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Fig. 1: Malaria DREAM Challenge.


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The data collection for the Malaria DREAM Challenge is funded by an NIH R21 grant to M.T.F. (AI103872-01AI). The Malaria DREAM Challenge has received funding support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. H3ABioNet was supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Office of The Director (OD), National Institutes of Health under award number U41HG006941. We are grateful to K. Davis (Center for Research Computing) for designing the figure presented in this paper.

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G.H.S., M.T.F. and G.S. conceived the challenge. T.J.C.A., F.N. and X.S. provided malaria parasite isolates. S.D., K.B.-S., L.C., K.V., G.J.F. and S.K.K. collected transcriptional data for the challenge. G.H.S., P.M., G.S., M.T.F., K.B.-S., N.M., A.G., E.M.A., S.K., T.N., T.B., J.B., T.Y., A.M., S.P. and D.M. were all involved in organizing the challenge.

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Davis, S., Button-Simons, K., Bensellak, T. et al. Leveraging crowdsourcing to accelerate global health solutions. Nat Biotechnol 37, 848–850 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-019-0180-5

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