My open science story starts with many people's
biggest fear: rejection. More specifically, an article submission rejected by a
closed, medium-impact journal on the grounds that my Master's level r...
It has been my honor for the last 4 years to facilitate
open reagent sharing with the team at Addgene. Addgene accelerates discovery by
facilitating collaboration and the open sharing of ready-to...
For a long time I let the things I am not - namely, a researcher and an expert - stop me from having an impact. I wasn't quite sure that my words carried any weight, especially as I struggled with ...
years into my PhD, the most important thing to me was publishing in Nature.
As a PhD student in computational neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon, I was
building computer simulations to study how...
An academic career takes years to
develop. I share below some experiences on how my perception and the
meaning of a PhD was altered through a chance encounter with Freeman Dyson’s
story in physics...
Open has defined my professional career in every way imaginable: for
almost ten years now it has been the motivating force in my career, the mode in
which I work, and the subject that I research. A...
is a resilient mechanism, standing strong throughout historical events just as
it has in days that became history without mention. One might even say science
thrives in the toughest of t...
What Have I Done?!
There are many firm believers in the different kinds of openness: open access, open source, open data, open science, open you-name-it. And at least to me, some of the most inter...