is ... suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte's David Hardison Named Chairman of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium 2ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte's David Hardison Named Chairman of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium 3Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 2Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 3Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows 4Global Particle Size Analysis Market 2014-2018 2Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 2Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 3
... DIEGO, Dec. 12 Arena Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (Nasdaq: ... and Randall,E. Woods were appointed to its board ... seventh and eighth independent directors and bring,significant financial ... board of directors. Arena,s board also appointed Mr.,Schneider ...
... maintain successful partnerships, patient, recruitment expertise and its ... CINCINNATI, Dec. 12 Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ... today,announced it was named "Best CRO" at the ... selected from among leading global CROs by a,distinguished ...
... 12 The Center for Molecular,Medicine (CMM) today announced ... to offer a new test to help guide the ... or "advanced")., The CMM (http://www.cmmdx.org ) is ... physicians as a vital new tool in managing,patients with ...
Cached Biology Technology:Arena Pharmaceuticals Appoints Phillip M. Schneider and Randall E. Woods to Board of Directors 2Arena Pharmaceuticals Appoints Phillip M. Schneider and Randall E. Woods to Board of Directors 3Kendle Named Best CRO for Second Consecutive Year by Leading Global Pharmaceutical Publication Scrip 2Center for Molecular Medicine Among First Labs in Nation to Offer Groundbreaking Test to Aid in Treatment of Colorectal Cancer 2
Human RELT/TNFRSF19L MAb (Clone 238104)...
...
... assay kit measures NOS activity by monitoring ... This assay is simple, sensitive, and specific ... with both crude and purified enzyme preparations. ... for 50 total reactions. Radiolabeled arginine and ...
Human TSLP MAb (Clone 258136)...
Biology Products: