Crowdsourcing phenotype - Traitwise.comSubmitted by Theral Timpson on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 13:40
Open Science Summit, Oct 22-23, Mountain View, CA Register Today
Michael Simpson, CEO, Traitwise.com, Bio and Contact Info
Zack Simpson, Chief Architect, Traitwise.com, Bio and Contact Info
Listen (3:06) Phenotypic data not easy to get your arms around
Listen (4:39) How is a wiki better than current situation?
Listen (4:31) Who uses the site?
Listen (7:42) Site like the perfect spouse
Listen (10:32) Anonymity crucial
Listen (5:08) Quality of data
Listen (6:06) Connection to personalized medicine
We’re joined today by a team of brothers, Michael and Zack Simpson, to talk about their new website, Traitwise.com. Traitwise is a wiki for phenotypic data. Matching up this kind of data with a person’s genomic data has become a major goal of Personalized Medicine.