WeFold paper on CASP11 has just been accepted!

The followup paper to the first WeFold experiment was just accepted this week in Nature's online open access journal that covers the natural sciences: Scientific Reports.

The paper is titled: "An analysis and evaluation of the WeFold collaborative for protein structure prediction and its pipelines in CASP11 and CASP12"
and just as with the first WeFold paper about CASP10, Foldit played a very large part in CASP11!

In order to publish these results, however, we must now abide by the new authorship policy that journals have now implemented requiring author names and affiliations for all authors. Previously, we had used "Foldit Players" (or Players, F.) to represent all of you.

Similar to Foldit's previous publication in Nature Communications, for this paper you will all be under the group consortium: "Foldit Players", and anyone who played a CASP11 puzzle has the option to list their complete real name (we cannot use Foldit usernames).

If you played one of the CASP11 puzzles and would like your full real name to be included in the group consortium list for this paper, please follow the directions below in the comments by Saturday June 2nd at 11:59pm GMT

We would like to emphasize that this is completely voluntary, as we will of course also have a statement in the acknowledgements thanking all Foldit players, just not by name.

( Posted by  beta_helix 80 1225  |  Thu, 05/24/2018 - 02:35  |  6 comments )
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To join the consortium

If you would like to have your name in the consortium, please email
foldit.publications
at
gmail . com
with the following 4 completed items by Saturday June 2nd at 11:59pm GMT:

1) My Foldit username is: ________

2) I played at least one puzzle in the CASP11 category and my Foldit profile page is: https://fold.it/portal/user/_____
(mine, for example, is: https://fold.it/portal/user/8819)

3) I request that my full legal name be published as part of the consortium Foldit Players in the following article:
"An analysis and evaluation of the WeFold collaborative for protein structure prediction and its pipelines in CASP11 and CASP12"

4) My full legal name is: _________

You must email us the above information by 11:59pm GMT on June 2nd in order to be included.

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How to get your user page number

If you click "My Page" on the foldit website, the resulting URL will end in "me" instead of your user page number. Instead, try clicking "Players", then on the right click "Top Soloists", then use the search field on the left to enter your user name and search for your page. When you reach your page that way, the URL in your browser will end with your user page number. I'm sure there are other ways that work as well.

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Thanks Susume!

Another way is to go to your page and scroll all the way down, then click on SHOW DETAILS >
and that will load the url with your ID.

Joined: 09/24/2012
Groups: Go Science
and another way

is to click on your name on any list including puzzle rankings, feedbacks, chats, comments ...

Joined: 09/21/2011
Groups: Void Crushers
Yet another way

Your player id will be in any puzzle subdirectory you have played.

Joined: 05/19/2009
Groups: Contenders
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