The CAFA Challenge:
CAFA 4 will open for registration soon!
However, you can already start using the target list provided to perform prediction. See below for CAFA4 data.
Target release date: October 21, 2019
Predictions deadline: February 10, 2020
Initial Evaluation: July 2020
CAFA assessors will carry out evaluations following this date, as more experimentally annotated results accumulate. We expect the final evaluation to be done on or about October 2020
To participate in CAFA 4:
- Read the rules
- Download helper files. Target proteins available starting October 21, 2019.
- User and team registration currently open on the Synapse Site. Each team must register with the competition to submit your predictions. Each team must have at least one certified registered user who will upload data.
- Submit predictions after CAFA 4 start date, October 21, 2019, but before deadline, February 10, 2020.
- (Optional): an Introduction to Protein Function Prediction[PDF] for computer scientists and software engineers written by Predrag Radivojac
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