In real life I am Paul Gardner. I work at the University of Canterbury as a Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics and am a Rutherford Discovery Fellow. Previously I worked on the Rfam project at the Sanger Institute and spent time as a postdoc at the University of Copenhagen and Bielefeld University and was a student at Massey University. I am interested in all things ncRNA related, particularly RNA bioinformatic analysis.
I am the Assistant Editor in Chief for the journal RNA Biology, where I run the RNA families track. The requirements for publishing in this track are a short article about a ncRNA, an alignment and consensus structure in Stockholm format and a Wikipedia article. You can read more at NatureNews, WikiNews or my blog post at Xfam.
If you're interested in writing an article for the journal then here are the guidelines and here is a rough template for the Wikipedia article:
- Here is a list of Wikipedia pages used for annotating Rfam 9.1.
- Here is a list of Wikipedia pages used for annotating Rfam 10.0.
- Here is a list of Wikipedia pages used for annotating Rfam 10.1 <-- is now a broken link
- Here is a list of Wikipedia pages used for annotating Rfam 11.1
Pages I've created and/or contributed to
- Daub J, Gardner PP, Tate J, Ramsköld D, Manske M, Scott WG, Weinberg Z, Griffiths-Jones S, Bateman A (2008). "The RNA WikiProject: community annotation of RNA families.". RNA 14 (12): 2462–4. PMID 18945806.
- Gardner PP, Bateman A (2009). "A home for RNA families at RNA Biology". RNA Biology 6 (1): 2–4. doi:10.4161/rna.6.1.7635.
- Logan DW, Sandal M, Gardner PP, Manske M, Bateman A (2010). "Ten simple rules for editing Wikipedia.". PLoS Comput Biol 6 (9). PMID 20941386.
- Gardner PP, Daub J, Tate J, Moore BL, Osuch IH, Griffiths-Jones S, Finn RD, Nawrocki EP, Kolbe DL, Eddy SR, Bateman A (2010). "Rfam: Wikipedia, clans and the "decimal" release.". Nucleic Acids Res. PMID 21062808.
- Finn RD, Gardner PP, Bateman A (2012). "Making your database available through Wikipedia: the pros and cons.". Nucleic Acids Res 40 (Database issue): D9–12. PMID 22144683.
- Gardner P (2012). "Three years of RNA Families.". RNA Biol 9 (1): 2–3. PMID 22258139.
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