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Microblogging the ISMB: A New Approach to Conference Reporting

  • Neil Saunders mail,

    Affiliation: School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Pedro Beltrão,

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

  • Lars Jensen,

    Affiliation: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Panum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Daniel Jurczak,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg, Freistadt, Austria

  • Roland Krause,

    Affiliation: Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

  • Michael Kuhn,

    Affiliation: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

  • Shirley Wu

    Affiliation: Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

  • Published: January 30, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000263

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Another social networking tool..

Posted by SoenkeBartling on 20 Mar 2009 at 17:45 GMT

connections, but that too few connections are being made. Tools such as Epernicus
( could remedy this by connecti ... extends the functionality beyond networking - semantic search algorithms can be used to find fellow researchers in the same or similar research field - this is based on the publications that the researcher reads and the profil information.

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