Crowdsourcing Discovery

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  • 102%


    Raised towards

    $25,000 goal

  • 385 Funders
  • Ended 11/26/12

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  • B. Arman Aksoy
  • Elisabeth Whyte
  • Chloe Chloe
  • Jessica Chong
  • Fund $10 and more

    A follow and shout out from the project Twitter account (@crowd4discovery), and a public (or anonymous) acknowledgment as an honorary lab member on my lab website.

    40 Funders

  • Fund $25 and more

    A 3D printed molecule of methamphetamine, and an open-invitation to be acknowledged as a coauthor on the data-sharing site figshare, which will be the official home of all project data.

    195 Funders

  • Fund $50 and more

    Periodic signed electronic budget reports will be emailed to you, and you will also get the opportunity to ask team members any question about the project on Skype or Google+.

    45 Funders

  • Fund $75 and more

    An invitation to “Open Lab Hour” on Google+, which will occur weekly during the course of the project, where you'll be able to discuss the latest project updates.

    11 Funders

  • Fund $100 and more

    A hearty thanks in person, and the opportunity to talk science over a round of beer or wine at a NYC watering hole one night after work, or when you visit NYC within the next 6 months.

    56 Funders

  • Fund $200 and more

    An invitation to a brainstorming session at a NYC communal workspace. (Online attendance will also be accommodated). We will discuss the project, and how to scale up our open approach to basic research.

    15 Funders

  • Fund $500 and more

    Access to a Dropbox folder where you'll be able to provide input throughout the duration of the project, and attend (remotely, if need be) a real-life lab meeting. You will be formally acknowledged in any scientific publication.

    8 Funders

  • Fund $1,000 and more

    Access up to two lab meetings during the course of the project, and a whiteboard session at the end of the project where we will outline any scientific publications resulting from the project. (Anyone outside NYC will be able to attend by teleconference). You’ll also get access to a Google Doc during the manuscript writing stage. Substantive, constructive feedback will be rewarded with authorship.

    1 Funders