Wikipedia:WikiProject Genetics/Collaboration of the Month

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The Genetics WikiProject's current Collaboration of the Month article is Genetics.
Please help to improve this article to featured article status.

The Article Creation and Improvement Drive is a monthly collaboration to improve genetics articles to good or featured article status.

/History - For past winners.
/Removed - For removed nominations.
/Update how-to - For updating the collaboration of the month.


To vote or nominate you have to be a registered user with at least one contribution that is not a vote. Any genetics related article may be nominated except:

A great place to start is the project worklist, which contains a list of many articles that have been identified as being of interest to the project, as well as their importance and state of completion.

How to nominate[edit]

Add nomination

Copy and paste the following template to the bottom of the list of nominations on this page and fill it out.


{{Genetics CoM|start=March 22, 2017|votes=1}}

  1. ~~~~
  • (put your reason for nomination) ~~~~

---- Under "comments" section put an explanation of what work is needed.


After submitting the new nomination, go to the nominated article and put {{Geneticsnom}}{{to do}} on the top of the article's talk page. (skip {{to do}} if it's already present on the articles talk page)

How to vote[edit]

Sign with "# ~~~~" on the end of the list of the article you want to vote for and then update the vote count in the template. You can vote for as many articles as you like.

How the article is selected[edit]

Article with most votes on the first day of each month in 00:00 GMT is selected as "The current Genetics Article Improvement Drive article". If two articles have same number of votes, the older nominee wins.

Comment The next selection will be on Saturday, 01 April 2017 00:00:00 (UTC)

How an article is removed from the list[edit]

Articles need one vote per three weeks to stay on the list. If the current date (March 22 2017) exceeds the "stays until" date of that particular article, the article entry is generally removed from this page and moved to page for removed nominations.