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Map Challenge Timeline


JAN-JUN 2015
Jan-May Map Committee meets monthly to identify challenge targets, goals, and parameters
Mar-May Requests to 3DEM community members for public deposition of raw image Datasets; website development
July 1 Raw image data for all targets available for download at EMPIAR
JUL 2015-APR 2016
July Pre-Challenge Announcement, Challenger and Assessor Registration Opens
August 1 Map Submission Opens
Nov 9-20 Registered Participants may apply for SDSC Gordon Supercomputer Usage
April 1-2 Map Challenge Committee satellite discussion @ International CryoEM Image Analysis Symposium (Lake Tahoe, CA)
 Apr 15 Map Submission Closes @ 21:00 UTC
May-August Challenge Data initial assessments, metadata extraction, preparation for release (Map Committee)
Review Period (Map Committee)
4 Nov 2016-30 Apr 2017 Assessors invited to perform analyses and comment on Released Data (Blinded)
6 June 2017 Map Submission Data UnBlinded
June - Sept 2017 Analysis of Assessments with full metadata
Oct 6-8 2017
2 day Workshop for all challenge participants -- Committee, Challengers, Assessors
Post-workshop Challenge Writeups (multiple articles) for  Journal Special Issue

EMDataResource Validation Challenges are supported by NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences

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